Taking Rugs Outdoors to Make Comfortable, Colorful “Rooms”

Spring is finally here and we’re turning our attention to getting our patio ready for hanging out. We’re inspired by this charming image we found on From Moon to Moon of a Moroccan-style garden ladened with brightly colored rugs. The rugs define and soften the space, and create an outdoor “room”, perfect for hanging out with friends. The idea of an outdoor room is not new. Constantino Nivola created lovely outdoor rooms by building seating and a fireplace, below. But simple use of rugs is an even easier way to go.

Constantino Nivola outdoor hearth room

Constantino Nivola ourdoor room/ photographer unknown

Morrocan style seem to be everywhere these days, most notably in The New York Times T Magazine Featured Expats in Morocco. The indoor rooms are chock full of rugs and color, which may be the hallmarks of the style…

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…an easy and formula to take outdoors

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The only caveat is to be able to bring your rugs and textiles inside when it rains.

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