Color and pattern often go hand in hand. Not always, but often, pattern can amp up a room’s decor. We recently shared a post about color with our Design Shuffle blog readers, so today we’re doing a follow-up highlighting some of our favorite ways to use pattern as a companion to all sorts of colorful spaces, from pale to bright, indoors and outside.
White rooms are perhaps the easiest ones to bring alive with brilliant colorfully patterned accents. Here, blooms abound, strewn across curtain panels. sofa pillows and underfoot on a fabulous rug.
Wallpaper is making a big comeback and what better way to add color and pattern than with awesome wallpapered walls?
Totally contemporary wallpaper gives this dining room a distinctive background for an amazing piece of art above the fireplace.
Black, white and gray create pattern on accent pillows for this pale pink sofa. A really good look, don’t you think?
Here again, toss pillows are the place for pattern. Just about any bedroom can benefit from pattern on the bed.
Color and pattern are delightful underfoot. We love the interaction between the rug and the colors used in the gallery wall.
Bold pattern can add visual interest to a tiny powder room or bath. This purple pattern makes a dramatic design statement.
And lastly, pattern is perfect in outdoor living spaces no matter their style. From Bohemian chic to lovely eclectic and contemporary too, color and pattern can add a most inviting look to patio, deck or porch.
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