|Chevron (aka Zig Zag or Herringbone)|
|Black gold, Texas tea|
|Military insignia indicating rank or length of service|
I have long-loved stripes and other simple geometric prints. Chevrons are like stripes doing a happy jig. And I want to dance along.
|Various chevron print items you can find at Etsy|
The talented people who create things and sell them on Etsy have all kinds of chevron-inspired items listed, including pillows and curtains, bags, vases, cell phone covers, notecards and calling cards, and more. I even spotted luggage handle covers with a chevron print. Sweet!
Here are some other chevron-ny items I've found on the web:
|Chevron drum shade pendant from Shades of Light|
|Mikasa Color Studio Turquoise/Platinum Zigzag Mug|
|Laquer Red Chevron Tray at Monogram Lane|
|Weegoamigo Zigzag Baby Blanket in Tiffany, at Amazon|
|Black Herringbone Zigzag Eco2Cotton Afghan Throw Blanket, at Amazon|
|Trina Turk Pink Zig Zag Needlepoint Pillow, at Amazon|
|Zig Zag Porcelain Tumbler at West Elm|
|Missoni Mare Viareggio Fine-Knit Kaftan, at Net-A-Porter.com|
Here's an example of a rug you could use when you want a pop of color:
|Zigzag Rug from West Elm|
Or here's one for when you want to keep things neutral and just use a subtle chevron texture:
|Chevron Knot Rug from West Elm|
I'm hooked on chevron (and that's not a rug pun). What do you think about it?
Coming soon: More chevron ideas and inspiration. Y'all come back now, ya hear?