The Ultimate Batik-Inspired Shopping Guide

Batik is a wax-resistant dye technique and the newest trend in the design world. Get in on it with our 10 favorite batik-inspired items for the home.

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May 23, 2018

Batik is a centuries-old dye process that was developed in Indonesia. Patterns are created on different types of cloth, and hot wax is used to block out areas the artist doesn't want dyed. Check out our 10 favorite batik-inspired items you'll want to display in your home.

Crackle Duvet Cover

This lovely crackle-print duvet mimics a common batik pattern that is created by randomly bunching the fabric in different spots before placing in the dye. BUY IT: Urban Outfitters, $99

Damask Wallpaper

This stunning wallpaper features a more intricate, flocked-style batik design. Sand, blue and green colorways are available, allowing you to choose whichever one works best for your space. This wallpaper would look fantastic in a powder room or a front entry. BUY IT: Anthropologie, $98/roll

Marbled Napkins

These bright napkins have more of a traditional batik feel to them with their simple pattern and warm color vibes. They would be the perfect choice for a fun, outdoor summer barbecue or would work great as a thoughtful hostess gift. BUY IT: World Market, $23.96

Tassel Pillow

Blue-and-white is a common color combo in the world of batik. This pretty tasseled pillow features strips of fabric that show off different batik patterns. BUY IT: Pier1, $29.95

Framed Art Set

This framed art set includes four pieces of batik artwork in beautiful silver frames. Use these as a jumping off point for a gallery wall, or hang them in a bathroom or guest bedroom. BUY IT: Wayfair, $296

Graphic Curtains

These batik-patterned curtains stand out in any room. Available in four different lengths, these look best in homes with at least 12-foot high ceilings. Try them in a kid's room or nursery, but they will bring style to any room in your home. BUY IT: CB2, $29.95

Indigo Coverlet

If you're looking for a big dose of batik in your bedroom, this stylish coverlet is just what the doctor ordered. Pair it with crisp white linens or with other batik-inspired pieces in the collection. BUY IT: Brylane Home, $159.99

Reversible Hammock

This freestanding reversible hammock is the perfect way to bring boho batik vibes into your outdoor space. Use the hammock as is, or incorporate colorful patterned pillows and an outdoor throw for the ultimate outdoor lounging spot. BUY IT: Target, $99.99

Quilted Coasters

These pretty quilted batik coasters would make a fun addition to your outdoor bar collection for summer. They come in a variety of colors, so you can mix and match if you want a few sets on hand. BUY IT: Amazon, $17.99

Ombre Rug

Loomed in India, this Balinese-inspired batik style rug captures the calming vibes of waves dancing in the sea. The varying deep blue colors of the pattern create an ombre effect that is truly gorgeous. Available in a variety of sizes, this rug works great in almost any room in your house. BUY IT: West Elm, starting from $399

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