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4 Homes Inspired By Famous Vacation Spots

Turn your home into a must-visit space


Travel has a way of influencing our lives one way or another. Whether you're a jetstetter or fueled by wanderlust, each place we visit leaves a mark in our lives that we won't ever forget. We love taking pictures, bringing home souvenirs, and memorizing how each place looks and feels. Sometimes though, travel trinkets aren't enough. Go all the way and let these memorable destinations inspire the way you decorate. 

Here are four popular travel destinations and design ideas that you can do to improve your space:

Main photo from Avso.


Japanese design can be summed up in one word: Zen. The homes are usually simple, streamlined, and uncluttered.

Create a similar tranquil and minimalist vibe in your home by bringing in plants like bonsai and bamboo. Choose solid wood furniture to add warmth to the space. If you want to, you can add accent pieces in pastels for a subtle pop of color.   

Photo from Avso.


Dutch homes are very clean-cut; there are no overly extravagant pieces and each and every item has purpose. Suffice to say, it's important to keep each space functional.

Fill your space with items that you need and use daily. Keep things fun by choosing unique pieces to give your space character. 

Photo from Afflante.


Greece reminds us of clear water, sunny skies, and a laid-back vibe that you would love to have at home.

Achieve the same feel at home by creating an open and relaxed living area. Repaint your space to achieve the look of the signature white-washed walls and experiment with hints of blue in terms of decor and furniture.

Photo from iDesign Arch.



The French have a reputation for being very sophisticated and chic—this translates in their homes, too. 
Recreate rustic charm by switching to wallpaper and upholstered seating. You can add small decor items in avian and floral prints, too.

Photo from The Work of John Maciejowski.

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