The Best Buffalo check farmhouse decor for 2020

Adding buffalo check decor to your home can instantly create a cozy farmhouse feeling. The buffalo check trend also known as buffalo plaid has been around for a while, but that does not mean it is going anywhere anytime soon.

Buffalo check gives your home a cozy rustic charm throughout the year, but it especially shines in the fall and winter. This classic pattern has always been a major part of a farmhouse style decor, mostly found in the little accents, a cushion on a sofa, a table runner, or a throw blanket over the end of a bed. But for those who aren’t patterned shy, it can go as big as adding a whole buffalo check wall to your room. You can either achieve this by using buffalo check wallpaper or if you are really into DIY the same effect can be accomplished by painting overlapping stripes with painter’s tape.

Another great idea is adding a buffalo check tile pattern or using it on furniture upholstery. No matter if you use it sparingly or go big by adding a whole buffalo check wall to your room, it still makes a powerful statement because of the contrast that the pattern creates.

We are going to inspire you to think past just buying a buffalo check pillowcase by showing you some super fun ideas for furniture, flooring, table decorations, and yes many stylish pillow ideas. The following images are meant to inspire you to add buffalo check in your own farmhouse home decor.

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1. Buffalo check kitchen decor

dining table with lemon decor and buffalo check runner and throw pillows
Photo credit: @farmtotablecreations

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If you want the ease of adding a touch of buffalo check to your home when the mood strikes, you can use the print on accent pillows, a table runner, or even a dinner plate. Kelly from @farmtotablecreations used all three in her kitchen setting. She gave refreshment to the otherwise neutral palette in her kitchen by adding buffalo check and pops of yellow accents with the lemon decor. If you want to know how to decorate your farmhouse kitchen with lemons read our article here.

kitchen cabinet with open shelving and buffalo plate decor
Photo credit: @retailtherapy_farmhousestyle

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A fun way to use the buffalo check trend is by adding small accents. Accessories are great because they give that stylish punch without having to spend a fortune to get the look. Pattie from @retailtherapy_farmhousestyle did a great job at decorating her kitchen shelving by adding some pattern with buffalo check plates to the otherwise all-white decor. And laying the buffalo check pattern plates on the diagonal gives it a whole new feel. The porcelain cow and the chicken together with the farmhouse sign give such a cozy farmhouse look to this corner of her kitchen.

farmhouse sink with buffalo check towel, butcher block and cooper faucet
Photo credit: @vivietmargot

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If you don’t want to be too distracting or overpower the room’s overall decor, use small pieces like kitchen cloth. If you use buffalo check sparingly within a room’s decor, it will still make a powerful statement. A kitchen towel adds a fun little pop of pattern, and it only costs a couple of dollars to embrace the Buffalo check trend in this kitchen.

tiered tray with buffalo check decor
Photo credit: @austincreekfarmhouse

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In order not to be too overwhelming for an area, buffalo check is often found in the little accents. Like, in this case, this buffalo check mug. Use a perfectly styled tired tray as a centerpiece on the kitchen island to get that farmhouse feel.

window valance above farmhouse kitchen sink with black faucet
Photo credit: @frenchflairfarmhouse

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Another good example of adding a small buffalo check accent to your farmhouse kitchen is adding a buffalo check window valance. Window valance by itself is such a farmhouse statement piece and choosing it in buffalo check is making it even more so.

white farmhouse kitchen with buffalo check wall and shiplap
Photo credit: @thefinishedproject

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Ok, you need to add niche decor piece in your all-white kitchen. A little bit of a wallpaper gets the job done. Pick a smaller wall and the right amount of pattern will create a focal point without overwhelming the room. The wallpaper looks so fresh and crisp against the white kitchen, and I love the boldness of the pattern.

Buffalo check living room decor

living room with farmhouse coffee table and tv stand, sunflowers decor and buffalo check
Photo credit: @mycarolinafarmhouse

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With only a few decor items such as throw pillows, throw blankets, or table runner, the look of a room can be easily transformed. A perfect and inexpensive way to add buffalo check decor to your living room is getting a buffalo check pillows or pillowcases. Pillowcases are a good alternative to use if you don’t have tons of storage space but constantly want to change your furniture pillows. They are such a staple decor item that works well with whichever seasonal decor you are using. You can totally change the overall vibe of your space depending on what you pair your buffalo check pillows with. Here they give such a good contrast paired with the sunflowers.

buffalo check sofa with oval coffee table, rattan rug and black accent wall
Photo credit @thefinishedproject

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When you know it is true love, go ahead and commit. This living room sofa covered in buffalo check upholstery fabric offers a powerful design punch that is a game-changer for the room.

buffalo check upholstered coffee table and curtains in living room
Photo credit: @bridgewaydesigns

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This ottoman upholstered in a classic buffalo check print is such a statement piece in this living room. It coordinates well with the design of the room and gives just the right amount of pattern to the room. Also, a great idea is getting a few of these buffalo check blankets and placing them around your house for a cozy way to create a design theme.

Buffalo check bedroom decor

kids room with buffalo check bedding and metal beds
Photo credit: @jodie.thedesigntwins

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Buffalo check for a boy’s kids room is just a perfect choice. You can not go wrong with it. It just adds so much character to the room. The black steel-framed beds combined with the check design, it is just so stunning.

farmhouse kids room with buffalo check wallpaper and metal bed
Photo credit: @houseon77th

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In this girl’s bedroom, they painted an accent wall with the buffalo check pattern. It is the wall the gives that farmhouse feel to this room. You can achieve the same by installing a buffalo check peel and stick wallpaper.

Buffalo check entryway decor

buffalo check entryway decor with mint door
Photo credit: @the_seasoned_home

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In this beautifully styled entryway, the buffalo check floor rug sets the right tone without overpowering the space.

entryway farmhouse bench table with pillow decor and farmhouse sign
Photo credit: @familylovehomedecor

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This heart-shaped buffalo check pillow is acting as an accent piece on the white shiplap background in this classic and rustic farmhouse hallway. This welcoming corner of the house brightens up your day with its cute farmhouse decor. Everything is perfectly synchronized together, starting from the wooden bench to the metal wall lamp.

Buffalo check bathroom decor

farmhouse bathroom with buffalo plaid decor, square mirror and black faucets
Photo credit: @sbkliving

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Try mixing black and white buffalo check with copper details, matte black faucet, a tassel shower curtain and country bath towels for the perfect farmhouse feel.

farmhouse half-bath with buffalo check wallpaper, round mirror
Photo credit: @theothersideofneutral

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Here they used buffalo check wallpaper for this powder room. But if you want to achieve the same effect in your bathroom, maybe it is better if you use tile. It is much more durable with all the water running. If you are not able to find a pre-printed buffalo-check tile you can easily create your own buffalo check pattern using individual tiles in three contrasting colors. All you need is a dark, mid-tone and white tile to recreate this classic pattern on your walls.