One of the biggest trends in interior design right now is Alhambra-inspired decor and patterns. Alhambra is an old palace in Granada, Spain that represents the brilliant detail of moorish architecture. The key design elements are arches and curvy shapes that seem on the one hand sensual, and on the other hand playful. I was lucky enough to visit the grounds of Alhambra a few years back. Here are a few pics from my trip.

So how does all of this old world charm translate into modern day chic?

I’m so glad you asked 😉

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1. Tempaper – Marrakesh removable wallpaper in honey jade; $98 per roll | 2. Home Decorators Collection – Ava Flush Mount; $239 | 3. Ballard Designs – Bella Mirror Leaner; $369 | 4. Serena & Lily – Chakki in white with maize spade fabric; $450 | 5. Horchow – Panthea Rug; $169-$646 | 6. giardino (etsy); red and turquoise ogee pillow case; $42

I actually have the Horchow Panthea rug in my dining room, and love it! Is there an Alhambra-inspired piece that you’re coveting?

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