Tuesday, June 15, 2010


Who doesn't love a good set of stripes? In fashion, I'm always drawn to a good stripe...whether it's a shirt or shoes or skirt or whatever.

(J Crew and Tom's)

Same thing in interiors....ticking stripe, bold stripe. I'm definitely a 2 color (not usually a fan or multiple colors unless its in a mexican style rug/mat). Bold or subtle, I can always find a use for a good stripe.

Stripes seem to be everywhere these days- walls and rugs especially!

Coastal Living Seawatch Idea House

This wallcovering featured in Country Living is a beautiful and bold way to display ticking. It fits perfect with the colonial style of the room. It also looks great on sofas and bedding.....PB has a great, standard ticking fabric.

Such a cheery bathroom....the vertical stripes continued onto the ceiling makes the room feel much taller! (material girls blog). Adding something bold like stripes in a bathroom add spice to the home without having to paint a much larger space.

I personally love wide horizontal, two-toned stripes. They are simple to do and can be subtle or bold, whichever works better for you and your space.

Amanda Peet's living room...she obviously loves stripes too :)


  1. LOVE the first 2 rooms! I can't wait to have a new place to decorate!

  2. Stripes translate so well no matter where you put them!


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