Create Unity & Fun With Matching Patterns

One of my favorite things in the Room of the Week is the smallest of details that anyone can pull off to instantly create unity in a room. See that honeycomb shape in the lamp and pillows and even in the bowls on the bookcase?

By adding multiple items with a similar shape to the room it creates a small little thread that your eye can follow around the room.  It simply ties the room together.  This simple trick is easy to pull off …here’s some matching lamp/throw pillow combinations that share similar shapes to show you how it’s done!  This is the perfect trick if you feel stuck adding these final layers to your room and want to quickly make your room look pulled together.

Matching Patterns for a Fun & Cohesive Family Room |

One Tip to pulling this look off successfully…make sure the scales of the patterns are different sizes so they don’t compete!

ARROWS: Lamp | Gray Inca Pillow | Linen Geometric Pillow
HONEYCOMB: Lamp | Coral Felt Honeycomb Pillow | Blue Honeycomb Pillow
CIRCLES: Lamp | Black & White Circle Pillow | Gray & White Circle Pillow
STRIPES: Lamp | Thin Blue Stripes | Thick Blue Stripe Pillow
MOROCCAN TRELLIS: Lamp | Gold & Silver Lattice | Blue Moroccan Pillow
TRIANGLES: Lamp | Lines and Diamonds Pillow | Tangerine Lattice Pillow
RETRO CURVES: Lamp | Orla Kiely Stem Pillow | Retro Curves Fabric
POLKA-DOTS: Lamp | Small Dot Pillow | Big Dot Pillow

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