I'm seeing this pattern all over the interiors scene

Move over gingham

Cute petite checkered ceramic vases in assorted pastels
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Keeping a pinch of the Cottagecore vibe alive, but with a punchy fresh attitude, check patterns are dominating the interiors scene right now — and we're loving this versatile print. Think less ditsy gingham and more kick-ass kitsch with layered grids in neo pastels, raving brights, and timeless mono. 

So if you're looking for a preppy mood boost in your small apartment, a peppering of check-patterned home decor on everything from trendy rugs, to sofa-transforming throw pillows is the perfect meal deal! Coveted, check. Affordable, check. Seriously cool, check. 

Here's our lust list of check-covered shopping picks to get that basket filled and your pattern game ON...

Check shopping buys

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Holly is a Content Editor at Real Homes, and has previously worked at Future Homes brands including Country Homes & Interiors and Livingetc. She has a background in interior and event styling spanning a decade, which previously took her from coast to city and beyond to Australia. 

Holly loves working with creative minds and discovering fresh, indie brands, and is a firm believer that no home can have too many cushions, unruly blooms or decorative details of happy