Pillows are a great way to add luxury – and interest — to any room.
Here, we have piled a plethora of pillows on the bed for a dramatic effect. Look closely, and you’ll see interplay of textures with silk, burned-out velvet and tapestry. Look even more closely, and you’ll discover tassels, fringe and beading. It’s formal with a touch of whimsy. Jewel tones, including our favorite gold, blend effortlessly. (Let’s be honest ladies: We all love gold, whether it’s fabric or bling!)
On the bed, start with the euro-size pillow. It’s large and square, perfect for propping up while reading. Next, add king- or queen-size, and continue adding smaller versions until you feel like the look is complete.
Sure, pillows work beautifully on a sofa or in a wing chair, but think of some other ways to add a special touch elsewhere: In dining chairs, perhaps, to encourage leisurely after-dinner conversation; on a porch or deck, to add plush comfort to a few hours of lolling; in a straight desk chair, to add lumbar support.
Think of pillows as an art element in a room; create a “pillowscape,” if you will, by combining a variety of sizes, shapes, colors, and textures. Pillows also are an inexpensive way to incorporate a new decorating trend, or to make seasonal changes.
Size and shape really don’t matter when it comes to pillows; just pile them on and enjoy.