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Home Decor Trends: 5 Tips on Adding Texture

If your home is like mine, it is ever evolving. I switch home decor trends out all the time! But the one thing that is consistent in my design aesthetic is to create texture throughout the rooms. This grounds my transitional decor pieces and is a good footprint to build on in my rooms. You may be wondering how you can do this too—Snag my top 5 tips on adding texture into your home, so you can change your room decor with the seasons and still have a cozy space.

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Tip 1: Use accessories in varying materials and weaves.



This is one of the easiest ways to add texture into your home. I am such a fan of neutrals. They really go with everything! Choose items in neutral colors to add texture, but in different materials. I like to do this in items like this pouf from Tuesday Morning. It is in a large knit weave and helps the neutral chair not look washed out. It also is functional too which is always a plus!

Tip 2: Use pillows in different patterns.

When using throw pillows, I like to use my rule of 3s. First, select a floral which can have multiple colors in them like these gorgeous blue ones above from Tuesday Morning. Then, pick a small patterned pillow like the thin grey stripe pillows. Lastly, if you have room for a 3rd pillow, pick a solid pattern to tie them all together. If you follow me on Instagram, you know the pillow aisle is where you will find me at Tuesday Morning. It is my go to aisle for immediate designer pops in a home. Pillows can totally transform a space!



Tip 3: Use throws to add layers

Much like how we were talking about adding texture with patterns in pillows, you can do the same with throw blankets. Use colors in the pillows in the room, or other elements in the room, to tie them together. You can add blankets draped over the arm of a chair or sofa, or laid like this striped one over the ottoman with a tray on top.



Tip 4: Use interesting wall decor.

This is such a great way to add texture affordably. You can swap out items to fit the season, like I did with these sun hats from Tuesday Morning for summer. Another idea would be to use picture frames with different textures of mats. Whatever you decide, get creative and add your personal flare!


Tip 5: Use organic items like plants, candles and accessories grouped together.

Another great way to add texture is by creating vignettes of items and adding in plants. I love to group things in similar colors like white or all blue. It draws your eye to them and makes them stand out. These illuminating candles from Tuesday Morning were perfect for this old metal salvage piece I found. It is also so gorgeous at night! And my little topiary is the perfect pop of color to break up all the white.



I created this little vignette for our coffee and cereal bowls in the morning with this Parisian themed set from Tuesday Morning. Since they are all white, it doesn’t look cluttered and is very functional for our family.


I love having plants in the house, but I do not have the best green thumb. They really are the little pop every home needs to add some warmth and texture to your home. Thankfully Tuesday Morning has a great faux floral/plant section like these succulents. I adore their geometric cement looking planter and look fantastic clustered together.

I hope I have given you some ideas on how to add some texture into your home! I promise you it is easier than you think. For more ideas on utilizing home decor trends, pop over and check out Tuesday Morning’s Pinterest board “Styling Your Home.

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Rebekah Dempsey

Meet the Contributor

Blog: A Blissful Nest

My home Tuesday Morning location: Allen, Texas

My favorite Tuesday Morning department: The Pillows!

A little about me: I am a native Californian but moved to Dallas 3 years ago. I absolutely love living in the South but still miss seeing the beach every day. I love going junking on the weekends with friends and am constantly reinventing the rooms in my home. I love moving pieces around that I already own to create a new look! My days are full with my design clients, running A Blissful Nest and being a soccer mom on the weekends. I wouldn’t have it any other way!

What I love to write about: I love writing about design tips and how to get a designer look with not a whole lot of effort. I love mixing unusual color combinations with unique pattern mixes. Everyone deserves a blissful home with their own personal signature touch!

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  1. Reply Dionne

    Are the three vase(s) pictured in the picture from Tuesday morning and if so how much are they. I like those!

    • Tuesday Morning
      Reply Tuesday Morning

      The succulents in the geometric, cement looking planters are from Tuesday Morning. Your deal is $9.99 each (Compare at $15).

  2. Reply marilyn

    What an idea! Hang hats on wall next to a four figure wing back.

  3. Reply sandra erdman

    Thank you so much. Great ideas. Love the one about the hats on the wall especially. I have been looking for something for over my bed and this is perfect. I wanted something very light(in case it should fall). I already have 2 large brimmed hats and i will go to tuesday mornings to buy a 3rd one. It will look beautiful. Thanks again and please keep giving us good decorating tips. A very loyal and long standing customer, sandy erdman

  4. Reply SusanJ

    Some nice, easy tips you have. The coffee mug and bowl station is cute. I too love the pillow aisle at Tuesday Morning! One can never have too many pillows!

  5. Reply sharron

    I am looking for your curtains but can’t seem to find on you webb

    • Tuesday Morning
      Reply Tuesday Morning

      If you have the SKU number, you can use our Product Locator number at (800) 901-0881. Simply enter your zip code to locate a store near you that carries the item. You can also call your nearest store and an associate can assist you. Find the phone number for your store here:! We hope you find the curtains you’re looking for!

  6. Reply Snazzy Living

    Love the layout.

  7. Reply Jean Morgan

    Love your texture&design ideas!! Just started texture and seasonal with pillows! Would like more ideas! Just started shopping Tusday Morning total AWESOME!!!

  8. Reply Cindy Adams

    The new sales associate and/or manager you have hired at the Hen House Marketplace store is not very friendly. I have shopped there for years and have never been treated like I was treated today. I will not be shopping at this or any other Tuesday morning until that employee is gone from that store.

    • Tuesday Morning
      Reply Tuesday Morning

      We apologize for the frustration that must have caused you. Poor customer service is not acceptable at Tuesday Morning nor is it typical. We would like the opportunity to pass this information along to district management so we can ensure this does not happen again. Would you mind calling Customer Service at 1-800-457-0099, 8am-5pm CST Monday through Friday with more details?

  9. Reply Lydia Melendez

    I want to work at Downingtown pa store can you send me more info on application thanks

    • Tuesday Morning
      Reply Tuesday Morning

      We are always looking to add energetic and driven people to our team, Lydia. You can click here to explore the career options in your area: Best of luck in your job search!

  10. Reply Stephanie Larsen

    I love all your designs