Update your home for the season ahead with simple, laid-back pattern
The warm, sun-drenched days of next season still seem a long way off, but you can get a glimpse of the joys of spring by planning a fresh look. Introducing pattern into your room is a quick and simple way to revamp an existing scheme for brighter days. Look out for laid-back patterns that will lend a relaxed rather than busy feel in easy-to-live-with muted colourways.
If your living room has plain walls and seating, why not add a large-format pattern on curtains or blinds? This bold graphic print from Villa Nova is ideal for stepping up the wow factor of a neutral room.
Curtains made in Claremont Quince V3132/01 fabric, £57 per m, Villa Nova
Bold pattern isn’t to everyone’s taste, so if you prefer a more subtle approach, go for a botanical-inspired leaf print. This classic wallpaper from Sanderson will stand the test of time.
Angel Ferns 211995, £35 per roll, Sanderson
For a more contemporary leaf print for walls, check out this paper from Superfresco Easy. It’s soothing, chilled-out fern pattern against a grey backdrop would work well in a living space or a bedroom.
Verdant in grey 32-448, £20 per roll, Superfresco Easy
Bring the outside in with this fun botanical print from Albany. Try it in a kitchen-diner or a study for an uplifting feel.
Fern in blue, £17.99 per roll, Albany range, Wallpaperdirect
The range of homeware at Clarissa Hulse includes cushions, lampshades, bed linen and stationery featuring beautiful botanical prints. This fern-print cushion will bring a lively hit of pattern to a plain, off-white sofa.
Lady Fern linen cushion, £45, Clarissa Hulse
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Co-ordinate pattern with walls – this leaf-print fabric complements the soft green walls of this scheme perfectly.
Angel Ferns fabric, £29 per m, Sanderson