Play With Paint and Pattern
Designer Barbara Howard's fearless use of color and pattern gives the Southern Accents showhouse plenty of style and personality. Her tricks of the trade will help you navigate the waters in your home.
In the teen’s room, raspberry-striped wallpaper adds a touch of Hollywood glamour. Run on the horizontal (a technique called "railroading"), it looks modern but is cozy. Large-scale floral prints on the ottoman, chair, and pillows echo the walls, but their similar chocolate brown background colors don’t compete for attention. A smaller scale stripe with pinks, greens, and browns (on the curtains and back of the chair) ties the room together.
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