10 Times Homeowners Power Clashed Like Pros

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One of my favorite 30 Rock moments of all time is when Jack Donaghy meets his future self who has mastered “power clashing” with his patterned ties and shirts. I think about power clashing a lot and how deeply I envy people who have mastered it. Lena Corwin was one of the first people I knew who could effortlessly mix patterns of different styles, colors and sizes and I am still trying to master that skill (unsuccessfully) to this day. While the general rules hold true (be sure to mix pattern sizes, like-colored patterns work together), I find true power clashing tends to be a skill people either have or don’t. Since I fall into the latter category, today I’m celebrating 10 amazing rooms from DS home tours that celebrate pattern clashing in a big way. My hat is off to these masters of artful clashing. xo, grace

Image above from David and Rumaan’s Brooklyn home tour

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Suzanna and Mick’s children’s room mixes patterns in the form of bedding and a rug that share a common blue accent color. 

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Emily’s Edinburgh home is full of so many amazing power-clashing moments. 

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Jeremy and Ali’s home is full of bold textiles that share accent colors and add a big punch of color to each room. 

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Nadia and Mark’s plaid wallpaper and Moroccan rug work together because of their similar grey, black and cream color palette. 

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Jonathan Adler’s creative director Benjamin works a variety of blue and black-toned prints together in the bedroom. 

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Shawn and Jamie’s home contrasts a bold blue and white wallpaper with two beautiful rugs in shades of blue. 

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Christina’s living room proves that pillows with different patterns can work together when the color palette is kept neutral with only a few pops of color. 

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Carley and Jonathan’s family room is boho power clashing at its finest.

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Joey and Mark prove that vintage shop owners know a thing or two about combining patterns. 

from Design*Sponge http://www.designsponge.com/2017/03/10-times-home-owners-power-clashed-like-pros.html

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