Pretty shades of pink
When planning a room or an outfit, think monocromatically. Mixing texture and pattern create interest. Silk, velvet, linen and quilted cotton along with crisp ruffled sheets give this room plenty of tactile and visual interest. The use of one color keeps it restful and soothing. Finish it off with a piece of your child’s original artwork!
Not only does it make the process easier but it gives everything a cohesive, streamlined look. It enhances the subject because the eyes aren’t distracted by darting back and forth from one splash of color to the next! The added benefit is when straightening up a room it’s easier to spot what’s out of place because of it’s nonconforming color!
Sturdy wools, distressed leather and a forgiving chenille in rich browns make a cozy kids den.
Pale ocean blue walls, linens and drapes add to the serenity of this room.
Gold venetian plaster, sofas, chair and rug unify. Accessories add punch!
Eight Tips For Mastering Monocromatic Color Schemes:
1. choose a color you absolutely love.
2. use many different fibers such as linen, chenille, velvet, cotton, silk.
3. several different patterns make it interesting.
4.use the soft fabrics where they will be touching your skin.
5. apply to all surfaces such as rugs, drapes, lamps, accessories, furniture and art.
6. vary the intensity of the color by going pale or muted on large pieces and intense on smaller items and art.
7. place sturdier fabrics on items that get a lot of wear and more delicate fabrics for items that get less abuse.
8. use different textures such as a cotton cordoroy sofa, with silk taffeta drapes, and cotton velvet pillows.