Thursday, February 11, 2010

Houzz Ideabook- Fine Lines: Decorating with Stripes

This weeks Ideabook is all about the splendor of stripes. I definitely have a thing for them, so I put together a cool collection of pretty pics, and included some handy dandy tips on decorating with stripes too. Click on the badge below to be redirected to my article over at Houzz and thanks for taking the time to visit me today!




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24 comments:

Kelly Muys Wood said...

i just bought tuxedo striped curtains for our master bedroom and i'm dying to put them up...

kelly

Frugal Home Design said...

I LOVE stripes. Thanks for the tips.

Low Tide High Style said...

I'm in a "stripe" phase at the moment myself, with striped rugs everywhere!

I love that blue striped slipcovered chair with the cute fish pillow!

Kat :)

Caroline said...

What a wonderful array of stripes. I really want to paint a wall with a matching furniture piece now...I never thought that it could look SO cool.

Thanks for sharing!

The DG Family said...

Love stripes! Have never thought about incorporating them into decorating, think I just might now. Thanks for the tips! :)

domesticated_desk said...

Hi Layla, have you ever found a folding canvas chair like the one in image #1, I love it and would like to buy one. just wondering, thanks! Rachel -Dd

Cottage Dreamers said...

I have always loved stripes. Right now I'm in love with anything made from ticking.

Herself said...

Yippee!

geri said...

I am with you all.
Love stripes, ticking and painted furniture with stripes.
I also for an inexpensive way to keep changing things up take my husbands old stripe shirts and make porch swing pillows with them. I don't have a machine so it's usually iron on or pinned like a present.( a girls gotta do what a girls gotta do..hehe)
Love all the pics Layla, I just can't quite figure out how you have the time to do some many things in one day, especially with the consultations. Maybe it's the cereal? Have a fun day. geri.

fairfieldhouse said...

I could look at your reading/writing nook a million times and never grow tired of it.

- Deborah

Mollie said...

thanks for the post, Layla! I love stripes, too:) Favorite stripes in my house are my black/white striped, scalloped valances in my 'paper cafe' office:)

Lettered Cottage said...

Hey Rachel!

That photo belongs to Sarah, at A Beach Cottage. Swing by her blog and I'm sure she'll tell you where she got it! :-)

Layla

angela walker jewelry said...

I love stripes too.....I found four pillow cushions on clearance at Pottery Barn this fall for my outdoor furniture. I was so happy for that find : ) Great tip by the way on your reading room stripes! I just love that room : )
Thanks for sharing!

Kelsey said...

I LOVE stripes...especially when mixed with burlap and black and white damask or toile! After seeing this post I'm seriously thinking about using fabric paint to paint stripes on my all white Ikea Ektorp Ottoman. Thanks for the ideas!

My Cottage Charm said...

Hey, love the stripes. I like ticking more than any other striped fabric..........just something about it in a room with painted furniture and lots of white. :) have a great day!

Erin said...

Stripes=perfection.

Wonderful collection of inspiring photos!!

Dylan and Paige said...

Love the stripes! Your blog is so inspirational.

Paige
http://theperezfamily-dylanandpaige.blogspot.com/

cheryl said...

nice pics! i'm obsessed with blue & white striped fabrics of all kinds..it's a timeless look.
thanks for the inspiration.

a little bit biased said...

Those were all beautiful pictures. You've inspired me to definitely bring some stripes into my space. THanks!

These Are The Days said...

Love all the decorating ideas to be had from those pics. I love all the stripes and look forward to the day when I can #1 Keep things clean for more than 10 minutes, and #2 use more creams and nuetrals in my decorating (bad idea w/ jelly print hands). Thanks for sharing.

molly susan strong said...

I too hav a thing for stripes. I am a decorative painter and love using very rough dry brushed stripes for distressed furniture. I just finished an old "La Petite Maison" sign with STRIPES! Yes!

molly susan strong said...

Oh, and I just put a pic of it on my blog!
http://mollysusanstrong.blogspot.com/

Kathysue said...

Stripes are my go to pattern. I am always drawn to stripes, especially in black and white, You should see my inspiration file on stripes, it goes on forever. I have a post already to go next week on this very subject. A subject near and dear to my heart. Loved all of your images, in fact your reading nook is one picture that is in my file. I have a link to your blog for that picture. Love everything you do and even more than what you do, I love the spirit in which you do it. Kathysue

HUMBER said...

Hi Layla, those soaps have a beautiful feel, they would go perfectly with my cottage bathroom! :)