How to Make Unexpected Design Combos Work In Your Home
These cool combos from HGTV Magazine break the decorating rules ... and the results are awesome.
Pink + Red
The colors may have a rep for clashing, but a blend of several shades calls for heart eyes. Hits of moody crimson and dramatic tomato red balance out playful blush pink and fuchsia, grounded by a black sofa. A multihued rug ties it all together. (Wall paint: Arcade White by Behr)
Chrome + Brass
Forget what you’ve heard—mix metals! Layering different finishes and sheens (polished, matte, distressed) revs up a room’s personality. (Wall paint: Stone Blue by Farrow & Ball)
Rustic + Modern
This dining room looks pairs rustic and modern accessories
Here's stunning proof from HGTV Magazine that you can pair a farmhouse-style table with mod tulip chairs and a futuristic urchin light.
Here’s stunning proof that you can pair a farmhouse-style table with mod tulip chairs and a futuristic urchin light. Wallpaper that looks like concrete (so cool!) adds texture and an industrial vibe that bridges the styles.
Floral + Leather
A bedroom that mixes floral and leather
Flowers don't have to be super sweet--combining them with leather elements, like in this bedroom from HGTV Magazine, gives them a little edge.
Flowers don’t have to be supersweet—combining them with leather elements gives them a little edge. Think one big piece, like this faux-leather headboard, and some accessories, such as the tray and pillow. There’s even leather detailing on the sconce. (Wall paint: Loyal Blue by Sherwin-Williams)