Once reserved for the wealthy and royal, cushions are now an item of everyday luxury that complete spaces ranging from living rooms and bedrooms to outdoor seating areas. Deceptively named 'throw cushions' and 'scatter cushions,' mixing and matching these decorative pillows actually requires a little bit of know-how to get them looking just right.
CO-ORDINATE CUSHIONS WITH EXISTING DECOR
Look for throw cushions in colours and patterns that will coordinate with the palette you are already using in your home.
The key to success with bolder prints is to balance them with cushions in neutral tones.
DARE TO GO BOLD
If you have a neutral colour theme in your living room, select two or three bold colours to inject a little depth into the space.
The more neutral your room, the brighter your cushions can be. We have plenty of bold coloured cushions at Sharon White Art.
Don't be afraid to combine multiple textures from velvet to silk to fur; combining heavy textures with lighter ones across your cushions will keep your home looking cosy yet modern.
DRAW CUSHION INSPIRATION FROM UNLIKELY PLACES
When looking to update your room, take inspiration from a range of sources.
If you love the colours and print in your favourite silk scarf or a piece of art, then use that as inspiration when looking for beautifully designed cushions. With our wall art there are plenty of cushions to go with them as they come in a collection so you don’t have to worry about trying to match them when you can with our cushions and wall art.
VARY CUSHION SHAPE AND SIZE
Have all your cushions in the same regimented size can look very formal.
Combine cushions of different sizes and shapes to creaye a homely and welcoming look.
THERE ARE CUSHIONS TO SUIT EVERY ROOM
You can still have a gender neutral room with cushions — grey and yellow is a great combination that lifts and living space without being overly feminine.
Other trending colours you can try are are mustard, terracotta, sage green and seafoam.
Contrast block colours with horizontal lines and vertical lines in narrow spaces to play with the eyes.
GET YOUR SHINE ON
If your home consists of earthy, neutral colours, add some metallic to maintain a textured and edgy finish. Keep it chic and simple, and stick to the monochrome for a sophisticated edge.