The eclectic style can be defined as a selection of what appears to be the best in various other styles. It’s a collections of elements gathered from different sources and put together. However, this does not make it a style easy to create or replicate. Mixing and matching elements from different styles is not as easy as it seems.Simply taking the elements you like best in each style and throwing them together randomly is not enough.
Even though you like them all separately, they might not look so good when you out them all together. In order to avoid creating a mess, you have to be careful what you choose. It’s important to be moderate when creating contrasts and to create a balanced design. The idea is to create something that represents you and that is basically your style. An eclectic interior design is defined by contrasts and variety.
When creating an eclectic interior décor you should take risks. Don’t try to be safe but rather take a chance. Of course, you don’t want to waste money on something that turns out to be a mess so you could first take a picture of the room you want to redecorate, analyze it and then try different combinations. If you don’t like the result just try again. You can use many different colors but it’s important to have a coherent combination. Pay attention to the scale and proportions and mix and match different textures. It’s easier to imagine everything when you have a clean background. Also, don’t be afraid to create bold focal points and accent pieces. If you need some inspiration, here are a few examples.
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