Tropical leaves and leaf patterns have quickly become the go-to decor trend of 2016 – and for good reason too! Not only do they ooze that relaxed tropical holiday feeling, but they’re also incredibly eye-catching and easy to team with other design aesthetics.
Whether you prefer your tropical leaves on balloons, fashion accessories, furniture, or on your walls (just to name a few), then you’ll be pleased to hear that we’ve rounded-up 30 of the most amazing tutorials to help you achieve this!
It’s time to pour yourself a cold drink and kick up your heels as we dive into these 30 DIY tropical leaf projects below…
When it comes to this DIY bedside table makeover, we can hardly believe our eyes! The girls at A Beautiful Mess have transformed a boring table into this tropical leaf masterpiece.
Tropical leaf print cushions are all the rage now, so why not make your own budget-friendly (and crafty) version? This tutorial from A Beautiful Mess will show you how!
This DIY tropical leaf clutch looks so professional, observers will be forgiven for thinking you purchased this at a high-end boutique! A Fabulous Fete is the talented blogger behind this tutorial.
If you’re after a simple yet stunning wall art idea to wow your dinner guests, then you can’t go past this tropical leaf assortment from Almost Makes Perfect. It was fun and fast to create!
Here’s another fantastic tropical leaf inspired idea, this time from the talented A Subtle Revelry. This DIY leaf garland also serves as the perfect photobooth backdrop!
Here’s a project you can tackle this weekend that’s super fun and gets the kids involved too! Curbly has created these tropical leaf magnets to add a holiday feel to her surroundings.
Did you know that you can also create tropical leaf-shaped furniture? Curbly created this awesome leaf-shaped table and it’s perfect for decorating an empty or boring space.
Forget traditional wreaths – this tropical leaf inspired version from Darice will make you feel as though you’re in the Bahamas! We love how easy it is to make using crepe paper too.
Here’s some more DIY tropical leaf magnets, this time with a metallic and colorful twist! Want to make some for your own refrigerator? Design Improvised will show you how.
These tropical leaf can ‘koozies’ from Dream Green DIY are just the party favor that your grown-up guests would love to receive! The bright colors really make them pop.
Here’s another way to add that tropical holiday feeling to your home, all year round. Enthralling Gumption has created this DIY tropical leaf doormat to welcome her visitors.
This DIY tropical leaf print notebook looks as though it belongs in the stationary section of an expensive store! Thankfully, Fall for DIY will show you how you too can make one yourself…for just a few dollars.
Doesn’t this DIY tropical leaf cushion look amazing? It’s actually incredibly easy to create too, so you’ll want to check out Historias de Casa’s tutorial to see how you can make your own.
We’re in love with these DIY tropical leaf resin trays from I Spy DIY and think that they’re the perfect addition to any kitchen. You’ll love this step-by-step tutorial too!
Here’s another tropical leaf garland with an awesome Lia Griffith twist! This would be the perfect decoration to accompany any tropical themed party.
If you’re planning a beachy holiday anytime soon, you must add this DIY to your list of to-do’s! Make and Tell has created a tropical leaf hat band that’s sure to put a smile on your dial.
Here’s a DIY with a difference! Monster Circus has created these DIY tropical leaf inspired Christmas decorations and will show you how to mirror her process. They look great!
If you’re after some tropical leaf inspired wall art (that’s incredibly simple to make), then this DIY tutorial from Ohoh Blog is just for you! Where will you hang your works of art?
Fancy a different way to decorate your eggs next Easter? Oh So Beautiful Paper has made these DIY decoupage tropical leaf eggs. Don’t they look great?
We love how unique and creative this tutorial from Oleander and Palm is! It shows you how you can easily jazz-up your napkins and turn them into tropical leaf masterpieces.
Wow, this DIY giant tropical leaf pendant light from Once Wed is gorgeous and will certainly become the centerpiece of any room! Want to make one for your own space? Be sure to check out the full tutorial.
Creating Blake Lively inspired tropical leaf print jeans couldn’t be easier, thanks to this tutorial from P.S I Made This. This is such a versatile DIY project too!
Here’s another DIY leaf print doormat project to jazz-up your front porch! Smart n’ Snazzy has created hers in a green tropical leaf print design.
When it comes to creating tropical leaf balloons, you just can’t go past this tutorial and idea from Studio DIY via Balloon Time. The soft pink and neutral-toned balloons really compliment the decoupage!
Here’s a sweet treat you can create inspired by tropical leaves! Sweet Sugar Belle has made these delicious leaf-shaped iced cookies as a fun alternative to the favorite snack.
This tropical leaf print bag is perfect for storing your essentials in on a day out, or even for holding makeup, pencils – anything really! The Proper Blog is the talented blogger behind this crafty tutorial.
Wall banners are still pretty hot property in the home décor world, so we have a feeling you’ll love this DIY tropical leaf version from Think Crafts! You could even mix and match the colors for a totally unique look.
Add some style to your drink coasters by following this tutorial via Curbly! It’s one of the easiest ways to bring that tropical holiday feeling into your home.
We adore this tropical leaf print tablecloth idea via Curbly – don’t you? It’s a fantastic way to embrace this year’s biggest trend, plus it’s budget-friendly!
This DIY tropical leaf cushion is quite unique, plus you’ll be saving yourself some cash by creating it yourself. You can find the brilliant tutorial via Curbly’s blog.
Ta-da! Which DIY tropical leaf projects were your favorites? We’d love to hear from you in the comments section below!