Just because Google says that mid-century modern is all the rage doesn't mean you don't need to rush out to buy a turquoise couch if you secretly think it's the ugliest thing you've ever seen. "People should be fearless and make their decor personal," Bailen advises, joking, "The design police aren't coming over!
Let your sofa be the standout piece in the room by opting for one in a vibrant hue reminiscent of the 50s (think: bubblegum pink, teal, or sunny yellow). "A colorful sofa is a good start for a room," Bailen says. "Since gray walls have been a trend for over a decade, neutral sofas get lost. " If you're going to attempt the mid-century look, we believe this is the best place to start.
When it comes to your throw pillows, which Bailen notes are "a fast, inexpensive way to add style to a living room," play around with different textures and patterns to create visual interest, like these pillows with eye-popping graphic prints.
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