Selling Houses Australia

How To Choose the Best Cushions to Decorate Your Home

One of Shaynna's strongest suits is knowing how to complimenting patterns,and textures - and how to get the most out of a statement piece. Cushions are great a great and often inexpensive way to spruce up a living space. 

Here are her tips for choosing the best feature cushion for your room: 

Number

Shaynna believes a "modern, eclectic look" can be achieved with an odd number of cushions, while traditional spaces require an even number.  Either way, don't use so many that you can no longer sit on your couch!

Colours

Use pops of colour to co-ordinate with any other colour themes in the room - but don't get too matchy! If working with a neutral room, use two or three bold colours to start your theme. 

Patterns

You can use one strong pattern, but balance it out with some bold, single-coloured cushions  so you don't end up with clashing patterns.

Texture

"Don't be afraid to mix textures," Shaynna says. Mix heavier textures, like wool, with lighter ones, like silk or cotton. 

Styling

Place larger cushions at the back, and smaller ones in front, and don't group too many in one place. Mix up the shapes, and stagger the cushions for a more stylish effect. 

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