Decorating Tips for your Room with the Right Throw Pillow

Belinda-GoldHave you ever walked into a room and noticed the amazing way throw pillows pull together the whole design? Whether it’s your living room, garden room or even your bedroom, the right throw pillows are perfect accent pieces that lend a fresh and elegant vibe to any decor with great ease while simultaneously being very easy on your pocket. What is great about them is that they are not only perfect adornments but have a terrific purpose as well. They play a very important role in heightening up the comfort factor. Let’s look into few decorating tips to transform any living space:-

Shape and size

If appearance is your top priority, throw pillows provide you with endless possibilities. The size of the throw pillows you require would depend on the sofa or the area where you want to decorate it. The standard throw pillow size for a standard sofa is about 18 inches. However, if you wish to just toss them in a side basket for easy grabbing, going for 24 inches or higher can be heavenly. Creating an edged look with increasing or decreasing sizes of throw pillows can actually look quite edgy.

Shapes too have a very important role to play. The usual square and rectangular shapes look elegant and make for deep seating and that extra comfort factor. A clever mix of shapes and sizes can greatly alter the visual vibe and style of a room. You can easily use the same set to create various visuals and change decor almost on a weekly basis with the same set of throw pillows.

Fabrics and textures

They provide another scope of terrific experimentation. Playing with various fabrics and textures make for terrific accents. Pairing velvet throw pillows with satin ones can lend the extra glamour and oomph to any room. However, when you wish to sit on them, cotton fabrics are the most comfortable ones.

Designs

Designs and patterns are other terrific aspects to play with. Generally, it’s best to stick with solid colours for the large throw cushions and use patterns and prints in smaller ones to eliminate the too busy or distracting look.