How to Wear Stripes in a Room

I love a good stripe one that either makes a bold statement or an elegant effect….

 

Making them a bold statement like these chairs and keeping the rest of the furnishings more toned down is a great balance.
Photo from Sarah Richardson

Having a neutral stripe on the walls can create an open feeling and have a dramatic effect
Photo from Chambers and Chambers Architect

Horizontal stripes on a wall can make a room appear larger
Photo from the Letter Cottage

Painting stripes on the floor – great unique element for the room
Photo from House Beautiful

If you don’t want to paint you can use a rug instead and still create the same effect
Photo from Crate and Barrel

You can go bold or soft with drapery… giving very different looks to a space
Photos from BHG

Happy Decorating!

Karen

 

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