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Keep your Holiday Alive with a Bahamas Inspired Bedroom

Posted by Mark Godsell-Fletcher on

Can you believe that August is nearly over and we come to the end of the summer holidays.  September is the time we all get back to normal and dare I say it we start counting down until Christmas.  None of us want to leave the dream of summer behind so keep your holiday alive with a Bahamas Bedroom. The Bahamas, as unique as precious jewels encrusted in the clear tropical sea is made up of a series of hundreds of islands.  Each island has its own character but they all enjoy the breathtaking scenery that surrounds them.  We have selected pieces that bring together the calm and relaxing tone of the Bahamas with a touch of Caribbean flavour. I wanted the bed to be reminiscent of the beach as well as having an essence of the tropical.  The beautifully hand-carved handwoven can bed really does have a coastal feel. [caption id="attachment_3196" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Caned Louis XV bed, Oficina Inglesa Caned Louis XV bed, Oficina Inglesa from £3060[/caption] Together with this match chair, it really sets the tone of the room. [caption id="attachment_3197" align="aligncenter" width="509"]Bergère Tradition, Oficina Inglesa £950 + VAT Bergère Tradition, Oficina Inglesa £950 + VAT[/caption] I complimented the bed and chair with driftwood effect porcelain. [caption id="attachment_3174" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Driftwood, Stone & Ceramic Warehouse £90.00 Driftwood, Stone & Ceramic Warehouse £90.00[/caption] Now to the furniture.  I have gone with contemporary twists on classic pieces such as this Havanah Campaign Dressing Table.  Designed to look like the classic luxury travel case, this dressing table will certainly add some glamour. [caption id="attachment_3175" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Havanah Dressing Table, Black Orchid Interiors £1900 Havanah Dressing Table, Black Orchid Interiors £1900[/caption] The perfect bedside cabinet to accompany the dressing table is this Wycombe Leather Chest.  Hand-finished in gorgeous pale beige leather it can also be used as storage. [caption id="attachment_3178" align="aligncenter" width="618"]Wycombe Leather Chest, Leather & Lavender £550.00 Wycombe Leather Chest, Leather & Lavender £550.00[/caption] Our final piece of furniture is the Hampstead Leather Console Table.  Sturdy enough to display your finest accessories whilst decorative if kept clear. [caption id="attachment_3179" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Hampstead Leather Console Table, Leather & Lavender £450.00 Hampstead Leather Console Table, Leather & Lavender £450.00[/caption] Cool yourself down with the Caribbean Breeze. With its wicker blades, what better way to bring your fantasy of lush palms and tropical breezes to life. [caption id="attachment_3180" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Hunter Caribbean Breeze Fan, Hunter Fan £678.70 Hunter Caribbean Breeze Fan, Hunter Fan £678.70[/caption] The Hanging Lamp is a great way to bring a piece of the tropics into your home. Crafted from strands of golden grass and palm tree, the materials are all natural. [caption id="attachment_3181" align="aligncenter" width="620"]DECOIFFE hanging lamp, Darwins Home £523.00 DECOIFFE hanging lamp, Darwins Home £523.00[/caption] Dress the bed in crisp clean whites and accessories with a touch of coastal colours.  I've chosen the Vienna Duvet Cover from The Fine Cotton Company.  Its classic design combines elegance with practicality.  The luxurious feel of the fabric along with the light breeze from the fan will make it difficult to believe you are not in somewhere more exotic. [caption id="attachment_3182" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Vienna 200TC Organic Percale Duvet Cover, The Fine Cotton Company £45.00 Vienna 200TC Organic Percale Duvet Cover, The Fine Cotton Company £45.00[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3183" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Havet Blue Cushion Cover, Quince Living £22.00 Havet Blue Cushion Cover, Quince Living £22.00[/caption] Keeping with the coastal tones for the accessories, how could you resist this Blue Ceramic Wall Parrot [caption id="attachment_3184" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Blue Ceramic Wall Parrot, Rigby and Mac £15.95 Blue Ceramic Wall Parrot, Rigby and Mac £15.95[/caption] Finishing our Bahamas Bedroom is the Beacon Table Light.  This contemporary lamp resembles a gas-powered lantern turning it into a timeless classic. [caption id="attachment_3187" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Eichholtz Beacon Table Lamp, Occa-Home £900.00 Eichholtz Beacon Table Lamp, Occa-Home £900.00[/caption] For more ideas on how to keep your holiday alive in your home, here is some inspiration for where you Eat Sleep Live. Eat [caption id="attachment_3188" align="aligncenter" width="620"]EGO Mojito Glass Set With Muddler, Occa-Home £45.00 EGO Mojito Glass Set With Muddler, Occa-Home £45.00[/caption]


[caption id="attachment_3189" align="aligncenter" width="513"]Lordy linen, Loaf £250.00 Lordy linen, Loaf £250.00[/caption] Live [caption id="attachment_3190" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Eichholtz Palms Print Set Of 4, Occa-Home £640.00 Eichholtz Palms Print Set Of 4, Occa-Home £640.00[/caption]

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