20 Global Chic Trends to Add to Your Decor

Expert tips on how to get an international look in your home -- without leaving home (23 Photos)

Chandni Reddy on Aug 15, 2012 at 11:07AM

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20 Global Chic Trends to Add to Your Decor

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When incorporating Mexican themes into your home, steer clear of clichés and use traditional south-of-the-border patterns in fresh ways. Add a pop of color with folksy Otomi embroidered textiles commonly used in cushions or lampshades. Talavera tiles, a staple in Mexican décor, are now available in playful and modern designs like trendy peacock feather motifs. And, for added pizzazz, introduce Frida Kahlo-esque art into the mix.

Get it now: Talavera Melamine Bowls starting at $24.99 at Pottery Barn; Peacock Talavera Tile, $2.25 at Mexican Tiles; Hidalgo Multi-Colored Placemats, $35 at Ixtla

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