This Is Why the "No Mixing Patterns” Rule Is Meant to Be Broken

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Who: Allison Crawford, interior designer

Where: Austin, Texas

How to get the 'gram: We like to think that rules are really just guidelines, and that's especially true when it comes to interior design. This space beautifully breaks the age-old "no mixing patterns" rule, resulting in a bold, vibrant space that's full of personality and impossible to forget. So, the next time you feel forced to choose between two favorite patterns, simply add 'em both! Problem solved.

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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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