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Too much matching?

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almondsareforevermore Sat 22-Sep-18 18:58:47

We have matching curtains and bedspread. Now I’ve found lampshades in the same design and want them for our bedside tables but is that too much the same? There’s a rug available too!

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Ceilingrose Sat 22-Sep-18 19:33:07

I think it is too much. But that's just my opinion.

You could pick one of the colours out to use in plain on one or two items.

Knittedfairies Sat 22-Sep-18 19:47:01

I once stayed in a guest bedroom where the bed linen matched the lampshades which matched the curtains which matched the wallpaper... Too much!

Marley45 Sat 22-Sep-18 20:47:54

Too much for me. I’d go for plain lampshades too.

seven201 Sun 23-Sep-18 08:37:19

It's a bit 90's to do all matching. I wouldn't personally.

chartreuse Sun 23-Sep-18 09:21:58

If you like the pattern and would enjoy everything matching then why not?

Decorating is all about what YOU love and what makes you happy, not about 'rules' and what other people think is acceptable.

dudsville Sun 23-Sep-18 09:24:18

Depends. If it's quite understated and neutral then you can liven the room up with splashes of other textiles/colours/patterns.

LittleBLUEsmurfHouse Sun 23-Sep-18 09:57:35

If its your own bedroom whatever makes you happy and relaxed in there.

If its for a guest room and your thinking about how guests would view it - I'd say it's probably better to have lamps in the colour but not matching pattern.

Fishforclues Mon 24-Sep-18 10:30:14

Master bedroom, do whatever the hell you like! How often do you see, think or care about your friends' master bedroom decor?

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