How many times have you heard relationships are about compromise? Sure some things are easy to agree on – for instance, he gets to watch football on Sundays if he sits with you through your favorite chick-flick movie.
But what happens when it comes to decorating your home, especially the bedroom? The key is strike a balance by combining just the right amount of each style and incorporating elements you can both live while still retaining your individuality. Here are a few tips to get you started.
Use Your Favorite Colors. You love peach hues and he loves stronger tones. Solution – combine them. You will be surprised by how many colors pair well together. If this doesn’t work, choose a neutral color you both agree on and add each of your favorite colors in small doses.
Mix Masculine + Feminine Patterns. Menswear fabric works well with many different patterns. Use floral patterns in an accent wall or window treatments, and add menswear accents through bed pillows and other furnishings so both of you are happy. Easy, right?
Shop Together. Choosing colors and selecting furniture and accessories together avoids arguments down the road. Shopping together will help to create a sanctuary you can both feel great about.
Whether your decorating styles are completely or moderately different, just remember: opposites attract. With the right attitude and a little bit of compromise you can lovingly coexist in a single space.