“For anyone who is planning to have a residence that’s a charming blend of the exotic with the elegant then the Moroccan style decor might be a wise decision for you. The Moroccan style of decorating has become very popular in the west due to the dramatic flare that could offer a very unique appearance to your home. Decorating your own home in Moroccan style is one trend these days. Morocco is like a melting pot of cultures and styles therefore, the Moroccan style decor may have a few of the attributes of every culture and style.”
Think exotic as in Marrakesh, Tangier and of course Casablanca then include a sprinkling of romantic interludes to the look. The exotic flair of these locations isn’t only very sensual but infinitely mysterious.
The colors of Moroccan décor are pretty straight forward, borrowing from the ocean having its greens and blues, Sahara sands gleaming golds and silvers, and amazing sunsets that paint the desert with its warm oranges as well as its vibrant reds. The furniture is detailed with elaborate mosaics and frequently is sumptuously hand carved, and terra cotta tile figures heavily in amazing detail.
Richly colored fabrics of various textures are usually draped across the various unique furnishings, used to separate one area of a room from another or carefully drape a window. The Moroccan designer will usually create flow with the various floor covering fabrics unique to this decorating style. Traditional woven rugs which has a various patterns and colors are common to the traditional Moroccan design.
Lighting is never brash nor white colored in contrast 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 smartly placed throughout in order to surround the room with supplementary reflective soft light. Mirrors are especially exotic whenever 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. 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. Make 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 aquire silk bedcovers or cushion covers, in jewel tones, to create that perfect Moroccan look.
Other Moroccan decor and furnishings which are widely used would be furniture, lanterns, mirrors, benches, sofas, and beds. You will be really impressed with some of the furniture that is made of leather. They are very comfortable to utilize. And when you need to get something for the kitchen, some Moroccan tagines could be great since you could create some Moroccan cuisine with them.
Lest you forget, make sure and have the soft strains of the seductive Andalusian classic music that is Morocco playing in the background. The music needs to have plenty of lutes and drums, which are both sensual and evocative of a beating heart, thus it is the right accompaniment to the romantic Moroccan style you have attained.