[Videos] Come Shopping with Me for Home Decor in Mexico
While all the places I have lived in Mexico so far have come furnished, I still like to daydream about how my place would look if I chose to live here the entire 12 months a year, or if I ever owned a home in Mexico and could decorate it as I wished.
Just like the decor in my little ski-hut in West Virginia reflects where it’s located (although I did tell a friend that I decided to bring the washing machine in from the front porch), I dream of a place in Mexico with decor totally different from the minimalism of my urban-chic apartment in downtown Denver.
When you live in Mexico, you can’t help but be drawn to the hand-painted tiles and the warmth of its wood-carved doors and furniture common in homes, You begin to appreciate the vibrant palates of both warm and cold colors, the textures of wall-hangings, the Mayan influenced artifacts and the Talavera pottery.
So every now and then, I get my nesting fix in by strolling through a few of my favorite stores in Mazatlan. The stores seem totally different to anything I’d see in the U.S but similar to offerings to be found in decorating boutiques throughout Mexico.
One thing I've learned is to try to get the story or the meaning of the piece before hanging it all the wall...you just never know.
Video Music information
"Impact Andante", "Impact Moderato"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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