Thursday, August 9, 2012 6:34 AM EDT
I’m smitten with houndstooth, so I’ve been hunting down the perfect piece to give my home some added bite. While I’ve always been a fan of the classic black-and-white pattern, lately some bolder and brighter versions have caught my eye.
From dinnerware to a statement wall, test the trend with one of these five houndstooth accents.
Make a Statement
Get the freshest statement wall in your ’hood with this season’s hot new idea: a DIY wall stencil that promises to make your furniture pop.
Houndstooth Large Reusable Wall Stencil, $26, Etsy.
Sick of a being a wallflower? Try these contemporary chairs – a whimsical duo sure to get the Mad Hatter’s attention – and watch your dining room spring to life.
Houndstooth Wing Chairs, US $2,000 for set of two, Gardenhouse.
Thanks to a more colourful twist on the traditional Scottish print, this dinnerware set will quickly become the centrepiece of any table.
Tango Multicolor Houndstooth Dinnerware Set, $65, Overstock.
Steal a page from the fall runways with this sophisticated armoire. Just setting it up in your bedroom will make getting dressed every morning a chic affair.
Seletti Trip Wardrobe, US $2,250, Elements.
Dip your toes into the houndstooth trend with a classic pillow or throw. Simply toss one on a solid-coloured couch for an instant facelift.
Houndstooth Cushion Slipcover, $20, Sears.
What do you think? Would you try a houndstooth accent piece in your home?