Spice up your home interiors with vivid fabrics
Homes reflect the personality of its people. And that is why people have started giving so much importance to the home décor right from living room furnishings like sofa-sets, tables, dining chairs to curtains, rugs and even the cushions of sofa sets.
The living room can be full of furniture and décor items but would still look dull without the use of right fabric for your furnishings. With so many options of fabrics available today, it is easy to create a theme based décor for your home. For instance, if you are looking for a very comfortable, calm and summery look for your living room, go for the pastel florals. The key is to blend the fabrics well with the overall look of your home.
The whole feel of the room can be changed by just changing the drapes of your furnishings especially when you are confused about which theme to choose. Just a touch-up on cushion covers or by decorating the pillows can make your home décor look stylish.
With this blog, we will discuss some of the prints that would look classic with both vintage and contemporary looking home decors.
Floral prints add a sense of freshness to the decor of room. These prints are available in such bright hues that it spreads out a feeling of calmness and soothes your eyes. If you are looking for something simple yet interesting, floral prints are a get-go for you.Dazzling cushion covers, bed-sheets, table mats, curtains, and even your living room/bed room furnishings would look splendid with floral printed fabrics.
You can accentuate the charm of floral blending them with a contrasting background. If you are going for pastel shades for furnishings and accessories, you can blend with a darker background. Or you can also blend solid light shades with floral.
If your whole home decor has pastel floral inspired theme, you can even buy some floral printed accessories. Like kitchen accessories- mugs, trays and home decor items like lamp shades, paintings etc.
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From a classic design in shades of green & gold to contemporary styled home decor in shades of vivid blues and yellow to a traditional look of red and blacks, create any look with floral.Even yellow shaded floral curtains with same shade cushion covers blended with solid neutral color sofa looks so enthralling.
If you are looking for a decor that would make your home look spacious yet give it a modern and contemporary look, go for striped printed fabrics for your home decor.Stripes are not just a combination of two colors of red and white, black and white etc. but now, stripes are available in a combination of plethora of shades.
For a modern classic look, go for a colorful striped bed-cover if you have a darker shaded room color. You can even design enticing sofa sets with colorful stripes and they look absolutely angelic.
If you planning to give a retro look to your house, go for these classic stripes which would look gorgeous on blinds or curtains. And stripes are so versatile that they will solve your any purpose including furniture holster, cushion covers, bed-sheets, pillow covers, table mats, rugs.
And cotton fabric is known for its comfort and softness that stripes on a cotton fabric would be an impeccable choice for cushions, pillows, bed-sheets etc.
Geometrical Abstract Fabrics
Geometric Abstract prints for home decor can appeal to young people or people with artistic interests who lives in a metropolitan city but it can also be appealing to suburb dwellers who have a taste of modern and contemporary style of decor. When we first mention geometric abstract, the colors that come into our mind are black and white. Because monochromatic prints are mostly geometrical. But what you need are high energy colors to light up the taste of geometrical abstract decor. These include shades of chili red, sapphire blue, parakeet green, steel gray and shades of aqua blue.
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For a clean and simple look, modern furniture with geometric abstract fabrics would perfectly complement the look of the home decor. And also use intense shades in fabrics as shown in the picture above. Intense shades of pink, red, peach, blue looks simply amazing.
Add a lot of artwork items to go with your black and white geometric fabrics. It can include lots of colored glass items for the side tables, colorful graphics and abstract prints on the wall, artificial plants with pastel colored vases etc.
If you are not willing to change much of your home décor but still want to give it a pinch of modern look, by adding just geometric print pillows will add a pinch of modern geometric look to your home.
Pin tucks is a fold that has been stitched in place to place. And a very thin fold makes it a Pin-tuck. They make such versatile fabrics that you can add them to the simplest of the fabric designs and still can look stunning with little or no embellishments. The blue cushion cover is a simple pin tuck fabric embellished with gold and brass shaded embroidery. How gorgeous it would look with neutral shaded furniture.
Pin-tucks have always been a first choice for bed-covers and quilts. And the plethora of shades it is available in makes it more in demand.
They can be a perfect choice from table mats to curtains to cushion covers to summer quilts.
If you are one of those who get bored with theme based decors easily, then checks are definitely for you. They are scintillating and extremely versatile. If you are not into black and white checks, there is a huge variety of checks available today. Jazz up your living room with matching checks for curtains and cushion covers.
Check out how alluring this chair looks blended with different designs of checks. Next time you are looking to do something creative with your bedroom/study room, adding this chair only will give a taste of creativity.
For a traditional and contemporary styled home decor, add lots of embroidered fabric to your living room furnishings and bed rooms. The beauty of embroidery still makes us remember the traditional art of our country. One of the best things about embroidered art is you can mix and match different types of embroidery.
India has a rich heritage of so many different cultures and every culture has its own art of embroidery. Phulkari is Punjab inspired, Chikankari comes from parts of Uttar Pradesh, Bengal has Kantha embroidery and similarly there are so many other embroideries. And these embroideries are not just for clothing, when blended well with the other home décor, the embroidery art looks so enthralling.
Check out the fine needle embroidery on these white pillows. It not only adds a pinch of tradition but also gives a modern contemporary look to your bedroom.
Colorful Home Décor with a blend of multiple prints
If you are fond of a Bohemian look, Add colorful fabrics with multiple prints in your home décor. Because Bohemian style is all about layering prints and textures and it gives a perfect hip, free-spirited look. Even the blend of traditional and modern prints can be fascinating. Check out the chair with a blend of multiple prints. It has traditional batik and colorful Ikats and still gives a modern contemporary look.
For people with not so much into prints, compliment the solid fabric with printed cushions in vibrant hues. But make sure to compliment the colors well.
Darker yellows can complement maroons. Black solid shade can also be blended with colorful shades of yellow, blues. Even pairing the rug with cushions of sofa sets can give a colorful look to your home decor.
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