Personalize Your Space With Accent Pillows
A bare sofa or bed can act as a blank canvas for creating a look that expresses a unique design sensibility. One of the easiest ways we like to bring life and visual interest into a living space is with accent pillows. This versatile and functional addition can redefine a room, help establish an aesthetic, and bring a project to life. Here are some useful tips for styling accent pillows that will make a house feel more like home.
The Perfect Pair
Accent pillows that match an area rug? Yes, please! When paired together, this dynamic duo creates an intriguing pattern story that sets the tone of a room. To make sure these two decor items exist in harmony, the pillow color should complement the colors of the rug, while the scale of the pillow’s pattern should contrast with the rug’s pattern.
Contrast Is Key
When it comes to accent pillows, don’t play it safe. Mixing and matching with different colors and patterns can help the space achieve a more modern look, and refresh a bedroom or living room. To create a visual landscape that is balanced, choose a “color story” (max three colors) to play with.
Get Inspired By Art
Artwork is often an afterthought when it comes to design, but designing a room with a piece of art as your focal point is a pro move. Let a treasured art print’s characteristics influence an accent pillow’s “color story,” or incorporate similar patterns to bring cohesion to a living space.
Experiment With Texture
Embracing a neutral color palette for a home? Adding a fun or luxe texture is the perfect way to achieve a more dimensional aesthetic without bringing color or patterns into the mix. Infuse some excitement into a space by playing with interesting trims, tassels, or weaving variations.
Home shoppers love when the interior design of a model tells a story. Solidify a fun theme in a child’s bedroom with statement-making pillows. Create a cozy vibe by using animal-shaped pillows or unique textures to add a playful touch to the space.