I may be a little obsessed with stripes right now. There’s just something about a striped project that speaks to me. I recently painted a rug with stripes for my family room:
And I added some paneling to my daughter’s room with a striped effect:
Stripes add flair to the plain and tie unrelated items into a room. Plus, they are classic, graphic and interesting!
Check out some of my favorite painted stripe ideas — everything from clothing to pillows to wall treatments and more — after the break!
Unique Striped Chair 1 of 10Here's a great idea to change a plain chair into a focal point, or tie it into the room's decor. Imagine the stripes in bright colors, too, or even the inverse, leaving white as the narrow stripes.
Learn more at Life Love Larson
Colorful Striped Floors 2 of 10I've seen striped floors before, but not this colorful approach. Check out how it manages to look both formal and whimsical at the same time.
Get the tutorial from The Colorful Living Project
Painted Striped Curtains 3 of 10Can't find the exact right colors for your curtains? Or can't find any that aren't a bit "blah?" Try painting your own stripes!
Get the tutorial on Reckless Glamour
Painted Striped Ikea Boxes 4 of 10I love Ikea. But I wish the storage boxes were a bit more fun for the Expedit shelves were more fun -- and adding these stripes can make the difference!
Get the tutorial from Organized Design
Painted Striped Table 5 of 10Look at how fun this table looks -- and how the beach colors are brought together and tied together with the table.
Check out this idea on Coastal Living
Striped Painted Cabinets 6 of 10This is a great idea I've not seen before -- it's a cool way to add some additional visual interest to your cabinets -- without them dominating the room.
Check out this idea on Savvy Sugar
Striped Entryway 7 of 10This approach is not for the timid. But, wow, what a statement this entryway makes.
Check out this idea on Country Living
Striped Dresser 8 of 10An old dresser gets a new coat ... and becomes both fashionable and thrifty with this fun striped idea.
Get the tutorial on Impatiently Praying for Patience
Striped Ceiling 9 of 10Ceilings are the overlooked element in room decor - -and this just might inspire you to try a bold, striped ceiling.
Check out this idea on Kiki's List
Striped Mirror 10 of 10Make a run-of-the-mill mirror into a mirror custom-designed for your room and your decor.
Check out this idea on Live Love DIY
What do YOU think about stripes? Would you put them in your home? Let us know in the comments. I would love to hear!
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