Tortoise Shell in the House

Tortoise Shell in the House

Regina Yunghans
Sep 12, 2011

From the actual thing to faux prints, tortoise shell is a studious look that's not just for eyewear. Here, we're seeing it everywhere from wallpaper to tableware. Check it out:

Tortoise shell has a natural, warm, textured look that's perfectly fitting for the autumn season. See that one in the third picture? It's actually used as a fireplace screen.

Pics four and five above are available for purchase: The flatware at Carolyne Roehm ($20 per five pieces), and the lamp at Neiman Marcus ($235).

Images: via Willow Bee Inspired, Lonny, Elle Decor, Carolyne Roehm, Neiman Marcus