The key to mixing mismatched patterns? Maintain the same color palette throughout the pieces, as demonstrated in this chic bedroom. From the graphic valance, to the striped pillows and checked ottomans, a red, white and blue palette is intact.
Complete your small space by mixing patterns. In this bedroom, Ikat print curtains pair well with a tribal influenced mirror that hangs above the bed. Use throw pillows to your advantage, and add visual interest by mixing similarly colored pillows that have interesting patterns. The chevron pillows here are set off by a nostalgic, knitted throw in the middle. Unify the space by matching a muted blue wall color with quilted bed linens to add texture, but keep the pops of color from overpowering the room.
Keep a color palette simple while still making it visually compelling by mixing and matching patterns and fabric. In this hallway, the rug and accent pillows liven up the blue, white and neutral scheme.
Dorm room furniture can be pretty plain, but there's a quick solution — removable wallpaper! Mix and match patterns to create a layered look. Here, we paired a large, organic floral pattern with a smaller, structured geometric X pattern.
In this nursery, the crib sheets mix and match patterns that pick up the rug's vibrant hues. To temper all the pink, a black-and-white photo and a group of fluttering butterflies are a chic, modern pairing.
Elaborate patterns on this bed's headboard and accent pillows make an appealing contrast to the muted blues and neutral tones throughout the rest of the room. Have fun mixing and matching patterns as long as you keep the general color themes the same.
Mixing and matching patterns and textures from the paisley quilt to the antique, mercury glass lamp adds an easy, laid-back vibe to this restful retreat. The accents strike a balance using a similar color palette that keeps things from feeling too busy or overwhelming.
Navy and white play perfectly against each other from the dark walls and light carpet to the bedding and curtains in this teen bedroom from HGTV Smart Home 2018. Mixing and matching patterns in similar shades keeps the eye moving and unifies the space.
My textile collection, Studio NYC, evokes a naturally-inspired yet urban vibe that allows me to mix and match patterns like Current and Riverbed, shown here on the napkins and seat cushions that are as at home in the country as they are in this home in the city.