Monogrammed Chevron Pallet Tray

June 12, 2012

DIY: Monogrammed Chevron Pallet Tray

As a Blogger, finding support throughout the blogging community is important for blog growth, friendship, and creative inspiration. For the past several weeks, I've joined forces with a few fabulous DIY bloggers and we've been helping each other with various aspects of blogging.  Along with our helpful "chats", we were given a Blogging Challenge by Beckie of Infarrantly Creative to create a DIY project using specific materials - additional items could be added, but it was a must to use the required five. What did I create you ask? Well take a look... (and then keep on reading for the … [Read more...]

DIY: Turning an Old Rug into a Chevron Beauty!

March 11, 2011


In yesterday's post, I shared with you how the classic chevron pattern is back and better than ever with a new twist making a modern and BOLD statement.  I wanted to add the stylish chevron pattern in my own home, so I took the worn and blah sisal rug from  my front foyer and vamped it up with some color and pizzaz!  Inspired by the nursery rug that Miggy of This Little Miggy Stayed Home, I set off to add some chevron into my life! Here is a before shot of my old, ugly sisal rug that I've had for years ~ Let's start the REVAMP!  First, you need your tools.  Using the right tools  ALWAYS … [Read more...]

Classic Chevron with a Twist

March 10, 2011


Each year, I am so intrigued how patterns and textures go in and out of style.  It's amazing to see "old  things" come alive with a new twist. My latest love is the chevron pattern.  It's simple, yet sophisticated layout has been around for years seen in architecture and textiles, and after if was down and out for awhile, it's back and better than ever!  With it's recent return, the "new" chevron is more modern and bold, taking on a life of it's own and making quite the statement.  Let's have a look ~ The chevron pattern can complement many decor styles. Is funky and … [Read more...]