There’s something about Moroccan tiles and the alluring patterns that add a touch of energy to your home. It’s probably why the use of these tiles have surged over the years, with their colour palette expanding from blues and whites, and recently spilling into Indian homes as well. And why not? It’s the easiest way to add a pop to your interiors!
Thanks to its zesty appearance, it can become the focal point of any space. Here are a few places you can decorate in your home with Moroccan tiles.
Moroccan Tile #1: The kitchen wall is a popular choice
When it comes to kitchen interiors, it’s not just about the cabinets where you can play up with looks. Moroccan tiles for the wall is sure to create a happier vibe in the kitchen. While these work well with neutral or sober coloured kitchens, don’t be afraid to pair them with colourful cabinets.
Moroccan Tile #2: Use it on your kitchen floor
Moroccan tiles for the kitchen floor too can help make a chic statement. If glamour is your cup of tea, these pristine blue and white Moroccan tiles are the way to go. They don’t overwhelm the space and they add a playful touch to your kitchen as well!
Moroccan Tile #3: Revamp the living room floor
If you are keeping your living room simple, right down to the essentials, using Moroccan tiles for the floor can certainly add the much-needed pizzaz. The intriguing pattern makes for great Insta-worthy interiors. Your guest will be floored by them!
Porcelain Tile #4: Turn neutral passages into a statement
Do you have narrow passages that lead from the living space to other rooms? Turn them into a nook that works for you with Moroccan tile flooring. The above example looks uber inviting by coupling dark wooden flooring from the living room and large Moroccan tiles from the passage.
Moroccan Tile #5: Spruce up the bathroom wall
Exotic bathrooms for the win! Dark Moroccan tiles on the wall can easily turn your bathroom into something out of a magazine. We love how it sets an ambience with the rustic cabinets and the studded mirror in the above example.
Moroccan Tile #6: Add it to the balcony floor
Whether it’s a small or big balcony, Moroccan tile flooring is guaranteed to be a stunner. Basking under the sunlight, it makes the space look more bright and open. We love how it complements the traditional wooden bench and pop cushions in the above home.
Moroccan Tile #7: Or just a pop of print will do!
You can also keep things simple and clean by opting to have just a standalone section for Moroccan tiles. A popular choice is to have them right behind the hob in the kitchen. Don’t your eyes immediately go to the pop of tiles in the above example?
Moroccan Tile #8: A smart hack
Source: Herrlich Tileskin
Here’s a terrific hack if you don’t want to shell out on tiles or renovate your existing space. Use an adhesive sheet with Moroccan tile prints over your flooring. This innovative technique by Herrlich Tileskin uses a laminate sheet that sticks over your existing flooring quite effortlessly. It looks like the real deal and it’s waterproof as well.
Moroccan tiles are easily available in the market, in different patterns and styles. The price depends upon the size, pattern and quality. In general, the price can range from Rs 65/sq ft to Rs 300/sq ft.
Moroccan tiles aren’t very hard to maintain as long as you follow some basic cleaning tips. Regularly clean moroccan floors with water and a neutral cleaning agent. You can use a mixture of vinegar and warm water and clean with a soft cloth. For tough stains, clean with water and bicarbonate soda. While vacuum cleaning is safe on Moroccan tiles, avoid abrasive brushes and bleach or ammonia-based cleaners.
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