Chevron is a lovely pattern, which has been around for ages. Mostly used for insignia, chevron has invaded the design for various decades. The standard chevron pattern includes a zigzag pattern, however, depending on which way you hold the arrowhead, you can create various other patterns of your fancy. In today’s article, we are looking into using chevron patterns with DIY wedding invitations. An ongoing trend in the wedding industry, you can make many beautiful chevron-wedding invitation designs with the right inspirations, colour scheme and materials.
Layout, Patterns and Invitation Designs
Chevron is usually accompanied with one white chevron patterned line and then a coloured one, and depending on the colour you choose, you can match it with your wedding theme. The way you can go about with your wedding invitation design and the use of the pattern, is with the layout. Ways in which you can put the layout and the pattern to use include the likes of;
– Background either as bold and arrow design, or rolling pattern)
– Bisection of the wedding invitation given to the pattern with the opposite side being a solid colour, preferably of the wedding colour theme, or even something contrasting
– Border chevron design, with a bold lining and a white inner for the text area
– Watermark chevron design, so that the pattern is easy on the eye and is a nice surprise when you notice it.
– Emboss or engrave the design on the border area or even the area, which is not used for the wedding invitation wording.
– Line the inner area of your wedding invitation envelope with a chevron pattern, therefore when the invitee open the envelope you can clearly see what the theme of the wedding would be, that is, chevron.
Draw, Paint or Paste
Ways in which you can use DIY wedding invitation cards and then go about decorating them is with the use of the right materials, some inspiration and a vision. You can draw, paint or even cut out a chevron design or strips of paper to paste onto the paper for an artsy look and feel. You can even use lace as material to create the pattern on your DIY wedding invitation paper. Contrast is key, so keep to that effect.
Be Colour Coordinate, Go Monochrome or Technicolor
A great way of making your chevron wedding invitations stand out when you are opting to DIY it, is to use colour to create a lovely finished product. The choice of colour you use, especially if its monochrome is limited but gives off a eye catching effect. If you have a few colours in your colour scheme, you can alternate between them. If however, Technicolor is your thing, then colour away. A rainbow-wedding theme would be ideal for that choice of colour design and DIY wedding invitation.
Envision what you want for your DIY wedding invitation and use chevron for a beautiful execution and result!