I have heard it said that if you have three of something, it’s a collection. So, I realized over coffee here in our living room this morning that I have a collection of crusty old columns. Certainly, I have no idea how that happened, because it was not a conscious decision to seek them out.
That said, bought over time at barn sales, architectural salvage stores, antique shops and flea markets, these lovelies ended up gracing opposite sides of our living room.
HOW DO YOU ADD MOROCCAN STYLE TO A 1970s RANCH HOME?
I have shopped ’til I dropped in Marrakech three wonderful times. How lucky am I? Most recently, my travel and interior designer friend Sandra Barron and I led the Magical Morocco Girl Trip with a fab group of ladies in February. (Pre-virus mania, but just.) For eight gorgeous, not-a-cloud-in-the-sky days we ventured out from our luxe home base at Maison28 Marrakech, most days to shop like crazy. Rugs and textiles were on everyone’s wish list.
My personal shopping goal was to add Moroccan touches – some small and some large – to several rooms in our home. I don’t want to have a Moroccan-themed house by any means. I focused my manic shopping adventures on color, texture, and warmth additions to enhance the casual cozy look we already have going in every room.