Throw pillows are the ultimate armchair accessories. They can make any piece of furniture look better—turning a basic white couch to a bold centerpiece, or a bland family room into a statement space. Easy to swap out as your style and the seasons change, they’re also a minimal investment that can have a major payoff.
These cozy additions often look best paired up or layered in groups, but perfecting the art of studied effortlessness can be a time-consuming task. We’re making it easy for you with these curated collections, from graphic to preppy, courtesy of The Home Depot.
This gathering takes its cue from the batik tradition of wax relief dyeing. The indigo hues tie together the varied patterns, which also share a certain boho-glam vibe. The oversized bold floral pattern keeps the combination from looking too expected.
There’s a common graphic theme in these geometric shapes that creates a pleasing cohesion. Sunny yellow and cool gray make for a modern color combo that will punch up any sofa. Don’t be shy about trying bold shades like these, which create visual interest by playing off each pillow’s variations. Modernists will approve.
With these multi-hued neutrals in the same color, unusual textures and small-scale patterns add visual flair. The subtle creamy tones of this trio offer a sophisticated take on classics that add a minimalist polish that will pop on a jewel-toned sofa or navy sectional.
Laid-Back and Well-Traveled
This trio offers an adventurous, go-with-the-flow feeling that still feels pulled-together. A mix of textures, small-scale patterns, and appliques create that lived-in, collected-over-time feeling—without having to dig through piles of thrift store pillows.
Whether you’re decorating a coastal retreat or simply harbor an appreciation for the beach, a navy-and-white crew creates a breezy air. Embroidered starfish give a nod to the style without going off the deep end, and varied stripes add a preppy air.
Big on impact, low on subtlety, these strong shapes make a case for pattern mixing. Let them pull focus as the brightest pieces in the room or go all-out maximalist with the rest of your decor. Vibrant colors and prints pair perfectly with neutral black-and-white in a similar pattern.
This grouping finds inspiration in modernist takes on classic Southwestern motifs. The palette pulls from the desert, and the set would look right at home on a perfectly worn-in leather couch—without veering into cowboy kitsch.