Don’t be afraid to clash prints. A mixture of floral prints – such as in this room – will bring a large space to life, without it looking like a show home where everything is matching. A room should have character, just like you.
Make a change when it comes to flooring – a distressed rug is a great option. The large expanse of print will cover up cold flooring and lift the room from the get- go. Plus, the worn look will not be as overpowering as a crazy pattern.
Use a screen instead of a heavy curtain. This will still let in light at the top, while looking lovely too, and it’s great for when you want some privacy. Screens will also block cold air out better than non-lined curtains or blinds.
Embrace colour. Blues paired with creams or white can change the mood of a room by making it seem cold but with added pops of reds and oranges you instantly create a cosier atmosphere.
Leave walls plain or go with a simple wallpaper. This will give the illusion of high ceilings. When you have a heavily printed space, too much can be a headache.
Take your time when finding your pieces. Search in vintage or charity shops to get hold of unique items. This will also make a mish-mash of eras, giving your room intrigue.
Inject some block colour into a heavily printed room, such as this sofa. It will not only give an accent but also break up a lot of patterns. It will draw the eye away from the print, making the space seem more clean.
Pair different shapes and sizes together, for example with furniture at varied heights. This creates interest without adding more pieces to an already