I'm often asked about patterns and how to utilize them. My response? "I don't know!" Not because I don't have an opinion but because this is very subjective, and, well, "you do you!" But, what I can sincerely recommend is not to overplay florals. Just one or in some cases two will do. If you prefer floral patterns, let that pattern be the showstopper - the bolster on your bed or the largest pillow on your couch. Then tone down the pattern with a solid or a simple stripe. If you prefer neutrals or simple patterns, consider adding a floral as a small lumbar for interest.
But what about adding multiple florals together? This is by no means a bad thing to do, but you have to be careful. When mixing florals, make sure the tones match. You don't want a bright red flower next to a petite purple floral pattern. I also recommend not pairing the same scale or style pattern together. For instance, if you have a large, bold floral pattern, consider adding a smaller scale and lighter floral. Another example would be not pairing block printed floral patterns together.
Speaking of tones... if you prefer a more neutral, calmer style, then keep colors in the same family. Stick with different shades of blue or mix blues with some greens or purples. If you want to make a bold statement, then feel free go for complimentary colors.
 Florals can be intimidating, but they don't have to be. These patterns should be a fun way to add dimension to your space. If you ever need help selecting just the right pattern, feel free to message me! I'm happy to send you suggestions and help you visualize the combination in your space!

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