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The right accent pillows steal the show! 

This month I am introducing my readers to Jeana, and i am also giving you some advice about throw pillows. But first, I will let Jeana speak for herself.

"Hi!  I'm Jeana Dahle and I have a textile addiction that I use to curate and collect beautiful textiles from around the world and make them into pillow covers to share with others.   Growing up I some of my first memories are of sitting under a table at the flea market of my home town with my mama and grandma selling hand crafted items they had sewn or baked. They were the first "makers" in my life and I absolutely loved being with them as they created and sold their craft.
My own love for sewing started when I was in junior high and couldn't find shorts that were "fingertip length" and school appropriate. My mama taught me how to shop for fabric, read a pattern, and sew my own shorts. The rest is history as they say.  I love being a maker and my business has evolved, pivoted and grown over the years to fill the needs of myself and family through different stages of life.
I can currently be found at and @modern_west on Instagram where I share my passion for creating collections that reflect my modern west style and are designed and sewn for everyday living." 
You can also reach Jeana Dahle by phone at 503-560-3040

I’ve noticed during my years of interior design projects that pillows, in particular, can be overwhelming for many to shop for because there are so many patterns, sizes, materials and colors from which to choose. 

Pillows help you learn about layering patterns. In addition they are relatively inexpensive for their impact on your furniture. 

Approach patterns like the professionals. Pick a common theme. If your pillows are united by a color, texture or a pattern, chances are they will complement each other. 
Here the common theme is the white and black pattern. 

very trendy gray & rose-gold color combo

modern botanical pattern

Add a floral pattern to your winter pillows combo for a summer new look. 
color + texture + pattern

Give your room a new look with the addition of throw blankets pillows from Modern West

You will notice her pillows on photos of my projects. If you need help selecting accent pillows to enliven your home décor, I am just a phone call away.

Just a quick note: I will be taking a break by traveling to Brazil and South Africa this month. As you know, travel is my passion. I will be sharing photos on Instagram and Facebook.
Have a wonderful summer!


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