Where to Get the Look: A Little Bit of India

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.

Bring 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:

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