Don't be afraid of mixing plaids, checks and prints. Just keep your selections in the same color family to keep the look cohesive. An eclectic mix of patterns creates a casual and homey feel that most guests will appreciate. Tip: Tea towels are excellent to use for oversized napkins and can be found in a variety of prints and patterns.
Every occasion calls for a proper invitation that not only informs guests of the details but also gets them in the holiday spirit. These sophisticated tartan invites in French green and silver allude to the party's menswear theme.
This room's walls are patterned with a masculine, blue plaid wallpaper. The warm wood floors are topped by a cowhide rug, and a corner armchair provides the perfect spot for enjoying the beautiful natural light from the window.
The bed wall is comprised of thick gray curtains that match the dramatic upholstered headboard. Plaid bedding and a mahogany writing desk add masculinity, while a cheetah-print rug brings flair to the space.
Plaid throws and napkins set a classic tone in this elegant, traditional table spread ready for a Christmas party. Gold plate chargers and flatware add a luxurious touch while a green garland trimmed with pomegranates and pinecones add a natural feel.
Try a new kind of holiday wreath this year. Use all-natural materials found around the kitchen and yard to form an icy decorative element for an outdoor space. To make this wreath you'll need: a Bundt cake pan; tree cuttings; berries; pine fronds; dried flowers; ribbon; a freezer; water; a penny nail; and a hammer.
No need to use matchy-matchy dishware at your holiday open house; an assortment of tartans and plaids mixed with neutrals adds to the party's cozy charm. Here, Ralph Lauren salad plates are paired with mint-and-gold dessert plates.
An overstuffed plaid armchair is the perfect spot to cozy up with a good book in this rustic-meets-traditional living space. The addition of carefully selected photos and curiosities to the shelving unit creates interest and keeps the custom piece from feeling too stuffed with books. The light wood also unburdens the space.
This transitional living space has bold plaid wallpaper as the accent wall behind a sleek black entertainment center and wall mounted flat screen. The gray color scheme is carried throughout the space with patterned carpet and sectional sofa. The blue and yellow throw pillows add color and contrast making this space comfortable and inviting.
The comfy sofas in this traditional living room are upholstered in plaid fabric, adding interest to the neutral space. The coffee table was custom made so the center trays could be used for entertaining, and the bolstered sides could withstand the wear of a footrest.