This post is a collection of 12 pretty floral patterns in fabrics that feel good to wear and dress your home with this summer.
Mercury is soaring. It’s only 7:00 a.m. As I draw the curtains in my living room, it’s blinding with light from the morning sun streaming through the tall windows.
The season of aam panna, chaach, and lemonade is here. As are chikans and something light and loose to wear.
Well, how about the home: do you dress your home like you would dress yourself ?
As much as I like the layers and cosiness of the winter, I love rusticity in summers — benches by the garden, floral fabrics for cushions and curtains, and white sheers lining the windows. One’s personal choice can be easily stamped in the things around them. Here are some ways to dress yourself and your home this summer.
It is all about flower power on cushions, curtains, table cloths and mats, bed spreads , jewelry, clothes etc. Floral fabrics in candy, pastel colors signify lightness that is easy on the eye. whether it is drape yourself or use as furnishing in your home.
Minimal prints can be simple yet alluring, choose light color prints which are effortless and elegant. If you prefer bigger prints then go with subtle colors, they will stand out beautifully and make a room look brighter hence spacious.
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HAND BLOCK PRINTS
Hand block prints are trending this summer. With so many interesting patterns available in the market, you can play around with different patterns to give a brand new look to the room. I highly recommend greens and yellows as cushion covers to go along with wood finished sofas for a summery feel.
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Color blocking is a perfect way to go bold this season . Use bright colors such as neons and pinks to brighten up the room. You can also mix and match different colors or patterns to add more depth to the room. Splendid idea to spruce up and good option for a large space.
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One could go all out on florals for bohemian theme. From eccentric patterns and colors to soft colors. It is all about layering aesthetically. Just do not mix too many patterns as they will clutter the free space.
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Any kind of embroidery or patchwork will give a fresh look to an otherwise monotonous furnishing. You could also DIY to create your own personalized designs. One can add patchwork to an ordinary curtain and who said latkans are only meant for lehengas add them to your drapes, you will be pleasantly surprised on how much a little object can make a significant difference.
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Tassels are trending this summer as well. Spice up your room with tassel pillows for a quirky view. I’d recommend color tassels on white fabric.
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Furnish your entire home with an exclusive theme say floral motifs. This gives character to the home.
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Well now, let’s dress you up for summer.
Look best this summer with crochet tops. Best way to beat the heat and look stylish. There are abundant designs from ethnic to modern available in the market nowadays and they can be styled in different ways.
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You can pair Kalamkari tops with straight cotton pant to stand out. You can style them in umpteen ways – wide neck kurta with a silver chocker or an oxidised earring, a short top with khaki pants . My absolute favorites are designer Ayush Kejriwal’s ‘Jhola’ frock which is versatile.
Shop the look: Kalamkari top from Fabindia
Trending piece of jewelry in the industry right now, from chokers to earrings there are so many variety of accessories made with fabric. They incorporate sea shells, mirrors and coins to make them absolutely gorgeous.
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Palazzos are functional and classy. Pair printed palazzos with a single colored top, add shades and a tote bag to complete the look. You can also layer them up to make them look more interesting.
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Printed fabrics are always fashionable. There are numerous designs and designers are always coming up with new creations . You can never go wrong with prints . Opt for minimal floral prints this season.
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If in doubt dress in lighter colors with minimal print, add one piece of accessory whether it is a neck piece or a handbag and you are good to go.