These two ordinary throw pillows have been added on to with festive touches. A plaid blanket scarf makes one look cozy and seasonal while a simple white bow makes the other look like a Christmas present.
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.
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.
This transitional living space has bold plaid wallpaper as the accent wall behind a sleek black entertainment center and wall mounted flat screen. The gray color scheme is carried throughout the space with patterned carpet and sectional sofa. The blue and yellow throw pillows add color and contrast making this space comfortable and inviting.
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.
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.