Fall for far East Asia and be captivated by the Caribbean - without even going there.
Whether you're dreaming of surf lessons on a Balinese beach or grape picking in northern Argentina, take inspiration from cultures and countries around the globe by channelling your most desired travel destinations into your interior design.
Enthral yourself and your house guests with henna patterns and vibrant zebra prints that will cure your blues and (almost) make you feel like you are really there.
Start your mood board now - the world is your oyster...
Imitate Indian print
Take yourself on a zen retreat to India with captivating, swirling paisley prints and splashed of burnt orange and vibrant pink. Finish the look in burnt ochre and rusty carmine like the setting sun on an Indian summer eve.
Hunker down in the Highlands
Escape to the Scottish peaks with a hunter lodge interior. Fix your eyes on woollen tartan, wooden slats and a heap load of faux fur if you are dreaming of weekends in the wilderness.
Carry your woes to the Caribbean
Dance to jazz and sway to sultry blues music with vibrant furniture and vivid coloured walls which will add some va va voom to your dreary, sun depleted rooms.
Enjoy the city life
Channel Brooklyn-inspired lofts if you are dreaming of the Big Apple. Steal the traditional Brownstown look by exposing distressed brick walls, dangling industrial lights from spindly cables and opting for basic oak worktops.
Scurry off on a safari
Take a journey through the desert if you are lusting after zesty colours and elegant animal prints. This green and blue backdrop is the perfect Sahara substitute with a stylish hammock chair.
Submerge yourself in the coastal scene
If you haven't got time to get down to Cornwall for the weekend then bring the coast to you. Simple woven rugs in taupe, plus wicker baskets, chains of dainty shells and a pale blue palette will instantly add the sound of lapping waves to city life.
Bunk off to the Brazilian jungle
Stay in a little hut in the Amazon jungle with an evergreen design. Whether finished in a vibrant emerald hue or simply in black and white, the stencil of a few canopy leaves instantly add a tropic topic to any interior.
Make it to Morocco
Make it to Morocco with an intimate seating area like this one. The trick is to clash stripes, geometrics and chevron prints in similar shades to create a fashion that looks collected and not chaotic.
Ski off piste
Slope off to Whistler with a cosy chalet inspired room. You'll need tonnes of shaggy faux fur, firewood displays, exposed timbers and cosy cushions to make it feel like you are perched on top of the world.
Dive into the Great Barrier blue
Dive into an ocean of blue with an overload of the pigment. Royal blue mixed with punches of peacock, tones of teal and sightings of stone will add different dimensions to your underwater, diving dream scene.
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Jennifer is the Deputy Editor (Digital) for Homes & Gardens online. Prior to her current position, she completed various short courses a KLC Design School, and wrote across sister brands Ideal Home, LivingEtc, 25 Beautiful Homes, Country Homes & Interiors, and Style at Home.
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