Shak in Style recently blogged about the gorgeous, luxe look of blue velvet, and I absolutely fell in love with the photos she chose, and had to repost them here. I love how rich and warm these colors and textures appear. I've actually owned both a green and a burgundy Victorian velvet sofa, though I would've vastly preferred a deep, rich blue velvet over either of those colors. I especially love this Carter Sofa (inquire at website for price).
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I certainly wouldn't kick one of these '40s-inspired Salon Lounge Chairs ($3,360) out of my living room, either. And while some design enthusiasts might insist that velvet lends itself to a dated decor look, I have to disagree. Dressed up with the right accessories, it can fit right into any eclectic, modern-oriented interior.
What do you think? Blue velvet fan? Or do you prefer something less fussy in your living room?