The best schemes tend to be in gentle steps' of colour tones and contrast rather than big changes or too many colours competing with one another. Patterned carpets can create a special effect but, again, the proportion of the room is an important consideration. DINING ZION NATIONAL PARK A large repeat design might look too much for a little room. Generally it's the strength of colour that reduces the scale of a room rather than the design itself.
If you're in any doubt, opt for a smaller or lighter toned pattern.