Many interior designers will tell you that the first thing you should do when thinking about decorating your home is to create a moodboard. It is a very useful source of inspiration as it will help you build a realistic image of how your home or spaces are going to look like.
Even though many of us may have in mind a colour palette that we would like to incorporate in our home decor, you can also look for inspiration in the decorations from around the world. Our destination today is Mexico. Find out how to add colour to you home decoration inspired in this special style full of life.
Mexico is full of life and you can notice it by its colourful streets
Mexican homes are known for its warm and cozy environments. They are very rich in elements and little details that are easy to recognize. To be able to capture the essence of this culture in your home, first you need to have a clear idea of what really defines this style.
Life is a carnival full of colour
Don’t be afraid to experiment and play with daring colours in the decoration of your spaces. The Mexican colour palette includes rich tones and vibrant shades of both warm and cold colours. Red, orange, blue and green are just some of the colours you can find in the homes decorated in Mexican style.
Vibrant rooms, inspired in the Mexican style, will provide you cheerful spaces full of energy
Textile and handmade elements
The Mexican style is a rich source of woven and embroidered fabrics that you can use in your home such as colourful blankets, decorative cushions, and daring rugs. Its unique handmade style adds warmth to any space, making your home feel cozier.
Mexico is recognised as one of the main countries with an astonishing artistic production in the textile world
Tropicalize your home
Even though plants are not decorative elements that define this particular style, these can bring your home decoration closer to the Mexican style. Furthermore, plants add an undeniable tropical touch to your spaces. The fresh, vibrant colours and the connection with nature will make your home decoration feel more complete.
Plants are always welcomed to any decoration
The perfect Mexican icon: Frida Kahlo
Frida Kahlo channeled the traditional Mexican Tehuantepec fashion and denied any tendry style, opting for more daring and bright colours. Her outfits and style in general often clashes, however, Friday showed that there was beauty in her originality.
This image shows the characteristic Frida style with daring colours and different decorative elements
Accessories can’t be left behind
Since a few years ago, skulls have become a fashion trend and now they have come from the catwalks to our homes emerging as a must for your home decor. Although decorating your home with skulls may seem somewhat gloomy, if you incorporate accessories and subtle elements that do not overload the space, you can get really fun and elegant results at the same time.
Skull cushions to add a special touch to your sofa