Tropical rugs are one of the most popular decorating schemes today, classified in a category called "tropical chic". There are many common elements when decorating with a tropical rug, including palm trees, large leafed plants, leather and animal prints. These rugs work best rooms that have lots of natural colors such as ivory, tan and pale yellows and golds. Other furniture pieces that go into a tropical room include: wooden, wicker or bamboo. Tropical rugs are the perfect piece to complete the look of your room.