Perfecting the look of a room in your home is all about paying attention to the details. Some designers even think that the right throw pillows can make or break a living or family room design.

Viesso offers a custom throw pillow design tool so that you can design your own throw pillows from scratch. This is a fast and easy way to find new throw pillows for a new room design or to boost old furniture with a design makeover.

If you are overwhelmed at the number of options there are to select from with our custom throw pillows design tool, there’s no need to worry. Here are the rules to make sure that you select the perfect throw pillows for your room.

Don’t Match the Throw Pillows With Your Sofa

Throw pillows are meant to be decorative accents. If they simply blend into the upholstery of your sofa, then they might as well not be there at all! Therefore it is very important that you select fabrics that contrast or highlight the elements of the sofa. You can incorporate the color of the sofa in the throw pillow or match the color of the throw pillow to other items in the room such a furniture or table.

Use Your Throw Pillows to Bring the Elements of the Room Together

Your room’s décor should tell a story and a great way to make sure that all of the elements in the room have a beginning and an end when combined is to use the throw pillows to highly colors that are underrepresented in the room.

This idea works well if you already have a lot of color in the room. You can use the throw pillows to highlight the drapes or maybe those brass candlesticks that you have sitting on a table. The options are endless. So pick a color and get creative!

If you are working with a more neutral or monochromatic color scheme, you can use the throw pillows to instead introduce a new pattern into the room instead of adding more color. This will make the throw pillows visually enticing without turning them into an eyesore.

Don’t Get Repetitive

A common mistake of decorating with throw pillows is to repeat a color pattern that is already present in the room. This is a big mistake because your room design will look amateurish. Instead if you aren’t sure what to do, take an element from the room such as a single color and find a pillow design that has that single element but with a completely different take on it such as a differing pattern. This way you can avoid ending up with a room that has obviously matching elements and looks staged.

Don’t Forget About the Fabrics

Viesso offers a variety of eco-friendly options when it comes to designing custom throw pillows. Not only can use select the color and style, but you can also select the fabric and filling. Viesso’s fabrics are dyed with non-toxic dyes and you can opt from a selection of fillings including organic cotton.

Designing your own throw pillows is a lot of fun, but it is even better when you know that the throw pillows are safe, non-toxic, and promote sustainability. You will be spending a lot of time in your home and you don’t want to end up breathing in harmful chemicals because of your furniture.

If You’re Stuck, Refer Back to Your Color Palette

If you are still at a loss as to how to design the perfect throw pillows, start with the basics. Dig up the paint color palette for your room and figure out all of the colors that are already represented in your room. If you have no idea, any paint store can provide you with a fan deck for paint colors. Then simply refer to these colors and design your custom throw pillows so that the paint colors are represented in your throw pillows

To create the best look for your room, design each throw pillow individually and make them all different. This way each one will have its own character and you with add a lot of depth and complexity to your room.

Viesso offers a wide selection of custom throw pillows. Use our throw pillow design tool here to select the perfect options for your custom throw pillows. If you have already designed some pillows for your home, share your photos with us below in the comments!