I thought Chevron was a gas station until I learned that it is actually a popular V-shaped pattern somewhat similar to the herringbone. Apparently, it’s a really popular design for decorating items for the home.
It looked like a lot of fun so I went in search for some unique DIY ideas on how to apply a chevron pattern to chairs, rugs, frames, pillows and furniture. Wait until you see what I found!
Which one is your favorite?
10 Super Easy Ways to Chevron Your Home
If you can paint a chevron stripe, you can master these projects that’ll add instant charm to any space. Chevron, the classic zigzag pattern, can be seen on everything from lampshades to pillows and even on chairs and dressers.
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All you need for this DIY is a wood chair, a sanding sponge, your favorite color paint, a sponge brush, and some tape. Easy!
Chevron Picture Frame
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This frame was made by upcycling an IKEA mirror. Just paint the frame, put a photo over the mirror and hot glue your letter of choice.
Chevron Laundry Basket
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The key to this adorable chevron laundry basket? A chevron stencil.
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Yes, you can totally do this to your rug. It’s easier than than you think.
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The only thing better then upcycling an old window is adding a chevron pattern to it.
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This fabulous chevron dresser used to be a changing table.
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How badly do you want to curl up in that chair with that gorgeous pillow? Yup, us too.
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Neon + chevron = awesome.
Chevron Hook Rack
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Take some wood, paint a chevron pattern on it, and you’ve got a fabulous coat rack.
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Chic. Simple. It’s the chevron lampshade!