Check It Out: Check Patterned Fabric

Check patterned fabric is visually synonymous with the flair and finery of French decor.

Synonymous, but not exclusive to it and it alone.

check fabric dining chairsThe Swedish Furniture

Bring on the gingham style, houndstooth, buffalo and tiny squares of horizontal and vertical line beauty.

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Checks and valances~

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One of my very favorite interior design, decorating, entertaining, garden- all things house that make a home magazines is Traditional Home.

Elegant examples of traditional as well as new traditional style inspire the eye each and every issue.

Tim Gunn checks

Traditional Home

These dining chairs in Tim Gunn’s New York apartment are upholstered in small check toffee fabric from Ballard Designs.

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check fabric curtains

Window treatments, textiles and upholstered pieces prove to be favored choices for showcasing check patterns.

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Size, stripe, line and color set the check pattern apart from its designer fabric first cousin, plaid.

Neutrals and whites tend to dominate color preference.

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Pattern blocks of uniform squares, wavy lines, and at least two contrasting color choices designate the main difference between the multiple strong, bold colors and criss-crossed lines characteristic of plaid.

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check upholsteryTraditional Home

A true home decor fabric chameleon, this pattern is as stunning in a formal dining room as it is charming in a country French kitchen.

upholstered dining chairsPinterest

check-french-chairAt Home in Arkansas

check fabric

Check patterns mix, match, and master the art of versatility.

The check pattern stands up and stands out as the little or big square that can and does impress.

Vegas Nights: Bright Paint Colors

The final installment in  the Color Your World series is courtesy of my colorful interpretation of America’s playground, Fabulous Las Vegas.

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neon paint colors

Vibrant and bright paint colors take the pulse of our decor choices and supply the essential element, the pop of color.

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Fiori di Como at Bellagio

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Dylan Blue Velvet Button-tufted Club Chair with Round Acrylic Feet

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Resources:

Thibaut

Designers Guild

Porter Teleo: Ink Blots

Sherwin-Williams

Inside Fabric

I hope you have enjoyed viewing this series as much as I have enjoyed bringing it to the page.

Thank you, thank you very much.