mixing patterns

How to Mix and Match Patterns

How to Mix and Match Patterns

One of the most complicated home decorating challenges we see clients struggle with is learning how to mix and match patterns in a way that not only works, but gives your home character and personality. So, today we are going to break down the art of mixing patterns into an easy to follow guide.

While many people come across this problem when adding decorative throw pillows to a sofa or bed, the same rules apply to all fabrics in a room including drapes, upholstered furniture, rugs, blankets or bedding, and pillows. To create straightforward examples, we will focus primarily on mixing pillows but the basic principles stand and can be applied to any home decorating project with fabrics.