Tips to incorporate prints & patterns

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Always wanted to portray your bold personality into your home design but find it to be quite taxing to actually do it without making your house look quite overwhelming? The truth is, incorporating patterns into your home can actually elevate your home design and add a modern feel to it. These tricks will bring your funky imagination to life in a remarkable way.

Before moving to how you can incorporate funky patterns into your home, let’s start with how to make patterns work in your home design as that can be tricky to achieve if not done tastefully. Firstly, when adding patterns into your home, it’s important to remember that you must balance it out with a solid color that would complement the pattern. It is best to stick to one pattern at a time when doing so and then adding color.
If you do feel a little adventurous and want to incorporate more than one pattern, an easy trick to make it work without it looking odd is to keep the patterns monochromatic, so even if the patterns clash, the similarity in the color will still create a stunning visual.
Now that the ground basics have been established, let’s see how you can add these funky styles into your home.

This goes without saying, wallpaper and painting is the easiest way to include patterns. You can go all out and have fun colorful pattern, but if you do want to, we recommend doing that as an accent wall in your room to ensure it doesn’t close up your room. You can pick the lightest shade in the patterned wallpaper and paint it for the rest of your walls for cohesiveness.
If you do want to take the subtle route, you can opt for neutral colored wallpaper with pattern that will add more sophistication to your room instantly. The advantage of choosing a neutral color is that you can add it on all four walls and it will still add a relaxed and luxurious look.

Furniture can be a great way to include patterns with taste and sophistication. You can choose patterned upholstery for armchairs, patterned sofa; you can even find patterned dressers. Just make sure that when you’re opting for patterned furniture, your surroundings are neutral apart from a carpet or rug and maybe a few decors. Too many loud patterns can be quite overwhelming.

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Patterned carpet, rugs and bed sheets can add a luxurious look to your home without looking tacky. They come in a variety of colors, patterns and sizes; you can pick the one most suitable for your home and style, just make sure to balance it by opting for a color that compliments most of your furniture and décor in your home.


Curtains is another way to incorporate patterns and have a luxurious feel, whether it’s tucked to the side to let sunlight in during the day or put on full display showing off its beauty during the night, it can undeniably add so much class to your home. When opting for patterned furniture, let that be the star of the room by making it the focal point and let other aspects be more muted.

If you want a more modern look while including patterns, wall art is the way to go! You can buy abstract or patterned wall arts or you can get wall frames and add patterned printable into it and add a variety of pieces onto your wall. Don’t be afraid to get creative with your work, art is the form of expression, no matter the result; it will still have a stunning effect.
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Adding patterned tiles in your kitchen and bathroom can add so much personality to the room. These rooms are the ones that often don’t have much of décor to brighten up the room so adding patterned tiles would bring the wow factor into the rooms without even trying.

Lastly, but definitely not the least, adding patterns in terms of décor is the best way to include a lot of patterns without it being too overpowering. You can include patterns with throw pillows, blankets, ottomans, lamps, bed sheets the options are endless and as an added bonus, you can have fun with it without the fear of it looking odd.


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