An eye-catching chevron area rug defines the sitting area of this living space. A sofa and two chairs offer plenty of room for family and friends, while a large wood coffee table acts as a catchall and display space.
A wider look at the bedroom highlights the handmade flat weave cotton area rug with a navy blue and white chevron geometric pattern that adds charm and softness over the prefinished engineered hardwood floor.
A hair-on-hide rug in a chevron stripe and a silvery resin coffee table are two of the elements that take this living room in a decidedly glamorous direction. Warm wood paneling extends across the room into the dining area and kitchen, unifying and warming up the open concept spaces.
A black-and-white chevron rug grounds the living room seating area, which includes two comfy armchairs and a cream-colored, tufted sofa. Orange draperies create privacy and add color without blocking sunlight in this living room on HGTV's "Flipping the Block."
This kids' bedroom boasts an updated nautical theme without being stereotypical. Bold striped bed linens cover the transitional bunk bed, a chevron area rug covers the floor and colorful graphic fabric covers the sofa.
A top trick by designers for making a living space feel more homey is adding a fun rug to the flooring, even when you already have carpet. You don't have to spend hundreds or thousands of dollars on an area or antique rug to fill the entire space. Instead, look for one in a pattern that adds pizzazz, like this cowhide rug that designer Michelle Mentzer with Miles Design Group in metro Atlanta picked up at Ikea. She also got the pictures of landscape art and the chevron and plush accent pillows on a discount at HomeGoods.
This bright white home art studio receives pops of orange, yellow and red to liven up the space. A pair of orange and white chevron armchairs grounded by an abstract yellow rug offer a small, comfortable sitting area while the artist is at work. The simple red table lines up with the windows and provides plenty of space for painting. Design by Holly Bender Interiors.
A midcentury modern bookcase displays family photos, artwork and books, while a matching set of traditional armchairs provides plenty of seating. The brown and white chevron area rug adds texture to the space, while red accents like the side table and ottoman add just enough color to keep things interesting.
Like sun rays, a yellow chevron print stretches its way across the ceiling of this kids room. A textured area rug reminiscent of grass brings the outside in, while the hanging birdcage chair adds a fun place for reading or daydreaming.
Neutral walls and dark hardwood floors set the foundation for the loft living area of HGTV Smart Home 2013. A rustic wood dresser with long iron drawer handles holds two green jars under a mounted television. A lime green chair, brown and white chevron pillow and brown and white rug add eye-catching color and pattern to the space.
The modern design of this sitting area in the New York offices of Pereira & O'Dell complements the rugged elegance of the building, while providing an inviting place for staffers to congregate. The brown and black of the sofa and chairs blend with some of the natural colors found in the exposed beams and brick, while the modern, yellow wingback couch adds a pop of color. The gray chevron rug ties the space together.