Though this bedroom is largely neutral, wood trim and French doors helps the space feel cohesive with the rest of the house. A white comforter decorates the bed, while plaid pillows give the space a country twist.
Forget plain old paintings and sketches -- the art in this teen's room is a unique combination of antique tennis racquets and an oversized metal initial. Rustic plaid linens are complemented with contemporary-inspired -- and matching -- striped pillow, throw blanket and window treatments. Antique record boxes serve as a storage space-packed bedside table.
Old knit sweaters and men's flannel shirts that have been retired from your wardrobe can be given new life again as throw pillows. This trio of repurposed apparel includes a cable-knit sweater as well as a pinstriped button-up and a woodsy plaid flannel.
The light neutral fabric on this midcentury modern chair and matching ottoman features a soft texture. The accordion curtain drawn back from the window matches the light tan shade creating a lovely contrast with the dark flooring. A plaid pillow brings color to the chair while a simple side table finishes the set up.
A hint of the red wall peeks over this close-up view of neutral bedding with floral, striped and plaid patterns. A white throw pillow with an applique of red and salmon floral beading accents the bedding while blending perfectly with the wall color.
Plaid bed linens and sail boat pillow cases decorate the two sets of bunk beds separated by a wood panel with built in bookshelves in this kid's bedroom. A lovable collection of stuffed animals adds comfort and color to the room. A sleek black dresser with gray drawers compliments the gray and neutral tones on the walls and strip of shag carpeting.
Symmetrical furnishings — matching nightstands, lamps, pillows and artwork — make this contemporary bedroom feel balanced. The plaid throw pillows and reclaimed wood nightstands add a touch of rusticity to the design.
Add warm, menswear-inspired appeal to your bed pillows this winter with quick and easy slipcovers made from old sweaters and button-up shirts. You need a needle and thread, pillow inserts, fabric and your imagination to complete this fun project.
Plaid stockings hung on the mantel mimic the classic plaid throw pillows on the sofa in this traditional living room decorated for Christmas. Lush greenery and amaryllis finish the fireplace with a natural, seasonal touch.
Pastel yellow pairs with crisp white to create a charming, feminine look in this girls' bedroom. Plaid throw pillows add a country feel, and artwork recreated to mimic the girls' drawings adds a playful touch.
The simplest way to make sure multiple patterns work well together is to choose one or two unifying colors to repeat in each element. Here, red and black appear in the plaid throw pillow, gingham ribbon, and striped comforter.
This urban living space includes an open floor plan, allowing for easy transition between the living and dining rooms. Gray and orange plaid throw pillows are paired with gray and white striped pillows on the gray sofa, while a yellow and white modern artwork hangs at the head of the farmhouse style dining table.
This neutral living room is decorated in a transitional style that mixes black and white furniture with plaid throw pillows to add pattern to the space. A red-brick fireplace surrounded by a white mantel adds a traditional touch, while an open doorway makes for an easy flow in between the living room and dining room.
Just as any dapper man dresses in layers, so does the dapper living room! Designer Scot Meecham Wood enhanced menswear patterns like pinstripes (pillows) and plaid (curtains) with rich materials like chrome, leather, and burl wood.