Tips To Mix And Match Cushion Covers Like A Pro

One of the simplest ways to add flair to your home is to accessorize it with decorative cushion covers. The key to success for any space in your home can be having the ideal cushion cover combination. You can mix and match cushion covers of different patterns and colors to create a unique and personalized look for your living space

This is your space, so let it represent your personality. Don't be afraid to explore and be a little trendy with your choices! It's crucial to learn the right techniques for styling and layering cushions. Here is a quick mini-guide on how to level up your cushion game with these cushion cover ideas.

Designer Cushion Covers

  • Cushion Styling Tip #1 – Choosing a color scheme

Pick a color scheme that goes well with the décor of the rest of your space. Take a hint from the existing furniture in the space. Try using the same hues from a sofa, a wall painting, accessories, or a rug. If you want to experiment with color in the cushions but that color doesn't appear any place else in the room, you could try using that element as an accent.

Cushion Covers on Sofa

  • Cushion Styling Tip #2 – Expertly combining cushion cover patterns

There are mainly two types of patterns for cushion covers: organic and geometric. Checks, stripes, and contemporary shapes are examples of geometric patterns, whereas floral, botanical, and abstract motions are some of the examples of organic patterns. It's a nice creative idea to mix and match patterned cushion covers, but how can you be certain they won't clash? Consider combining, for instance, a floral styled cushion cover with a little geometric patterned or embroidered cushion cover. You could also try to combine a structured striped cushion cover with an allover motif. Use printed patterns that go with the interior of your room.

Patterned Cushion Cover Designs

  • Cushion Styling Tip #3 – Varying Textures

Utilize a variety of textures to give a visual and tactile interest to cushion cover setting. It would be really monotonous to use the same flat fabric all throughout if you had a generally neutral color scheme. Play with the contrast between soft and fuzzy, rough and silky. You can portray a specific decorating style by using a variety of textures.

Textured Cushion Covers

  • Cushion Styling Tip #4 – Mixing up cushion covers in different scales

By combining cushion covers in various scales—large, medium, and small—you can diversify your living space. Experiment with different cushion cover sizes and shapes. For example, you could try to combine a square cushion with a deco or a ball cushion.

Geometric Cushion Covers

The ease with which cushion covers may be updated is fantastic. Try to alter your cushion covers according to the season, the wall color, or if you just want to break the monotony. Purchase a cushion filler and cushion covers to make switching out cushions simple.

In the end, all that matters is that you enjoy what you see. If you follow our cushion cover ideas, you'll get stylish results, but don't be afraid to experiment until you find the combination that works for you.

Here at Cobalt Living we have created combinations from our collections of designer cushion covers to choose from. So, go ahead and have a hassle-free shopping experience.

Decorative Cushion Covers For Home

Happy Styling!

Team Cobalt Living.


Q1. What are some tips for choosing a colour scheme for cushion covers?

A - Choosing a colour scheme for cushion covers should complement your existing décor, take inspiration from your furniture, walls, or rugs, and add an element of contrast with an accent colour.

Q2. How can I combine patterned cushion covers without them clashing?

A - To combine patterned cushion covers without them clashing, balance the size and complexity of the patterns. Pair a bold pattern with a simpler one or mix patterns of different styles, like stripes and polka dots. Use a neutral or solid colour cushion cover as a buffer and limit the colour palette to avoid overwhelming the space.

Q3. What are some ideas for varying textures in cushion cover settings? 

A - Varying textures in cushion cover settings can be achieved by playing with the contrast between soft and fuzzy, rough and silky fabrics. This can add visual and tactile interest to your cushions and portray a specific decorating style.

Q4. How can mixing up the scale of cushion covers diversify my living space?

A - Mixing up the scale of cushion covers can bring diversity and interest to your living space. Experiment with different sizes and shapes of cushion covers to create a unique and personalized look that reflects your personality and complements the existing décor.

Q5. Where can I find pre-made combinations of cushion covers for a hassle-free shopping experience?

A - Our curated cushion cover sets are created to offer a hassle-free shopping experience. We have combined the cushions as pairs and more to act as a perfect guide to help you choose the right set for your home décor and enhance your living space.

Q6. What are some examples of cushion cover combinations that work well together?

A - Here are some examples of cushion cover combinations that work well together: Charcoal and tan colours for a characteristic look, neutrals for a cozy atmosphere, geometric prints for a modern touch, and blues and greens for a calming vibe. Adding texture with leather cushion cover or an embroidered cushion cover with delicate embossment can bring depth to the seating area. The key is to have a balance of colours, patterns, and textures that complement each other without overwhelming the space.

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