INCORPORATING A VELVET CHAIR

Posted by Judy Cholfe on Tuesday, September 8, 2015

INCORPORATING A VELVET CHAIR

Hello everyone!
Hope your week is going nicely?
Do you have a velvet chair in your decor?  I actually don't,
but I do have a chanille chair in the family room that is my favorite chair to curl up in.
Incorporating a avelvet chair into your space, adds that amazing
element of chicness....read on to learn how to bring this power piece into your rooms....


Incorporating a Velvet Accent Chair

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Once associated exclusively with nobility, rich, stately velvet is coveted for its beautiful softness, sumptuous look, and its ability to shimmer with color like no other weave of fabric. Like George Costanza before us (the “Seinfeld” character who wanted to be draped in velvet 24/7 if only it was “socially acceptable”), we all secretly want more velvet in our lives. Enter the accent chair. A piece that adds a jolt of chic to almost any room, an accent chair upholstered in velvet is a two-for-one style score. Read on to learn how to bring this power piece into your rooms.

Velvet a la Mode

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Source: Planete Deco

Does the room you’re going to bestow with a velvet chair have a clearly defined style? Accent  chairs are available in many different looks, from Mid-Century Modern to Shabby Chic to      Hollywood Regency. If you’d like to keep the feel consistent, choose a chair that aligns with the room’s style. If a more eclectic look is your preference, consider a Louis XIV style showstopper to add a touch of humor to a stark, modern room, or a clean-lined Roche Bobois style lounger to keep a bohemian-style room from becoming too over-the-top.

True Colors

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Source: Tobi Fairley

Do you want the velvet accent chair to stand out or blend in? Velvet has the potential to be showstopping or soothing. A jewel-toned or paisley patterned chair will instantly draw the eye, while a more neutral or darker option will be sleek and quietly touchable.

Advanced Placement

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Source: Palm Design Group

While it’s always tempting to put a real head-turner right in the middle of the room, consider the effect of layering a bold chair behind a well-styled coffee table or next to a console against the wall. A more neutral velvet chair will be at home wherever you place it, from front and center to blending right in.

It’s all About Context

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Source: My Domaine

Now that your chair is placed where you like it, think about what will live around it. Gold or other metallics will pop against lush velvet, for a luxe effect. For a hint of Hollywood Regency, top your chair with an animal print pillow and take a walk on the wild side.

Loving velvet this fall? Show us how you style your new items fromChairish by tagging #foundandchairished on Instagram!

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Bring the luxe chair into your living space, even if it's tucked into a corner......
Happy chair hunting....Until next time, Judy

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