How Versatile Velvet Can Bring a Classic Charm to Curtains and Chairs

Velvet is one of the most sought-after home materials, which is why it has stood the test of time. For many, velvet evokes memories of classic Hollywood but Hometalkers have found many creative ways to bring velvet firmly into the 21st century. Whether living on in innovative uses of velvet paint or in brightly-colored velvet sofas, the popularity of velvet shows no signs of fading away.

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Looking Fresh With An Apple Green Velvet Sofa

Hometalker Delores Arabian reupholstered the existing sofa by deploying a vibrant apple green velvet, with this new design boldly and brightly standing out in the living

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From Velvet Curtains To Glamorous Floor Pouf

Underneath this glamorous velvet cover, taken from leftover material originally set aside for velvet curtains, is a small cable spool that would otherwise have gone to

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Velvet Armchair Gets a Painted Makeover

Hometalker Jessie has demonstrated the potential to use paint in revitalizing an armchair, with the velvet material ideal for allowing an even distribution of paint. A

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Spruce Up a Living Room With Velvet Accessories

A living room can be transformed with minor embellishments, as opposed to introducing a velvet couch. The attractive design of these cushions adds a splash of color to

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Open Up The Room With Velvet Curtains

These vintage velvet drapes can really thrive in a room with large windows, with the velvet curtains able to operate as an opaque wall or able to be thrust open to

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Using Paint To Modernize Velvet Chairs

Hometalker Jessica C wasn't ready to say goodbye to velvet chairs that were still in great condition, so she used a new coat of paint to give them a new lease of life. By

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Using Paint To Create Velvet Appearance

This dresser received a dramatic makeover courtesy of DecoArt Chalky Finish Paint and some patient sanding to achieve a smooth appearance, with the painted finish

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Velvet Bench Becomes Major Living Room Player

This royal blue velvet is very easy on the eye, with the once standard bench transformed into a classy and chic piece of furniture. The juxtaposition between the bright

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Using Paint To Create A Unique Velvet Chair

Paint can be used to revitalize an entire velvet couch or chair, but Hometalker Jennifer Allwood used paint more sparingly to produce a distinctive end product. This

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Applying A Velvet Finish To Furniture

By using Velvet Finishes, an item of furniture can go from old and worn to fresh and exciting. The beauty of velvet paint is that there is always so much depth to the

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Be Bold With Redesigning Velvet Upholstery

Hometalker A drew inspiration from an "Old Hollywood" aesthetic, so it is no surprise that they opted to use the timeless material of velvet when reconstructing the seat.

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An Effective Mix of Velvet and Chalk Paint

Many might not realize the possibility of using chalk paint to upgrade a velvet chair, but Hometalker Grungy Galz has a top tip: water, more water and sanding. The chalk

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Painting Your Velvet Is Worth The Effort

There is no doubt that painting velvet upholstery requires more patience and care than simply painting wood but the end result is almost always worth it. Hometalker

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Creating The Velvet Headboard Of Your Dreams

This material is often found in the living room, in the guise of a velvet sofa or chair, but velvet also has great potential in the bedroom. This velvet diamond tufted

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Use Velvet Curtains For Some Hollywood Charm

Velvet curtains can play starring roles when seeking to implement a Hollywood Regency style in the living room, alongside silk lampshades and sculpted carpets. Because

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Relax In Style With Velvet Tufted Furniture

Tufted furniture is becoming increasingly popular. Many might associate it with headboards, but tufted furniture is also making an appearance in living room furniture.

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