Do you have a deep desire to add some style and drama to your room? Well, just throw in a few brightly colored and attractive cushions. Voila you have successfully added spunk to your room! While that looks to simple to do, there are lots of things you need to consider when choosing them.
Adding patterned cushions is a fabulous way to add color to any room without being too garish. And most people are very confused as to how to do it correctly without going over the top. Adding just the right type and color of cushions can give a new lease of life to any room.
For the adventure freak in you, using neon green patterned cushions with hot pink cushions or even yellow clashing with black makes a very bold statement. Whether it’s only to add spunk to your room or living up your psychedelic fantasy, it’s all up to your wildest imaginations.
Cushions are available in lots and lots of sizes. Scatter cushions and huge XXL floor cushions are a popular choice. And how you place them is really up to you. You could always mix the sizes and see what looks better. It is not needed to bring new cushions every time but just change the covers and see how a bit of change creates a lot of difference to the overall room décor.
Traditionally cushions are square shaped. But these days, there is a wide variety of different shapes available ranging from spherical, rectangular and hearts to round and oval cushions. Using different shapes can add lots of depth and bring out the best in your room.
Material plays an important role while choosing cushions and cushion covers, and you have to get this one right. Velvet, polyester and silk add a dash of glamour to any simple room. Imagine a rich silk pink cushion in comparison to a plain dull pink cushion. It’s your choice.
Patterned cushions are like a raging trend in the market. Be it floral cushions, striped or even pop art cushions. These days, the UK theme is very popular amongst people because of the hype around the royal family – picture cushions with the union jack. Or, if music is your calling then there are cushions that have your favorite artists on them. The Beatles on cushions a is jazzy way to create drama in a room for sure. If you want bright and traditional Asian look, get cushion covers with patch work, embroidery, mirror work etc. Try online stores like rajrang.com for more ethnic inspirations.
There is no dearth of choice when it comes to choosing cushions to add spunk and life to a room. They have certainly become a great hit amongst interior designers as well. They are a cost effective way to brighten a room and the best bit is that the day you get bored of a certain look, you have all the freedom to change it and explore something new. Just make sure that whatever cushion covers you choose, they should be of remarkable quality.
Akshi is an interior designer and a part time blogger, she works with Rajrang. She loves to write about home decoration, interior designing, ladies apparels and accessories.
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