We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again. There’s no easier way to update a room than with soft furnishings. Whether it’s new scatter cushions in the living room, or new linen on the bed, a fresh new print is guaranteed to enliven any room.
Anndddd there’s no better place to start for a punchy, floral hit in the bedroom than with Rachel Castle! In Rachel’s own Sydney Home (Our most popular home so far this whole YEAR!), her vibrant ‘Sweet Pea‘ quilt cover adds a bright and slightly retro colour pop to her daughter’s otherwise modern room. Avoid ‘Austin Powers’ vibes by keeping the rest of room relatively crisp and contemporary, if choosing a major focal point, like bedding, to showcase your floral obsession!
On the flip side – if you find yourself inheriting a space with old-school floral features (carpet, couch or curtains), embrace it! Did you see our story about the ‘New French’ style yesterday? So many awesome examples of layering of new and old! We love the nostalgic charm that soft, classic florals can bring to a space, like in the Byron Bay home of designer and maker Amanda Coutts.