Florals in disparate patterns and sizes can look fresher than a roomful of matching chintz. The key to making it work is establishing a palette dictated by the dominant element -- here, the curtains. Play with swatches to ensure a good arrangement, and balance out the scheme with lots of white.
Floral canvas (curtain fabric), in Off-White/Multi-Color, moodfabrics.com. Classic vanity stools, in Cream, by Simply Shabby Chic, from target.com. Tana Lawn/Felicite (fabric on far-left stool), in Teal, and Kingly Cord/Lou Lou Isabella (fabric on far-right stool), in Neon Pink; by Liberty of London, from purlsoho.com. Dujardin in Rouge fabric (on two middle stools), by Designers Guild, 617-449-5506.