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Interior Inspiration: Crushing on Velvet

Every time I move house (or more realistically, flat), I start thinking about how I’m going to decorate it before I even get there. Recently I’ve developed an obsession with velvet for both clothes and interiors. It’s always something that’s slightly given me the heebie-jeebies from the way it brushes in different directions, but I’m loving the luxe look right now.

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My favourite tones for the season are deep emerald, blush pink, deep teal-navy, and ochre. Mixing with textures like heavy natural linen, fringing, and embroidery gives such a gorgeous contrast. I love how all these images feature velvet in heavy jewel-like colours, placed on lighter fabrics to freshen them up and keep them modern.

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I’ve moved 5 times in 3 years now and I’mย almostย done with moving. I’m looking forward to collecting some beautiful things that will be in my home for a while.ย Whilstย where we’re staying is temporary when we first move to London, I’m loving the idea of making the space feel like mine by mixing in some new cushions and pieces of art. What do you think of velvet? I feel like it’s definitely a love or hate thing!

Here are some pieces I am lusting over right now to get the look…

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6 Comments

  • Reply
    Anoushka
    January 15, 2017 at 12:08 pm

    Ooh I’ve never really considered velvet for the home, but actually I really love it! I’m the same I’m always making mental notes of things I want for my hypothetical dream home ๐Ÿ™‚

    Anoushka Probyn – A London Fashion and Travel Blog

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      Polly Rowan
      March 5, 2017 at 11:38 am

      Me too Anoushka, window shopping for my future home is my favourite! xx

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    Diana Mieczan
    January 18, 2017 at 3:21 pm

    Oh yes! Deep teal-navy hue all the way for me:) I love all things velvet right now too…It has such richness to it…Have a beautiful day, love. xo

    • Reply
      Polly Rowan
      March 5, 2017 at 11:39 am

      Yes loving luxe touches right now! Teal-navy is so gorgeous. x

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    Sheila Helm
    February 15, 2017 at 2:02 pm

    I’ve gone velvet mad lately, bought 2 coats (from seasalt and Laura Ashley) …gorgeous x p.s. love this blog, found it reading the nakd bar recipe.

    • Reply
      Polly Rowan
      March 5, 2017 at 11:38 am

      Thanks Sheila, did you make the recipe? ๐Ÿ™‚
      Velvet coats sound absolutely dreamy…
      x

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