playing with pattern

I tend to be more simplistic when it comes to my decor style. Our bed linens are all white. I only have natural sisal rugs in our home. Our walls are mostly bare and our towels are nothing but white. But more and more, I find myself gravitating towards color and pattern. I've learned that, when incorporated carefully, fun patterns can look just as clean and crisp as stark neutral palettes. Here are a few examples of how pattern can be used in simple ways...

I'm loving these little pops of pattern...

(image sources: 1, 2, 3)


  1. cute picks! we have a few patterns in our living room and i love mixing things up. xo jillian - cornflake dreams

  2. OMG I am loving those pillows in the first photo! All the pillows from Furbish studio are on my wish list. Great finds!

  3. What laundry method do you use to keep your white towels white? I have trouble getting makeup ect out!!

  4. I'm obsessing over those pillows in the first photo! I need to find or make those in navy! Would love to see pictures of how you decorate in all white!


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