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Pairing Patterns

Fort Myers movers want you to know that when it comes to decorating your home, you do not have to be shy about colors and patterns. In fact, if you have no idea how to choose the right colors and patterns, in order to create a functional room with a pop of color, while preventing clashing…we can help! Here are some tips on pairing patterns, and where particular patterns work best.


 
Plaid – Plaid is typically conservative and classic. If you are aiming for a classy look, plaid is best when used via curtains or on upholstery. To mix and match this print, pair it with a floral of complimentary colors.

Chevrons –
Chevrons are one of the most versatile patterns out there. They can be associated with any kind of style as well. Use them in living rooms, dining rooms, bathrooms, and even nurseries. However, the width of the chevrons can depict different feelings. For example: large chevrons are bold and create energy, while smaller chevrons can appeal in a room that is going for a more traditional feel. To mix and match this print, the only rule is to associate with like colors.

Paisleys –
Paisley is another classic print in the sense that it has stood the test of time. Its feel is bohemian to formal. The best uses for paisley patterns are for pillows, curtains, and small upholstery like a sofa chair or loveseat. To mix and match this print, opt for stripes.

Floral –
As you could probably guess – floral prints are romantic and feminine. Floral prints can be used in any room, for wallpaper, drapery, bedding, pillows, and furniture upholstery. To mix and match this print, pair it with stripes or geometric patterns.

Damask –
Although its name is not very well-known to most homeowners, damask is one of the most popular, modern prints in style right now. Damask is traditional, formal, and glamorous. It is best used for wallpaper, throw pillows, and side chairs.  Damask is another pattern that pairs well with other popular prints; like stripes and light florals.

Polka Dots –
Polka dots are playful and should be used in that sort of sense. Polka dots are more commonly used in small doses; such as for pillows and accent pieces. To mix and match this print, pair with complimentary colored stripes and florals. 

Animal –
Obviously, animal prints are wild. Common uses for this bold print, are for rugs and pillows. Since animal print makes a statement, it works well with other graphic prints and complimenting bold colors.