Caribbean-Inspired Wall Art Ideas

By 19 April, 2021

A holiday in the Caribbean is the final getaway from your busy life, far from the rush. It’s your dream come true.

No matter how hard you try, it seems that time passes by faster. This often happens when you’re enjoying yourself. You spend as much time as possible on the beach, wandering through markets and eating exotic foods.

The beautiful sights, the different smells of flowers and waves, and the warm sun on your skin are experiences you want to treasure for years.

Preserving the Memory

Owning a reminder of those beautiful days creates a warm atmosphere in your house. Any dark days seem more livable. Having an escape is crucial.

There are many ways of accomplishing this: take photos for your family album, proudly showcase your souvenirs throughout your house, and maybe even hang some paintings.

With the right textures, and painting or drawing techniques, your memories can come to life. They can evoke powerful emotions, more so than a photo. With the right artist, you have little to worry about. 

The creation of canvas art has grown to become quite popular and indeed, very stylish. You make the final decision on what type of media should be used. Your taste matters, especially since it’s your memory. 

DIY Projects

Of course, if you like to get your hands dirty and create your own personal masterpieces, DIY projects may be perfect for you. DIY can prove to become your second hobby or even just a way to relax. Either way, you can add your own Caribbean touch to your home. 

Sometimes it’s so easy that the kids can join in too. You only need a few tools and some materials, like shells, driftwood, and beads. 

Not only are you awakening old memories, but you’re making new ones as well. Not to mention, your art can make an excellent gift for someone’s birthday or wedding.

Your creations can vary from small wooden mermaids to shell curtains and pebble wall art. Your ideas can be as endless as the vast, clear-blue ocean.

Why Are Colors Important?

What do you see and feel when you hear the words “the Caribbean?” Nice, sunny beaches? A light breeze flowing over the clear waters?

You would most likely feel at peace, longing for more of that specific place. This is why you need to match your colors and objects according to the area that’s in your mind. 

Sea stars, shells, beads, and local flowers, like lilies and hibiscus, are things you can consider. How did the locals dress? Work according to those dress color schemes as well, if you want. 

You can also think about the wildlife you found in the Caribbean, like the fish and their vibrant and shiny colors. Consider the majestic birds flying around in the treetops, like the toucans and parrots.

It’s also a great idea to watch how you use the color schemes. Having half beach-colored items and half vibrantly-colored items might cause the art to clash. Space elements around evenly so that they please the eye.

Finishing Touches

Now, your wall art pieces should look absolutely stunning. But you’re not done yet. You should check on your furniture pieces and the room lighting. Do they fit? Are they complementing each other? No? Then move things around a bit. Soft lighting can play the role of tiki torches lined up along the beach. 

If your answer is “yes,” then you did your job well. Now you can finally sit back, kick off your shoes, and relax in your own little oasis. You’re ready for an at-home vacation.

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