Plaid may seem like the perfect winter décor due to its cozy aesthetics, but it’s actually quite the opposite the bold print works all year round and it’s officially making a comeback. Here are fresh new ways to incorporate the charming print throughout your home.
When redecorating and/or upgrading a kitchen the floor and cabinets are two areas that are large enough to create daring changes. A plaid check pattern created with floor tiles allows you to work in 2-3 colors at a time while having that bold feature from the floor patterns.
Plaid is one of those patterns that simply work anywhere during any season. For a spunky twist, pair a neutral hue plaid print with crisp shades of white for a midcentury aesthetics that keeps the overall room with a neutral undertone. To create a more contemporary look, add bright bits of yellow, red, orange and/or green.
Not all plaid prints need to be bright or deep and rich in color they could be soft and simple as well. Use a gray or blue color combination and pair it with pastel pinks for a feminine twist or matte black bits for a modern touch.
Accent Dining Table Chairs
If you already have a dining table set up but feel it is missing a bit character, adding a plaid upholstered chair is a way to go. The classic pattern is versatile and timeless; therefore, it provides a bunch of texture while still seamlessly blending with your decorating style. Play it safe with two header plaid chairs or have fun and incorporate a few plaid seats.
Mix & Match
Just because you have a plaid element does not mean you are condemned to only use plaid prints throughout the space. You can use a bolder pattern or even a subtle one. The options are endless due to the traditional feel of this pattern itself. Stay in the same color scheme to avoid overusing a mix and match aesthetics.
Hint in the Kitchen
Plaid can work and be mixed with a large range of styles, patterns and even colors, therefore, it works beautifully in the kitchen. Particularly, when it is used as an upholstered pattern for bar stools, go for a big punch of color use a colorful plaid print.
Plaid is one of those prints that just screams ‘cozy’ it’s simple yet packs a punch which is why it has a natural farmhouse feel to it. Bring that farmhouse aesthetics naturally by placing plaid decorative bits throughout your home. May it be a throw blanket with the print thrown on the bench or chic throw pillows the options are endless. Additionally, this is a fun way of getting pattern and color into your décor.
Bring on the Wallpaper
Never underestimate a good wallpaper, especially in the kitchen. Wallpaper is one of those decorative pieces that simply add character to the space. Pair a good old fashion plaid wallpaper with a farmhouse sink and watch your kitchen take on a new life of its own.
Bring on the Color
One of the many aspects about a plaid pattern that we love so much is that it comes in multiple different colors. It comes in bits of red, blue, black, gray or even a blend of yellow. Upholster a few chairs or even a couch and bring a new fresh twist to a classic.
Window nooks have become quite trendy, they give life to new seating while still upgrading an unused space. Trends are constantly evolving, but pattern print is here to stay. Add a simple plaid cushion in your nook area and watch the area take new life.
Where will you be incorporating a plaid pattern in your home? Please share with us in the comments below.