As you read below, keep in mind that the various patterns and colors don’t need to “match” each other, they just need to “go” together.
1. Work with an odd number of patterns
Odd numbers tend to look best, so if you’re going to play with patterns, start with three different patterns in three different scales. Once you’ve mastered the key to mixing patterns, try for five!
2. Use varying scales of pattern
Incorporate varying scales to the space so that the prints don’t compete with one another. Sticking with the rule of three, pick one large, one medium and one small pattern to work with. For example, try one large floral/organic pattern, plus one medium geometric, plus