adding texture to your home

8 Ways to Add Texture to Your Home

Written on February 23, 2013 at 6:00 pm , by

When we think of sprucing up our homes, the first two things that often come to mind are how to add color and pattern, but there’s a third element to consider when decorating and that is texture. Color and pattern appease the eyes but it’s texture that sooths or stimulates the sense of touch. Here are eight different decorative elements to consider when you seek to add texture to your spaces:  

1.) A Paneled Accent Wall.  The grain and texture of wood is always warm and inviting – stain the planks of your accent wall dark or leave them in their natural state.

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2) Fur or Fluff.  We’re drawn to the texture of furry or woolen animal friends, so factor those textures into your decorating by including something fluffy in the form of a pouf, pillow, blanket, or flokati wool rug.

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