ticking stripe obsession
I’m reupholstering a bench for a client in a vintage gray and white ticking stripe fabric and the more I work on it, the more I want to keep it for myself! Ticking may just be the perfect fabric…it can be paired with everything, works in modern, traditional and beachy interiors and is generally inexpensive. I love furniture upholstered in ticking most of all. Here are some beautiful examples of how ticking can take a piece of furniture from drab to fab:
This is where it all began for me: the living room of menswear designer Michael Bastian in Domino and those gorgeous chairs:
These chairs add subtle sophistication to this living room via Houzz:
Everything Nate Berkus touches turns to gold, including this library, with its high gloss walls, beautiful art and ticking sofa, via Elle Decor:
Love this Bergere chair, which got a facelift from Girl v. the World. Check out how she did it here:
Jennifer Eggleston’s living room is country chic, thanks to ticking slipcovers, via Country Living:
Can’t get enough of this settee, via La Brocanteuse:
India Hicks’ family room in her Hibiscus Hill house is the epitome of casual comfort (I love the ticking sofa, paired with the zebra throw pillows!):
Love this headboard featured in Martha Stewart Living:
A chic settee via Canadian House and Home:
This gorgeous settee had me at hello when I first saw it featured on Katy Elliot’s fab blog:
More fabulous seating, via Houzz:
Love this daybed, via la Dolce Vita:
I bet this One King’s Lane beauty sold out real quick, via Pinterest:
This wingback from Pottery Barn comes in ticking stripe:
And don’t forget to check out Red Ticking Home!
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