Whether you're mixing patterns on your clothing or in your apartment, there are a few key guidelines to follow. Apartment Therapy recommends picking one out as a focal point to mix patterns effectively.
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Choosing a primary pattern while placing other patterns around allows the eyes to have somewhere to rest. One pattern that pops and stands out, like a rug or curtains, will help you when you're in the game of mixing. The other patterns, typically the folded throw blankets and pillows, play the role of simply adding an interesting look while your eyes are drawn to the focal point.
Find more tips for effectively mixing patterns below.
Pattern Play: 5 Ways to Mix Patterns Like a Champ [Apartment Therapy]