Stripes & Strie
Stripes are a clever decorating tool
and a quick solution to give the most ordinary room an extraordinary
feel. Vertical stripes will make the walls look higher, while
horizontal stripes make a room look more spacious. Stripes are a
clever decoration tool.
It gives the feel of elegance to
Strié is a popular form of faux painting using glaze and paint brushes to create a soft natural striped texture. Strié is a negative glaze technique. The glaze is generally rolled over the entire surface, and then removed with a tool such as a brush. Strié is a simple technique that can be altered and elaborated in many ways. It can be done on its own, with the streaks directed either vertically or horizontally. It can be brushed over a raised plaster stencil. It is also very popular to overlap a horizontal and vertical strié, creating the look of fabrics such as linen or denim.