Today I’m over at Buckets & Spades offering some decorating tips to make mixing patterns a less daunting endeavor. It’s easy to stick to solids and simple color palettes when decorating, but mixing patterns and textures can make a space feel more personal and inviting, though presents a more challenging task! Use these tips to simplify the process, and you’ll be a pro when it comes to adding personality to your space.
(via Home Adore)
Start with the floor. When layering two rugs, it’s best to only pick one with a pattern. Keep the solid rug on the bottom, and add a pattern with a smaller one. In the photo above, a large jute area rug sets the stage for a small Kilim rug with a bold pattern. If you’d like large-scale pattern, go for a Persian or Oriental rug.
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