Sunday, September 29, 2013

Mixing Patterns

I just love mixing patterns.  It creates so much interest, to me.  So I was excited about a recent find that fits right in with what I have going on in my office.

Here is the chair that started it all.  As you can see, it's very comfortable.

Some members of the family find it comfortable enough to sleep in (myself included).

I never thought I liked brown in my decor until I bought this chair two or three years ago.  Since then, a whole scheme has evolved around it!  I love all the warm colors in this room; it makes me happy.

So finding this pillow on ebay that worked with all of my brown-based patterns in here just made me a happy camper.  It is petipoint, and it is flowers (which I love).  I think the background is actually greenish-brown; and the velvet back is green.  It all works.  I have green silk curtains I made that sometimes find their home in this room.

Eventually I want to make some curtains out of the same fabric as this little footstool cover I made.  Isn't the fabric beautiful?  I found it on the remnant table at Hancock's, very inexpensively!


The total mix

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  1. I love mix and matching fabrics.

    BTW, your dog is adorable.

  2. I love to mix patterns, it makes everything so much more interesting and pretty. Great job. Thanks so much for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

  3. Love those mix patterns. Gorgeous colors here.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Coming from Centsational Girl.
    Hope to see you on my blog:)

  4. That is a pretty fabric mix! The pictures of your furbaby on the chair is absolutely adorable!

  5. The fabric on your footstool is fabulous! I've never thought of myself as a "brown" person, but after seeing that, I am!

  6. Love Brown, I remember someone saying "Brown is the new black" awhile back. Love that footstool fabric and the peti-point pillow!
    regards Peggy

  7. Great job of mixing and matching fabrics and that cute dog is the perfect accessory!
    Thanks for linking up with TTF this week!

  8. Love that wonderful brown floral on your stool. I have kitchen curtains made from that same fabric. thanks for joining in on the party!

  9. love the floral with the other patterns. I'm trying to learn to mix up the patterns better and yours are a good example. thanks for sharing these mixes.

  10. Oh Girl,
    I just wandered into your blog on a link from the Plate Addict. This post just reached out and grabbed me!! I think from what I have already read, that you are somewhere in Texas, and so am I....then I got to these pictures and lo and behold, we have the same fabrics...the brown floral is in my living room, the big checks are in my den and kitchen and a close relative of the chair fabric accents the checks in the den!! How cool is that!!
    Blessings to you,