I can’t believe I just turned 30! I celebrated my 30th birthday on April 2 (go Aries!) with a bohemian backyard bash at home. I have been obsessed with Morocco for as long as I can remember–their patterned rugs, gorgeous mosaic tiling, lanterns, poufs… you name it, I love it. Ironically, it’s one of the few places that I haven’t been in this world. And while I plan on traveling to Morocco in the near future, I wanted to bring the spirit of Moroccan to my house in the form of gorgeous Moroccan party decor.
I was tempted to hire a party planner and rent Moroccan themed decor for the night, but after pricing things out I decided to do the decor myself and buy pieces I could use over and over again. We love entertaining in the backyard, so it made sense to buy practical pieces that will get future use for backyard parties! Below, a full breakdown of all the Moroccan party decor I purchased, along with my birthday outfit and fun thematic surprises we had throughout the night!
I knew I needed a killer rug for this deck. This main red rug was the one piece I didn’t buy for the party–it’s an old rug I borrowed from my dad (fingers crossed he doesn’t ask for it back!) I wanted to bring in pretty blues–my fave color–via pillows and decor rugs. See below on where to shop!
Ratan stools from TJMaxx Clearance, similar ones from IKEA here.
IKEA Furry Pillows
Cynthia Rowley Blue Pillows similar ones here
Natural Texture Pillow from Pottery Barn
Cynthia Rowley Moroccan Pillows similar from Anthropologie
Rosegold Lantern from World Market
Silver Lantern from IKEA
West Elm Blue Rug
I wanted a beautiful, bohemian long dress for my party! So I went with a long sleeve black number with gold stripes.
Raye the Label x Stone Cold Fox Shoes
The trees in the backyard have grown so full and tall, which is amazing! But it also makes it really hard to get grass to grow. I wanted to cover all the dirt with gorgeous rugs so people could sit and relax.
Black / red / colorful patterned rug found at Melrose Flea Market
Small Cream / Black Rug from Hobby Lobby similar rugs here
Red / Cream Rug with Fringe from Target
IKEA Jassa flatwoven rug
IKEA ratan fringe rug
Natural poufs from Target
Furry poufs from Hobby Lobby
Hammock from Etsy
I also hired a wonderful and mega talented henna artist, Glory of Henna, to do henna tattoos on all of my guests, along with Hookah machines to really get into the Moroccan spirit!
I hope you enjoyed this post on my Moroccan party decor for my 30th birthday! Let me know what you think in the comments below xx