interiors & styling

September Moodboard

Plaid Rug This month I’m feeling a little quirky and unexpected. I feel like you have to be pretty creative to use plaid. It’s a pattern that is complex as it is classic. It’s also hip, cozy, warm, and inviting- perfect for fall and cooler temperatures. This age old pattern is as timeless as it gets- if you do it right! Click through for my favorite tartan decor in this month’s moodboard…

September Moodboard - Plaid 01: wingback chair // 02: twill pillows // 03: lambswool throw // 04: ralph lauren classic fabric // 05: ralph lauren fabric // 06: upholstered bench // 07: pair of ottomans // 08: flat weave rug // 09: plaid throw // 10: mid century chair // 11: wool pillows

If you’re a newbie when it comes to adding plaid to your home, start with a couple wool throw pillows (#11 or #2)… that’s the easiest way to insert a punch of pattern into your home. The same goes for throws- toss one over the arm of your sofa, into a basket, or leave it folded neatly at the foot of a bed (#3 or #9). For those of you who are ok with going bold, I’d recommend an upholstered piece of furniture or an area rug. I’m seriously considering getting a tartan rug for my office.

One of my favorite showrooms at market every year is Ralph Lauren Home. The textiles are insanely beautiful and there’s always a TON of plaid paired with soft, buttery leather. It’s always super inviting and sophisticated.

Plaid Stair Runner I love the way it’s applied as a stair runner in the above image. Don’t be fooled into thinking tartan patterns are just for the holidays. They honestly work year round and I can’t think of a more fitting pattern for September’s moodboard. It’s like good menswear that never goes out of style. Do any of you have plaid textiles in your home? I’d love to hear in the comments below!

images: emily henderson | high street market

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    Michelle
    May 17, 2019 at 2:40 pm

    Hi! I love the black and white stair runner! Who makes that?? Thanks !

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