Butterflies Are the New Pineapples
Pineapple-patterned everything? Sooo 2016. Welcome to the Year of the Butterfly, ladies. From playful textiles to sophisticated accent pieces, expect to see an abundance of these happy, graceful motifs fluttering into the home.
Start slow with whimsical watercolor mugs.
Gien Azur, $40
Or spring for a chic 3-D wall collage.
Dawn Wolfe, $399
Toss a few accent pillows on the sofa for a subtle homage.
Sweetgum Textiles Co., $144
Or paper your entire powder room in a jubilant pattern.
Schumacher, from $81/yard
And sip rosé from these exquisite hand-painted tumblers.
We think butterflies and peonies belong together. Don’t you agree?
True story: We’d give our left arm for this silk area rug.
Alexander McQueen, $304/foot
Ditto this dreamy, ladylike bedding set.
D. Porthault, from $325
This stylish wine coaster doubles as an objet d’art.
Michael Aram, $150
And your patio needs these rad cutout votive holders.
Butterfly-emblazoned acrylic cups are perfect for a garden party.
And heirloom china makes for a divine afternoon high tea.
Martin's Herend, from $80
Inexpensive removable wallpaper begs for experimentation.
Carey Lind, $1/foot
But subtle blue and white floral wallpaper is a timeless choice.
Sandberg, Price upon inquiry
For just a hint of butterfly, add a petite watercolor to your gallery wall.
Snoogs & Wilde, from $15
Or win the trend (and life) with this brazen “butterfly parade” wallpaper.
Christian Lacroix, from $72