Changes at home? How to include an Arabic decoration

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Although minimalism is a feature that is continually sought in the homeIt is logical that many people want to give their rooms more originality and inspiration in the most beautiful places on the planet is always a good choice. This time we will focus on tips to implement a correct Arabic decoration.

Arabic decoration is a very popular style in all parts of the world and it is increasingly being implemented in western houses. Its aesthetic details are very easy to recognize, as is inspired by the culture and customs of the Middle East, with a striking color scheme and a number of exotic elements that will probably make the style of the house something out of the ordinary.

How to get started with Arabic decoration

Upholstering furniture or buying cushions is a path to Arabic decoration

First of all it can be mentioned that less is more when planning the style of each room, so saturating with elements can generate a feeling totally contrary to what is sought. In addition, although it is usually taken into account that in Arabia people sit on the ground, it is not something necessary to imitate (It can be quite uncomfortable for visitors and the elderly) and there is always interesting furniture that complements this type of decoration.

A classic feature of Arabic decoration is the presence of blue, red, yellow and green colors, although for certain internal rooms such as bedrooms it is recommended to bet on more neutral tones, while the introduction of these colors can be achieved through accessories.

On the other hand, something that can not be missing to achieve a result according to what is sought are the textile elements. The so-called kilims are basically rugs, usually made of materials such as cotton or wool, and decorated with geometric shapes that are based on the origins of the region of Persia and its various tribes. Here it is also a good option to incorporate different types of colors in the same room, even mixing with curtains and upholstery for armchairs or cushions.

Walls and use of wood or metals

Arabic tiles

Multi-colored tiles with different designs are something distinctive

If the budgetary possibilities are higher than normal, a personalization on the walls of the home can give the distinctive touch that is needed. For example, bathrooms often use a technique called “Tadelakt” which consists of a glossy lime coating with waterproof qualities and a very attractive wavy effect from sanding its surface.

Another classic element is the combination of tiles, emphasizing the freedom to create something more original and out of the ordinary., that is, with a mixture of different colors and unique designs on the surface. It may not be so easy to find the ideal tile in a conventional supply chain, but luckily there are more and more specialized design stores with interesting proposals.

Finally, Two materials that are always present in an Arabic decoration are wood and metals. It’s all about finding the right measure and thus carved wooden tables combined with mirrors and bronze decorations that give an extra touch to an armchair, door or head of the bed can be the extra necessary to achieve this aesthetic. Nor can there be a lack of lamps and lanterns made of cast iron or glass that recall what it was like to live in that world in centuries past.

And you, have you already decided to create a arabic decor In your home? What original accessories and furniture have you used to achieve this?