Every year for the past few years, we know velvet always manages to find a place in our home, creating a main feature in our bedroom or living space. We therefore thought it would only be right to share the mesmerising effects of this gorgeous fabric, with our top 5 looks that we’re loving this winter, plus ways to take this idea and apply it to your own space.

 

 

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A great way to mix colour and still maintain a smart look that’s inviting yet a little playful is by using velvet. Opt for 2 different coloured velvet sofas to sit side by side, preferably one main one that sits 3-4 people and an additional armchair using bold colours to achieve a bigger impact.

 

 

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The bedroom is one of our favourite places to have fun with velvet. Just look at this sumptuous space! A pastel pink coloured velvet as the main feature with a large rug, sitting beneath a pink velvet bed. The great thing about using this material is the amazing contrasts you can achieve. Dark walls colours are a winning look against a lighter coloured velvet.

 

 

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For instant vibrancy and subtle sophistication, jewel-toned velvets are great! Introduce wood and a metallic finish for a stylish retro look. Image: Sofa.com

 

 

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4. As our evenings get colder, we tend to look for different ways to keep the warm indoors. We have just the thing that will allow you to stay warm in style! Velvet curtains creates a bold statement with a bit of drama. Look at this deep red that just fits the part perfectly. Paired with a collection of gold framed wall art for a bedroom you will not want to leave.(Image: In My Sweet Design)

 

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5. A grey velvet is always a good look! If you have a separate dressing room, it’s a great way to achieve a focal point in the room, if not, it’s a great way to create division in your space, to define the closet space from the rest of the room. Whether you are using velvet as a main furniture item or as an addition to your space with cushions or a throw, it’s a great material to be a bit experimental with colour, the overall look will be 10 times more effective due to the texture and its appealing quality. Start by ordering samples of a few colours you have in mind; we can assure you the result be worthwhile. (Image: KBH Københavns Møbelsnedkeri)