Gingham, along with his friends Seersucker and Madras, are fabrics that seem to define summer. But unlike the others, gingham moves easily through the seasons and always looks crisp and classic. Gingham also works with just about any design style. Whether your room is traditional, preppy, beachy or modern, this versatile pattern is a welcome addition to your home decor.
In the home of the interior and textile designer Caitlin Wilsona pair of her Ava Cocktail Ottomans Create an eclectic juxtaposition under the gold-framed console table and the gold-framed luxury display wall. Take a tip from their design and upholster a couple of stools or ottoman in gingham, then tuck them under a console or in the corner for a pattern and additional seating.
Gingham window seat
A cozy window seat in a sun-drenched farmhouse is just the place for this bold plaid fabric. The upholstered seat and the cushions give off a sophisticated rustic atmosphere. Small spaces like a window seat and accent pieces like benches and slipper chairs maximize the effect of gingham.
Baby blue gingham wallpaper sets a playful tone in a boy’s nursery. Blue paneling will maximize the effect of the pattern (and keep it from looking too heavy). A blue pineapple chandelier and car print, along with the contrasting pillows and carpet detail, create a whimsical space.
Via Home Bunch
Paired with warm walnut furniture and a no-frills dining set, the Belgian gingham window treatments in this kitchen add to the cozy, inviting atmosphere of the room. For maximum impact, mark gingham as the only pattern in the room.
Via Architectural Digest
Gingham wall art
All-white, coast-inspired kitchens can feel a little bare with no pattern or texture, which is why these woven chairs with gingham throw pillows are such key pieces. Another fun way to incorporate gingham into your home decor is with placemats and a table runner. Either of these options is a great, budget-friendly way to test a look before committing to custom window treatments.
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A children’s bedroom on the third floor in a gable room is just the thing for cheerful gingham in red and blue. The bed linen is a mix of a larger checked print on the bedspread and the bill and a small gingham print on the sheets. The preppy print fits perfectly into this Hamptons beach vacation home and is great for both girls and boys.
Via Foo Dog Blog