May 17, 2017

If you’re a home decor junkie, chances are you’ve come across the colorful Moroccan boucherouite, or “rag rug". Aesthetically, rag rugs are eye-catching pieces due to their vibrance and quirky, whimsical designs, but their history make them even more remarkable. Unlike beni ourains, rag rugs were created in the Atlas mountains of Morocco out of necessity due to the lack of wool, and instead are crafted out of an array of discarded fabrics. As someone who hates seeing waste, the idea of repurposing old clothing and materials into beautifully crafted rugs makes me admire them even more. Moreover, I tend to gravitate towards a neutral palette, so the pop of color added by a boucherouite rug goes a long way.

If boucherouites tickle your fancy, check out my pinterest board for some inspo on how to color your room with these beautiful rugs! You can also check out our collection of boucherouites in our shop

 (All images via Pinterest)