Friday Fabrics- Velvet

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There is something about the cool fall weather that makes me want velvet furniture.  There's nothing like a jewel toned velvet sofa to make a girl want to snuggle up with a glass of wine and wind down.  Luxurious and effortlessly modern, velvet will never go out of style. This artwork by Julie Blackmon evokes the feeling I get from a velvet sofa - feminine and classic but with a twist.  PS...I want all of her photographs.

via Emily Style
Here are some of my favourite examples of how a velvet sofa can really be the star of a room.

via Elle Decor
If a velvet sofa is good enough for Carrie Bradshaw, it is good enough for me! 

Elle Decor via Material Girls Blog

Christine D'Ornano via Elle Decor

Markham Roberts via Domino
 
via Curbly

via DecorPad
 
Nick Olsen via Domino

via Domino
 
via Design Sponge

via Elle Decor
 
via Elle Decor

Melissa Rufty via Material Girls

via Small and Heartfelt
If held down and made to pick a favourite shade,  it would be the gorgeous royal that is shown in many of the pictures- love.  When we were purchasing our sofa for the living room, I very nearly selected it in deep blue velvet.

Mitchell Gold Bob Williams- Liam

I went back and forth but in the end, selected a fabric called cue charcoal (which in hind sight I might not have picked because it basically pulls the dog hair off of my dog but I digress;) because I thought it worked better with the other fabrics in the room and the pink walls. I love how it looks but still mourn the loss of a rich blue velvet sofa.


I'm not entirely sure why that one cushion on the right looks so massive in this picture but anyhow.
Enjoy your weekend everyone!
xxx
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