Furniture, for me, is one of those places to play it safe and invest in pieces that won't tire in a short time. So, you won't find a zebra-print credenza in my dining room anytime soon. But that doesn't mean I don't like looking at such things as animal-print furniture in other people's homes! Take a look at these pieces:

If you like this look, I imagine it is probably a pretty doable DIY. Find a nicely-shaped but badly-finished old piece of furniture and sass it up a bit with some hand-painted stripes!

Do you have animal prints on any of your furniture? If so, you're a braver soul than me. Tell us about it below!

Images: The Lennoxx, Horchow, Traditional Home, Kartell, Artistic Tile