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Guest Picks: Pretty Pattern Mixing
becca | CAKE.
i'm becca, designer and editor of CAKE. | http://www.cakeeventsblog.com | an events + design blog dedicated to inspiring details for happy occasions. i'm a bay area girl with a modern rustic style... when I'm not working, creating designs for my etsy shop or hanging with my family, my head is generally in the clouds, dreaming up my next project.
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While mixing patterns used to be considered a faux pas, it has recently become a popular trend in both fashion and home decor. Choosing patterned pieces as home accents is such a fun and non-committal way to experiment with this trend and show off your personal style. Here are some of my picks for patterns to mix. — Becca from CAKE.
DwellStudio Labyrinth Pillow, Citrine - $88
An interesting mix of pattern and texture like this invites attention.
Magical Thinking Dip-Dye Pillow - $34
Dip-dyed fabric is a fantastic and artful pattern, and it is so easy to DIY at home.
Herringbone Blanket - $370
This beautiful herringbone throw is subtle but sophisticated (and so very cozy).
Chili Pepper Knitted Pouf - $79.99
This chainlink pouf is the perfect pop of color.
Sweep Dinnerware - $3.95
A sweep of black pattern like this can be super versatile for entertaining.
Kerala Striped Napkins, Yellow - $38
Yellow stripe napkins are so cheerful and coordinate with lots of other colors.
Kenza Dinnerware, Indigo - $47.80
Mix it up with this navy and white ikat dinnerware.
Ceylon Kari Iris Curtain Panel Set - $1,206
Stick to a small pattern on your curtains, and let your pillows pop with something bold.
Electra Vase - $150
Nobody does pattern like Jonathan Adler. Even his vases are punchy with cheer.
Marimekko Jurmo Blue Sheet Set - $84.95
Marimekko patterns always pair well together. I love this navy and white bedding combination.
Lille Quilt - GBP 168
This vibrant bedspread is a great example of how boldly mixed patterns can coordinate.
Ticking Stripe Ruffled Shower Curtain - $79
Ticking stripes like these will look great with monograms and other subtle patterns in the bathroom.
Lola Three-Piece Crib Set - $325
A nursery is the perfect place for having fun with whimsical patterns.
Handpicked Patchwork Crib Bedding - $29
Bright, bold patterns will help to stimulate a child's mind.
Sunshine Dots File Folders - $7
Buy file folders in a pretty pattern to perk up the office.
Scallop Lacquered Wood Tray - $98
A patterned lacquer tray like this one is a great add to an office space.
Nine Brilliant Symmetry Prints - $425
Wake up your walls with a mix of geometric prints.