Palm and Bamboo Basics

Bamboo Bar

Keith Scott Morton

Bamboo Bar

Split bamboo bar and bar stools from the Cabana Joe collection by Laneventure, laneventure.com. Sisal rug under bar stools by Pottery Barn, 888/779-5176 or potterybarn.com.

Island-Inspired Plates

Keith Scott Morton

Island-Inspired Plates

Look for accessories that emphasize your theme. Hang a collection of palm plates; mix a variety of patterns for more visual interest. Plates (top to bottom): Classic Palm by Present Tense, 800/282-7117 or www.presenttense.com for retailers. (Two) Bambu by Vietri, 800/277-5933 or www.vietri.com. Louisiane by Pierre Frey, to the trade only, call Gallery 300, 212/725-6902. (Two) Limoges Imperial Palm Tree from Ross-Simons; 800/556-7376, ross-simons.com. Hand-painted palm by Spencer & Spencer, 413/247-0102 or lindaspencer.com. Game table and chairs from South Bay Collection by Hooker Furniture, hookerfurniture.com. Palm-print sisal rug by Global Home, 800/258-2229.

Bamboo Rug

Keith Scott Morton

Bamboo Rug

Buy inexpensive woven beach mats for window shades. These easy-to-find summer staples are just the right height and width for most standard windows. Palm painting on shades by artist Andrew Kettle, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, 850/986-2432.

Palm Pillow

Keith Scott Morton

Palm Pillow

Accessorize with palm-patterned pillows to tie together the room's colors, textures, and theme. Pillows from the Palm Collection by ESP, 954/766-8111 or elainesmithdesigns.com for retailers.

Palm Tree Lamp

Keith Scott Morton

Palm Tree Lamp

Spice up cocktail hour by serving your guests spirited concoctions in tropical glasses. Hand-painted barware by Kelly & Company, 806/373-8778. Tiki towel by Edge, 213/413-4762 for retailers. Enhance the tiki atmosphere with whimsical sconces, candles, and accent lamps. Palm tree-shaded lamp from Cabana Joe collection by Pacific Coast Lighting, pacificcoastlighting.com.

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