Pattern Play: Checks
Posted on 18 Jun, 2011
Checks could be called the pattern of many faces. Depending on the colors and pattern used, checks can create interiors that range from elegant and sophisticated to casual and country. This versatile pattern also mixes easily with other patterns and works with any style. What more could you ask for?
A black and white checkered table shows the modern side of checks and serves as the focal point of the room.
Black and white check flooring provides an elegant backdrop for this room’s design. Pale pink drapes create soft contrast to the bold flooring.
Ruffled blue and white gingham seat cushions make the perfect complement to a French country kitchen.
A pink gingham canopy bed adds sweet whimsy to a little girl’s room. The pattern mixes effortlessly with floral wallpaper and a striped rug.
Green and white gingham wallpaper creates a ceiling that wows! Green accents and a striped rug add to the fun.
Image sources: 1) Elle Decor, 2) House Beautiful, 3) Architects for Life,
4) Jonathan Adler, 5) House Beautiful.