April 21, 2010



Ever since I did my TV room with the chevron carpet I’ve been going nuts over the pattern.  I really would like to put it everywhere, but have to restrain myself.  I can’t put it in another room, but I can put it here on the blog!  I’m seeing it pop up everywhere in different forms and I never tire of the pattern…at least not yet..

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I love passing my TV room and looking in and having it pop out-literally.

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The zig zag West Elm carpet must be selling really well because I see it everywhere.

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In the recent Lonny magazine I saw it with this amazing teal wing chair. What a great color combo.

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Here is a more upscale chevron carpet from Domino magazine.

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Here in Made by Girl’s dining area.

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You can buy inexpensive chevron fabric for $9.95/yard here.

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It’s great in yellow.

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This custom wool herringbone rug you can order here.

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This designer painted a carpet in chevron black and white.

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Or paint a wall in chevron pattern. Bet you will have a bathroom like no one else!

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Wow-that curtain I could really use somewhere.  Hmm…where?

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I love Rubie Green’s green fabrics. Here in blue.

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Looks really fun on this chair.

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Maybe a chair covered in this hot pink from Rubie Green?

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How fun do these reinvented vintage stools look in hot pink chevron?  They are from one of my favorite “green” companies Chairloom. If you haven’t visited this great site do it now!

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Miles Redd designed and entry for a bold couple.  And Madeline Weinrib has them in lots of colors. I’m always writing about her rugs…I should work for them…Anyway it comes in–

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red…

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gray…

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hot pink and orange…

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….and I like this wool navy.

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This navy and white pillow from Frontgate could really “save” an entire room.

Chevroned out yet?

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30 Comments

  • Comment by Andrea — April 21, 2010 @ 4:29 pm

    I love love love chevron! It really brings a room to life. Love your pictures, it has inspired me to add a little chevron to my bedroom. A blanket would look great at the end of my bed:)

  • Comment by Acanthus & Acorn — April 22, 2010 @ 12:48 pm

    I love it too! Especially, on wood floors and tile! My 2 favorite chairs have a very tiny chevron pattern.

  • Comment by Marianne — May 1, 2010 @ 10:58 pm

    I have a love for chevron that I thought would go away at some point but it is here to say!!!!! Great pictures as always!

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    The carpet looks fabulous. Zigzag designs are not easy to match and to use in a decoration but this one looks great.

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    As well as the design, I'm liking the versatility of the fabric. Although, I have to say, having it as a carpet adds a nice edge to any floor.

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    Tried adding some more blinds or thicker curtains to those windows? The big ones seem to be letting a little too much light in.

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    That yellow lamp in the 5th picture looks lovely. Where did you buy it? I want one for my basement, after the remodeling is finished. Thank you!

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