Lighten Up a Dark Winter Using Colorful Patterns

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Who: Alyse Rodriguez, artist and designer

Where: New Orleans, LA

Why we love this pic: Short, cool winter days are the perfect reason to bring some uplifting color into the home. This stunning space is elevated to new heights thanks to its cheerful array of throw pillows and matching canvas print. And the black backdrop of the couch makes those vibrant hues all the more impactful.

The takeaway: Winter basically begs for vibrant interior colors.

Get the look:

Crate and Barrel Petrie Armless Loveseat, $2,246

West Elm Iris Planter (Large), $189

PacificKilimRug Wool Pillow, $36



Kelly is a full-time freelance writer, aspiring aerialist, and passionate interior design enthusiast. She's a regular contributor to design-centric publications like Apartment Therapy, The Spruce, and TexasLiving Magazine.

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