Tell Me Tuesday (Wednesday)…BAM or SLAM!? Buffalo Check

SLAM! for last week’s topic, Faux Painted Headboards

The majority of you felt real headboards were the way to go, painted ones were not a good alternative.

This week, let’s talk Buffalo Check!  I think it is a wonderful pattern.   It adds a little color and pattern to a space, but is still neutral.  It can be chic or country.  Last week, I pulled it for a client as an option to re-upholster her wing chair, unfortunately she was not as nearly excited about it as I am.

Are you a fan?

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Images via anthonybaratta, unknown, domino magazine, hirshfields, unknown

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  1. LOVE LOVE LOVE!!! Major BAM in my book! Its so classic. I’m slowly adding it to every room in my house!
    Julia Ryan recently posted..One Room Challenge: IntroductionMy Profile

  2. BAM! I have buffalo check in my boys’ room and love the masculine touch it brings:) Here it is, you can check it out. http://www.mapleleavessycamoretrees.com/2013/01/the-boys-room.html
    Kat recently posted..Homemade BreadMy Profile

  3. BAM! Its classic and will be around forever. I personally am not overly drawn to it- but I can still appreciate it and love when its mixed with something more modern.
    Amanda Eck recently posted..Design Boards & A NEW WinnerMy Profile

  4. A Big Ole BAM for me! Fresh, clean and crisp looking!

  5. Bam! I’ve always loved it, traditional and masculine. I’m so glad it’s back “in”. To me it was never out!
    Ashley@ The Houston House recently posted..Recent Pottery Barn PurchasesMy Profile

  6. HUGE Bam!! Always looks great and so many color choices you can’t go wrong.
    Elizabeth @ The Little Black Door recently posted..one room challenge – week 1My Profile

  7. I am going against the grain here–but it is a slam for me. Hahaha. Just not my style!
    17 Perth recently posted..Should it remain a dream?My Profile

  8. BAM! Not only do a love a bit of it in a room- I wear it!!
    Cheryl Nicholl recently posted..The Archbishop’s PalaceMy Profile

  9. I big BAM with extra BAM for me! I love it. It’s a classic pattern but I the the buffalo scale can add a touch of whimsy to a room that might otherwise take itself too seriously.
    Aimee @ the Functional Space recently posted..I Need Some InspirationMy Profile

  10. I’m with Amanda here. I think it’s a classic and I use it for clients. It’s here to stay. I like my buffalo check with a bold modern print!
    Lori @ Lori May Interiors recently posted..A visit with Steve McKenzie and a can’t miss event!My Profile

  11. Yes, a thousand times yes. :)

  12. Love, love, love Buffalo Check!!! Always a crisp addition!! What is the origin of the name for that pattern? Anyone know?

  13. BAM! i love it in bog bold prints and i love that ikea has the rug, fabric, etc, at great affordable prices!
    cassie recently posted..My New Bedroom Dresser & The Start of a Gallery WallMy Profile

  14. I L.O.V.E. IT!
    But I’m surprised at how few people know what I’m talking about~
    even in fabric stores when I ask if they carry any and where to find it in their store.
    (same with hemp~?)
    A Big Buffalo BAM for me!
    Catherine
    Catherine recently posted..a vintage White GlobeMy Profile

  15. Bam, bam, bam! It’s a way to add graphic punch and stay classic at the same time. Love it!

  16. Bam on chairs, slam on a wall. I like it in small, preferably purple, doses:)

    Jessica
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  17. What’s not to love?! Huge BAM from me.

  18. BAM!

  19. Bam for me, I LOVE it and have loved it for years!

  20. BAM!!!!! LOVE it!!!!
    LynnR recently posted..Oh my how things change….My Profile

  21. BAM! It’s a classic, how could it no be.
    Cheryl recently posted..Top Decorating Mistake #2My Profile

  22. BAM! Just recovered two parsons chairs with buffalo check for two ends of my dining table.

  23. BAM for me! I like that it’s crisp!
    xo Heidi
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  24. Yep, it’s a classic! a Bam for me. I had picked up a few yards of a black and white buffalo check when Calico was running a sale and I’m waiting for the perfect opportunity to use it somewhere.
    Holly recently posted..Boy’s Room Fabric OptionsMy Profile

  25. Bam!

  26. It’s a BAM from me! So classic and makes such a great statement.

  27. Bam baby! Its classic yet graphic. Mixes well with other patterns and comes together in a modern way.
    Melissa recently posted..How to Find Wholesale FabricMy Profile

  28. BAM! I think in the right space it looks great. I currently have a blue buffalo check couch and chair in my living room, but it doesn’t go with the decor… it’s just what I owned!

  29. BAM! I think a touch of it here and there is great and adds a touch of masculine to a space. Loving that kitchen floor!
    lisaroy recently posted..[ the perfect pasta salad ]My Profile

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