Straight from the Flag: Red & White Stripes

Red and white stripes are a major, patriotic part of the American flag. Take them away from the blue field with white stars, however, and they can be a subtler, less literal, nod. Here, we've rounded up some red and white stripes used in home decor that are a terrific way to bring a little patriotism into the home without pulling out stars and stripes:

It turns out that red and white stripes look amazing on curtains - on everything from long window treatments to sassy showers. If that's a little too much real estate for such a bold statement, think seat upholstery on dining chairs, a print on a pillow, or a small rug.

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Cape Grace Hotel, From the Right Bank, House Beautiful, Elle Decor, B&B Italia

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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and children in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.

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