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38 tartan Ideabooks
7 Stylish Takes on Tartan
Masculine or feminine, bold or subtle, this classic pattern brings a rich look to walls, floors, furniture and accessories
"confuse tartan with plaid. "Plaid," a common American term, actually refers to a garment... "blanket." "Tartan" refers to the actual pattern and fabric. While some debate continues... about tartan's origin and history, and how it was used as part of clan identification... time, tartan grew in popularity throughout the 18th century, becoming a strong symbol... Today the tartan pattern can be found on a variety of home decor items that can work..."
Welcome Winter with A Touch of Plaid
"look of tartan It used to be that Scottish plaid fabric was only used in hunting lodges... uniforms. But tartan has come into the interior design world in a big way, and the fabric... of the tartan print. This is a great example of mixing pattern with tartan plaid... dramatic red tartan ottoman and sofa. In this formal study, accents of red tartan accessories... beige tartan plaid. Of course, tartan is perfectly festive for the holidays. Investing..."
Guest Picks: Mad About Plaid
Check Out Plaid Prints
Classic and comforting, plaid can go traditional, modern or any direction in between. Here, 12 inspiring ways to work it into your home
So Your Style Is: Traditional
Smitten with classic home design? Use this primer to bring the best of the traditional look to your house
Guest Picks: Plaid Done 20 Ways
Always in style but especially right in winter, plaid gives furniture, linens and accessories down-home warmth
"family tartan... and each clan has its own tartan. Technically, I love working... with tartans. Jessica, Great tip that many tartans can be purchased in upholstery... touches of tartan in my home, must be the Scot in me. One thing that bears mentioning... that many tartans can be purchased in 'upholstery weight' that can be used for re-up... so many tartans one can always find one that will fit their color scheme. Often a..."
Give This Style the Old College Try
"all that tartan in the first image: http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/design-glossar... know? The tartan patterns are something that I haven't seen in long time. Using a vintage... classic tartan patterns. The ideal collegiate style mixes lots of plaids. We're talking... between "tartan" and "plaid" Channel your inner Winklevoss. I know these oars aren't..."
Wedding Fever: Brit Design on the Mind
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Christmas Tablescape
Do you bring out the good silver, candles, berries and greens for your holiday table? If so, we'd like to see it
A Bedroom Lets Go to Gain Elegance and Serenity
Cluttered and outdated, this Ontario bedroom needed purging before it could take on a more sophisticated style
12 Hallmarks of a Preppy Home
Houzz Tour: Swanky and Playful in the British Countryside
Big beanbags, a Bubble chair, lacy black laquer — this family home proves there's more to U.K. country life than cottages and chintz
8 Creative Home Backdrops for Holiday Photos
Give that mall Santa the year off — these photo ideas will make your holiday cards highly personal and truly memorable
Fit to be Tiled: Get Some Pattern on the Floor for Excitement Underfoot
Get all the visual delight of a rug with more durability by treating your floors to a pattern done up in tile
Spend Less Without Being a Grinch: 8 Holiday Ideas