If you’ve liked the inspiration I’ve shared here and you want to spice up your place, you needn’t travel all the way to India (although I’d highly recommend a visit) and you don’t have to invest in antiques to get an “old India” look. From the convenience of your computer, or by visiting stores common in U.S. urban/suburban areas, you can get the look.
jali into your home with this floor screen from Pier 1:
Set a light behind the screen to create a scattering of shadow shapes.
Bring the gold bling and beading of saris to your table settings with
Pier 1’s sari table runner:
Iridescent green and blue, the colors of
India’s national bird, will always freshen up a room. This peacock tray from Pier 1 is a beautiful way to bring in some color:
This tray is too pretty to bring out only for entertaining — instead hang it on a wall to see all the time. Visit a previous post about
peacock colors for more decorating ideas.
The colors of
an Indian zardozi textile can be found in a mirror from Kirkland’s:
Similar to this block print design from
Les Indiennes, a designer & producer of gorgeously simple Indian block print textiles, is a wooden “painted window” mirror from Arhaus:
The kolam designs I saw during an
evening walk in Chennai, India can be found in rangoli coasters at Harabu House:
We saw many colorful things during a
shopping trip to Crafters in Cochin, and you can get similar colors in furniture at World Market like this Elephant Table: