Tune In This Winter to the Flannel Channel & Rad Plaids!

Tune In This Winter to the Flannel Channel & Rad Plaids!

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Kendal Sectional

The temperature is dropping and it’s time to get out those big, warm blankets so you can snuggle up on the sofa with a nice cup of hot chocolate, and enjoy the season of winter!  Don’t forget to grab your boots, scarves, and coats that keep you warm and cozy!  Also don’t forget that your home may need a few items to warm up the interior….I’m talking about flannel and plaid decor and designs!

Crate and Barrel London Chair in Sutton Plaid

Here is a little background on this winter’s main material!  According to Wikipedia, Flannel is a soft woven fabric, of various fineness.  Flannel was originally made from carded wool or worsted yarn, but is now often made from either wool, cotton, or synthetic fibers. Flannel may be brushed to create extra softness or remain unbrushed.  The brushing process is a mechanical process where a fine metal brush rubs the fabric to create fine fibers from the loosely spun yarns.  Typically, flannel has either a single- or double-sided nap. Double-napped flannel refers to a fabric that has been brushed on both sides. If the flannel is not napped, it gains its softness through the loosely spun yarn in its woven form.  Flannel is commonly used to make plaid!  A plaid or full plaid is a pleated cloth worn with the modern kilt, made from the same tartan and worn cast over the shoulder and fastened at the front.  The belted plaid or “great kilt”, earlier form of the kilt plaid, is also used as a synonym for tartan or, in the USA, any checked cloth pattern.

Elle Decor Guest Bedroom Featuring Plaid

Now with the history lesson out of the way…let’s go onto the different fashions, designs, and applications of flannel and plaid for Winter 2011!

Flannel Wing Chairs

Plaid Booties

Plaid Spool Ottoman

Plaid Upholstered Wall Decor

Pottery Barn - Organic Flannel Duvet

Flannel Seating

Thibaut Fabric - Randolf Plaid

Plaid Pendant Lamps - Design Sponge

Ralph Lauren Home - Brookfield Collection

Burberry Umbrella

Burberry Scarf

Flannel Upholstered Walls with Nailheads by Mary McDonald

Tartan for Your iPad by Speck Case

Tartan for Your iPad by Speck Case

Ralph Lauren Home - Victoria Falls Louis XVI Chair

Baker Chairs in J. Robert Scott Flannel Upholstery

Christian Louboutin - Bianca Flannel Pumps (I'm in LOVE!)

Alexander McQueen - Perfecto Jacket

Rhonda Loves Antlers! 😉

Weitzner Limited Wallcovering in Pattern: Touch - Flannel

Vintage Porsche Plaid Interior

Pottery Barn Cozy Plaid Throws

Michael Kors Flannel Handbag

Horchow.com Plaid Stockings

Be sure to stay tuned for the upcoming blog featuring “Twilight”, our dramatically, unique table topper!! The RSVP Design Services Team designed “Twilight” as an auction item for the Hope for the Holidays Auction Event by Catholic Charities of Dallas and Pettigrew!

Have a fantastic weekend!

Thanks for tuning in this week!

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One Response to “Tune In This Winter to the Flannel Channel & Rad Plaids!”
  1. LOVE the rich organic wall in the stair well photo above!

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