Mixed style is also a style! Don't like rules? Welcome to a world of opportunities. Mix animal pattern with finds from the flea market and top modern pieces to create life and movement in the room. The eclectic style allows for a wide range of time periods and styles. More is more - always! Here are some tips to make your eclectic interior work. Never buy whole sets - mix different pieces instead. Bring in personal pieces as part of the decor. Plan a color scheme and perhaps most importantly, try different textures.