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Monday, May 2, 2016

Classic Black & White Stripe

The last of my purchases on my trip to Ikea were a gorgeous black and white stripe throw.  I thought it would be perfect to go with the black and white stripes I have in my master bedroom drapes and bedding.  Now, you know me, I couldn't leave it alone, I had to change it up a bit.

How about some big fluffy pom-poms.  ( I am a copy-cat here, I've seen this throw all over blogland with tassel's, and I just had to have one too.)

Add in a classic pillow --(I made this pillow with the greek key monogram iron on decal from 11Magnolia Lane Etsy - -- This adds tons of punch, drama and chic elegance to a plain pillow for $15.

and you have a simple but elegant classic room.

Maybe a simple black and white stripe pillow for a more casual look -(Another Ikea basic)

and a little more masculine.

I think I like it with a little bit of color for now.

 I do like how the stripes echo the stripe edging on the drapes and the shams-

and I definitely think the pom-poms are fun.

No wonder it's so popular, it makes a statement in any room.  I would call this an Ikea basic, definitely a must have.

How about you, are you a stripe and pom-pom kind of girl?

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  1. I really like the chic simplicity of black & white and your striped throw is perfect, especially with the addition of the pom-poms! It does make a big statement.

  2. Marty, I absolutely love the pom poms on the throw--they're the perfect finishing touch! And your monogrammed pillow turned out great; I'm so glad you like it! I'm going to share your post on our Facebook page today so everyone can see your updated space. XO, Christy

  3. Marty - LOVE your throw with the pom poms! Great idea. Love the elegance of your room.


  4. Ooh-la-la! Very elegant. We don't have an IKEA in the whole darned state of OK.

  5. Love your new throw and the pom poms! LOVE that pillow with the monogram!!!!!

  6. Love the black & white with touches of gold, Marty. Very masculine and feminine all at the same time. That's how I like it.

  7. Definitely a stripe girl, especially in black and white. Your bedroom looks great. I agree with Rita, it is mascuine and feminine at the same time. Love the look!

  8. Love the striped throw! Pompoms are just fun... xoxo

  9. I want that throw! Lovely bed as always Marty!

  10. Oh i love it....and it looks even better with the pom-poms you added!....I have not been to Ikea in so long as it is pretty much a day trip for me....your bedroom looks so wonderfully beautiful!

  11. That throw is gorgeous! I'll have to pick one up the next time I am at IKEA so I can add some pom-poms, too.

  12. The black and white throw is adorable and really brings in an element of fun. IKEA is such a great place to shop....has something for everyone!

    Warm hugs,