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136 Tropical Pool Ideabooks
One Pot, One Big Shot of the Tropics
Give your rooms exotic flair in a single stroke. Tall Kentia palm fits the tropical bill beautifully
"tall and tropical, look no further than the Kentia palm (Howea forsteriana). It's one... these tropical babies like to grow and grow and grow.... Its bold tropical and hint of exoticism exploited in parlors, especially fin de siecle... beautiful pool room.. I love the look a Kentia palm adds to almost any space. I lost... the lush tropical underplanting in each container, with arching fronds that fill the... create a tropical ambience that's incomparable. An elegant Hawaiian home furnished with..."
Lay of the Landscape: Tropical Garden Style
Create a vacation paradise in your backyard even if temperatures sometimes dip with these guidelines for tropical-style gardens
"from a tropical jungle. And if you really want those true tropical plants, consider... ink " tropical" and your mind probably goes to a spot filled with sun, sand, warm... live in a tropical or subtropical climate, getting started is easy. The plants that define... define "tropical" — palms, bougainvillea, bromeliads, orchids — are a natural fit.... every tropical plant. But there are many you can grow, and many similar-looking plants..."
Houzz Tour: Say Aloha to Tropical Beachside Splendor
"the 'tropical' here. For me, authentic 'tropical' is much lighter and brighter,... tub and pool ! Loved the bedrooms, the tub and the space. But I didn't like the furniture... mosaic-tile pool with a swim-up bar made of ohia wood and with a thatched roof. The area... leads to a tropical garden with sculptures and a terrace. Since the properties in the... Have a tropical dream house of your own? Please post a photo below! In Hawaii a terrace..."
My Houzz: Tropical Modern Casitas Perch in the Nicaraguan Hills
Efficient and tranquil, two small units on a sprawling compound have panoramic views and earth-friendly features
"swimming pool makes up the backsplash and countertop. A staircase with laurel wood... calls tropical modern — a nod to architect Glenn Murcutt of Australia, who "has done... pioneer tropical modernism in a way that recognizes and embraces the climate and setting... overlook a pool that's shared with the hotel. Dull is still developing the property as..."
"further, tropical chic is the answer. As one of today's leading looks in interior and... design, a tropical chic décor compiles luscious minimalism with more typical ideas that... of the tropical chic style is a copious reliance on natural hues, such as forest greens... from the tropics. So go ahead, bring the spirit of the jungle home.... to the tropical side; learn the rules of tropical chic and then break them a bit...."
Great Design Plant: Cabbage Tree
Happiest in plentiful sun, this tropical-looking tree gives a pool area or backyard landscape an exotic view all summer long
16 Amazing Home Pools
"beat a tropical getaway’s luxurious resort pool. Complete with sunshine, water, lounge... find a pool space worthy of the tropics. These inspiring photos prove it is possible... dream pool a reality, and they instantly got me drooling. What about you?... relaxing pool areas at both. I've always wanted a pool - hubs says they're too much... wanted a pool more to look at than to swim in so we made the Portland pool with a black..."
Dreaming of a Private Waterside Cabana
"for a Tropical Escape in Your Own Backyard... lakes and pools throughout Austin, many of which I take full advantage. These are all... friends with pools; holler if you want to be my friend) but I have no complaints. Except... Your pool, backyard, even your deck or terrace are all fair game. Dream along with... with a pool, the water temp right now is 92....not exactly refreshing!!!!! Love the... in your pool and talk diy cabanas all day! marena_james, I agree! Thanks for posting..."
Build a Backyard Fish Pond Without Going Belly Up
You can make an outdoor fish paradise of your own, for less than you might think. But you'll need this expert design wisdom
"completed the tropical experience most was the abundance of shimmering koi ponds almost... swimming pool. The takeaway is, like indoor aquariums, fish ponds are not for the... of the pool cover and did nothing else. they only ate what fell into the pool cover... survive? Our pool water can get to 100º in the summer (3' - 8' depths). Here in Atlanta... river, pool or pond. Happyjackjane, I also live in Phoenix. Make the pond as deep..."
My Houzz: Contemporary Meets Exotic in a Dallas Ranch House
From a lushly landscaped pool area to dark woods and cheetah prints inside, this 1950s brick ranch home shows an island spirit
"landscaped pool area to dark woods and cheetah prints inside, this 1950s brick ranch home... by the pool, close my eyes and imagine that the sounds of the swaying cottonwood trees... mix of tropical and traditional pieces. Stanford says that at the end of a long workday... surround the pool. Quality outdoor furniture is a must for the Hudsons. Stanford says,... backyard and pool. The dining area includes seating for eight at a sturdy traditional wood..."
16 Dream Indoor Pools Swimming in Grandeur
Opulent indoor pools to keep swimmers splashing through the winter and provide a visual dip for the rest of us
"indoor pools to keep swimmers splashing through the winter and provide a visual dip... outdoor pools drained, covered and ready to weather the winter, let's turn our attention... indoor pools, all spectacularly over the top, transform the simple act of swimming... the best pool in the world is the OCEAN If I were to have an indoor- indoor pool as... swimming pools. Though many, like said I very nice. One of my favorite indoor pools..."
5 Modern Pavilions and Pool Houses
With glass walls and a streamlined sensibility that direct focus toward the view, minimalism can be a natural fit for outdoor structures
"be they pool houses or other similar structures. The examples in this ideabook tend... inside the pool house to the pool and the Atlantic Ocean beyond is sublime. Pool House... for the pool, opens up to the pool area through large glass doors. Uniting the whole... character. Pool House, Dungan Nequette ArchitectsThis pool house features a glass-walled... serves as a pool house and also as an office, a gallery and a guesthouse. From this perspective..."
My Houzz: Open-Air Living in the Mountains of Bali
Community, jaw-dropping beauty and sustainability come together in a tropical paradise for a London expat
"together in a tropical paradise for a London expat... Indonesian tropical home among the trees. He worked with local company Bali GreenWorld... in the tropics, i would say that most bugs are pretty harmless, except mossies, which... through. tropics12 I understand your query re minimal design being homely, however visiting... worry. @tropics12 - The smoking is not to eradicate all bugs, just those which take... surrounded by tropical forest and there is usually no stagnant water around, but we sometimes..."
Houzz Tour: A Modern Mexican Paradise
"Handmade Tropical Castle With a Modern Twist... That lap pool entryway is ridic! Such an inspired home. Wow! I love all that bright... long lap pool welcomes the owners at the front entrance. Three working water spouts... to the tropical ambiance. Cathi and Steven had their crew in San Miguel search high..."
Design Inspiration: Bring Bali Home
"add rich tropical style to indoor and outdoor rooms... represent the tropics, luxury and exquisite craftsmanship. You can choose Balinese décor... mind. Tropical cabanas, natural materials and an exotic pool help compose a stunning... frames the tropical splendor of the outdoors and uses warm terracotta hues all around... photos of tropical-style home design Intricate chocolate-brown panels are quintessential..."