Friday, September 13, 2013

The Big Cat Obsession - Cheetah, Leopard, and Jaquer Prints

Follow any fashion trend, celebrity siting, or decorating blog/magazine and one thing is for sure - big cat prints will always capture our attention.  Whether it is a small accent such as a pillow, lamp shade, decorative piece, or a big focal point within a room and especially a gorgeous pair of shoes, a handbag, or piece of clothing...that big cat is here to stay.

Image:  The Decorista

Gathering a few of my favorite interiors displaying these majestic animal prints was almost therapeutic.  My favorite, the three big cats: Cheetah, Leopard, and Jaguers.  If you want to know more on how to spot the difference, check out The Big Cat Blog, but as a quick reference, the color combinations, type of spot pattern, and their placement gives you a head start identifying your cat.

C=Cheetah, L=Leopard, J=Jaguar
Image: Interior Collective
In the meantime, almost any upholstered piece can handle the bold print within any style of home.

Traditional Chairs in a Modern Dining Room Setting

Image:  Domaine Home

 A Well Placed Throw in an Eclectic Bedroom

Image:  Pinterest

Front and Center, An Amazing Coffee Table Ottoman Among Post Modern Pieces 

 Image:  Tumblr

 Pillows That Connect The Mix of Solid Colors and Textures

Image:  The Lennoxx
Making the big cats a prominent feature in your space works well within unusual setting.  Tiling a bathroom wall, adding wallpaper behind a feature wall, integrating carpet tiles for everyday seating, or going bold with a large piece of furniture may do the trick.  Either way, the print has the power to hold its own in any environment.. 

Image:  Imactoy

Image: La Dolce Vita

Image: Flor

Image: Chic & Posh

Don't be surprised if you see me in any version of this print feeling comfortably chic in a beautiful scarf, pair of flats, or a favorite bag. My obsession with this print has stood the test of time...and it will do the same for your interior spaces.

Images: Scarf Pinterest, Shoes Pinterst, Tote Pinterest

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