Striped carpet design ideas
Not only are stripes ultra fashionable - they are also useful for correcting room dimensions. Striped carpets and stair runners lengthen rooms, while bold wide stripes open up a room, making striped carpets ideal for hallways and staircases.
Updated September 2011
Child friendly stripes
Stripes work well in children's bedrooms or play areas as they will hide stains and marks very well. It's also a style that your child won't grow out of as they get older. WT701 Wool Tiffany Amethyst, £78m2, Crucial Trading.
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