I absolutely love the use of horizontal stripes in homes. Here are some pictures to inspire you:
These are the stripes that I painted in our house:
I painted stripes in my loft/craft room. It took about three days but I love the way it turned out. (p.s. room is still a work in progress)
I started to self analyze why I like stripes so much lately... and then I noticed this:
I married "mr. stripes".