Tropical paradise themed moodboard featuring photo art of the bird of paradise in St Lucia

Tropical Bird of Paradise Mood Board

Tropical House Decor 

Feeling Tropical?   Feeling Colorful?    Feeling .... BOLD?   

It it time to add a little pop of color to your wall?   Tired of looking at neutral?   This is the ART and decor for you!!    

How many times have you walked into that one room and said ... it needs some color?   This art will definitely help bring some color to a wall!

Let's build a mood board around this piece of art - and include things you like - not just what I have listed.   There's so many options to explore ... so, let's get started!


Tropical Mood board with Bird of Paradise Art

Bright green flower plant nature bird of paradise

This Bird of Paradise was photographed literally in paradise - St. Lucia.   The tropics were abundant and the colors were unbelievable.   This plant was definitely making a powerful, colorful statement.   Color of the Bird of Paradise brings the beauty of nature.... INSIDE!  

 My photography blogs lately have been pairing my ART with furniture, wall colors, lamps, decor items etc.   It's been a huge hit - in that people are loving ideas on how to pair ART with other room furnishings - and make it work for them!    As a photographer, I prefer the focal point to be ART.   (Furniture is just something you sit on to enjoy the ART! ).  While that may not be true for you - I can almost guarantee that whoever is sitting in the chair - will look around the room and notice the ART. 

Tropical Mood board

My mood board is just ideas to spark your creativity!   There are so many ways to accomplish this - so enjoy the creativity, make the room yours!   

So .... grab your pencil and paper, your iPad, your computer ... whatever method you use .... and let's get designing around .... ART!

Orange green art over couch bird of paradise art

When you invest in ART, you want to showcase that art - and make sure it’s appreciated by others as much as you appreciate it!   


5 Steps to build your Mood Board

1.  Select your focal point

Decide which piece(s) of art will be the focal point or inspiration point for the room/office building etc.   

Color of Bird of Paradise - Featured art.  

This art is available in either TruLife Acrylic or High Gloss Chromaluxe Metal.  

 The TruLife Acrylic is non-reflective/non-glare, it appears as though you’re looking through a window at the picture, and is a little more modern and contemporary.

 The Chromaluxe Metal is a glossier, does reflect light but is cheaper.   You can’t go wrong with either one - it just depends on what your preference, style and budget can afford.

Don’t worry about the size of the art just yet!   Most of my pieces can be custom sized - so just focus on the LOOK that you want right now.

A little bit about this art: It was taken in the botanical gardens in St. Lucia.  About 10 minutes prior to this, there had been a 10 minute rain shower - so all the colors in the garden were exquisite and definitely putting on a show for anyone that would pause and enjoy nature.  To me, this art is just FUN!   The bold bright colors are just the right amount of color to bring a smile to my face.   

2.  Build a Theme

I chose .... BOLD AND FUN!

You know ... when you see that commercial that says to BE BOLD.  And you feel like they're talking to everyone but you.   That's me.   I'm such a neutral person... until it comes to ART!   I love colorful ART.   As you look at the mood board that I put together you can definitely see my neutral side trying to come thru - but I completely threw it out of the ballpark with that pop of orange chair ... and a llama pillow!  

3.  Create a Mood Board 

Visualize the items together.   I do this by creating a mood board.   Whether I pick these exact items or not - this gives me a starting place for options for the room, for the art, and my style.

Colorful Mood board orange feature art 

4.  Tweak it until you're happy with it!

Not everyone’s style is the same - so incorporate YOU into it.   That will ensure that you love it!    

The goal here is to LOVE what’s on your mood board.  Be happy with it. 

5.  Start Shopping!

Below are the items that I selected to go with this art / moodboard.   The resources are below, or feel free to be creative for your style.   Either way - find something that you will LOVE!   Afterall, it is your home or office!    


Bright green flower plant nature
Bird of Paradise large fine art photography home decor

The Color of Bird of Paradise fine art is a statement piece - sure to draw in even the most boring neutral-loving person.   The vibe of this mood board is so fun.   Every time I look at it - I love that orange chair more and more.    

Pottery Barn for the win on this York Slope Arm Deep Seat Navy couch
Statement furniture alert!!!   The orange chair!   If this doesn't get your energy flowing and want you to do a cheer .... (okay, maybe the cheer is stretching it a bit). but ..... I just LOVE this chair!
Steel & Wood Shelving - I am a promoter of buying local and this store definitely outdoes themselves.   They are located just minutes from my house.  They make the furniture in the store - and they are making Furniture ART!   I love how they tie the metal with the wood.  And it's such a solid piece of furniture.   No scrimping on the materials here!  
I rely on Benjamin Moore paint colors.  Banana Yellow 2022-40!!   (I'm swooning!!)
This light is so much fun.   Wooden on the outside and a pop of orange on the inside.  Retro yet modern.... and FUN!

Last but definitely not least - a few fun accessories:

* Llama Pillow

* Vintage Navy/Orange Pillow

* Wall Clock with Orange Dials

No tropical oasis is complete without a plant - either a real plant or an almost-real plant.   This 58-inch Green Artificial Bird of Paradise Plant is found at Lowe's.  

 Hope you enjoyed tips on how I created my mood board.   Now it’s your turn!   Go find some art, focal point, for your room, and search for whatever makes you happy.  Be bold. Be beautiful.  Be YOU!     Color of Bird of Paradise 

Happy creating!


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banana leaf 7x5 acrylic block home decor
Not ready for a big bold statement on the wall just yet?   Several tropical art pieces also come in acrylic blocks.  They are small pieces of art (5x7, 6x6, 8x8) that you can lay flat or sit on a shelf, mantle or table.   Place it wherever you need a pop of color or relaxation or a statement piece … you can place an acrylic block.  Acrylic Blocks


Lisa Blount Fine Art Photographer

A little bit about me:  I love taking pictures!   It started at a very young age and has stuck with me my whole life.  I have used my pictures to capture memories and moments that later allow you to reflect.  I never considered moving forward and creating art until several challenging events happened which allowed me to rethink my priorities.  I then had the opportunity to collaborate with a designer and had SO MUCH FUN!!   Now I’m here to share some of that fun with you - and help you add some beautiful art to your world!

To find other pieces of art, please check out my website


(Please note:  I am not affiliated with or promoting any of the furniture or accessories - only my art.   I will give you links to where I found the items, but it’s only for reference - as I simply found pieces that I liked that I felt could enhance the art when grouped with it.)


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