14 Aug Modern Moroccan
“The beauty of Moroccan palaces is made up of details of ornament and refinement of sensuous delight too numerous to record.” – Edith Wharton In Morocco, 1920
BEFORE | Carved Moroccan End Tables
There is a beautiful science behind Moroccan patterns and designs. Perfectly symmetrical filled with geometric shapes, stars and the ever popular Moroccan flourish shown above. I found these tables in mint condition and fell in love with the design. Knowing they would be just right in a bedroom makeover, they needed a face lift with my favorite way to modernize any good vintage piece – lacquer!
Crisp and fresh, white lacquer transformed these side tables into something fit for a modern princess. The original hardware was plated in antique bronze for a nice contrast against the purity of blanc. A vintage Geisha lamp and oil painting add color and whimsy to an otherwise monochromatic room. Lay lady lay, lay across this big blue bed…