Nicole Balch mixes 27 patterns to perfection on Making it Lovely
Dina has a simple equation over at Honey + Fitz
Elle Decor mined their archive for great examples and asked top designers for their tricks. Click here for the article and slide show.
Real Simple has a slide show, too, here.
But my very favorite tutorial is the video that Emily Henderson made and posted over on her blog. She is adorable, and her information is good, easy to follow, and totally doable at home.
Watch and learn!
Oh, and I have a pinterest board called "pattern mix." Check it out here. If you are so inclined, you can follow all my boards here.
Last but certainly not least, don't forget the Shabby Apple giveaway. Go to the original post here and follow the instructions at the bottom to be entered to win.