Set Your Spirit Free with Safari Home Decor
Animal print has been a staple in design since the beginning of the industry. From fashion to home interiors, spots and stripes of all varieties continue to be a running trend which shows no signs of slowing down.
There's something iconic about these simple, organic patterns which translates into effortless sophistication. Thanks to a neutral color palette, these motifs are easy to coordinate with your existing decor and work with almost any color palette.
Which of the following striped and spotted creatures speaks to you most? I've assembled a wild pack of animal themed design ideas below. Unleash your creativity and get started by exploring one of my simple guides to safari home decor:
3 Ways to Style a Spotted Living Room
Don't be afraid of this big cat's trendy pattern! Check out this article for three unique ways to pull off this look with class in your own safari themed living room.
Use of the iconic coat of the wild leopard is a trend as old as the fashion industry itself. These beautiful spots can be styled as a subtle background noise or a fierce roar. Go big with large-scale statement items or keep it soft with textured accent pillows and neutral throw rugs.
From a funky room for the world traveler with eclectic taste, to a clean and contemporary lounge, this article can set you on the right path to styling your home. If you're going for a cozy and inviting feeling, check out this warm living room full of golden tones and soft textiles. It's a great place to curl up with a good book and lounge like a cat.
Trendy Giraffe Spots Raise the Bar for Sophisticated Style
If you lean toward eclectic and elegant designs, you'll love the three living rooms in this article. Continue reading for tips on how to achieve your design goals with this funky print.
First we'll explore an open plan living room that's perfect for nature lovers. A calm, neutral color palette and curving organic shapes make this room a soothing oasis. Filled with light and plants, this airy space feels like a vacation in itself.
Adding some pops of color is a great way to add excitement to this look. I'll explain how to add visual interest and the illusion of extra height to your walls with playful paint colors. Finally, a dose of green infuses a cozy sitting room with vibrant new energy.
Stylish Zebra Themed Bedroom Ideas
The unmistakable black and white coat of this wild animal is striking to say the least! Find out my favorite tips on how to balance this bold graphic element to make the right statement in your bedroom design. Make the most of animal print wall decor and bring your favorite room to life.
We'll start with a complex yet harmonious bedroom. In this graceful space, I layered many design elements within a limited color palette of black, gray, and white to create a room in which almost anyone will feel at home. Incorporating many shades between the print's stark black and white helps to keep it from being too edgy and out-there.
Next, I create an easy contemporary vibe with playful nature photographs. This ultra-simple look works well for anyone who's short on space or time. For the girl who's obsessed with all things pink and feminine, zebra print adds a punchy high-contrast edge in the final bedroom look. It's feminine, but very fierce!
7 Elephant-Inspired Design Ideas
While you're browsing these guides to animal print home decor, don't forget the gentle giants of the animal kingdom. These noble creatures bring their wisdom and grace to all styles of decor. Whether your style is fearlessly funky or you favor subtle shades of gray, there's a look here that's right for you. Animal lovers will adore these three special sample interiors.
Find some fresh ideas for staging an eclectic den with colorful bohemian themed decor. Textiles from around the world in warm and vibrant tones of rust will make you feel at home while you dream of your next globe-trotting adventure. A cozy sitting room with funky printed textiles and orange walls is just the right inspiration for lovers of the great outdoors.
Finally, a gray sitting room makes use of a unique multicolored rug to bring the whole room together. If you're looking for even more pachyderm inspired fun, I've included a guide to wall art as well as coffee tables at the bottom of the article.
I hope you're feeling inspired by this wild trek into the world of safari style! Where will your decorating journey lead you next?
Be sure to share your design goals with me, and have fun as you discover your own path to great home style.