5 On Friday: Mad For Plaid – 5 Ways To Use It In Your Home

I am absolutely mad for plaid and I will share with you 5 simple ways to use plaid in your home especially at Christmas!

I am simply mad for plaid and now’s the time of year to bring it!

In my book, you only need small doses of plaid in a room.  Too much plaid is, well, too much.

Here are 5 ways to add just the right amount of plaid to any room, especially this time of year.

Plaid Decor Ideas

Stack together a few books wrapped with plaid wrapping paper on a table, it looks especially nice at Christmas!

Wrap a few book with plaid wrapping paper to add a touch of plaid to any room.

Romancing The Home

Create plaid pumpkins with washi tape, which is the perfect look at Halloween.

Create plaid pumpkins with washi tape.

Good Housekeeping

Just for the season – switch out a lampshade for a plaid one.

Add a touch of plaid for fall and Christmas to any room by switching out a lampshade for a plaid one

Williams-Sonoma Home

Don’t forget the outside.  Cover inexpensive clay pots with plaid fabric.  Great for displaying mums!

Cover inexpensive clay pots with plaid fabric for a great way to display mums during the fall

Living Savvy

And last, but not least…decorate your sheep.  Sorry…gotta have a little fun!

Plaid sheep.

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So, how about you – are you mad for plaid like me?

Easy ideas for adding a touch of plaid to your home poster.

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  1. I love plaid!! It may be “in” this year but I think it’s timeless! I really like the idea of covering your books — Is that paper or fabric?

    1. Hi Marisa. The blog that I pulled this idea from says that it’s paper that they wrapped the books in and applied ModPodge to. You’re right – it’s hard to tell from the photo if it’s paper or fabric. And I agree with you – plaid is timeless.

  2. Penny @ The Comforts of Home says:

    I love plaid during the Christmas season. Those sheep are so funny!

    1. I thought so too, Penny. What a crazy idea! Wonder if anyone really did that.

  3. I love touches of plaid, Suzy! It is such a classic and timeless pattern. My hubby has been noticing all of the plaid shirts for men in department stores recently. In fact, he bought several yesterday! It has emerged as a hot fashion trend this season; but, it’s always been in style!

    1. You’re right, Shenita – plaid is one of the few classics that never seems to go out of style. I’m old enough to remember the old flannel plaid shirts from the 70’s. They were a hot item!

  4. I love plaid too! I love all these ideas, especially the table lamp! So cute!

    1. Thanks for stopping by, Maria. Glad to “meet” another plaid lover!

  5. Love that plaid lampshade! Oh, and those sheep too!

    1. I never knew that I wanted some sheep until I saw those! ;-P

  6. Regality (aka The Quing) says:

    Look out sheep! *L*

    1. HaHa – I love those sheep!

  7. Loving plaid! Great tips! Thanks for sharing at #inspirationmonday pinned, shared, loved 🙂
    Debbie