Texture and tactile materials can help infuse an often overlooked sensory element: touch. How many times have you enjoyed the feel of something – a furry pillow, a textured throw, or an accent rug?

Either way, the decorative element of incorporating texture into your space can help elevate your home and please the senses.

Looking for ways to inject texture into your home? Here are some decor inspiration ideas.

Use pillows as an opportunity to add texture. Materials like velvet and even some cottons are good starting points.

Throw, throw, throw. Throws are portable and available in different colors and materials and can be a wonderful way to infuse some texture.

Consider faux fur. Faux fur remains a popular way to bring texture into a space.

wall art can be a perfect way to incorporate texture in an innovative way.

Textured, shag and raised rugs can help bring an instant textured element.

Textiles add a finishing touch to a space. This may include bedding and draperies.

Think about padding as opportunities to infuse texture.

Small pieces of furniture such as ottomans and ottomans can be used as opportunities to infuse texture.

Consider wood and organic elements in areas where you want to incorporate texture.

Greenery. From flowers to plants, greenery helps add a textured element to almost any space.

New York-based Cathy Hobbs is an Emmy Award-winning television host and nationally acclaimed interior design and home staging expert with offices in New York, Boston and Washington, D.C. Contact her at [email protected] cathyhobbs.com or visit her website at cathyhobbs.com.

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