Use cushions to brighten your home

cushions 1Adding cushions is another way to personalise your home. Choosing cushions is like choosing a new piece of artwork to display on your wall. Besides the comfort element, cushions can make a real statement in a room. Choose cushions that reflect your personality and show your unique style, the best way to add cushions is to make sure the colour and patterns match the overall interior style. If you have a minimalist interior decor, you can add unique patterns and colourful cushions. Try and match your cushions with decorative accessories, starting from a statement piece, such as matching your cushions to curtains or your lampshades through similar colour schemes. You can also add drama by matching your cushion patterns with your wall decor.

Also keep in mind that a chair only needs 1 cushion, a love seat needs 2 cushions, a sofa for two people can hold 3 cushions, and a large couch for three people can accommodate 4 cushions at most. Here is some inspiration to brighten your room with cushions.

  1. You can mix patterns to add drama to any room. Just make sure the patterns are all of the same colour scheme. Also play with the cushion’s sizes to be more creative.cushions 2
  1. If you want to create a minimalist style, use cushions of similar patterns and colours. Use matching cushions to give a clean and elegant feel. You can also choose to set cushions of different sizes and shapes.cushions 3
  1. To create a focus on your sofa, you can mix cushions of different colours. This type of mix and match should be done carefully to avoid overwhelming various colours together. If you decide to mix colours, make sure the room decor is minimalist and sleek.

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  1. Complement your interior look with a throw on your sofa. The combination of a throw and cushions gives a cosy atmosphere. Just make sure you choose a light throw made of cotton for summer.cushions 5

You need to make cushions fit into your home decor to give it an elegant look. Use those different combinations to create a bright and elegant home.

Author Bio – Lisiane Ndong

Lisiane Ndong is an entrepreneur and online marketing specialist. She is the owner of Nilare (formerly Lilie Design), a lifestyle brand offering handcrafted accessories and gifts. Having worked in the field of marketing in London for 4 years, Lisiane decided to pursue her passion for design by creating her own company. She has strong belief in people empowerment so she set up her social enterprise to supporting communities in Africa. She loves interior design and fashion, and is passionate about personnel development, coaching and wellbeing.

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