It's not often we get a peek inside the Royal Family's home, but thanks to the various appearances Kate Middleton has made over video, we've learned more about her interior design style.
- Kate has hosted notable guests at Kensington Palace, and through photos, we've been able to see her regal taste.
- The glimpse into the Duchess of Cambridge's living areas has shown she has some serious taste for florals.
- In other royal news, here's the bizarre royal family trait that the pandemic has highlighted.
From Buckingham Palace to Frogmore Cottage, most of us would love to discover all the Royal Family's interior design secrets. After seeing the little bit of Kate and Prince William's private apartment at Kensington Palace, it's clear that Kate has an impressive collection of floral pillows. While she's attended various virtual events, the Duchess has been seen sitting on a couch in one of her living spaces, and each time we've been able to see her against elegant floral cushions.
The choice of floral brings personality to the space and show's her love of color and pattern. The pillows also seem to match the gold and Victorian-like notes of the palace, helping to tie together the look.
Kate and Prince William are no strangers to hosting notable guests, including former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. In the formal drawing-room, we can see the guests all cozied up on the couch with Kate's floral cushions front and center.
If you're looking to add a vintage-chic touch to your home, Kate successfully does this by incorporating these floral pillows. Adding a touch of texture and design is a quick and simple technique for adding a statement piece into practically any room of your home. For the Duchess, florals seem to not only be a favorite but her go-to for dressing up a room.
Her styling method seems to be to match the base color of the pillow with her couch so that the flowers become the main focus. Kate also made sure that the pink flowers matched the same shade of pink in the room, which you can see in the flowers in the vase behind her and the pink silk chair in the background. This helps create a harmonious color range.
She has also added accent pillows to go with her floral pillows that range in texture. In the above photo, her accent pillows are a green velvet pillow and an orange and yellow fringe pillow. Rather than just have the floral pillows, these can help provide extra color that complements the floral pillows and bring the room together more.
How to add Kate Middleton's floral pillow trend into your home
Want to incorporate some royal-inspired florals into your home? The trend can adapt to most rooms whether to give it a finished appearance. For areas like your living room or sitting room, finding florals with complementary shades to the walls and your couch will create a visually pleasing look. If your room features neutral colors like gray or white, this gives you the freedom to add brighter colors that will attract the eye. Or, if your room is decorated in a calming sage green, add wooden finishes that will complement it.
If you're looking for some royal-like pillows that Kate Middleton might approve of, we found some pillows below that are not only similar to Kate's but are perfect for adding a touch of summer to your home this season.
Kate Middleton-inspired pillows
Ambesonne Floral Throw Pillow Cushion Cover, $15.95
This design aims to be eye-catching, adding a pop of color to almost any room. If you're looking to add a royal touch to your home, these florals will aim to provide a soft cushion with a trendy look.
Rylee is a U.S. news writer for woman&home and My Imperfect Life who primarily covers lifestyle, celebrity, and fashion news. At times, she also reports on beauty, royals, entertainment, health, and travel. The latest fashion and beauty trends, along with any quirky travel destinations are her favorite topics to write about.
Before coming to woman&home and My Imperfect Life, Rylee originally studied journalism at Hofstra University where she explored her interests in world politics and magazine writing. From there, she dabbled in freelance writing covering fashion and beauty e-commerce for outlets such as the TODAY show, American Spa Magazine, First for Women, and Woman’s World.
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