Guest Picks: Hankering for Houndstooth
This traditional pattern takes on an edge worth yearning for when it's reimagined in punchy color combinations and large-scale prints
Houndstooth is hot already in 2013. From large-scale patterns in punchy colors to traditional small-scale patterns in black and white, you are bound to find a houndstooth item that appeals to your sense of style. Here is a collection of 19 fun houndstooth products on the market. Which one speaks to you? — Beth from Home Stories A to Z
Houndstooth takes a new turn this year with large-scale patterns and fun colors. I love this neutral duvet paired with the pops of orange.
Removable houndstooth wallpaper? Yes, please! I like stencils for their versatility and non-committal nature, but removable wall decals would be even easier. This houndstooth decal in cheery yellow would make a fantastic focal point.
I love the idea of bringing more texture into a room without necessarily adding more color. I would love this ivory houndstooth rug as a stair runner.
Indoor/outdoor rugs are becoming a new favorite decorating go-to item for me for their versatility and low-budget cost. I love the fun color options offered for this houndstooth rug.
Whether you like your houndstooth in traditional black and white or in a softer pastel, it is easy to find a pattern that fits your decor. This monogrammed houndstooth pillow would look adorable in my guest room.
Houndstooth dishes are a great way to access the trend without a lot of commitment or expense. I am loving all of the different colors houndstooth that can be found this season.
Leave it to Jonathan Adler to take two quirky trends and combine them. This chocolate brown houndstooth zebra rug would certainly make for a fun conversation piece.
Target's affordable accessories always catch my eye. This cute neutral houndstooth pillow with the pop of red is sure to be a crowd pleaser.
Balloon chairs are statement pieces no matter the upholstery. Add some classic yet bold houndstooth fabric, and they really demand attention. Wouldn't these be fabulous paired with some vibrant jewel tones?
Chandelier candles are often overlooked as a fun area to accessorize. I love the idea of buying these punchy paper houndstooth candle covers to spice up a tired light fixture.
It might be hard to tell from this picture, but this hound draft stopper is covered in houndstooth (pun intended). My boys would love it if I bought this for the drafty front door.
Flat-weave rugs are great for high-traffic areas. The gray and white houndstooth rug would look so sweet in a nursery.
Black and white houndstooth on a classic chest creates such a fun piece for a bedroom. I love the idea of adding graphic patterns to furniture.
When there is a trend I want to take part in, like houndstooth fabrics in punchy colors, I always look for small non-committal ways to implement the look. This pink and red mouse pad is a perfect way to own a piece of the houndstooth craze this season.
I love the large-scale houndstooth pattern on this bar stool. The open back and slightly distressed wood also appeal to me. This would look great in a folksy kitchen.
The gold and black large-scale houndstooth pattern has a modern art deco vibe to it. With The Great Gatsby movie release on its way, I predict you'll be seeing a lot of fun art deco–inspired accessories making their way into your home.
I adore capiz shells. Can you believe that these vases are intricately made into a houndstooth pattern using various tones of gold and cream shells? They're so beautiful.
Simple and unassuming clean lines with a classic houndstooth pattern make this vanity chair a winner in my book. I would love to have this for my bedroom.
I think these large-scale brown and white houndstooth curtains would look adorable in a little boys' room. They are modern yet masculine.
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Ideabook published on Jan. 11, 2013.
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