The Camouflage Print to Decorate Your Home

You've seen it on clothing, but have you ever considered camouflage print in your home?
The Camouflage Print to Decorate Your Home

Last update: 12 December, 2020

The camouflage print is a daring style that’s unique and different for interior design.

In fact, this military print is now a  decor  trend. The influence comes directly from clothing.  This is because of the numerous companies that incorporate this pattern into their ranges.

If you take a look at society, you can tell that the use of this design is now normal. This means that you’ll see it daily. At the same time, it has singular recognition to the point that we’ve included it in our lives in a common and everyday way.

Basically, the possibilities are endless, and for interior design, it’s used in all types of ways that try to innovate and relate to the world of fashion. These are two sectors that are closely connected.

What does camouflage print represent?

Two pillows with camouflage print

Obviously, this print reminds us of the military world. However, its meaning has changed and has another perspective. It’s not solely used for the army, but it’s also a conventional resource.

People who want to have this design in their home reflect an element of daring and boldness. When you use this motif, you’re completely ignoring classic and formal choices, but offering a relaxing, unique, and casual atmosphere.

It’s not like other types of prints that you commonly find in interior design as it doesn’t have a representation or distinguished image. Instead, it has a pattern of lines and abstract shapes that combine attractively.

At a chromatic level, it reflects a true link with the countryside and the land. Among the colors, the most common are browns, dark greens, grays, and blacks. They are muted and subdued colors.

                            This is a print that expresses the boldness of your personality.

Using camouflage print in your home

Most likely, you may not know where to use this print in your rooms. It’s not a question of overdoing it, so it’s good to use it sparsely and spontaneously. Your objective isn’t to militarize your house. but to give it a little pizzazz with a novel design.

1.The sofa cushions are appropriate for this design. It doesn’t matter if it’s one, two, or three pillows. It’s important that it produces a contrast with the sofa and has an attractive visual effect.

2. If you want to make it stand out more you can use it with bed linen. It will attract the eye and it’ll be the fundamental focus of the space, especially if the bed is large.

3.  Another element to take into account is the carpet in the living room or bedroom. Camouflage can combine very well with the floor, especially if it’s wooden. Also, it’ll produce a feeling of stability since it’s a dark color.

4. Can you use upholstery for this print? A few stores offer armchairs with this design. But this would only be an option if you want the space to have a really different look. 

A camouflage print desk chair


Resources for the wall

As we’ve mentioned previously, this military print goes well with updating the walls of your house.

You’ll have an interesting result that gives a casual appearance. The wallpaper is a special choice with the option to completely cover the surface and turn it into a focal point. At the same time, designers recommend using a contrast of light colors on other walls to create distinction.

Moreover, there’s the choice of having  fabric wall hangings or colorful vinyls on the wall.

What styles work well?

Using camouflage in your decor defines a personal style. Some people like this type of aesthetic for a conventional home.

It goes well in modern and current styles. However, camouflage is a visual component that has been popular since its impact on the world of fashion.




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