Interior Decorating with Bamboo
Bamboo, in addition to being an environmentally friendly product, is a beautiful choice for decorating because it takes on so many forms in a variety of products. It can give a casual, earthy feel to or it can create a sleek, modern look. Check out these inspiring ways to incorporate interior decorating with bamboo in your home.
You might not think of bamboo for achieving a beachy, coastal look, but this whitewashed bamboo wallpaper evokes just that sensation. Looking for something a little more moody? Try the same wallpaper in rich browns and black. Cover and entire room, wall or just use it as a backdrop in a small area.
Bamboo cabinets with a warm gray color wash keep this kitchen feel light while still providing a rich palette. The pulls accentuate an Asian feel mimicking the window shapes of a shoji screen.
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Bamboo flooring comes in a variety of styles to suit any design aesthetic. A more traditional bamboo floor shows very little color variation. Carbonized bamboo has a rich caramel color, while natural bamboo maintains its yellowish hue. There are various other types such as end-cut, striated and tiger bamboo with it’s unique striping and color variance.
Like the flooring, bamboo cabinetry comes in a variety of finishes. These, with a carbonized finish, give an upscale, urban look to this open-concept floor plan. Floating shelves made from the same material continue the bold horizontal lines.
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You don’t have to commit to bamboo in such a drastic way as cabinets or flooring. Simple elements such as bamboo window shades or birdcage lamps, and accessories bring a warmth and an earthy element to the room.
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