Using Moroccan Style Decor in Your Home

The Moroccan decorating style is one that conveys both classiness along with mystery to your house. Moroccan décor brings together Islamic, Persian, African, and Mediterranean influences, combined with those from Spain, Portugal and France. Often Moroccan décor might be said to be a combination of the outdoors located indoors as it is similar to a posh desert oasis.

Moroccan design is renowned for its rich, vibrant colors, textures and patterns, and by adding touches here and there, you’ll be on your way to creating an evocative and exotic home.

The colors of Moroccan décor are pretty straight forward, coming from the ocean with its greens and blues, Sahara sands gleaming golds and silvers, and amazing sunsets that paint the desert with its warm oranges along with its vibrant reds. The furniture is detailed with detailed mosaics and quite often is sumptuously hand carved, and terra cotta tile figures heavily in amazing detail.

Richly colored fabrics of various textures are usually draped over the various unique furniture pieces, utilized to separate one area of a room from another or meticulously drape a window. The Moroccan designer usually create flow with the various floor covering fabrics unique to this decorating style. Traditional woven rugs having a variety of patterns and colors are normal to the traditional Moroccan design.

Lights are never brash nor white colored contrary to the modern “look.” Rather it is soft and dissipated through colored glass, or tiny holes from various cut metal lamps that are hung from the ceiling, similar to exotic candlelight. Considering that the lighting is soft, part of the Moroccan “look” involves mirrors strategically placed throughout to be able to surround the room with supplementary reflective soft light. Mirrors are especially exotic when framed in mother of pearl inlays.

Colorful mosaic tables not only give a Moroccan feel to your place, but in addition helps to brighten up a dull room. Make use of handmade Moroccan tiles will go a long way in creating a Moroccan decor. Use of Moroccan tent as a Moroccan lounge escape in your backyard. Use of Moroccan wood lattice screens also called Jali Screens in your windows doors, kitchen and bath cabinet doors, and even as a room divider wall. Last but not the least, you can buy silk bedcovers or cushion covers, in jewel tones, to make that best Moroccan look.

Other Moroccan decor and furnishings which are popular would be furniture, lanterns, mirrors, benches, sofas, and beds. You will be really impressed by incorporating of the furniture that is made of leather. They’re very comfy to utilize. And if you need to get something for the kitchen, some Moroccan tagines would be great as you could create some Moroccan cuisine with them.

Moroccan style of decorating is incomplete without the right scents accompanying the decorations. Aromas of exotic spices, nutmeg and cinnamon can make you think about the mysterious markets of Marrakesh and Tangier. Make use of an abundance of scented candles and incense sticks to give yourself a truly Moroccan treat.

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