How to Incorporate Ikat With Your Decor

Similar to tie-dye, an ikat pattern is the result of a procedure known as resist dyeing. Through this process, only certain parts of the fabric are affected by the dye, resulting in a cool tribal-inspired print that works with every style.
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Photo By: Courtesy of PBteen

Photo By: Courtesy of PBteen

Photo By: Courtesy of PBteen

Shower Power

Embrace your wild side with a funky ikat shower curtain. Similar to polka dots but so much cooler, this ikat print really makes a statement. Image courtesy of PBteen

Dish It Out

Ikat dishes look fun and creative in a simply decorated dining area. The deep blue and white combination is cool and calming, perfect for a relaxing dinner indoors.

Bed Head

An easy way to incorporate ikat in your home is with ikat bedding, which allows you to play with various patterns without ever having to settle on just one. Image courtesy of PBteen

Sassy Stencil

Feeling crafty? This beautiful coral chair cushion is the result of a DIY ikat stenciling project by Elizabeth of The Mustard Ceiling blog. Visit the site to learn how to make your own ikat fabric.

Pillow Talk

If you aren't quite ready to cover your house in ikat, or if you prefer just a hint of the bold pattern, throw pillows are a great way to go. Image courtesy of PBteen

Do It Yourself

For the most devout ikat lovers, why not try a wall (or two!) inspired by the beautiful design. Ikat wallpaper is probably the easiest way to go, but if you're really brave, like Emily on her merrypad blog, you can paint it by hand.

Stylish Storage

A piece of furniture covered in an eye-catching ikat pattern is a great way to add a touch of whimsy to a neutral setting. Image courtesy of VivaTerra

Pin Interest

These twin pin boards could dress up any plain wall. And you won't have to worry about overlooking important notes and lists when you pin them to a board covered in attention-grabbing ikat. Image courtesy of PBteen

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