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Ways To Use Velvet In Your Home

There are many ways to incorporate velvet in your home.

Velvet can be used in various ways as it is super versatile. When it comes to interior design, velvet can be used around the house generously and in a layered way. It can be a simple way to make your home feel more luxurious and opulent. Velvet cushions or velvet curtains can be the finishing touch a space in your home needs. A striking velvet sofa can also be statement-making. Here are some creative ways to use velvet in your home.

Add warmth with velvet

A full-length door velvet curtain can be perfect for when you obstruct light from entering the room and also retain warmth. Choose a curtain with decorative prints. Make sure to choose a pattern that ties in with the rest of the room.  You could also add velvet furniture in lighter shades. For example, a buttoned footstool can be an elegant touch to a living room. However, it does not dominate the space but instead blends in well with the rest of the elements.

A statement-making sofa

If you want a piece of furniture that can be a fixture of the room, opt for a gorgeous velvet sofa in a red hue. This item can complement a room with dark walls like a blue-black shade. You could also create the space around this beautiful piece of furniture to match your unique style. This fabric is soft to the touch and also breathable when it comes to fabric for furniture. A good quality velvet sofa won’t just give you that effortlessly chic look. It can also be durable and practical in the long run.

Pretty velvet lamb shades

Ambient lighting with velvet can be a great combination. It can give off a sense of opulence and grandeur. A wall light or a velvet empire shade

Add colour to a space with velvet

A quilted velvet bedspread in a vibrant colour can go well with crisp white cotton sheets looks. It also looks oh-so decadent. Choose light, pastel, and calming colours to add warmth to a bedroom. You can also design a headboard and upholster it in rich colours.

Make it plush with velvet

Vibrant shades for cushions can add playful and plush accents to a sofa or bed. It is also a great way to make use of velvet without going overboard. You can also smoothen out rough areas with smooth velvet textures.

Darielle Britto

Darielle Britto has been in the world of journalism since 2014 — covering everything from breaking news to lifestyle for some of India's top publications. Currently, she focuses on all things food, fashion, travel, home, health, design and offbeat.
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