Decor Finds: Hello Lovely STRIPES

stripey ceramics – Tine K

Just try to convince me that stripes are trendy.

I won’t be hearin’ that because I have spent

the better part of my life


Some of us just

will not grow tired of their magic.

Need convincing?

Red Niddle

Just look how Red Niddle takes a simple ticking

and pairs it with far out lovely to create

these Swedish dala horse softies.

Style at Home

Or what a few lime green stripes

can do to a ho-hum wall.

A Beach Cottage

Sarah of A Beach Cottage (a must read!)

always finds a way to knock me out with

stripes whether it be her wardrobe

or cottage-chic decor.

The 36th Avenue

Here is another blogger that blew me away

with her closet spruce up…

oh, grey stripes, I love you madly.

Penny Marks of Fairy Tale

Do you have a stripey scarf that’s your favorite?

I’m thrilled to share mine today–it’s a romantic

handmade lovely by Penny Marks of Fairy Tale 13.

Fairy Tale

The navy with white stripe seems to go with everything,

and the knit fabric feels dreamy.

Isa Kay Boutique

Do you have a fever for stripes?

Don’t you think these festive retro

straws from Isa Kay Boutique

make an excellent low-cost


Thought so.

West Elm

These stripey linens from West Elm are

calling my name, and to me they would

work for almost any room scheme…

play up the circus feel

in a kid’s room, or for a sophisticated

guest room, limit the palette

to grey and white.

The Twinery

If it weren’t for blogland, I would have no idea

how many incredibly creative uses there are for

colorful baker’s twine…know what I’m talking about?

Visit The Twinery’s blog and you will be

enlightened and geared up for the holidays

when you consider the magic of 100% cotton string.

Penny Marks

(Forgot to include this one from Penny

as well as it is a head turner.)


Found any cute handmade plush animals lately?

Well this pink striped cutie is mine all mine

from the fabulous Komoriuta.

The little felt ears and nose

will trigger that “i’m mellllllttttting”


So it’s like this.

For years I have swooned for stripes,

and if they happen to be particularly trendy

at the moment, great…but I think they have

lasting value because of their simplicity

and contrast.

Any stripey goodness here that floats your boat?

And you have entered my fabulous giveaway, yes?

Peace to you right where you are.


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  1. October 21, 2011 / 10:02 am

    Well, another similarity with you I guess. I'm gung-ho for stripes. My fav stripe colors are navy and white, red and white (ya, i know, little too Christmas-y) and white and gray / pink and gray. (ya, pink :P)

    I really want to venture a little more into stripes now: a venture that will go a bit beyond my wardrobe. And having said that, I think you've already guessed my Christmas theme!


  2. October 21, 2011 / 11:37 am

    i do adore
    a good stripe story

    and my favorites here
    are certainly
    those luscious grey and whites
    in all their muted glory

    thanks for sharing at fridays unfolded!


  3. October 21, 2011 / 1:50 pm

    oooooh, i must hear more about a very stripey christmas since that makes such excellent copy and i want to steal it right here and now!

    can't wait to delve more into your blog to see what i have been missing!

  4. October 21, 2011 / 4:47 pm

    Big bold stripes are wonderfully eye pleasing.

  5. October 21, 2011 / 6:40 pm

    Stripe on a scarf, fabulous, stripes on a busty woman, not so fabulous, it just makes them look bigger and I'm so not going there!……lol.

  6. October 21, 2011 / 8:55 pm

    Well I quite fancy the stripes myself, so I couldn't agree with you more!!! Lovely inspirations too!!! 🙂


  7. October 21, 2011 / 10:47 pm

    HA! must be why i like wearing stripes so much (i need all the help i can get over here)!



  8. October 22, 2011 / 12:39 am

    Oh my goodness… those gray stripes on the wall, they are heavenly. And those pink striped straws aren't too shabby either…


  9. October 22, 2011 / 3:27 am

    like i always say: one can never have too many pink striped straws. wait. what?

  10. October 22, 2011 / 5:29 am

    I heart stripes!! And I've been lusting over that West Elm duvet for weeks! Great inspiration! Popping over from TT&J!

  11. October 22, 2011 / 2:59 pm

    EEEEE, I love stripes and I love those bowls and mugs!!!!! You have all kinds or love here my dear! I am off to check out these beauties!!!
    Have a great weekend!

  12. October 24, 2011 / 12:00 am

    I agree – stripes are not trendy, they're timeless! I love how you focus on simple but dramatic details. Many forget that stripes can add that perfect touch. You are one who thinks outside the box… thanks again for the fabulous post!


  13. October 26, 2011 / 2:14 am

    OMGosh! I love those stripey scarfs! How wonderful! Thank you for joining me at Home Sweet Home!

  14. October 26, 2011 / 9:56 am

    I LOVE stripes too, Michele! Love them! Especially in soft colours.

    This is a fab post, so many different items with stripes and I love them all!

    On a side note, the LinkWithin widget in this post has taken me back to your fairy lights post, and it has reminded me to go and buy some today… they do wonders for warding off the dark+cold blues.

    Hugs hugs!

    Meera xx

  15. October 27, 2011 / 11:38 pm

    LOVE! I am a stripe junky and the black and white scarf is to die for! ♥

  16. October 29, 2011 / 1:28 pm

    Oooh I do love me some stripey goodness!! In fact, I've just been looking for some grey and white striped fabric to sew up a couple of cushion covers… mmmm pretty!


  17. October 29, 2011 / 1:48 pm

    ALL of that stripey goodness floats my boat. I love Sarah at BC too…and the image of The 36th Avenue. I'll be adding stripes to my bath soon. Own the twine from the twinery & just ordered those light gray paper straws two days ago (from Etsy)! Too coincidental. Beautiful stripey post! Thanks for sharing with my party.


  18. October 30, 2011 / 11:07 am

    What is NOT to love about stripes….for real.

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