Whether your look is classic or contemporary, stripes are a blueprint that may work for you. In the bedroom, striped walls add interest and order into a space without creating too busy a look at the location where you rest. Soft and vibrant in neutral hues, stripes go virtually unnoticed, but painted in vivid, contrasting colors that they take centre stage.
You are able to add stripes into a room with wallpaper or paint. Wallpaper is a simple way to guarantee your stripes are tidy and regular. After painting, make sure you be meticulous about taping off directly, level lines. This may be trickier than you may suspect, so call in a professional if you are unsure of your DIY skills.
Wish to test stripes in your bedroom? These nine rooms offer inspiration.
Here slim vertical stripes add drama and height to this sleeping package. The extra-tall headboard increases the feeling of height, while the solid-hued mattress linens ground the appearance.
Browse bedroom layouts
The Virginia House
This infant’s room may do double duty as a guest bedroom when equipped with a spare bed. Keeping the décor neutral and sophisticated in beige and cream stripes prevents visitors from feeling like they’ve been annexed into a romper room.
Marie Burgos Design
Vertical lavender and white stripes make an airy texture in this loftlike bedroom. The color of this wall stripes also echoes the hue of this bedding for a coordinated but not too matchy-matchy appearance.
Amy Lau Design
The vivid colors of the eclectic children’s bedroom reflect its Miami locale. Designer Amy Lau shows that irregular painted wall stripes can be a lively way to add interest to a room.
Scheer & Co..
Bright blue and white stripes give this room a distinctly nautical feel. If used in a bedroom, this daring wall remedy should be tempered with silent, strong or patterned bedding.
The Lettered Cottage
The smallest of bedrooms may benefit from the inclusion of subtle stripes. Here the lightly hued bands of color draw the eye upward, giving the illusion of space at a decidedly cramped room.
Erika Ward – Erika Ward Interiors
Orange and blue lie opposite each other on the color wheel, and as this chamber shows, complementary colors are always a powerful pick for stripes. Consider experimenting with yellow and purple or green and red stripes — but obviously be cautious with the latter to prevent looking Christmasy.
Overhead stripes and the architecture of the space play . The result is to focus on the area’s sloping ceiling and add a feeling of height. The designer was clever not to stripe the walls as well, which may have made the room seem like a circus tent than a calming bedroom.
Stripes feel modern in this modern-looking bedroom. The pairing of numerous pastel colors with elephants and dark forests is a unique choice.
Flat Stripes: Blond, Beautiful and Easier Than You Think
Nice Lines: Decorating with Stripes