Friday, June 15, 2012

Trending: Ikat Prints

When Ikats began surfacing a couple years ago in home fabrics and textiles, I didn't care for them very much...they reminded of something you'd see in dated South Western decor. But as I began seeing ikats more and more in bright colors and updated patterns, they began to grow on me. According to Wikipedia: "Ikat, or Ikkat, is a dyeing technique used to pattern textiles that employs a resist dyeing process similar to tie-dye on either the warp or weft fibers." This versatile pattern can be incorporated into traditional, eclectic or modern designs, which is what I love most about it. Today I've rounded up some great examples of how to stylishly incorporate Ikats into your decor. What do you think about this trend?
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Happy Friday! Have a great weekend :) xoxo - Julie












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9 comments:

  1. I absolutely love it!

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  2. That orange wallpaper in the bedroom is so striking! xo

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  3. These textils are fantastic!
    You can use them with all kind of styles!

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  4. Loving these prints and colors.

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  5. Like you I wasn't fussed at first, but really like it on smaller pieces like cushions and table runners. I've yet to be convinced on the sofa covers though.

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  6. Great images... Love the patterns!

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  7. I think they're gorgeous.
    Lovely Ikat patterns.

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  8. Love love love!! Thanks for finding such amazing pics!

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