home: trend [ Luxe Living ]

home: trend [ Luxe Living ]

We have seen a lot of this style before, but the fact is, brands still love it, and we still love it. Leading the way is velvet, we are seeing it everywhere, on furniture, lighting and soft furnishings.

Velvet is the simplist way to get a luxurious feel in your home, whether it’s a statement chair or a few cushions on a sofa. Get extra glam with accessories like gold framed mirrors and smoked glass table tops.

Key colours for this trend are ochre and pink, with accents of brass and gold. This is what we are seeing a lot of but other colours appearing for Autumn are deep blue and burgandy.

With a heavy art deco influence this trend explores interesting shapes and patterns. For example round table tops with square frames, painted detail on cabinets and angular mirrors with interesting shapes. Luxe Living is about pushing the look that little bit further than before, be brave with it and own it.

Guide:

Top row : sofa / rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £1450 ], table / roseandgrey.co.uk [ £295 ], mirror /audenza.com [ £164 ]

Middle row : table / made.com [ £349 ], cabinet / westelm.co.uk [ £899 ], chair / rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £190 ]

Bottom row : cushion cover / hm.com [ £8.99 ], vase / trouva.com [ £31 ], lamp / trouva.com [ £55 ]

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home: found this [ armchair ]

home: found this [ armchair ]

With inspiration from yesterday’s trend we spotted these gorgeous scalloped velvet armchairs from made.com.

This chair is very well priced and velvet is sticking around as fabric of choice. It has a real sumptuous luxe feel, and available in three colours.

made.com [ £399 ]

home: nice price [ cushions ]

home: nice price [ cushions ]

A really easy and simple way to refresh your home for Autumn is with some new cushions. The best place to do this on the cheap is hm.com.

Their range is huge, and starts from £3.99 and includes basic cotton in a variety of colours, velvet and patterned covers. There is always a great find to be had, and they are continually introducing new styles.

Head to hm.com and explore.

home: favourite thing [ chair ]

home: favourite thing [ chair ]

If you are looking for a new statement chair then look no further. This gorgeous piece is from West Elm and ticks all the boxes with style and comfort.

This swivel chair mixes velvet with a walnut vaneer back, a perfect combination. It’s taupe colour also means it will go in any interior.

Available now at westelm.co.uk [ £699 ]

home: trend [ velvet ]

home: trend [ velvet ]

2018 sees the continuation of velvet in homeware and interiors. This fabric that has gone in and out of favour has a new modern approach to use in styling.

Soft to touch, elegant to see and a great texture to add to a room decor. Velvet, or the cheaper velour option, is the perfect fabric to introduce to styling that fits well with other fabrics – silks, cotton, lace… and it is perfect to embrace the jewel colours trend. The fabric suits emeralds, navy, cerise, deep purple, mustard and other rich dark tones.

1 ‘Costello’ sofa / Sofa.com £1836

2 velvet curtain / Ikea £34.99

3 ‘Regency’ cushion / Habitat £10 (sale)

4 ‘London’ chair / SwoonEditions £382

5 ‘Wave’ throw / Houzz £131.99

6 ‘Merlin’ cushion / Dunelm £10

home: trend [ Art Deco ]

home: trend [ Art Deco ]

Following on from the beginning of this year Art deco inspired interiors are still big. Introducing this 1920s look into your home will bring glamour and opulence, wether a small corner or a whole room.

You can hint at this trend or go full on, but be careful not to over indulge as you don’t want it to look themed or staged. This look focuses mainly on two key areas, pattern and furniture, with bold gold designs set against black and rich blue backgrounds on wallpapers and art.

Mural from muralswallpaper.co.uk

The furniture comes in the form of drinks trolleys and statement armchairs. A good place to start is with a classic round trolley with marble shelves, a design that mixes straight lines and circles, very much echoing the strong print designs of the Art Deco era.

Combine this with a statement chair – velvet is a must – with brass or gold legs and you will have the perfect start to the look. Keep the walls dark to create more drama with dark green, blues and of course black.

Accessories to consider would be classic angled mirrors and perhaps a quirky lamp influenced by the 1920s. As well as this you could continue the feel with soft furnishings like a fringed pillow [ pictured ].

Guide:

1. Fringed pillow case from hm.com [ £8.99 ]

2. Wallpaper from cole-and-son.com

3. Butterfly picture from miafleur.com [ £75 ]

4. Drinks trolley from rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £395 ]

5. Print from desenio.co.uk [ £22.95 ]

6. Lamp from rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £87 ]

7. Wallpaper from iwantwallpaper.co.uk [ £15.99 ]

8. Armchair from sweetpeaandwillow.com [ £1090 ]

9. Mirror from dunelm.com [ £70 ]

home: favourite thing [ armchair ]

home: favourite thing [ armchair ]

This mid century inspired armchair from made.com ticks all the boxes for the perfect addition to any living room. Wooden framed in oak and available in velvet or leather, this armchair oozes style and sophistication. We love everything about it.

The Cecil armchair comes in two velvet options – green or orange [ £549 ], whilst the two leather choices are grey [ our favourite ] and blue [ £599 ]

Made.com