Stripes and Florals, a Winning Combination

Can you combine stripes and florals? Yes, you can! Often people will tell you it won’t work. Stripes go with a lot of things and the result will look stunning, full of confidence, powerful. Stripes and florals are a winning combination.

wallpaper Jaspe Stripe  Cole & Son  - Tea Rose wallpaper  York Wallcoverings  - Magnolia rug  The Rug Company  - armchair via  Sarah Baynes

wallpaper Jaspe Stripe Cole & Son - Tea Rose wallpaper York Wallcoverings - Magnolia rug The Rug Company - armchair via Sarah Baynes

Important is that the colors work together, but that is for everything in interior design as well as in fashion. When you choose a two colored stripe, stay with the same color combination for the floral design and you can’t go wrong. Just add a strong color touch or some gold accents and you are done, the result will be stunning.

image bathroom via  Decorators Best  - striped towel  H&M  - mural in bedroom vis  Decoholic  - striped wallpaper  Farrow & Ball

image bathroom via Decorators Best - striped towel H&M - mural in bedroom vis Decoholic - striped wallpaper Farrow & Ball

When using a classical, romantic floral design for your wallpaper a stripe will bring a modern touch. Select a very big floral dessin in just 2 colors, if not it can look as you are visiting your grandmother and that is probably not what you want to obtain.

Leave Stripe wallpape r Urban American  - Stripes wallpaper via  Lulu & Georgia  - Getsuen armchai r Edra  - Capiz Lotus pendant lamp  World Market

Leave Stripe wallpaper Urban American - Stripes wallpaper via Lulu & Georgia - Getsuen armchair Edra - Capiz Lotus pendant lamp World Market

What can be more classical than a navy inspired stripe in a white - red - blue combination? It is an evergreen which will fit a kids’ room, a junior room, your summer house, etc. You can give it a twist by using a wallpaper where the leave design is forming a stripe. A stylized floral hanging lamp to give it an eclectic touch, or go even further and combine it with a floral shaped armchair to make the room look outstanding.

Striped rug of Kasthall via  Designboom  - painting your own mural via  The Budget Decorator  - Polka Dots  Walls Dressed Up

Striped rug of Kasthall via Designboom - painting your own mural via The Budget Decorator - Polka Dots Walls Dressed Up

Taking nature inside and painting a floral mural will turn your space in a very personalized room, one to be proud of every time you enter. Wait till your guests will discover your creative talent. Multi colors, bright and bold is asking for some powerful stripes to go with. Make it even more sparkle and add dots in the colors of the flowers, summer will be in your home all year round.

mural An Affair to Remember  Back to the Wall  - striped chest of drawers  Fireside Antiques  - Paradiso large mirror  Anthropologie

mural An Affair to Remember Back to the Wall - striped chest of drawers Fireside Antiques - Paradiso large mirror Anthropologie

A more dramatic floral wallpaper is asking for a clear statement. It can look very feminine, so add some pyjamas stripes to bring in a masculine touch. The floral mirror is as a cherry on the cake and will add a sweet note.

image entrance Claudia Schiffer’s Tudor Mansion via  AD  - armchairs with floral upholstery  John Derian Company  - Polo Stripe wallpaper  Cole & Son

image entrance Claudia Schiffer’s Tudor Mansion via AD - armchairs with floral upholstery John Derian Company - Polo Stripe wallpaper Cole & Son

What can be more English than floral and striped wallpaper? They have a tradition for wallpaper which goes back for centuries. Romantic, poetic, innocent, feminine, all in lovely color combinations. Take a look how they combine those stripes and flowers in one wallpaper or fabric design. Perfect for a small countryside house, or just one armchair in your bedroom to feel as living in a big old mansion.

Painterly Stripe wallpaper  Laura Ashley  - Narragansett wallpaper  Thibaut  - yellow closet  Retro Boutique  - Two-Tone Check duvet cover  Zara Home  - white chandelier  Jack and Jill Boutique  - Cutesie Floral mural  Project Nursery

Painterly Stripe wallpaper Laura Ashley - Narragansett wallpaper Thibaut - yellow closet Retro Boutique - Two-Tone Check duvet cover Zara Home - white chandelier Jack and Jill Boutique - Cutesie Floral mural Project Nursery

For a little girl, romantic at heart, it will never be to much pink or to much flowers. Sweet pastels, bold classic roses will make her feel as a princess. Make it playful by adding checks, a playful combination of stipes. And add a stronger color such as the yellow wardrobe to make make it sparkle.

checked wallpaper Magnolia Home  York Wallcoverings  - lamp Formakami by Jaime Hayon for  &Tradition  - peel and stick wallpaper  Milky Way Decor  - Elana Striped rug  Chairish  - paper storage bags  Really Nice Things

checked wallpaper Magnolia Home York Wallcoverings - lamp Formakami by Jaime Hayon for &Tradition - peel and stick wallpaper Milky Way Decor - Elana Striped rug Chairish - paper storage bags Really Nice Things

You don’t need small animals or super sweet florals to decorate the nursery. Choose some sweet but bold floral design for your little girl and you bring in her room immediately a good dose of modern design. Checks and stripes will make it playful.

so what to think of when combine stripes with florals

  • use the same colors for the stripe design as well as for the florals

  • stripes will make your romantic floral design look more modern

  • add a masculin stripe to bring the super feminine flowers in a balance

  • combine florals and stripes in one design

  • make the pink romantic flowers modern by adding some clean stripes with a lot of white

  • a bold floral print in pastel colors is just perfect for the nursery

Florals and stripes combined is something for you? Go for it!

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