Guest Picks: Design Trends Point to the Arrow
Arrows are hitting the mark these days for stylish home accessories, textiles and furnishings
From home decor to fabrics, arrows are everywhere these days. Arrows have been around for centuries and can evoke both the primitive tool and the directional symbol. Adding them to home decor is a fun way to bring this motif to the forefront in a subtle (or not so subtle) way. See if these arrowcentric accessories hit the mark for you. — Rhoda at Southern Hospitality
These rustic and vintage-inspired metal arrows would be so much fun hanging on a wall or sitting on a bookshelf for some whimsy.
This chandelier is pretty in burnished brass and classic white — and check out that arrow on the bottom!
Trendy arrows in mint green belong on a wall or displayed in a fun spot.
Check out the brass arrows on the bottom of the tall box. It's a super stylish way to bring an arrow motif to your home.
Here is some more fabric with a subtle nod to arrows. Point the way!
These primitive candleholders have a very subtle arrow shape.
Anthropologie is right in the middle of the arrow trend with this coverlet.
As proof that arrows are not brand new on the decor scene, this vintage quilt is all covered up in them.
The subtle arrow design in this pillow makes a classic statement in gray and white.
Painted wood arrows can be used as vase fillers, just like sticks and other objects.
With a nod to a Southwest vibe, this modern but vintage-inspired chair sports arrows.
These chalkboard decals could be used in a lot of spaces. Have fun with them and point someone in the right direction.
Chevron is super trendy, and it nods to the arrow motif too.
How about a big, bold arrow pattern on the wall instead of a regular print?
These are one-of-a-kind arrows that are handmade to hang on the wall.
Even the big-box stores have arrows in stock. What could you do with a red arrow?
It isn't home decor, but this black arrow necklace is stylish and fun.
Ideabook published on Feb. 21, 2013.
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