We are currently seeing a huge reboot of the checkerboard, and I’ve got to say, I am here for it. The classic black and white checkerboard has been shelved, and we’re seeing its vintage resurgence in delicious colour ways that are on-trend with the richer, warmer colours for 2024.
You only need a little bit of checkerboard to make a style impact in an interior, it is virtually one of the easiest patterns to carry off, and adds a touch of vintage charm to your decor.
I’ve compiled a list of the best checkerboard items to introduce to your interior that will honestly make you reconsider everything you thought you knew about the classic checkerboard.
The Rise of The Checkerboard: 15 Ways To Steal The Look In Your Home
1.Artisan Checkerboard Butterscotch Cushion Cover
Rich oranges and browns are where we are at in 2024. This updated style of checkerboard looks ultra cosy on this soft fabric.
The perfect addition to a sofa or armchair.
2. Agathe Checkerboard 100% Cotton Duvet Cover
Checkerboard can seamlessly be integrated into your interiors without being over the top.
This subtle print on the duvet adds visual interest yet creates a really gorgeous warmth and texture.
3. Checkerboard Moroccan Beige Rug
There’s no better way to incorporate checkerboard than grounding a room with a checkerboard area rug.
These look great in bedrooms, living spaces and offices.
4. Kirsten Ceramic Table Lamp
It’s the M&S lamp that continually sells out. We’re seeing checkerboard in a new way, and with the scallop shade it brings such a dainty yet eye catching feature to a room.
Plus, it’s available in a few different colours!
5. Jute Rug
For those who just want to appreciate a small amount of checkerboard, this jute rug from H&M home is the perfect way to get onboard with this trend.
The runner rug features a gentle section of checkerboard at either end for definition, and a touch of modernity. Ideal for a hallway or kitchen space.
6. Sage Checkerboard Towel
Switch up your towels with these fab checkerboard towels from Dunelm.
Available in a couple of different colour ways, these sage green towels are on-trend and bring a restorative addition to a bathroom.
7. Checkered Square Poster
There’s something quite eye catching and unique about incorporating checkerboard into a poster.
In an on-trend brown, this print looks amazing in a rich, warm interior.
8. Checkerboard Throw
Say yes to the trend with this wonderfully soft throw from Dunelm.
In a heritage yellow colour, it brings warmth and contrast to a neutral interior. The ends are finished with tassels for added texture.
9. Ladyna Checkered Rug
We’re seeing lots of checkerboard styles in browns and oranges, but if blue and green are more to your style, this rug is for you.
In a tasteful sea green, this fun rug is the perfect way to break up the monotony of flooring in a space.
10. Paddywax Checkmate Fragranced Candle
There’s no such thing as too many candles, and if you’re sitting on the fence about checkerboards, this is a great place to start.
Available in a range of colours, once the candle is finished, reuse the pot for dried flowers, a pen pot or storing your keys.
11. Black Tufted Checkerboard Cushion
Whilst the classic black and white checkerboard is not leading the current revival, you can still get some really tasteful and cosy additions for your home.
How snuggly does this cushion look from George at Asda?
12. Green Checkerboard Bath Mat
The bathroom can fully commit to this trend too. A funky bath mat is a charming way to add further character and warmth.
13. Checkerboard Coasters
A slightly more retro take on checkerboards, these fun coasters are an eye catching addition to a bar cart or dining table.
Available in a range of colours to suit your home decor colour scheme.
14. Checkerboard Stool
If you want to make a statement with checkerboard, this stool is one way to do it.
The trick is not to over do it with checkerboard. One item like this is enough to avoid patterns clashing in the space. Just try to feature the same colours somewhere else in the space for colour cohesion.
15. Checkerboard Cushion – White & Pink
We love this alternative checkerboard style of pattern from Habitat.
It brings a mature take on the popular pattern and looks beautiful in this delicate pink and white colour way.