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How to Add Asian Influences to your Home Decor

May 12, 2017 • By

Recently, my business parter at SmithHonig took off to Japan!

Yes, she left me behind.

Her trip photos made me start thinking about how much I love Asian influence in design.

From the colours, textures, patterns and more, Asian decor is intricate and beautiful.

Here’s some easy ideas on how to incorporate Asian Influences to your Home Décor.

 Want to bring Asian decor into your home? Here's How to Add Asian Influences to your Home Decor! Designer: Kellie Smith of Design Asylum Blog, SmithHonig

 Asian Lighting

Lighting can make or break the look of your interior, remember this post about lighting.

Stylish hanging paper lanterns, sculptural lighting installations and a few carefully placed candles go a long way in creating a home inspired by the Far East!

Want to bring Asian decor into your home? Here's How to Add Asian Influences to your Home Decor! Designer: Kellie Smith of Design Asylum Blog, SmithHonig

SF Girl By Bay

Want to bring Asian decor into your home? Here's How to Add Asian Influences to your Home Decor! Designer: Kellie Smith of Design Asylum Blog, SmithHonig

Cutting Edge Stencils

Add in Chinoiserie

A French word that means “in the Chinese taste”

The term describes a European style of decorative ornamentation that was wildly popular in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and is just as beautiful today.

Want to bring Asian decor into your home? Here's How to Add Asian Influences to your Home Decor! Designer: Kellie Smith of Design Asylum Blog, SmithHonig

Design Addict Mom

Want to bring Asian decor into your home? Here's How to Add Asian Influences to your Home Decor! Designer: Kellie Smith of Design Asylum Blog, SmithHonig

My Knotting Hill

Use Colourful Accent Pieces

This bathroom.

Want to bring Asian decor into your home? Here's How to Add Asian Influences to your Home Decor! Designer: Kellie Smith of Design Asylum Blog, SmithHonig

Mark D Sikes Blog

Want to bring Asian decor into your home? Here's How to Add Asian Influences to your Home Decor! Designer: Kellie Smith of Design Asylum Blog, SmithHonig

Hydrangea Hill Cottage

Create a Zen-Like Space

A calm, zen-like space is exactly what Asian decor embodies.

Want to bring Asian decor into your home? Here's How to Add Asian Influences to your Home Decor! Designer: Kellie Smith of Design Asylum Blog, SmithHonig

Style Caster

Want to bring Asian decor into your home? Here's How to Add Asian Influences to your Home Decor! Designer: Kellie Smith of Design Asylum Blog, SmithHonig

Instagram

The Buddha

No matter the face of the Buddha you like the most, his presence always represents a certain tranquility.

Want to bring Asian decor into your home? Here's How to Add Asian Influences to your Home Decor! Designer: Kellie Smith of Design Asylum Blog, SmithHonig

Homedit

Want to bring Asian decor into your home? Here's How to Add Asian Influences to your Home Decor! Designer: Kellie Smith of Design Asylum Blog, SmithHonig

Pier1

Bring Nature Indoors

If you’re lucky enough to have a bathroom like the one pictured below, I’m coming over!

If not, you can easily add Asian inspired house plants to bring nature indoors.

Want to bring Asian decor into your home? Here's How to Add Asian Influences to your Home Decor! Designer: Kellie Smith of Design Asylum Blog, SmithHonig

Nico van Der

Want to bring Asian decor into your home? Here's How to Add Asian Influences to your Home Decor! Designer: Kellie Smith of Design Asylum Blog, SmithHonig

Decoist

Pop in the Pillows

Pillow changes are a simple way to change out decor.

And aren’t those art pieces amazing?

Want to bring Asian decor into your home? Here's How to Add Asian Influences to your Home Decor! Designer: Kellie Smith of Design Asylum Blog, SmithHonig

Mark D Sikes Blog

Want to bring Asian decor into your home? Here's How to Add Asian Influences to your Home Decor! Designer: Kellie Smith of Design Asylum Blog, SmithHonig

Front Gate

Really Serious? Include a Water Feature

If you really want to increase the Asian influence in your home, add a calming water feature to your outdoor space or garden area.

Want to bring Asian decor into your home? Here's How to Add Asian Influences to your Home Decor! Designer: Kellie Smith of Design Asylum Blog, SmithHonig

Houzz

Want to bring Asian decor into your home? Here's How to Add Asian Influences to your Home Decor! Designer: Kellie Smith of Design Asylum Blog, SmithHonig

Garden Drum

Add Asian Inspired Furniture Pieces

You all know that I’m a furniture hoarder – so of course I love Asian influenced furniture.

Bring out those pretty pieces and if you have any furniture that needs a makeover, holler at your girl and get your hands on some Velvet Finishes!

Want to bring Asian decor into your home? Here's How to Add Asian Influences to your Home Decor! Designer: Kellie Smith of Design Asylum Blog, SmithHonig

Digs Digs

Want to bring Asian decor into your home? Here's How to Add Asian Influences to your Home Decor! Designer: Kellie Smith of Design Asylum Blog, SmithHonig

Cottages Gardens

That’s all the Asian I’ve got for you guys today.

Will you be incorporating any Asian decor into your home?

To see more from Melanie’s Japanese vacation, head to her travel blog – Rover at Home

To see more from the treasures and inspirations that she brought back with her to SmithHonig, head here.

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