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Teach me Tuesday: Chevron

19 Apr

Ok, here’s the deal.  For the past few months I’ve been talking about and searching for this awesome retro print that I so cleverly named “zig zag”.  But low and behold the pattern has a REAL design name!   This is serious learning people!

So I’ve decided to start a new series called “teach me tuesdays” where I share with you something “legit” I’ve learned from the design world.  Whether it be a design term, trend, style – we can learn together!  And if nothing else, it reeeeally helps your shopping habit when you have the actual name of the design you’re looking for.

For example… goodbye Zig Zag, hello Chevron!!

Come, let’s take a look!

Lovely Chaos

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Black Velvet Chair

Decor Pad

Casa Sugar

Simple Creative Inspiration

Two Lovely Spaces

Red Tiles Studio

What a cool take on this Chevron Rug from Urban Outfitters!

Urban Outfitters

Independent Reign

Like the look?  Start simple!

A Well Dressed Home

Holy DIY Alert!  There are some super creative people out there.  Check out these incredible chevron DIY ideas…

This started out as a plain IKEA rug, and was painted… yes PAINTED with a Chevron print! God I wish I was that clever.Instructions at House full of Smiths

And these plates are from the Dollar Store!

Tatertots and Jello

{So what do you think of Chevron?}

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  1. It’s coming… Missoni for Target! « HFoP - September 7, 2011

    […] I’ve only been able to find a few sneak peaks, but looks like lot’s of mix and match colors and one of my favorite patterns, chevron.  […]

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