I Love Me Some Ticking Stripes

Sunday, May 10, 2009

I don't know what it is about ticking stripes, but I just can't get enough of them. I love their simplicity, their casual feel, and their French (or Swedish) vibe. Here's some eye candy for you.







Photo Credits: 1. Country Living, 2. Etsy - GoMonkeyDesign, 3. Pottery Barn, 4. Cottage Living, 5. The Home Book, 6. Pottery Barn, 7. Etsy - RuralMamma

30 Suburbanites Said:

Haydee said...

LOVE LOVE TICKING! Love the first two images.

janet said...

OOOOOOOOOOOOO MY, i also love ticking and that window seat is heaven.
thanks for sharing
hugs
janet

Linda/"Mom" said...

* What terriffic pics! Did you know that, if very old, the wicker/wooden/straw-like piece above the black bed (w/ the numbers on it), was originally used to store artillery rounds in the past? I have one I found in Europe~ sadly, someone REpainted the black numbers, which I would have preferred left in their faded condition, but I STILL just love it... (And if yours has the round "holes" in "wood" in the bottom, that is WHERE the base of each artillery round stood. Cool, huh?)... Thought you might be interested!

Best, Linda in AZ *

Linda/"Mom" said...

* Note: Just took another look~ it appears this is a photo from a catalog... Just FYI, it looks like the old leather "straps" are missing, so it's most likely a repro, but gee, they are sooo fun, I think!). Enjoyed your posting here! *

Remodeling Guy said...

I'm liking the stripes you picked pretty well, but I can barely concentrate because I love the woodwork! I really like that big window seat!

Great inspiration!

Have a great week!

Remodeling Guy

Julie@beingRUBY said...

So many great posts today.. and this one is no exception!!! Nothing like a good dose of ticking... it conjures up so many images .. a little bit french, a little bit grandma's bedding... and a little bit beachy. I LOVE the black armoire!!

TheOldPostRoad said...

Love those photos.

Stacey @ The Blessed Nest said...

Great pics!! I also love some ticking stripes :), it's so clean and simple!

Catherine@Simply Natural said...

Oh yes, I'm loving the ticking too. Especially black and white ticking - so smart and sophisticated. I've just bought some ticking which I'm going to use in a project in my son's bedroom.

Rebekah said...

Mmmm. Me, too!

beth said...

Me too!! I am in love with ticking! I have to be careful not to go overboard with it. So far, we have made some blue and white ticking stripe curtains for our son's vintage train ispired room, and some brown and white ticking chair pads for our bar stools. I like it, because I really like striped fabrics, but the ticking is a nice subtle stripe. Love it! :)

Jeanneoli said...

ME TOO!!!! I love that window seat. I am working on something similar right now.

Amanda @ Serenity Now said...

I really liked the black dining room set!!! Great photos. :)

MaRiN said...

I *heart* ticking stripes too! I don't think you could ever have enough of this design in your house.

Gina @ The Shabby Chic Cottage said...

I was just thinking I might make me a new shower curtain out of ticking. Glad to see I'm not the only one in love with it!

Ruth Ann said...

Thanks for sharing! That daybed is awesome! Soo cozy!

standsure said...

AN, you know that I too have a love affair with ticking stripes. They just make you feel good.

Sarah @ Thrifty Decor Chick said...

Love that daybed with the tufted cover. That is GORG.

jenjen said...

Yes, me too! I had my bedroom done in red and cream ticking stripes and then I changed it to blue and brown. I miss those stripes.

Cute pictures!

XOXO
jen

imjacobsmom said...

Ah yes! Ticking - so cute! I'm looking to re-do the living room and I want something casual like ticking and large checks and hydrangeas or geraniums....I know what I want, I just can't find it :( ~ Robyn

Misti of Studio M Designs said...

Something about the ticking stripes...they are very comfy and cozy! Thanks for the inspirations...

~Misti

Bellamere Cottage said...

Me too! Aren't they so fresh and lovely.....and they go with EVERYTHING!!!

Blessings and smiles
Spencer

melissa said...

I love the ticking stripes! I saved my little boy's overalls with them and I really want to make something out of them! Thanks for the RSVP for the paint party~can't wait to see what you share!!

katgrl82 said...

I love the cottagey feel of ticking. Your house is so pretty and bright.

The Tulip Lady said...

I need to get my hands on some of that... a beach bag perhaps... hummmm..... thanks for the great idea!

gina said...

I love ticking stripes! And I love the duvet cover you featured in the pottery barn bargains post. So glad I found this blog!

Anonymous said...

Great pics! Do you know where that great ticking stripe tufted daybed cover and matching shams are from? They are beautiful@ Phil

Cheryl said...

Aore ticking - but I am really struggling to find ticking bedding in black & white. Any suggestions?

Anonymous said...

I also adore ticking and am searching for a ticking stripe daybed cover. any ideas where I can buy one short of making one myself ?

jvw home said...

Thrilled to find your great blog! I'm just starting out on a project where we will incorporate blk/wht ticking fabric into the room. While googling the "blk/wht ticking" for inspiration, i found your blog! I'll keep you posted or hope you'll follow my blog, as I incorporate the look into a client's "fish camp" guest bedroom!
All the best,
Jeanette
jvw home