Pattern Ideas For People Who Are Scared Of Pattern (We Promise It’s Easy!)

Like a lot of you (I’m assuming “you” because you clicked on this publish and possibly relate), I battle with committing to “BIG sample” in my dwelling (like wallpaper). I like taking a look at it in pictures however as soon as I dream up my very own room with a lot of sample, I freeze, afraid the patterns would possibly truly come alive and eat me complete. I acknowledge that’s ridiculous. Nevertheless, I’m at present coping with this as I pick the ultimate particulars for my front room. I wish to broaden the colour palette a bit and create a higher sense of “coziness”. What’s a straightforward solution to obtain that?? Sample! However, to not overwhelm the area and nonetheless make it really feel like “me,” I’m discovering smaller methods to carry it in — flooring pillows, vases, a throw blanket, and many others. It’s type of unbelievable the impact a bit little bit of sample can have on an area. You don’t must spend tons of cash on wallpaper or an enormous rug. You can begin smaller (like me) and I promise you’ll be amazed.

I made a decision that I’d have a bit Photoshop enjoyable to point out you eight various kinds of dwelling decor equipment that may actually rework an area. Plus some fairly cute shoppable picks do you have to wish to add some sample to your own home proper this second:)


Since I used to be simply speaking about it (properly the aspect you may’t see), let’s begin right here in my workplace/front room. I used to be fortunate sufficient to get to borrow this unbelievable black and white striped ceramic lamp from Ceramicah for the reveal. As you may see within the non-photoshopped photograph on the left, that refined sample has such a robust influence with out it being overpowering. However even for me, I didn’t notice the complete influence till I blacked out the bottom and noticed what a stable coloration would have appeared like. It’s nonetheless a surprising lamp, however as a result of every part else within the shot is stable, it doesn’t create the identical curiosity because the patterned possibility. Whereas I needed to give that lamp again, I did substitute it with a classic striped glass one as a result of I beloved the stripes and thought this space wanted that sample. It simply feels extra alive. (FIY I do know that the photoshopped gadgets lack actual texture however I nonetheless suppose it will get the purpose throughout:))

Now you may completely go for a lamp with a patterned base like I did, OR you may make doubtlessly much less of a monetary dedication and simply add a enjoyable shade! One is just not higher than the opposite however a shade is a bit simpler to swap out if you wish to change up your room’s type.

1. Bespoke Coolie Lamp Shade: A traditional sample in a really cool and natural materials. A bit surprising!
2. Lampshade Reina Moss Navy: Not solely will this sample add a daring second in a room, however the shade can also be an oval form!
3. Floral Lamp Shade: A moody however enjoyable coloration scheme in an amazing traditional shade type.
4. Geometric Indigo Blue Lamp Shade: The massive-scale sample and colours are superior.
5. Lamp Shade-Beige Navy Floral Pleated: Not enthusiastic about coloration? It is a good impartial possibility that’s each traditional and on-trend.
6. Lampshade Thalassa Traditional Blue: This one is simply insanely cool! Much less of a sample and extra of a bit of artwork. And that fringe? Get outta right here.
7. Home of Hackney Scalloped Lamp Shade: We LOVE Home of Hackney and Anthro has a ton of lovely choices like this one.
8. Classic Pleated Desk Lamp: I nonetheless adore a pleated paper shade and that is giving fashionable ’00s shabby stylish.
9. Leighton Pleated Lamp Shade: One other traditional shade and sample in such a cheerful blue.


Vases are even much less of a dedication than a lampshade (extra simply added and eliminated) however nonetheless pack a sample punch. Is the stable black photoshopped vase fairly? After all. Does the area really feel happier and extra playful with the stripes? Sure. Listed here are some actually fairly choices for you:

1. Hermosa Vase: Ooooh child I LOVE this vase. It’s colourful however not loud and you’ll see it in motion in Bowser’s current reveal (the vast shot from the lounge into the eating nook).
2. Mari Glass Vase: I like that this sample feels actually natural and that there’s a contact of coloration.
3. Ziggy Double Vase: Excellent for somebody who needs to make a press release with out coloration.
4. Lorena Planter: That is such a very good sample with a ton of nice element.
5. Diamond Planter: A patterned tackle a standard terracotta planter.
6. So Nouveau Vase: The colours, form, and summary sample is a ten/10 for me.
7. Kaya Striped Ceramic Cup: Small and easy however would carry an ideal splash coloration and sample.
8. Papillion Vase: I’d name this “colourful romance” 🙂
9. Terrafirma Vessel: A fantastic possibility for a neutral-toned lover!


This instance is admittedly refined however that’s additionally kinda the purpose of this complete publish. Now I do know I additionally photoshopped the striped pillow to be stable too however discover how the tray and that pillow within the unedited photograph add such a pleasant layer! I do know I’m biased given that is my previous front room however don’t you agree?? If a patterned tray is one thing you would possibly wish to add to your own home, listed here are my picks:

1. Sama Blue Colour Blocked Tray: Fairly colours, stylish sample, and people pure woven fibers give it that added texture to make it a knockout!
2. Handpainted Oval Floral Tray: Nice pops of coloration, enjoyable sample, and handpainted.
3. Sample Enamel Trays (Set of two): Can’t beat the worth, nice impartial colours, and a 2-for-1.
4. Giant Graphic Printed Tray: Undoubtedly a stylish possibility however such an amazing coloration and ideal for a enjoyable, fashionable type.
5. Coffered Inlay Tray: I’ve at all times beloved these. Not low-cost but when it’s in your price range, SO fairly.
6. Terrafirma 9″ Canape: In my early days at EHD Emily owned a model of this tray/plate and I’ve truthfully by no means forgotten it. I’ll like it endlessly.
7. Chaz Tray: I just lately virtually purchased this and nonetheless would possibly! It additionally is available in wooden and purple.
8. Famille Rose Tray: Orante, colourful, and so fairly. Plus these handles make it much more useful.
9. Angelica Pure Patterned Tray: Loud and quiet all on the identical time! This piece would work with so many kinds.


Okay, so I don’t have a visible instance of this however you get the purpose by now, proper? What’s nice about patterned candles is that you would be able to seasonally change them out, they are often tremendous inexpensive (I truly made some utilizing a DIY from this publish), they aren’t giant so that they don’t take up a number of visible actual property, and should you get sick of them you may’t actually burn them! I’m completely contemplating a few of these for the candelabra in my front room.

1. Striped Candles: LOVE the colours and the stripe sample.
2. Etnic Sample Taper Candle (Set of two): SO candy and delicate.
3. Stripe Candle: Those I made had been on this coloration scheme so I’ve a gentle spot for these:)
4. Striped Candle (Set of two): Such an amazing pop of coloration.
5. Bands Dinner Candles (Set of two): Daring, traditional, and easily cool.
6. Yellow Tapers With Brown Flowers: Love these colours and design! I imagine Mallory simply purchased these too:)


Again to Photoshop! As in all of those examples, there’s nothing “improper” with the photoshopped model on the precise…BUT isn’t the true photograph SO MUCH BETTER??? The entire area is extra alive with the three patterned pillows (and a patterned vase:)) Listed here are another nice pillows should you’re available in the market:

1. Woven Silas Indoor/Out of doors Pillow: Colourful, enjoyable, feels very “joyful fashionable farmhouse”.
2. Tiger Spherical Pillow: New pillows from Lulu and Georgia x Sarah Sherman Samuel! Nice print and fairly coloration. Additionally at all times love a spherical pillow:)
3. Textured Tufted Sq. Throw Pillow: Tremendous textured with nice colours. Will completely make a press release.
4. Striped Linen-blend Cushion Cowl: A traditional sample in an on-trend coloration. Nice! That worth can also be fairly nice.
5. Anaconda Velvet Pillow: If you would like a saturated coloration however not a stable, it is a good possibility for you.
6. Nayali Stretch Yello Throw Pillow: Attractive coloration with a very good however refined sample.
7. Block Print Lumbar Throw Pillow: One other traditional (however on-trend) sample in a enjoyable coloration combo.
8. Multicolor Summary Checkered Lumbar Pillow: Colourful however not too vibrant and in an excellent versatile sample.
9. Stonewalk Pillow: Natural, stunning, and colourful however nonetheless impartial.


If you recognize Emily you recognize she loves a patterned throw blanket. They’re so versatile, useful, and since they’re giant, can create a heavy jolt of visible sample curiosity. See what I imply from the instance above? And sure, the photoshopped model could be extra fascinating if it had texture but it surely’s so clear that the patterned blanket brings this stunning however quiet room a bit extra to life (oh, and the patterned pillow within the nook too:)) Listed here are 9 nice choices for you:

1. Clipped Stripe Dobby Throw Blanket: You merely can’t go improper with a blue striped throw blanket. So fairly and versatile!
2. Eleanor Pritchard Dovetail Throw: Oh I like this moody, fashionable beaut! Undoubtedly not low-cost however Schoolhouse doesn’t fiddle with regards to high quality.
3. Louise Throw: It’s a bit arduous to see within the graphic however there’s a faint blue stripe in that sample and it’s sooooo fairly.
4. Nomad Throw: Heat brown tones carry me a lot consolation and this damaged stripe blanket is ideal.
5. Summary Throw Indigo: Stunning, enjoyable, and on-trend however I believe this blanket will probably be cool for a very long time:)
6. Geometric Patterned Chunky Woven Throw Blanket: Love the daring jewel tone coloration and large-scale print.
7. Double Material Plaid Throw: If there was ever a spring/summer time throw it will be this one.
8. Lineage Woven Striped Throw Blanket: Love that this feels very mid-century fashionable.
9. Sq. Sq. Knit Throw: Excellent should you love coloration and actually wish to make a visible assertion together with your throw.


To be trustworthy, we don’t have a ton of examples of patterned curtains however should you have a look at social media that’s not the case on the web. Patterned curtains, whether or not daring or quiet are an amazing possibility if you wish to create an even bigger second with sample that isn’t extra everlasting. It may be a bit dearer relying on which curtains you need and what number of home windows you have got. However as confirmed within the instance above, it may be greater than price it:)

1. Hadley Curtain: A extremely stunning possibility and one which isn’t an enormous sample dedication.
2. Blackout Palm Frond Chenille Jacquard Window Curtain Panel: This one is a sample dedication that when performed proper could be so price it.
3. Striped Ikat Curtain: Refined however nice natural strains that make it really feel extra natural.
4. Mild Filtering Charade Floral Window Curtain Panel: Love this on-trend, traditional sample and that coloration is so joyful!
5. Jacquard-Woven Burke Curtain: A fantastic “bolder” sample however the mild pure coloration makes it look a lot softer.
6. Rowena Curtain: A bit moody in one of the simplest ways however aren’t blackout curtains so that they don’t look heavy and harsh.
7. Blackout Window Curtain Panel: Traditional: Verify! Traditional however enjoyable sample: Verify!
8. Striped Velvet Curtain Panel: One other product from the brand new Lulu and Georgia x Sarah Sherman Samuel assortment. So wealthy and delightful! The sample is refined however provides a ton of depth.
9. Textured Luxe Stripe Linen Curtain: Tremendous versatile and has the influence of a daring sample with out being one.

Are you pondering of how one can add sample to your own home now? I hope this helped! See it’s not that arduous:) I say that as I stare intently at my front room dreaming up what my finest choices are. We will do it collectively <3

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Opening Picture Credit: Design by Jess Bunge | Styled by Emily Bowser | Photograph by Sara Ligorria-Tramp | From: Moto Reveal: Jess’ Residence Workplace

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