Butterflies :: All a flutter in home decor this Spring

Dinnerware by Richard Cohen Collection used by Kati Curtis for DIFFA
Image via Live the Life You Dream About- photo by Roberto Richi

I've been watching as wallpaper has been making a huge comeback over the past couple of years. We're not talking about our grandmother's country cottage paper of the 1950s or even the flouncy, floral papers popularized by Laura Ashley in the 1980s. Today's wallpapers are bold, full of personality. They're statement pieces, and focal points. Today's wallpapers are not for the timid. As we've seen a movement to fun, bright colors, bold stripes and shapes, and whimsical images, we're also seeing a return of flora and fauna. But today's flowers take center stage, as do the animals. As we return to the garden I've been noticing butterflies all over the place. These beautiful winged creatures are showing up on fabric, wallpaper, dinnerware - in all areas of the home.  Will these fluttering creatures stay around for a while or will they fly away?

Butterfly wallpaper by Osborne and Little

Wallpaper by Fromental

Teapot by Christian Lacroix

Home Accessories by Christian Lacroix

via Houzz

Wallpaper by Julien Macdonald

Wallpaper by Lulu deKwiatkowski for Matouk

Lulu DK

Mackenzie Childs

Wallpaper Farfalla by Nina Campbell

Wallpaper by Schumacher