12 Entirely Acceptable Polka Dotted Items for Your Home

polka dot home decor
credit: H&M

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

polka dot sheets
credit: West Elm

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.

polka dot vase
credit: Etsy

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

polka dot plate
credit: Target

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

polka dot basket
credit: H&M

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

polka dot pot holder
credit: Etsy

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

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

polka dot towel
credit: Kohls

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

polka dot baskets
credit: Macys

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."

polka dot tupperware
credit: Macys

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

polka dot pillow
credit: Bloomingdales

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.

polka dot canister
credit: Kohls

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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