3 Surprising Ways To Get Patterns Into Your Home Decor

Evie Sweeten | 25 Jul 2014 | Roman Shades

Whether with tile, wallpaper, or window coverings, designers are dying to get patterned pieces for their homes. We collected some cool ideas to bring patterns into your house.

Mix and Match Hues


By matching different patterns in the same color, eyes can’t figure out where to look first in a good way.

As seen in Elle Decor July/August 2014.

Get the Look:

granada breeze

If you don’t want to commit to wallpaper, try Bali Pinch Pleat Drapery in Granada Breeze. The pattern is easy on the eyes and  has a few shades of blue to match if you wanted to pattern your floor.

Black and White


Patterned black and white draperies go great over solid roman shades. It’s a quick way to incorporate patterns into your design with minimal effort.

As seen in Elle Decor June 2014.

Get the Look:

donetta licorice

Easy Classic Pleat Drapery Panels from Blinds.com in Donetta Licorice could go over solid white or black shades to get this look.

Try Blinds.com Premium Roman Shades in Duncan Black Night.

Anything but Boring Bathrooms


Don’t forget about your bathroom when redecorating! Bathrooms are surprisingly easy places to add patterns to, with an abundance of tiles and accents.

As seen in Better Homes and Gardens August 2014.

Get the Look:

ikat coconut

Roman shades in Ikat Horizontal Stripe Coconut paired with brown or beige tiles has the same idea as the room above. These shades are also a great way to insure privacy and light control in the simplest way possible.

DIY Decorating


If you have the crafting bug you can try making this fast and fun pattern background from poster boards. When finished, it can be hung above a fireplace or empty wall. For full instructions, visit projectwedding.com.

How else do you use patterns in your home to decorate? Share a picture on Instagram and tag us @blindsdotcom
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    Evie is the Social Media Content Intern for Blinds.com. Given her constant broke college student status, she's always looking for things she can make herself or make better with glitter.