Hi guys! I have yet another Moroccan classic for your interior mood board: the leather “pouffe” (you guys all have one, right?). They are small, hand-made leather bags filled with textiles/wools/etc. to turn them into soft footstools/cushions. The pouffes come in all colours under the sun, but the most popular ones are the brown and the white ones. The… Read More Interior Essentials: Moroccan Leather Pouffe
Hi guys and girls! I don’t know if you’ve read my previous Ikea post, but if you have, then you know I looove me some Ikea. I catch myself browsing their website without actually needing anything. I like their minimalistic pieces, as well as their ethnically-inspired pieces. Howeverrr, what I like most about Ikea are their minimalistic…… Read More 5 IKEA Pieces On My Wishlist!
Boucherouites are traditional Berber rugs and carpets that are hand-made by Berber women. The rugs are woven from wool and recycled pieces of fabric such as nylon and cotton. The traditional rugs are not particularly considered as special in Morocco, they were not even displayed in the souk shops until recently. Today, they are very popular with designers all over… Read More Boucherouite rugs!
Hi guys! Here I am again with another blog post on how to ‘Moroccanize’ your decor. The 3 basic principles to keep in mind when looking for oriental pieces is print, colour and texture. A piece does not have to be Moroccan for it to feel Moroccan. Know what I mean? Authentic Moroccan furniture & art… Read More 5 Moroccan-style Pieces from H&M Home: Spice Up Your Interior
Hi all! I hope you’ve had a lovely summer. I have not been posting during the holidays, but I’ll try to post more regularly now that I’m no longer in vacation mode (even though I’ll have a lot of work in my Master’s year)… Oh well! Let’s just take it one post at a time. As… Read More The Moroccan Tiles Post!
What is cooler than decorating your living room in a Moroccan style? It immediately adds warmth and mystery to the room. Ikea offers a lot of Moroccan inspired pieces at a great price. Here are 5 tips to give your house a Moroccan look. 1. Side Tables Get a (couple of) side tables that have interesting shapes.… Read More Moroccan Inspiration at Ikea: 5 Tips!
You know how most Western people have a set of couches in their home? Well, most Moroccans don’t. We have something else: the sedari! The biggest difference between a couch and a sedari is probably that a sedari is custom-made in Morocco. We go to a sedari shop (there are many in the – you… Read More Moroccan Furniture Essentials: Sedari