Polka Dots are a 2013 Home Decor Trend

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Polka dots began popping up on the home decor scene in 2012, and according to Apartment Therapy , it looks like this fun pattern is here to stay for 2013!
This is one of those trends where less is definitely more, and gone are the days of traditional black and white polka dots. Don’t be afraid to incorporate non-traditional colors when adding this trend to your new home and remember that polka ‘dots’ also come in a variety of sizes too!
Here are some tips on how to make the most of the polka dot trend:

  • Accent details. Add a polka dot ribbon to a candle or choose a small polka dot picture frame.
  • Fabric. This is a great option for a kid’s room or nursery. Consider using polka dot pillows in a variety of colors or polka dot curtains.
  • Hanging lamps. These are a great budget-friendly find and come in a variety colors. Use them to add the polka dot trend to party décor or make them a permanent fixture.

Polka dots are great because they will blend into a modern or traditional setting, so any homeowner can have a fun time experimenting with this trend!
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