by Stephen Stephen Jain
by Stephen Stephen Jain
New York, May 5, 2012
Are you fond of decorating your home with variations and like to keep changing styles? Then this is the right article for you. In general, there are lots of decorating styles, patterns in the world-European, American, and Oriental, but Moroccan décor among all other decors in the world stands out from the crowd because of its mystic nature and a unique combination of African and Western culture. The bright color combination, the material of the fabrics, the beautiful shapes of the lamps and lanterns will simply take you to a different world altogether.
Morocco has welcomed a number of civilization including Jews, French, Persian and many others. These civilizations have lot of contributions in Moroccan culture which reflects in their home décor also. But above all, the Islamic trend dominates. Moroccan home décor is quite popular now almost in the world as it has gotten a superb blend of different cultures and is very much eye-catching.
In Moroccan décor we must keep in mind the color combination. Colors are always rich in texture, bright and vibrant. The houses may look plain from outside but the interior is vibrant with red, yellow, golden color combination. The moment you step into the house you will feel the warmth of the inhabitants.
Moroccan furniture is generally set lower than other regular furniture so that it remains closer to the floor. Furniture is either made of wrought iron or wood. The artwork carved in the wooden frame adds to its delicacy. You can select from varieties of ranges like wooden tables, room divider, lamps and so many other home décor items.
Moroccan floor tiles are also an important factor in Moroccan décor. There are varieties of patterns in tiles. If you wish you can get it in bulk or in few. You can fix some beautiful tiles or put a bright colorful Moroccan rug in your bedroom or in the living room.
A Moroccan rug is a floor cover made of hard and colorful wool with hand made tapestry work or any colorful stitching. This can even be used as wall hang.
Moroccan décor is incomplete without its interior lighting. The famous Henna lamp or Moroccan lantern is a must if you wish to decorate your home in Moroccan style. These wrought iron lamps or lantern are very colorful and made by stained glass. These glasses simply create a mesmerizing ambiance in your room. You can fix it in the wall or hang it any suitable place, whatever you do it will only enhance your décor. The lanterns are of rustic and of modern types. They have unique geometrical shapes; some have semi-oval shapes. It is available in Chandelier types also.
Last but not the least is the typical aroma or fragrance of Morocco. These aromas are made of expensive spices like cinnamon, nutmeg etc. Aromatic incense sticks; candles are easily available in the market.
So you can select and decorate your house in just the way you dream of, nothing is out of reach or unavailable now!
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