When your trying to mix colors with patterns in carpet can become a powerful statement to your room. Your color combination and pattern mix can be used to stretch the dimensions of a room, redefine spaces and add pop to the design. The best way to choose you pattern and combination is to plan your willingness to have something unique and different then select your base color and area of focus with in the room. Patters carpets come in florals, stripes, and geometric patterns give a room instant personality that can spark a decorating approach. From there, you can choose furnishings and accessories that work in tandem with the shapes and colors featured in the carpet. Mixing patterns can be tricky. Remember, if the patterns are related by form, color or texture, the mix is more likely to succeed. To make sure you are comfortable with your pattern choice, bring some carpet samples home before you buy. The proportion of a pattern can look quite different in the context of your room.