Polka dots scream "fun" to me. You can't take them too seriously. Seriously. Even when they try to be formal, they look friendly and casual. Did you know they were named after the Polka dance for no other reason than the popularity of the dance? So today we'll give honor to the overlooked, underused Polka Dot! Is anyone else humming, "She wore an itsy-bitsy, teenie-weenie yellow....?" Photos: carpet on stairs; darling teapot & cup; Cookies to go with the tea from Kiss My Cookies; Shoes (online); Vintage sunglasses; Shower curtain; Chair at Apartment Therapy; and....yeah, you were all ahead on this one!