Moroccan Style Decorating Ideas Take A Trip By Changing Rooms

Moroccan style decorating ideas for jazzing up your whole house or just a room or two. To me, nothing says exotic like a Moroccan motif. While personally I love the bright colors and draping materials in some of these Moroccan style decorating ideas, you can select only a couple colors. You could even just use more muted colors and work on texture. Like this white on white design.

Moroccan Style Decorating Ideas - White on White

Of course I love these Moroccan Style Decorating ideas with all these lively colors!

Moroccan Style Decorating Ideas - bright Colored Bedroom


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Re Purposing Old Furniture Moroccan Style Decorating Ideas

Re-purpose old furniture found at yard sales or thrift stores – an economical way to get the Moroccan Style look without spending a small fortune on new furniture. I think the aged look of old furniture adds to the uniqueness of the piece when you are finished.


Moroccan Style Decorating Ideas - repurpose old furniture finds

Stenciling techniques explained

Fun and easy to learn, stenciling is one of my favorites. As a designer and decorative painter of children’s furniture, I have used various decorative painting techniques and stenciling. I often combine stenciling with other techniques. It adds a great deal of versatility to the designs that you create. Stenciling most often shows up on walls, for the purpose of this article, I am going to explain how I use stenciling when creating a unique and colorful piece of hand painted furniture.

The First Step

The first step is to prepare the furniture through sanding and base coating the wood with a good primer. The example I’m going to use is the step stool I created for a small child which I call “Night Frog”. I decided that this stool should be very colorful and suitable for a boy or girl. I sanded and primed the legs of the stool, but since I planned to stain the top of the stool black, I only sanded the top. Once this initial preparation was finished, I selected the colors for the stool, stained the top black and painted each leg a bright color-lime green, yellow, orange and fuchsia with black accents.

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Another version of a stenciled, re-purposed piece of furniture

Moroccan Style Decorating Ideas - Stencil and paint repurposed dresser

 Moroccan Mirrors With Style

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I totally love how the patterns of the lights play across the room in this wild Moroccan themed room don’t you?
Rich teal walls, Moroccan lanterns and a dramatic headboard made from a pair of antique carved wooden panels makes this a vibrant retreat.
Moroccan Style Decorating - Lighting

 Moroccan Lights Set The Mood

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