Lovely Finds: Pillow Talk {rebecca atwood}

Have you viewed this lookbook by
designer and artist Rebecca Atwood yet?

The line is created with a blend of traditional textile making
and hand painting by Atwood and features lovely linens,
fabric, artwork, and…P I L L O W S !

Blooms in Multi-Blush
Blooms in Multi-Blush

Marbled Stripe Pillow in Gray-lilac
Marble striped pillow in Gray-Lilac

Rebecca offers the following tips for
achieving an artful mix of pillows:
How to Mix and Match Pillows!

While it may seem intimidating at first, mixing and matching patterns is so much more fun than sticking with just one. Here are a few tips to inspire your choices!

Start With Proportion: Decide the size that best suits your space first. On a standard sofa 3 or 5 pillows is a good place to start. A 20”x20” pillow is almost always a good fit and can be mixed with an assortment of sizes. Try rectangle pillows from a casual composition, or go with squares in a different size for a more traditional look.

Pick a Palette: Next decide on color! Color has the ability to drastically change the mood. New to pattern? Opt for tonal and textural prints. A monochromatic color palette always works. If you want something bolder, start with one multi-colored design and pull out the other colors from within this print.

Switch It Up: You'll get the most interest if you change up the scale of the prints you mix. Start with an assortment of large, mid, and small scale prints.

Just between you, me, and the world wide web…
are you a pillow hoarder? A pillow snob?

Peace to you right where you are.



  1. May 16, 2016 / 10:43 pm

    All great advice. I would say I am almost a pillow hoarder, my hubby would say I am definitely a pillow hoarder, but he doesn't understand the needs we have, LOL

    • May 17, 2016 / 1:36 am

      then we'll call you borderline. ha! can you blame folk who think we're nuts?

    • May 18, 2016 / 1:40 am

      thanks for visiting, michele…what a lovely name, and i love saguaros!

  2. May 17, 2016 / 10:44 am

    Once again you have inspired me with a wonderfully talented designer and the fabrics/pillows are incredible. I so much appreciate your ability to share such joy through your work and that of others. A pure treat Michele – thank you!

    • May 18, 2016 / 1:41 am

      get your hand on the hardcopy lookbook, it's amazing.

  3. May 17, 2016 / 1:24 pm

    Hand painted pillows! Love them, so beautiful and artful. I'm not a hoarder yet, but it may be in my future!


    • May 18, 2016 / 1:42 am

      i would love to see what magic you could bring to a gorgeous white linen pillow with your paintbrush!

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