My existence is a life-long treasure hunt.

Whimsical Eye-Candy

One of my favorite inspirational blogs is My Marrakesh. Maryam and her family moved to Morocco to build and open their own boutique hotel called Peacock Pavilions. She has a wonderful way of weaving thoughtful words and magical images together and inviting readers into her life. For one of the boutique hotel rooms, painters from Modello Designs created this fanciful wall mural:

I have always been part-unicorn so I love this type of aesthetic. I can’t wait to see how the room will look when it’s completely finished.

Love that they included a Barack Obama quote.

So creative, and just a perfect complement to a child’s imagination. I think everyone could use an inspirational spot in their home.

Maryam’s son is at the age where innocence can be harder to hang onto, and the cruelties of other children and life come into play. She wrote:

If only she could provide some protection against the hardening of his nine-year old heart.
Perhaps if he slept among the wise words, among the magic numbers, among the street signs, it would penetrate some how and leave an indelible imprint just below the surface……… for times when he felt lost in the maze of his little boy life…..
Click on the link above the floor design to see more of her blog.

Advertisements

Comments on: "Whimsical Eye-Candy" (11)

  1. mrs. mary mack said:

    I love that floor! I think I might incorporate something like that into one of our rooms!

  2. Get Togetha said:

    LOL @ being part Unicorn…living in Morocco just sounds sexy…

  3. vesperinlimbo said:

    OMG, that wall paper actually gave me shivers! Friggin gorgeous!!!!And congrats at being the Natural Belle on that hair blog! Gorgeous!I’m doing a bit better with my natural waves…still learning how to tame them without giving in to the straightening iron…

  4. ChocolateOrchid said:

    Awesome wall and floor. I’m lovin’ her reasoning behind the words being on his floor. That’s a beautiful thought.

  5. Maryam in Marrakesh said:

    Eeek! How very fun to see this posted here! Thank you so much:) And I really appreciate your kind words about my blog!

  6. wow that is all so beautiful. gorgeous!

  7. MMM: I know, I would love to do something like that in my future home.GT: I know, it is on my ULTIMATE destination list.Vesper: Thank you! I want to see a picture of the waves!CO: I know! So inspirational and comforting.Maryam: Thank you SO MUCH for stopping by my blog! You are wonderful.Bella: Thank you for visiting; I love your blog(s)! 🙂

  8. How beautiful! I’d love to do something as exciting and exotic as live in Morocco!

  9. Alicia/InstantVintage said:

    I love the floor work…and did you say you were part unicorn?…LOL

  10. Desiree: So would I!Alicia: Why, yes. Yes I did. LOL

  11. I love the textiles and magic of Merrakesh. Definitely on my list. Thanks for posting her info!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Tag Cloud

%d bloggers like this: