12 Entirely Acceptable Polka Dotted Items for Your Home

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Polka dots have never really gone out of style, but if we're being truly honest, the last time we truly embraced them was sometime around second grade. But if we know one thing, it's that style is cyclical, and so here we are, drooling over polka dots all over again. Check out these decidedly grown-up pieces to add to your home:

Kate Spade Serving Bowl, $41.97

Kate Spade + sale prices = yesssssss. Kate has long championed dot patterns, and we're especially loving the motif on this preppy serving bowl.

2. West Elm Polka Dot Sheet Set, starting at $79

If you're looking for something subtle, these West Elm sheets are sort of like the white T-shirt of our bedding — you can dress them up, or dress them down, or showcase them as-is for a classic look.

3. Lovebugkiko Ceramic Bud Vase, $26

The homespun vibe totally works on this dainty handmade bud vase (or makeup brush holder).

4. Target Square Melamine Polka Dot Salad Plate, $1.61

These melamine plates may come in a sophisticated pattern, but they're positively kid-proof.

5. H&M Small Canvas Storage Basket, $3.99

This happy color combo would brighten up a bathroom quite nicely.

6. Southern Top Stitch Chambray Polka Dot Pot Holder, $12.99

Bring just an ounce of farmhouse chic to your kitchen with this country-cute pot holder.

7. One Kings Lane Quinn Armchair, $335

We can't stop gawking at this cozy armchair's print. Is it Dalmatian? Artsy polka dot? Either way, we're loving it.

8. Linum Home Polka Dot Beach Towel, $29.99

The sweet and feminine vibe of these towels is almost too cute for the beach.

9. 3R Studio Wicker Baskets ( set of 2 ), $110

This basket duo sports a super-fun dotted twist. It's sort of like, "Hi, I love bohemian decor but I don't take myself all that seriously."

10. Pyrex Dots Storage Set, $16.99

Most food storage options: completely and utterly dull. This Pyrex set ( two 4-cup containers ): totally cool.

11. Cupcakes & Cashmere Chambray Dot King Sham, $39.99

We've followed Cupcakes & Cashmere — an OG lifestyle blog — for ages. This sham completely embodies the chic world of Emily Schuman, so, yes, we will be taking two.

12. LC Lauren Conrad Metallic Dot Canister, $29.99

We've yet to meet a Lauren Conrad product we didn't like. This dotted canister is no exception, especially because of the many places it would look good: vanity, kitchen, bathroom, bar cart ...


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