Rajasthani Style Interior Design And Decor Ideas For Your Home

by Devna Tiwari | February 24, 2024 | 4 mins read

Rajasthani style interior design ideas for your home

Give your home timeless appeal with interiors and decor elements inspired by the heritage of beautiful Rajasthan!

Rajasthan is known for its fascinating folklore and rich cultures. Rajasthan has gifted the world uniqueness of its own, especially in the field of home interiors! Age-old homes of Rajasthan are a pleasure to live in. These are reminiscent of the havelis of the royal families.

All of us have dreamt of living a royal life, and you can fulfil that dream by taking cues from  Rajasthani homes. Today we bring you a lowdown on Rajasthani style interior design and decor ideas to help you design a haveli of your home!

Low Or Floor Seating Arrangement Inspired By Rajasthani Style Of Interior Design

Rajput palaces are known for low or floor seating arrangements. This type of seating arrangement as a part of your home interiors will add a royal touch to your home. The maharajas and maharanis used floor seating while having meals and entertaining. To achieve the same look, you can add a low lying deewan, cushions, floor bedding with covers in intricate Rajasthani embroidery and patchworks to bring in a grand yet eye-pleasing look. Furthermore, you can incorporate a low-hanging wooden swing with cushions, a wooden table with cushioned chairs upholstered in typical Rajasthani textiles. Colors like green, bright pink with muted shades of mustard and red will complete the look. This seating arrangement can be incorporated in your living room or at a nook in your bedroom.

Floor seating arrangement in rajasthani house interior design

Rajasthani Interiors Are All About Royal Colours

Each time you think of Rajasthan, what is it that you imagine? Is it the endless stretches of sand, decked up camels and their riders in colourful turbans, grand palaces or mansions? If yes then you have missed out on the most significant feature of Rajasthan – royal colours! If you have visited its famous cities – Jodhpur, Jaipur and Jaisalmer – you will know how colours are a fundamental part of Rajasthani culture and lifestyle.  A traditional Rajasthani home uses vibrant colours as part of its interior design scheme with dashes of it in almost every tiny element. Shades of orange, red and pink are predominant hues used along with greens and blues for a royal affair.  You can design your home interiors with elements wrapped in colours we mentioned earlier and use them as wall paint colours, upholstered furniture pieces and home decor, to bring in a royal Rajasthani  touch to your home.

Traditional rajasthani style home interiors with royal colours
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Jaalis To Make Your Home Feel Like A Haveli

Jaalis are intricately carved partitions or screens that provide partial views, ventilation and penetrate light that cast endless shadows during the daytime. Jaalis are typically made out of wood, fibreboards or stones like marbles depending on the taste, budget and the room you intend to add it to. A jaali will create an inside-outside connection and offer your home a typical Rajasthani look. We recommend you add it in your foyer area, between the kitchen and dining or puja room. Jaalis are also great if you want a semi-private partition, skylights, windows and railings in a modern home.

Rajasthani decor ideas interiors with jaalis provide partial views, ventilation and penetrate light

Rajasthani Textiles For Your Home Interiors

Rajasthan is a home to a massive variety of textiles involving popular ones like bandhej, block prints, leheriya, mirror and stonework. The easiest way to infuse a Rajasthani touch to your home interiors is by using these textiles as bedspreads, table mats, pillow covers, tabletop covers, or simple hand-knit or elaborate wall tapestries. You can also pair them with brightly coloured wall hangings and Jharokha pictures or paintings to create a cohesive look.

Rajasthani textiles for your home interiors makes beautiful rajasthani style home design

Rajasthan Inspired Home Decor

Rajasthani decor elements mirror the age-old tales and traditions of the state. From dancing puppets, handicrafts to antique decor pieces, these timeless decor ideas will enhance the beauty of your uber-stylish home. You can use antique lanterns, drapes, upholstery in your living room, bedroom and the foyer area. Traditional framed mirrors can go in your dressing area or even bathrooms. You can also deck up your space with traditional wall art, carpets, and handicrafts to bind the look to perfection!

Rajasthan style home decor ideas with traditional wall art, carpets, and handicrafts
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And it’s a wrap for today! We hope these Rajasthani style interior design and decor ideas bring home the heritage of Rajasthan! A state as rich in history, art and culture can only make a home look royal. So why wait? Bring in the tradition of our country’s rich heritage right into your home.

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Devna Tiwari is a content writer at Design Cafe's home interiors blog.

Devna Tiwari

Devna Tiwari is a content writer at DesignCafe and comes with four years of experience. She walks undeterred, heads up against all odds and sits down to write about them. When she is not out there capturing every moment to permanence or trying out new restaurants, she is busy planning her next voyage. She is also the author of the book The Surrogate Girlfriend.

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