Uses of kitenge fabric in interior design

The African culture is rich and it is evident in the items we use in our dailies life .Fabrics especially kitenge is the most used and outstanding fabric that enhance the culture in all parts of the continent. Its uses ranges from sarong, sling to carry babies, dressmaking and even decor. Its allure in making garment gives the main reason why kitenge decors look classy and wonderful.


The decors enhance color to the room thus making it brighter. the beauty in kitenge makes it the best decor to decorate  the  through making accessories and soft furnishing.

The patterns of kitenge fabric look classy and trendy when used in decor since used in decorating different accessories and the house in general . Though adding more texture and depth the patterns used makes the house more beautiful and appealing . The patterns are also important in enhancing the color pallets of your house by either mashing the shades or contrasting them.

While making choice on what  decor to make out of kitenge one arrange to chose from since the fabric makes several house decors such drapes and wall hangings  with African themes.  The fabric is also used to make upholstery  to enhance bolder look. A few cushion cover done with the fabric in a contemporary theme  will give them the exotic look. During meals to enhance the appetite for African dinner  by using kitenge table runner or add kitenge centerpiece to plain colors .


How to inspire your wall decorations with kitenge fabric

The wall is one of the largest surface in your home,therefore  decorating it with kitenge wall hangings creates uniqueness in the house . Kitenge  fabric wall arts and wall hangings match  the African themed decor for  balance and harmony thus making it inspirational look. The fabric also work well with other decor themes  thus giving chance to add colors and patterns in your living room.


When working with lot of  wall space , use large kitenge wall hangings  or several pieces to decorate the space.  Make sure you have your kitenge  wall hangings at eye level and  for multiple pieces  group them together and have the center at the eye level . When they are multiple pieces, group them as one and have the center at eye level. the shaping give uniqueness and  balance your room.

A creative way of having kitenge wall hangings is to have  the same fabric with other accessories such as a lamp shade, cushion or a portable remote bag to decorate  the room.  The fabric can also be used to  to enhance other wall accessories such clocks, picture frames and woven baskets.

If you run out of material you might  you can get paintings of patterns to  decorate the wall.Vary the color on the canvas by using the kitenge fabric and other material to complete your work. This gives you a pop of color and improve your pallet.


Kitenge upholstery for your house

Choosing kitenge  for upholstery complements your room making  two practically inseparable. This is because the fabrics that is rich in color  and  also replete with cultural are some of the decors that can be made from  kitenge.



Windows without curtains and other such covering look bare and unappealing and some curtains help to add some character and value to this space.thus using kitenge fabric enhances the African look to your house


One interesting fabric to choose for your bedding is the kitenge which works very well in African and other contemporary themes.


Cushions and apart from their aesthetic value, they are also comfortable and offer a soft landing on your couch or bed. The cushion cover brings out the beauty of this accessory in color and pattern and when this is made of kitenge fabric, the possibilities are endless.

walls of your house

Everyone need a wall art and wall hangings that match your decor theme for balance and harmony. Which is why you should go for kitenge fabric to enhance  an African them

While this fabric may be used in some of the upholstery and drapery in the home, the patterns can also be copied onto other surfaces such as murals, pots and other accessories .