Stripe Mania!

June 1, 2011

Yeah yeah, I know, this is a silly post, but a fun one… and I do hope that you’ll join in and be a part of the first annual STRIPE MANIA blogger round-up! Okay so I was chatting over at Facebook with my friend Igor in Munich who changed his photo recently to one showing him all dolled up in a striped shirt and we got to talking about stripes and he had this brilliant idea to host a stripey twitter day and then it evolved and now we’ve come up with a virtual #Stripe Mania party. So, would YOU like to join us?’

Stripe Mania!

Here’s what you need to do to play along:

1. Take a self portrait (or have someone take your photo) when you are a wearing a shirt or dress with stripes — and accessorize if you’d like – have fun, be unique, show your personality and get creative. The photo needs to show your face and at least part or all of your shirt or dress so we can see what you are actually wearing. It also needs to be current, so nothing older than a month — try to take the photo especially for Stripe Mania. :)

2. Upload the picture to your blog, website, twitpic, flickr, etc.

3. Tweet the link to: @IgorJosif and @decor8 using hashtag #stripemania.

4. Once I see your photo, I’ll pin it to this Pinterest board with your blog name and link.

Tweet your pic anytime between now and June 12th. On Monday, June 13th I’ll post the photos on decor8 with a big shout out to all who participated. No prizes, nothing to compete for… just to have fun and see how many bloggers actually do wear stripes! And okay, it would be fun to see all of my favorite bloggers out there so this is a bit of a virtual meet and greet, too. Much love to you guys and remember, stripes rule, stripe mania, wear stripes! :)

(images: jcrew who happens to have great stripes!)

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  • Reply Nieves June 1, 2011 at 11:49 pm

    funny!!! I will do it as soon as i get back from a small holiday!

  • Reply Katherine June 1, 2011 at 11:58 pm

    What a fun idea! But.. what if we don’t tweet? :)

    • Reply decor8 June 2, 2011 at 12:07 am

      @Katherine: Comment here and leave a link to your photo then, that’s totally fine!!!

  • Reply Jessa June 2, 2011 at 12:02 am

    Fun!! And I just got a striped shirt the other day. I’ll wear it tomorrow!

  • Reply Julie Khuu June 2, 2011 at 12:24 am

    What a darling idea! Much like “wear red for hope”…wear stripes to unite! Love it…will post and tweet soon!

    Peace. Love. LOL!

  • Reply Shop Sweet Things with Jeanne June 2, 2011 at 12:26 am

    So fun! I was just working on a post on Chance (which all they sell is stripes!) and came across your stripe party. The timing couldn’t be better! I would love to participate!

  • Reply Katia June 2, 2011 at 12:38 am

    the great excuse to join twitter …yes, me too! From Florence IT, I just have to have Italian stripes! ;)

  • Reply Igor June 2, 2011 at 12:58 am

    Holly, thank you so much for supporting this funny idea! I hope all the bloggers out there will join in! Stripemania for everyone!

  • Reply Lisa June 2, 2011 at 1:16 am

    Holly, it just so happens that I’m working on a blog post *right now* with a photo of myself wearing stripes! I took the photo on Sunday! This is going to be so awesome, can’t wait to see the stripe mania! :)

    (And I *heart* jcrew, too, the blog post I’m working on is about making a bracelet from a jcrew shopping bag! Crazy timing, I almost didn’t believe my eyes!)

  • Reply Jules June 2, 2011 at 1:46 am

    Oh, this looks like so much fun! Count me in. :)

  • Reply Andrea (Lil-Kid-Things) June 2, 2011 at 1:53 am

    Yeah stripes! I had on two sets of stripes and a striped bag the other day…somehow it worked. Will def participate :-)

  • Reply Sarah June 2, 2011 at 2:08 am

    What a fun idea! I thought I didn’t have anything stripey, but I do! probably horizontal making one look wider, but I will see what I can do!! :0

  • Reply Brooke H June 2, 2011 at 2:33 am

    How fun! I practically live in stripes, they’re the only “pattern” I wear. Can’t wait to see everyone pix. =)

  • Reply Desha June 2, 2011 at 2:33 am

    Okay, yes, Stripes! That sounds fun! Let me take a look, which stripes shall I wear?!?

  • Reply {COZAMIA} June 2, 2011 at 3:00 am

    I love this idea..and stripes! I’m gonna see if I can pull something together :)

  • Reply DearSarahBlog June 2, 2011 at 3:16 am

    Love it! Great summer finds.

  • Reply Melissa Jaine June 2, 2011 at 3:44 am

    What fun! And I have just bought 3 (yes *three*) tops that have stripes, but then there is my old favourite b&w striped poncho … oh the choices! ;)

  • Reply Shanon June 2, 2011 at 3:49 am

    My closet is seriously FULL of stripes! If I get a chance, I’ll post! =)

  • Reply Sarah Hayward June 2, 2011 at 4:04 am

    Great idea…I have a blog for my solo Show STRIPES: THE MYSTERY CIRCUS,
    Lots of stripes!
    I’ll tweet my link.

  • Reply susy June 2, 2011 at 4:06 am

    my god, holly. this is just about the coolest idea EVER. : )

  • Reply Loretta Fontaine (APPLESandRUBIES) June 2, 2011 at 4:37 am

    Holly, i just posted a pic on my blog APPLESandRUBIES of me in stripes on the Appalachain Trail! (And was asked by another blogger about the outfit!)

    I’ll try and take another pic for you where I’m not sweaty and wearing Tevas…


  • Reply Anastasia June 2, 2011 at 4:59 am

    what a fun idea!! im going to give it a go!
    i met Igor through Pinterest and Twitter…what a small world!!

  • Reply meenal @ maison marigold June 2, 2011 at 7:41 am

    that sounds like a lot of fun!! i might participate too!! xx meenal

  • Reply Kylie Loy June 2, 2011 at 8:37 am

    fun, would you believe I have a striped top on NOW!! Honestly I am taking my photo now to prove it.

  • Reply Alexis June 2, 2011 at 8:50 am

    What a cool idea! I love stripes, I’m totally in to the current looks that include them.

  • Reply Zsa Zsa June 2, 2011 at 9:21 am

    Oooh what a fun, fabulous idea! Been seeing a lot of stripes lately — both in clothing and furniture so yeah, this is brilliant! :)

  • Reply Ingrid Jansen June 2, 2011 at 9:37 am

    He cool! I’m not on twitter but here’s the link of my stiped shirt http://www.flickr.com/photos/woodwoolstool/5767766241/in/set-72157626700331205/

  • Reply Katrin June 2, 2011 at 10:52 am

    Fabulous idea. Ich mach’ mit!

  • Reply Monica June 2, 2011 at 12:23 pm

    What a brilliant idea! And there is still time to get a long overdue haircut… ~:)

  • Reply Charley | London Bride June 2, 2011 at 12:42 pm

    This is genius. I have enough striped items to wear for at least 20 days in a row I reckon. Count me well and truly in. Now which stripes to choose…

  • Reply Karen June 2, 2011 at 12:53 pm

    can people be party of it, even if they don´t have a blog or twitter account?

    • Reply decor8 June 2, 2011 at 2:50 pm

      @Karen – Sure, blog readers too. :)

  • Reply Jessica June 2, 2011 at 1:46 pm

    I feel compelled to participate since just the other day I noticed that every single one of the photos on my Pinterest clothing board had stripes – I must be on a stripe kick.
    Can’t wait to see all the stripey love!

  • Reply Becky D@KingsDownRoad June 2, 2011 at 2:16 pm

    Fun!! I just happen to own some JCrew stripes myself! Will try to get a pic done.

  • Reply Katie June 2, 2011 at 3:35 pm

    Fun! Now to think of a creative photo…

  • Reply Pinar June 2, 2011 at 4:31 pm

    Great idea, can we get a bit ‘creative’ if we don’t prefer to show our ‘faces’ on the net? Thinking of fun home-made/drawn masks :)

    • Reply decor8 June 2, 2011 at 5:35 pm

      @Pinar – Sorry, you have to show your face at this blogger party, the purpose is to get to know each other. :)

  • Reply samantha June 2, 2011 at 4:32 pm

    I just bought a stripe vets this morning! haha, now am I brave enough to take a picture….umm

  • Reply Steffi June 2, 2011 at 5:45 pm

    Ohhh, that is so much fun, Holly, love it!!
    This is my new lovely striped dress from COS and I: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ohhhmhhh/

  • Reply meagan June 2, 2011 at 6:27 pm

    OH what a fantastic idea! Can’t wait to get on a striped shirt and tweet it at you, just have to find one I like!
    Meagan, row house nest

  • Reply Anca June 2, 2011 at 7:01 pm

    can i send you more than one picture? ;))

    • Reply decor8 June 2, 2011 at 7:43 pm

      @Anca – Only one per person. :)

  • Reply Shari June 2, 2011 at 7:27 pm

    I finally read the instructions, instead of just looking at all the cool pictures… ha ha. Sometimes I’m a bit thick. ;-)


  • Reply Anca June 2, 2011 at 8:25 pm

    ook. now i hope you’ll like it :)

  • Reply Anca June 2, 2011 at 9:44 pm

    for #StripeMania @decor8 & @IgorJosif : @AncaMariaHusaru http://www.flickr.com/photos/sunshine_anqtsel/5791258442/in/photostream

  • Reply Isabel June 2, 2011 at 9:45 pm

    Hi! I love this Idea! And of course I’m gonna to participate! This weekend I will do the photos!!!!
    I just posted a link on my blog to this page!!

  • Reply michelle June 2, 2011 at 11:03 pm

    This is so perfect for me, I own more striped shirts than I can count. Tweeting you soon…

  • Reply Tiffany ~ The Fancy Farmgirl June 2, 2011 at 11:10 pm

    Ok, I am all over this!! So funny it came today , because I just posted prior to reading this, mock ups of the paint job for my vintage trailer, and you guess what?? Pink Candy Stripes!!
    xoxox, Tiffany

  • Reply Julie the Alkaline Sister June 3, 2011 at 12:14 am

    OMG I’m wearing navy stripes right now and… navy striped runners too!! Ha Ha! I’ll see if I can do my part!

  • Reply Sasya June 3, 2011 at 4:00 am

    soo lovely idea!! i adore stripes!! :) i actually already posted my photo some time ago before i reed your post!! fun~

  • Reply Marlene June 3, 2011 at 11:26 am

    This made my Friday THAT much more fun. Here’s my pic: http://www.flickr.com/photos/65255363@N00/5792608157/in/photostream And my blog’s here: spruced.us

    Thanks Holly!

  • Reply D'vine Living June 3, 2011 at 3:29 pm

    SO COOL!! Definitely jumping on this one.

  • Reply Michelle June 3, 2011 at 3:39 pm

    What a fun idea! Stripes are a such a beacon of warm weather – Count me in!

  • Reply Traveling Mama June 3, 2011 at 4:01 pm

    This is such a fun idea! I hope a striped skirt was ok! Hope you have a great weekend!

  • Reply Lena June 3, 2011 at 5:48 pm

    Love, love, love stripes. I’m definitely going to participate. My absolute favorite thing in my closet is a striped shirt! And when I looked at my style pinboard on Pinterest it was full of striped things…

  • Reply steven June 3, 2011 at 6:22 pm

    im so going to get my stripes on for this… what fun…

  • Reply Kathy June 3, 2011 at 8:08 pm

    Brilliant idea! So grateful for your creative inspiration and support of a newbie blogger :)

  • Reply Vicki @ Piccolo Takes All June 3, 2011 at 9:11 pm

    Coincidently, I was wearing stripes when I read this! Anyhow, I just posted my photo on my flickr, here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/piccolotakesall/5794493614/

  • Reply Margrit Auner June 3, 2011 at 10:38 pm

    Hello, here’s mine, hope Facebook works as well. :)


    • Reply decor8 June 3, 2011 at 11:03 pm

      @Margrit – Pinterest cannot pin from Facebook – can you leave it on Flickr or a blog or website, etc. instead? Then come back here and give me the link? Thanks so much!!!

  • Reply mon June 3, 2011 at 10:45 pm

    Hi Holly,
    This is so fun! I don’t have a twitter account but I just wrote a blog post about the striped tank I’m wearing today! http://tinyurl.com/3fqsff8

    • Reply decor8 June 3, 2011 at 11:02 pm

      @Mon – Hi!!! I love your pic but it is part of a collage with other photos so I cannot upload it – Can you just upload only your photo somewhere and leave me the new link? THANK YOU MON!!!

  • Reply Margrit Auner June 3, 2011 at 11:10 pm

    Hi Holly, here’s my stripey Flickr link, picture shot on a short trip to Belgrade a few days ago. Cannot read the sign but it matches my t-shirt :)


  • Reply nattynook June 4, 2011 at 1:04 am

    Holly, I have no idea how to do things right on Twitter… I don’t think I added a hashtag.
    So I’m posting my link here – http://nattynook.net/2011/06/03/stripe-mania/

    Thanks so much for making this day FUN:)

  • Reply becky June 4, 2011 at 1:39 am

    OMG, I have been wearing some iteration of the nautical stripes my entire life; somewhere in my house I have a picture of me as a teen wearing one I astutely found in the Liz Claiborne for men section. It was my fave, and I had no boobs at the time, so it worked out just fine.

  • Reply Marty J. Christopher June 4, 2011 at 2:08 am

    A reader of mine pointed me in this direction because I just completed a month of wearing stripes EVERY day with no repeats. The project was called Stripes Every Day for the Month of May. I will totally submit the photos to you guys, but I’m not done yet. I got so behind, I’m only on May 14th or something like that. I should be done with them by the end of the weekend. In the mean time, you can check out what I did complete so far here:


  • Reply Brittany June 4, 2011 at 7:19 am

    Awesome idea!! I just did a post about stripes and a striped dress from JCrew in paticular ;) Too funny. I am stiped obsessed.

  • Reply vicki June 4, 2011 at 8:33 am

    Oh, how fun! If I get brave I’ll take a photo of me with my new red striped shirt and send it on over. :) Is there one of YOU wearing stripes, too, Holly? xo

  • Reply Chuzai Living June 4, 2011 at 1:06 pm

    Love the idea!! So fun!!

  • Reply Hayley Blease June 4, 2011 at 4:33 pm

    love it! thanks Holly for helping create a fun moment with my little people! Capturing this image was hilarious, and it took a few timer resets, running, and jumping up on my chair, and a lot of giggling. x

  • Reply YoXx June 4, 2011 at 9:42 pm

    Here is My Striped Picture.

    I’m Striped up and down left to right.

    EnjoY :)

  • Reply Amy June 4, 2011 at 10:53 pm

    Hi Holly, I’m not sure if this worked (I tweeted it, but didn’t see it on pinterest), so I am also including it here. I’d love to be part of stripemania!

    #stripemania @decor8 @IgorJosif



    Thanks Holly, and keep up the great work!


  • Reply katrina June 5, 2011 at 5:27 am

    hi holly, i joined the party today, too. here’s my post:


    have a great weekend!

    • Reply decor8 June 5, 2011 at 3:31 pm

      @Katrina – Can you upload a single photo (not part of a collage) and send me the link so I can pinterest it? Thanks love. xo

  • Reply Kathi June 5, 2011 at 11:58 am

    Here’s my Stripe Mania contribution :) What a great idea!!!


  • Reply Desiree Fawn June 5, 2011 at 4:31 pm

    LOVE this! Just tweeted & posted my photo: http://www.sofawned.com/2011/06/stripe-mania.html

  • Reply katrina June 5, 2011 at 4:52 pm

    hi holly, here’s my update:

    i tried to use my default photobooth application on my mac, but it couldn’t detect my camera. and strangely enough, la photocabine could.

    thanks, holly.

  • Reply steven June 5, 2011 at 7:46 pm

    hey you.. i got my stripes on as promised… this is such a good idea.. you could do one like a show and tell, where we all hold up something we made? or treasure most… endless possibilities for photo fabulous fun..


  • Reply Louise June 6, 2011 at 5:21 am

    Hello lovely Holly, this was quite a giggle….no twitter for me so here is a link:
    Have a great week xx

  • Reply jody June 6, 2011 at 1:19 pm

    Yay am joining in too! Such a great idea! will share on twitter as soon as im done :)

  • Reply amber kane June 6, 2011 at 4:59 pm

    What a great idea, I just posted mine on my blog http://fabricatedends.blogspot.com/2011/06/stripe-mania.html

  • Reply Alice June 6, 2011 at 7:21 pm

    Here are our stripes! http://morethantoast.org/2011/06/stripy-sunday/

  • Reply Suki June 6, 2011 at 11:30 pm

    Had fun with stripe yesterday!

  • Reply Kirsten June 7, 2011 at 2:51 am

    Holly, this is such a fun idea!!! Stripes and sparkles are my ultimate faves, so this is right up my alley. So fun to see the faces behind all these great blogs.

    I tweeted the link earlier, but just in case there are too many to go through, here is the link again. :) http://www.triplemaxtons.com/2011/06/decor8-stripe-mania.html

    • Reply decor8 June 7, 2011 at 10:04 am

      @Kirsten – I got it – pinned! :) Thank you!!!

  • Reply mon June 7, 2011 at 9:27 am

    Hi Holly!
    Just saw your comment. I uploaded just my photo to flickr:
    Hope that works!

    • Reply decor8 June 7, 2011 at 9:58 am

      @Mon – Thank you!!! :) You are so pretty, I’ve pinned your photo to Pinterest. :) Thank you!!!

  • Reply Pinar June 7, 2011 at 10:38 pm

    :) with this ‘excuse’ we are getting over our shyness. showed our faces on our blog for the first time! taking this as a fun challenge and opportunity to get over fears…and it was such a nice and sunny day in Istanbul perfect for taking a picture :)

  • Reply Jody June 8, 2011 at 5:34 am

    Hi Holly,
    Not sure if you saw my tweet put this is my stripe mania post and photo!


    Thanks for hosting such an awesome meet!
    x jody

  • Reply Elizabeth Rusiecki June 8, 2011 at 7:31 am

    This is such a fun game ! Im attempting to post it to twitter, but im not to savy , but heres a link to my site! http://www.elizabethrusieckiphotography.blog.com
    Thank Holly for such a neat game.

  • Reply beth June 8, 2011 at 1:01 pm

    Oddly I just bought my first ever striped top. Then I read your post. So here I am http://www.miaowthecat.com/archives/2011/06/08/stripemania/
    (I couldn’t get my three year old out of her rocket PJ’s and into her stripes…)

  • Reply currystrumpet June 8, 2011 at 3:50 pm

    Hi Holly, I’ve tweeted my pic 3x over the last few days (can you say EAGER?), but I haven’t seen it up on your Pinterest page yet. Anyhoo here it is again for good measure! http://twitpic.com/56prnv

  • Reply amanda james June 8, 2011 at 5:23 pm

    holly, this is a great idea! i am participating. in case you haven’t seen it yet, heres the link:


    and from my flickr-account:


    it is so, so great to actually see all the faces behind the blogs. such a lovely idea to get to know each other a bit ;)

  • Reply Eleesa June 9, 2011 at 1:28 am

    I’m a bit behind and dont have twitter, can I still join in somehow? Thanks, love a bit of stripes!

  • Reply Jody June 9, 2011 at 2:08 pm

    Hi Holly,
    Am working on a new photo now, will post the link once its done :)
    Thanks, jody.

  • Reply emma lamb June 9, 2011 at 3:36 pm

    Hi Holly… this is so much fun! I’m loving seeing everyone over on your Pinterest board, so good to put names and blogs to such beautiful faces… :)

    I’m not a tweeter so have put my pic up on Flickr here ~ http://www.flickr.com/photos/emmalamb/5814597641/in/photostream

    Hope that’s okay…?

    Have a fab day,
    Emma, x

  • Reply emma lamb June 9, 2011 at 3:38 pm

    Ooops, I’m in Edinburgh, Scotland… :) x

  • Reply karen June 9, 2011 at 6:46 pm

    What a great idea Holly! And I just so happen to be wearing stripes today! Have tweeted you the link to my photo on Flickr, but just in case it doesn’t make it, here’s the link… http://www.flickr.com/photos/blueberrypark/5815688706/in/photostream

    Can’t wait to see them all together!

  • Reply Cintia June 10, 2011 at 3:27 am

    Not sure if my tweet got through.
    Here is my blog post http://mypoppet.blogspot.com/2011/06/bloggers-wear-stripes.html

    From Melbourne Australia
    Xx cinti

  • Reply Valerie June 10, 2011 at 6:58 pm

    Hey Holly! This is a super Idea! I’ve posted my striped-self here in case you haven’t seen my tweet:

    Have a fantastic weekend!

    Valerie from Val-David, Canada

  • Reply sassi June 10, 2011 at 7:09 pm

    i’m not sure if you can see my tweet about stripemania since my account is not public, so i’m posting the links here one more time (i’m sorry!).

    @IgorJosif @decor8 i’m coming to your party! :) photo 1: http://bit.ly/mak8Wf photo 2: http://bit.ly/kFDQ2d blog post: http://bit.ly/iu8PBH #stripemania

    so much fun! :)))
    xoxo from vienna!

  • Reply Carmen June 10, 2011 at 8:40 pm

    Hi Holly! I posted something stipey on my blog and tweeted about it but I’m not sure you got it… so here is the link to my blog:
    Have a great weekend!

  • Reply Katrin June 10, 2011 at 11:55 pm

    Here’s our contribution to the virtual stripe mania party:

  • Reply Tesca June 11, 2011 at 12:31 pm

    Holly and Igor, what a fun idea of yours… Love all the great photos from bloggers around the world… Stripes rock…!

    Here’s the stripey link to my blog: http://casaundco.blogspot.com/2011/06/fun-things-for-this-weekend.html

    Tesca (BYW class of 2011)

  • Reply Erin Giles June 11, 2011 at 5:22 pm

    Awesome idea:)! I happened to have a cute navy and white striped tank and my OOAK Upcycled Striped Spoon necklace:)!


  • Reply Kamelia June 11, 2011 at 5:49 pm

    I love stripes! Great idea, I just posted mine on my blog

    • Reply decor8 June 13, 2011 at 1:26 pm

      @Kamelia – The link you posted doesn’t work. :(

  • Reply Tisa June 11, 2011 at 9:54 pm

    hello Holly, I tried to tweet but I really don’t know how it works. So I try it this way. Thank you so much and have a nice weekend.

    • Reply decor8 June 13, 2011 at 1:23 pm

      @skoots1mom – The photo needs to be recent (taken in last two months) and I needed your name, city and state as well. Sorry, we’ve closed #stripemania for now but thank you!

  • Reply Maria June 11, 2011 at 11:47 pm

    Hi Holly! Thank you from me and especially from my shirt for the Stripemania!!Look at us:

  • Reply Liz Marie June 12, 2011 at 3:47 am

    I just posted my #stripemania blog post!!! http://www.lizmarieblog.com/2011/06/stripe-mania.html Thanks for hosting!!

  • Reply Heather June 12, 2011 at 4:26 am

    Well heck, if there’s a party, and that party is for stripes, count me in! Hooray, stripes!

  • Reply Ilze June 12, 2011 at 4:54 am

    Just did mine – STRIPEMANIA ! Party is not over yet, right – so I was so happy to still join ! Hope you find it.
    HAD FUN!!! Thanks Holly.

    http:www.auburnblue.com or http://www.twitter.com/idodetail

  • Reply Rebecca June 12, 2011 at 5:28 am

    What a fun idea, count me in.
    Heres my post http://lifeatnumbersix.blogspot.com/2011/06/stripemania.html

  • Reply Daphne June 12, 2011 at 5:52 am

    Here is my post for me wearing stripes…http://daphnehope.blogspot.com/2011/06/stripe-mania-party.html

  • Reply Radostina Bosseva June 12, 2011 at 12:30 pm

    Hello Holly,
    I was trying to join the “Stripe Mania” but I guess that you didn’t saw my tweet. Here is my link: http://www.79ideas.org/2011/06/stripe-mania-bloggers-wearing-stripes.html


  • Reply jody June 12, 2011 at 2:32 pm

    Hi Holly,
    My new photo is done, i have added a single image of myself to my existing stripe mania post

    Thank you!

    {Melbourne, Australia}

  • Reply Romi Butscher June 12, 2011 at 6:28 pm

    Love the shirts!! Here’s my post- thanks Holly.

  • Reply solovelydecoration June 12, 2011 at 7:57 pm

    this is my stripe mania link!
    have a good week end!

  • Reply Louise June 12, 2011 at 7:59 pm


    I finally did it! The hard part was to choose wich shirt…

    Unfortunately I don’t Tweet. Hope this will work too. Anyway it was fun to do.


  • Reply Raina Kattelson June 12, 2011 at 8:53 pm

    Lot’s of fun- thanks Holly….

  • Reply cafenoHut June 12, 2011 at 10:57 pm

    I loved this initiative. Actually, it was very difficult to stand front of the camera.. But in the meantime it was very funny.

    Ayda from Istanbul – Turkey

  • Reply Jo June 13, 2011 at 1:02 am

    All done, great idea!

  • Reply Kristine June 13, 2011 at 1:57 am

    So rediculously fun!! Made a twitter acct just to join ;) Thanks for the push!!

  • Reply Desha June 13, 2011 at 3:01 am

    We had a great striped photo shoot at my friend’s art studio- I am so new to twitter, that I’m not sure if I tweeted it in the right spot! here’s the link anyway-

  • Reply solovelydecoration June 13, 2011 at 8:58 am

    HI,Holly,did you receive my picture?
    i don’t see it on pinterest;i give you the link again,have a good day,sophie

    • Reply decor8 June 13, 2011 at 1:20 pm

      @solovelydecoration – Sophie the photo needs to be of you not of objects or other people. Sorry!

  • Reply sassi June 13, 2011 at 11:08 am

    hi holly, did you not see my comment (it’s still not approved) or tweet?
    photo 1: http://bit.ly/mak8Wf photo 2: http://bit.ly/kFDQ2d blog post: http://bit.ly/iu8PBH #stripemania
    have a nice week!

  • Reply casapinka June 13, 2011 at 1:37 pm

    My kiddo wanted to do this but refused to wear navy stripes. I also embroidered pretty shades of pink stripes on a white shirt, which of course are invisible. I just gave away my only striped dress. Anyway, I took a picture of her in stripes since mine was a bust. We had a lot of fun together doing this even if we changed it around a bit!


    • Reply decor8 June 13, 2011 at 2:30 pm

      @casapinka – So cute! But the photo has to be of a blogger, you can include children, but you needed to be in the photo. Sorry we cannot use this for the pin board but thank you for sharing, she’s adorable!

  • Reply magicanddrudgery June 13, 2011 at 7:12 pm

    ahhh – can’t believe I missed this – I made myself a stripey dress on Saturday and posted it on my own blog, aahh, never mind – if I’m not too late the picture is here:


    Great idea – liked looking at everyone elses stripes!

  • Reply magicanddrudgery June 13, 2011 at 7:28 pm

    Hi sorry – I don’t tweet.

  • Reply Deana June 14, 2011 at 10:38 pm

    A couple days late to the party here, but wanted to play along:


    Thanks! :-)

  • Reply robyn June 15, 2011 at 4:57 pm

    my signature look ( don’t you have one?) is red&whitestripe….

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