It’s all in the details…

I think I may have mentioned the INSANE amount of carved wooden doors, columns and window frames here in Nepal.  I was already slightly besotted with them after our trip to India a few years ago, when we visited the breathtaking ancient fortress in Jodhpur:

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But after spending a few days literally surrounded by them in Kathmandu, I think it’s fairly safe to say that this interest is now bordering on a new full blown design obsession.

And there was also more ornate brass than you could shake a stick at – LOVE:

Here are a couple of inspiration piccies for Asian-style schemes incorporating carved wood:

(credits: An Indian Summer)

And this one, courtesy of Elle Decor, shows how you can introduce them into a contemporary Western interior:

(credit: Elle Decor)

Thoughts…?

And make sure you check out my series of India-inspired posts if these tickle your fancy!

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