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Chevron Wedding Theme Ideas: Invitations, Decorations, and More

Updated on October 14, 2016
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As the chevron pattern has become increasingly popular, it is only natural that it has become a hot wedding theme option. Chevrons are one of those great, unique wedding themes that can be incorporated into many other themes such as fall, nautical, or a specific color scheme. If you are just starting to plan your wedding and are looking for fun diy options, chevron can be a great choice. There are so many wonderful do it yourself ideas and tutorials out there as well as items to purchase. Best of luck!

Chevron Wedding Ideas
Invitations / Stationery
Cake
Table Details
Signs / Menus
Favors
Clothing Details / Accessories
Guestbook

Tip: As you consider wedding stationery items, don't forget about save the date cards and components for the invitations, such as RSVP cards. Many people like to purchase full sets in coordinating patterns.

Invitations / Stationery

As chevrons have become popular, the stationery options have exploded. There are numerous choices from large wedding companies, small wedding boutiques, and artisans that specialize in stationery and/or wedding supplies. Many vendors offer customization options for color, font, style, and more. It isn't hard to find the color of your choosing at an affordable price. You can choose from print your own invitations or pre-printed invitations.

Chevron Tutorial, Julie Makes Cards

How to make a chevron pattern on a cake - Teal ombre design

Cake

The specific bakery that you choose for your wedding cake may not have made a chevron cake before. If you're concerned about getting a specific aesthetic, browse Pinterest or Google images before your appointment and come prepared. Many places are happy to work with wedding couples to help them get just the right look for their cake.

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Table Runner and Other Table Details

As you start planning your wedding reception tables, consider the napkins, candles, table runners, and centerpieces. Most people opt for a single chevron detail on the table so that the pattern doesn't become overwhelming. Just the right amount will tie everything together without becoming too busy or even distracting.

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Signs / Menus

There are so many adorable wedding sign and menu ideas out there these days. If you aren't able to find exactly what you want with chevrons, it is not hard to customize many sign and menu concepts so that they do include chevrons. For example, chalkboard wedding signs lend themselves naturally to many different patterns and color combinations.

There are so many fun possibilities for wedding favors with chevron patterns.
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Favors

There is no limit to the wedding favors that can have chevron patterns. There are many different items available for purchase and numerous options for creating new items or customizing existing items (i.e. purchasing blank favor bags and adding a chevron pattern). Some of the most popular choices include magnets, tote bags, and coasters. Many people choose chevron packaging and details such as favor bags, candy tubes, and gift tags.

Complete the chevron look for the wedding party with chevron nails!

Clothing Details and Accessories

There are some really creative chevron ideas for brides such as chevron dress bows. Don't forget to consider options for the wedding party as well. If you don't want to include chevron in the clothing, consider it for the hand bags and jewelry. Think about possibilities for the flower girl and ring bearer as well. There are so many adorable chevron pillows out there these days.

Guestbook

As you pull together your final wedding details, you may think of a few unique chevron touches, such as a guestbook with a chevron pattern on the cover.

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      Brenda Kyle 3 years ago from Blue Springs, Missouri, USA

      I really like how the contrast and colors just pop and enhance all the other wedding decorations. This is a really fun theme to use and looks awesome for summer weddings. Thank you for sharing your ideas and wedding theme.

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      Rose Clearfield 3 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

      I agree, bridalletter! I'm glad that you enjoyed this article.

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      Thelma Alberts 3 years ago from Germany

      Wow! This looks amazing. I have not heard of Chevron before. Thanks for sharing your ideas. I´m sure this hub will help those who are planning to get married. Voted up and interesting.

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      Dora Isaac Weithers 3 years ago from The Caribbean

      You've already made me fall in love with chevron. Will definitely recommend to any would-be bride that I know. Thanks for sharing! Voted up!

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      Rose Clearfield 3 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

      Thanks, Thelma! I appreciate that.

      That's awesome, MsDora! Thanks!

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      What a wonderful hub; thank you so much for sharing,.

      Eddy.

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      Rose Clearfield 3 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

      So glad you enjoyed, Eddy!

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      JR Krishna 3 years ago from India

      The patterns and colors look awesome.

      Voted up and shared

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      Rose Clearfield 3 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

      Thanks, thumbi! That's great.

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      Suzanne Ridgeway 3 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

      Hi Rose,

      You never cease to amaze me how much time, effort and research you do which makes for such interesting and gorgeous work! Loved all your photos and it made me think how funky, unique and different chevron patterns could be used. Great contrasts and theme for weddings! The ruffle cake looks gorgeous and love the different videos you have included. Chevron runners really bring a table setting to life and are one that is ear marked in my brain for future parties and entertaining,

      Great job as always, voted up, useful, awesome, interesting, shared !

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      Rose Clearfield 3 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

      Thanks so much, Suzie! I really appreciate it. There are so many different possibilities for chevron patterns in weddings. I'm glad that I was able to highlight just a few of them.

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      Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      I have never heard of Chevron before, either, but the pattern is great. And your hub is laid out beautifully, as always.

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      Rose Clearfield 3 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

      Thanks, Vicki! I'm glad that you were able to learn something new from this article.

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      Mary 3 years ago from Cronulla NSW

      The idea is pretty cool at the moment random and really loved those chevron nails!!how easy are they?? Great job VUAI & shared & pinned..cheers

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      Rose Clearfield 3 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

      Thanks, carter! You're right that this idea is very popular right now. The chevron nails are definitely a lot of fun and so easy.

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      Nyesha Pagnou MPH 3 years ago from USA

      I never really considered chevron as a pattern for a wedding theme before. This is interesting with great photos. Thanks for sharing. Voted interesting.

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      Rose Clearfield 3 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

      I'm glad that you got to check out this new idea, Journey! Take care.

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      Keeley Shea 3 years ago from Norwich, CT

      I didn't realize this pattern was so popular. I love it! Great article!

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      Rose Clearfield 3 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

      Yep, it's been huge for a while now! Thanks!

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