Hot or Not? Tropical Leafy Botanicals Are This Summer's DIY Trend!

Hot or Not? Tropical Leafy Botanicals Are This Summer's DIY Trend!

Dabney Frake
Jul 11, 2015
(Image credit: Hello Lidy)

Last week, we shared ways to get the look of dark, moody botanical interiors with your wallet. Now it's the DIYers turn, with lots of handy ways to incorporate palm fronds and tropical botanicals into your decor! What do you think of the trend?

Above, Hello Lidy shares how to make this fun-shaped wooden leaf side table.

(Image credit: Curbly)

This tablecloth, made using really big palm fronds and spray paint, is perfect for summer.

(Image credit: Monsters Circus)

This palm leaf art from Monsters Circus is both organic and geometric at the same time. It's also easy to make.

(Image credit: Curbly)

This pillow from Curbly is made using iron on material and fabric.

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This 3-dimensional paper art is a modern, handmade take on vintage botanical charts.

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If you're comfortable with your artistic skills, try your hand at painting a simple palm print on some fabric pillows.

(Image credit: Oh Oh Blog)

More leaf art, from Oh Oh Blog, that's cut from black and vibrant green paper, and folded out to give it more texture.

(Image credit: Almost Makes Perfect)

Almost Makes Perfect used real leaves to create a circular wall backdrop for parties.

(Image credit: Hello Lidy)

Hello Lidy is on a roll with this paper trellis covered in paper leaves in various shades of green.

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