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Go crazy for plaid: 10 Fall home decor ideas

Jessica Padykula is a freelance writer and editor in Toronto, Canada covering a wide range of  topics for several online lifestyle publications. She is a regular contributor for SheKnows, covering travel, style, relationships, health and...

Mad for plaid at home

This fall at SheKnows, we're mad for plaid. The classic pattern never seems to go out of style, and it's ideal for cooler weather. That's why we're showing you 10 easy ways to add plaid to your home this season.
1

Serving platter

Plaid serving tray

Serve up some Halloween or Thanksgiving treats this fall on a few of these simple but chic trays in gunmetal gray with a white crisscross plaid pattern. The melamine is easy to clean, and the trays are ideal for both social gatherings and everyday use. (crateandbarrel.com, $9)

2

Plaid etched vase

Plaid vase

Believe it or not, plaid can be subtle. We love the look of this mercury glass vase etched in plaid for an understated but eye-catching look. The distressed, antiqued look adds to the charm of this fall-ready accent. (potterybarn.com, $79)

3

Tea towels

Plaid tea towel

Add some color and pattern to your kitchen with the addition of cotton tea towels in an elegant gray plaid. The color works with any season, but we like it for fall since it offers a sophisticated take on a new season. (wayfair.com, $30 for two)

4

Pillow

Plaid pillow

There's no better way to add an instant burst of color to any neutral surface (in any room) than with the help of some bold plaid pillows in a fall-ready combination of red, rust and ruddy orange. (crateandbarrel.com, $30)

5

Table runner

Plaid table runner

Get your kitchen or dining table ready for fall entertaining by picking up a table runner in autumn's best hues. The elegant yet homey plaid runner is a mix of rust red, taupe and mustard yellow. (williamssonoma.com, $50)

6

Comforter set

Plaid comforter set

Plaid in the bedroom? We say, why not? Switch out your current bedding for something in a sophisticated dark gray plaid as an easy way to give your sleeping space a facelift for fall. (target.com, $90 to $100)

7

Throw

Throws

Is there any better way to get cozy in the fall than with an ultrasoft throw wrapped around you? We didn't think so, which is why we immediately fell for this throw in luxe chenille plaid. When not in use, it looks great draped across the back of a couch. (restorationhardware.com, $79)

8

Rug

Plaid rug

Add a seasonal twist to your entryway with a red and gold plaid rug that will easily help transition your space into fall. Though the colors are ideal for autumn, they also work for the holidays, thanks to the gold. (pier1.com, $50)

9

Lamp

Plaid lamp

If you really want to brighten up a room this fall, we suggest doing so with one of these vibrant orange plaid stick lamps. Whether in the living room, a home office space or a child's room, the bold color is sure to perk up any area of your home. (target.com, $35)

10

Shower curtain

Plaid shower curtain

One of the easiest ways to update your bathroom is to change the shower curtain. This fall, we suggest going with something in plaid. The textured fabric and understated taupe and cream combination make for a timeless addition to any bathroom. (jcpenney.com, $23)

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