Unconventional Vertical Stripes

Unconventional Vertical Stripes

Sarah Coffey
May 11, 2009

For an unexpected spin on a classic pattern, consider using vertical stripes in varying widths. It works for walls, furnishings, and even floors. Vertical stripes also tend to elongate a room, so they're great if you want to make your ceilings look just a little higher...

The photos above show vertical stripes used in a variety of ways. They can define an entrance, pull together various patterns in a room, or even create a "headboard" for a bed. For more information on each of these projects, click through the links below:

1 Pink and Brown from Do It Yourself
2 Crown Paint
3 Bedroom by Betsy Burnham
4 Bar Code Wall Decal
5 ColorTherapy: Pinch Pleat Painted Stripes

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