8 Playful Patterns to Wake Up To

Introducing pattern into a bedroom decor is a great way to add visual interest whether you prefer pretty pastel florals or more muted tone masculine geometrics.

Pattern can be introduced in many ways, from soft furnishing such as cushions, rugs and throws, to hard wood flooring and even wall cladding.

In my latest Houzz Australia article I explore eight playful patterns to use in a bedroom and how you can incorporate them into your space.

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(Image by Studio Revolution)

“Whether your home style is classically influenced or bold and eclectic, it will definitely benefit from the decorative effect of printed patterns. From quintessentially English floral prints to Indonesian-style ikats, there is a pattern out there to suit every style and taste. In the bedroom, a print can wake up a boring decor scheme by adding depth and visual interest.

The key is to use pattern in moderation so that it doesn’t overpower the space. If you don’t know where to start, choose one area that needs a pick-me-up, such as the bedhead, bedlinen, a wall or the floor, and consider applying one of these on-trend patterns in a textile, timber panel, paint or wallpaper. It could lead to a whole bedroom revamp”


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