How To Wear Stripes In A Room

I love a good stripe one that either makes a bold statement or an elegant effect… It is one pattern that doesn’t seem to go out of style and they complement many other patterns. Starting off with a bold look thought I would show you with using a indigo bold stripe For a bold statement try a rug, in this space it is drawing your eye in.

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Making a  bold statement like on these barstools for a kitchen which doesn’t have a lot of pattern.


Or a single chair

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For a little fun using the stripe in a simple subtle way like this china from Kate Spade

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A few more ideas… Having a neutral stripe on the walls can create an open feeling and have a dramatic effect

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  Softer stripe on a elegant piece of furniture

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Keeping it simple with lamps, pillows and accessories

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  Happy Everything! Karen  

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