Fly off to your dream travel destinations without leaving your home! In this new Travel at Home series on our Living blog, we’ll be featuring home decor inspiration one fabulous country at a time. And to start off our home decor itinerary, we’ve chosen the fascinating subcontinent of India!
Mention India and most of us think of Bollywood, curry, elephants and the Taj Mahal. And when it comes to decorations and adornment, Indian culture is just as exotic. Intricate mosaics, ornate jewelry, and rich, colorful textiles embellished with beading, embroidery and patchwork. So with just a few home decor accents sourced from or inspired by India, you’ll have eye-catching statement pieces to keep your sights on your tourist bucket-list cities of Mumbai, Agra, or Jaipur. Here’s an advance shopping spree we did for you! (*this post contains affiliate links)
Exotic Decor Accents to Bring India to Your Home
Most of these items are actually handcrafted in India, while others evoke the rich and colorful exuberance of its culture. Enjoy the inspiration!
1 – Colorful Chindi Woven Area Rag Rug (Eyes of India – 5 X 8 ft) – an authentic artisan piece handwoven in Jaipur; available on Amazon
2 – Surya Patchwork Cylinder Pouf – a burst of color and textured handwork sure to brighten up any spot in your home; from Brass and Burl
3 – Bohemian Mirrors with Frame (Set of 2) – a sure eye-catcher with alternating mirrored and patterned squares; available from Wooden Street
4 – Elephant on Map of India Vintage Poster Print – bring a touch of old India to your walls, available on Amazon
6 – Colorful Patchwork Pillow Cover – a striking bohemian accent for a couch or armchair, available on Amazon
7 – Multi-coloured Chowki – a traditional Indian low table painted with a paisley and patchwork design; available from Wooden Street
8 – Mehndi Henna Wall Decal Abstract Flowers – part of the Indian Mandala Wall Art Murals available on Amazon
From incredible India, where shall we fly off to next on our Travel-at-Home decorating series? Check back here soon!