By Jessica Ridgway
Plaid is not only good on flannel shirts, it works for home decor, too. Read on for our picks, just in time for the holidays.
THESE MERCURY TEA–LIGHT HOLDERS ECHO THE PATTERNS OF VINTAGE GLASS ORNAMENTS. Watch the shimmering greens dance on the surface while the candlelight glows silver. Find these holders in assorted shapes and shades of green at Etcetera in the historic St. Johns neighborhood. $11 each, 8621 N Lombard St.
PRESENT ALL YOUR DISHES À LA PLAID with these tartan plates from Pendleton. These dishwasher– and microwave-safe, plates come in a set of four, 8” in diameter. $49.50, pendleton-usa.com
BEND MODERN CARRIES THESE ELEGANT ITALIAN COPPER CARAFES FROM THE 1950S. These sculptural pieces have a gorgeous patina and are finished with teak handles. $280, bendmodern.com
PORTLAND’S BUDD+FINN CARRIES THIS PLAID SWIVEL CHAIR—the woodsy theme pairs perfectly with chestnuts roasting over an open fire. Available in two colors: fawn and moss. $950, buddfinn.com
GUS*MODERN’S GRAPHIC PILLOWS feature shadow puppet silhouettes of woodland animals. Turn your space into a unique wonderland with these silkscreened pillows. Find them at Hip in Portland. $65 – $95, ubhip.com
TIRED OF TRADITIONAL WALLPAPER DESIGNS? Freshen things up with this wallpaper from Woonwinkel. Designed by Studio Makelike in Portland, the Succulent Wallpaper is hand-screenprinted using water-based inks on recyclable paper. $200 per roll (68.5 cm x 4.5 m), woonwinkelhome.com
DESIGNED AND HANDCRAFTED BY JOHN KOSTICK, THESE STARS WILL BRING A TOUCH OF ELEGANCE to any tabletop. Constructed of bronze wire, the stars will gradually oxidize over time, darkening to a rich brown color. Available in two sizes at Canoe. $24 – $68, canoeonline.net
DON’T WAIT FOR YOUR TRUE LOVE TO GIFT YOU A PARTRIDGE IN A PEAR TREE. Pendleton carries this Partridge candle made of pure beeswax and hand poured in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Available in natural or sage. $32, pendleton-usa.com