Everyone should introduce a little pattern and texture into their space. A great pattern can add a lot of interest to a room, in previous posts we have seen how it can be done in various paint applications so today’s focus is on textiles. A few good fabrics can bring an entire design scheme together. It can be drawn on for colour palette inspiration or help to showcase your personality.
Tips: If you apprehensive about pattern start with more cost effective items like table settings, pillows, lamp shades and small area rugs until you gain confidence in your selections. Or – pick up that fabric you love, by a small piece, frame it or mount it on the wall for an art alternative.
(Images above Via: http://www.marthastewart.com)
(Fabrics showcased found at Designer fabrics in Toronto)
Example of framed fabrics:
If your located in Toronto or visiting from out of town and want some textile inspiration check out … Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue (Dundas St. W & University Ave., St. Patrick subway)
t. (416) 599-5321
Design Sense: Dianne describes her design sense as ever evolving, influenced by her life experiences, travels, architecture, fashion, textile design, art and graphic design.
What you will find in every project: The use of natural classic materials, texture, pattern, natural light, and pops of colour.
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