I have decided that I am ready for my Eat, Pray, Love experience! Or at least it’s time to imagine what that would look like. To me, Bali’s charm is wrapped up in much more than just the sea—the homes are a big part of the magic.
Yes, Bali is known for its stunning scenery—more specifically, the deep blue waters and rich green rice fields, but what excites me most about this Indonesian island is the design of it’s homes–surprised? I hope not!
There is no shortage of inspiration in Bali. The Besakih Temple, known as Bali’s ‘Mother Temple’ sits 1,000 meters high, and the architecture is breathtaking, to put it simply. Now, it might be difficult to convert a city home into a temple—but that doesn’t mean I can’t try!
So, for those of you who are unable to take the deep dive into moving across the world, I am going to help you create a home that will bring Bali to you.
Open areas, intricately carved dark wood, bamboo plants and flowing white curtains: these all embody Balinese décor. Woven blankets can be placed both on bedspreads and walls, which is functional for the hot Bali climate (and a great beach cover up).
Another component of the Bali aesthetic that I truly love are the pops of gold. They are very subtle but provide the perfect amount of sparkle for neutral tapestries. You can also add decorative details with Balinese motifs: perhaps a white tasseled umbrella (called a tedung) to make your treehouse authentic.
Allow the design of a Bali Treehouse to transport you to a mystical land where shoes are optional and your skin is always sun-kissed. And might I add—Bali looks great on you, babe!
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