Tone On Tone Stripes

May 17, 2012 at 5:23 AM 5 comments

I’m meeting with a client this morning to finalize paint colors for some tone on tone stripes that will be painted in their family office.  I really like the look of large horizontal stripes in a room and when they are tone on tone they have a very classic look to them.

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When going for the tone on tone look, just pick a paint colors that are about two shades away from each other to get that subtle look.  If you would like a bit more differentiation, you can do one color matte and the other glossy.

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5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Mom  |  May 17, 2012 at 8:51 AM

    SOOO ELEGANT Love, Mom

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  • 2. dmm  |  May 17, 2012 at 9:06 AM

    Love the horizontal stripes; the nursery w/ the Serena & Lily Lab pillow is sublime. . . Kate, your ideas amaze me; keep inspiring us w/ your eye. dmm

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  • 3. Glynnis Hayward  |  May 17, 2012 at 3:44 PM

    LOVE stripes.

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  • 4. Ann Williams  |  May 18, 2012 at 10:59 AM

    Love the stripes! One day when we redo our awful yellow patterned guest bathroom wallpaper I’m totally going for 2 toned stripes. Or maybe for a nursery, that’s my favorite picture!

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  • 5. Fran  |  June 3, 2012 at 6:14 AM

    I love this look and did my teeny tiny hallway tone on tone stripes: http://greenstreetblog.blogspot.co.at/2011/07/before-after-our-upstairs-hallway.html

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