An eclectic look is never an easy thing to pull off so that it looks planned. Most of us have selected a style for our home’s living room design and try to stick to it. Nevertheless, there always seem to be one or two items that don’t quite fit the bill. If you want to make a virtue of this, then decorate your living room in a deliberately eclectic style.
The trick is to make sure the blending of different architectural and decorative styles is coherent. No one wants to sit in a living room that is just a jumble of ideas. In order to pull off an eclectic living room successfully don’t head in all directions at once. Pick styles that blend but use them in novel ways. Don’t try too many different styles all at once. If you have something that stands all on its own, in terms of style, make it a central feature. With eclectic interiors, usually less is more.
Stone, Wood And Leather
A good combination of materials will always look complimentary. For an eclectic look you may, at first, think about avoiding this. However, combinations such as a stone wall, set against wooden beams or flooring often look unplanned, but work together. This is particularly so if your wood has an untreated finish to it or a form retains something of its natural state.
Add to this mix some leather, perhaps as a choice for your furniture upholstery, and you have three material elements working independently from one another but in unison. If you don’t have a stone wall, why not fake the look with some stone textured cushions?
Color Mash Up
An eclectic living space will always be eye catching and to pull off the look extend your color palette from where you would normally bound yourself. White walls and ceilings give you a blank canvas on which to add some eclectic colors
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