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These bolsters add a big punch of turquoise to this chocolate and white room. Note how they play off the painting.
Side Note: Also note the clever way that panel slides over to hide the television!
Sometimes you need to take a good look at your bedscape and play "pillow police." We can tend to get a little nuts with the amount of throw pillows we use. A patterned bolster added to plain shams may be all you need.
Tip: A few readers recently suggesting taking photos of their spaces in order to be able to see them and critique them with fresh eyes. This is great advice for your bedscape. Take a quick shot and you may find you want to pare it down to something simpler.
Bolsters are traditionally round, but they can take on other shapes. This designer has used prints sparingly, and it's a great balance.
Tip: You don't need to go wild with print and pattern. Sometimes a striped window treatment here and a jacquard pillow there is all the pattern a room needs.
Twin bolster pillows add golden yellow to these twin beds.
This extra long bolster adds the only botanical print in the room. It takes its proportional cues from the length of the bench.
Speaking of bolsters and benches, simply place the bolster on the bench when you're ready for bed.
Another emerging trend in home decor is placing one oversized bolster on the sofa. Often after you do this, no additional throw pillows are required.
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