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Striped Rugs Lay It on the Line
Sure, stripes can help hide stains and trick the eye. But make no mistake: On rugs, they're also indisputably chic
"Sure, stripes can help hide stains and trick the eye. But make no mistake: On rugs... wearing striped shirts and pin-striped suits: Stripes are a classic pattern. And they're... for area rugs and carpeting, which can be a major investment. A striped rug is often... of striped-rug inspiration. Perhaps you'll find this perennially fashionable pattern... chic; striped patterns are a great choice for the home as well. They are a particularly..."
Set Staircases Racing With a Striped Stair Runner
"decked in stripes to go the distance... funky striped runner. I like to think of staircases as large-scale pieces of furniture... let my stripe addiction shine than a staircase? Stair runners are excellent for injecting... accommodates a stripe beautifully. Whether you have a beach house, a country cabin, a modern... runner, stripes are a great way to go.... source for striped rugs and runners. Very reasonably priced too. What are the materials..."
Add Drama with Black and White Stripes
"softening the stripes by using them in fabric curtain panels or underfoot on a rug. If you... white stripes. To exploit this maximum contrast to the fullest, consider a bold... white stripes, start small, with a throw pillow or painting. If you fall in love... with your stripes from there! Here are some examples, boldest first...... white striped floors. You can see it here: http://eyeseepretty.wordpress.com/2..."
Expert Talk: 14 Designers Show Their Stripes
Painted stripes can create huge impact in a room for little cost. See how and why these professionals gave 14 rooms their stripes
"inted stripes can create huge impact in a room for little cost. See how and why these... love a stripe." Apparently, he's not alone. When it comes to painting rooms with... with stripes, these designers are in no danger of "losing their way," to paraphrase... walls. Stripes are great! I really love the thin white stripe on the gray wall. I... these stripe combinations! They are labor intensive to do however with paint. Hours..."
How to Paint Perfect Wall Stripes
Draw the line on lackluster walls with crisply painted stripes. Here's the secret to getting them right
"painted stripes. Here's the secret to getting them right... vertical, stripes are one trend I hope won't go out of style any time soon. This versatile... vertical stripes in a room with low ceilings to create the illusion of height, or use... horizontal stripes in a room with high ceilings to ground the space. Play with the size... tone-on-tone stripes of equal size create a subdued and relaxed environment, while bright..."
Guest Picks: Stripe While It's Hot
Bring pattern and lightheartedness to your interiors with striped home decor in an array of bright colors or neutrals
"interiors with striped home decor in an array of bright colors or neutrals... quirky stripes can add so much interest to any room. A small accent in displayed... brightly striped tray is all you need to live colorfully in 2013. Even if color isn't... classic stripes in neutral tones can still pile on the dimension and impact. Layer... Layer stripes with textural solids for a subtle look, or mix and match various striped..."
Decorate with Yellow Stripes
"Adding stripes of yellow is a bold, playful way to bring a vibrant attitude to a room... and stripes are way up there also! Love that vase. I've never tried painting stripes... white stripes. This is a more mellow yellow. Wide horizontal yellow stripes add... rug feels like yellow and white stripes. The bold yellow draws the eye in instantly... room, as stripes would do. This rug is on my wish list for our apartment. The citron..."
Humble Ticking Stripes Make Decor Proud
Simple and unpretentious, ticking dresses down ornate furniture and adds casual elegance to rooms of any style
"this striped fabric often get pigeonholed into a specific look. Sturdy ticking —... narrow stripes gives it chameleonlike versatility. This diverse group of spaces... ticking stripes could do in a variety of settings. I'm now thinking of having at least... ticking striped upholstered chair in the midst of some geometric fabrics . . . Nice... Ticking stripes are one of our current fave patterns, especially that Ralph Lauren..."
DIY: How to Paint Stripes on Your Floor
Paint brings a dreary porch floor to life in New England — watch the process unfold and get tips and ideas for your own floors
"พื้นสวย The striped floors look nice. Check out these striped wall papers, which would... painting the striped sections. I do love the look of a stained, checkerboard wood floor... floor stripes look great and you've provided a fantastic step-by-step tutorial! Your... on each stripe after the fact is a good health prevention. Thanks for the tip on... doing the stripes. I didn't seal mine when done as I wanted it to wear through with foot..."
What Goes With a Striped Sofa?
Do all those lines have your head spinning in circles? These decorating ideas will straighten you right out
"pairing stripes with stripes? If you have — or are considering buying — a striped sofa... A striped sofa can be a welcome change from basic solid colors. But when your sofa... sofa is striped, what do you put with it? Do you play it safe with solids or go out... love stripes and floral! if not that, then the faded oriental rug definitely works... white striped sofas (thin stripes) sitting on a white floor. Wonderful! Now we have..."
10 Ways to Shake Up a Room With Circles and Stripes
Decorate with two diametrically different patterns in a restrained way, for a look that’s both dynamic and tasteful
"circles and stripes is an easy way to shake up your style without stepping too far outside... bright wide stripe as a focal point in the nursery I like stripes, and circles, but I'm... let the stripes peek through. I would like to see more stripes with rough edges,... A few stripes can make a big change, especially if you don't have to mask and paint... scale stripe with harmonious colors, which comes across more as texture, vs a huge..."
Fresh Starts: Stripes and Style in a Flexible Nursery
"vertical stripe on the wall and, just to show the versatility of the stripes, a wide... green stripe used in combination with two narrow horizontal brown stripes. You can... orange stripes are fantastic. Just love how Kari married practical with functional... whom that striped ceiling was completed but hope Kari wasn't up on a ladder doing it... reusable stripes of various widths and colors. Here's a nursery done with a wide vertical..."
DIY: Make a Candy-Cane Striped Holiday Wreath
Heather from Whipper Berry shows us how to make an easy and creative holiday decoration for your door
8 Secrets to Pairing Patterns With an Oriental Rug
Plaids, florals, stripes — a good Oriental rug can stand up to almost any other pattern. These tips can help you master the effect
"florals, stripes — a good Oriental rug can stand up to almost any other pattern. These... Oriental rug." Point taken. If you're lucky enough to have an authentic Oriental,... Oriental rug never goes out of style, and it works with just about any design scheme... matching rugs. I have this oriental style rug in my great room, but my dining table... to this rug....what color/style rug should I put under the dining table to coordinate..."
Guest Picks: Colorful Patterned Area Rugs for All Tastes
From subtly sophisticated to downright swirltastic, these area rugs will please the eye while cushioning the feet
"these area rugs will please the eye while cushioning the feet... is the rugs. You see, I promised my family that I’d add some comfort. While the... patterned rugs. The boys will get something in the aqua family. The living room is littered... patterned rug search. Chime in with your thoughts! — Marni from StyleCarrot... com/new-rugs/rugs-in-stock/explosion-n01471-rug I love the Kids Stripes Multi Rug... color stripe rug!!! Love the Nuloom can look less kid and more modern ..especially..."