502 velvet chairs Stories
Velvet Shows Piles of Playfulness
"colors, velvet lightens up on chairs, ottomans and sofas... Velvet has been associated with royalty throughout history, showing off its rich... shades of velvet you can create an updated, glamorous vibe — and still show off the fabric's... article on Velvet! It speaks luxury and the texture it add to a room can be so effective... of blue velvet. A soft upholstered office chair or ottoman will have you running back..."
Shop Houzz: The Velvet Touch
"with velvet brings a chic, luxe style to any room... Velvet is popping up everywhere, from plush perches in the living room to cozy headboards... While velvet looks and feels oh so luxe and decadent, it’s a smart upholstery choice... luscious velvet picks from the Houzz Shop are sure to become your next crush.... living room chairs are pictured. How easy to clean is a velvet chair or couch? Thank you... had many velvet pieces and am a retired furniture upholsterer. Velvet wears really..."
Focus on Fabric: Find Comfort in Velvet
"Velvet is one of those fabrics some love to hate. It was the crimson dress with the... again. Or velvet may signify fonder memories like the trendy blazer you splurged on and... today's velvet is much more wearable, durable, and comfortable in both fashion and... should give velvet another chance at love:... all the velvet. Even the word velvet sound luxurious. I love velvet. I'm thinking... mohair velvet, but not often consummated at the price! Velvet always makes me think..."
Add Soft Luxury To Your Home with Velvet
"with velvet: sofas, drapes, pillows and more... Velvet. It's a fabric that's been considered both elegant and tacky. (Consider Velvet... consider Velvet Elvis posters in trailer parks.) I happen to think it's one of the best... about velvet is its texture. Not only does it feel soft but it looks soft, too. It... color of velvet that you choose and the boldness of the piece that you choose it for... large velvet arm chair for about 13 years now. The fabric was stain gaurded when..."
Figured Velvet Piles On a Luxurious Look
When is it enviable to be a little loopy? When the loops comprise a gorgeously textured fabric like this one
"elegant velvet, figured velvet can smarten up your cushions or upholstery with incredible... figured velvet, also known as cut velvet, is a cut or uncut pile made from silk with... figured velvet. It makes everything look rich. Love love love this ideabook...so much... Fortuny velvet, that is the ultimate, in my opinion... Only yesterday I read about... pumpkin velvet and silk (polyester) finishes, not genuine thing, but I like them...."
Smart Shopper: How to Choose a Dining Chair
Before you go for that gorgeous velvet nap or slender sculptural seat, check out our guide to successful chair buying
"gorgeous velvet nap or slender sculptural seat, check out our guide to successful chair... table and chairs. You never had to wonder if the pieces worked together. But the results... dining chairs, make sure they’re going to work with the table, the room — and even... replace the chairs in our dining room and find some dining chairs for our weekend house... wanted chairs with armrests. Having a round table, I wanted chairs with rounded backs..."
Why Your Room Wants a Small Chair
Overstuffed chairs have their place, but undersize ones have more. Tuck one in and watch guests flock over
"uffed chairs have their place, but undersize ones have more. Tuck one in and watch... child-size — chair. For our 41st wedding anniversary this summer (I was a child bride)... such a chair. "Wow!" you may be thinking. "Is that what I have to look forward to... tucked the chair right up next to my coffee table. And you know what? It's the chair... undersize chair may be just the thing your room needs.... first chair we see? We have an Eastlake chair too! We were vehemently encouraged..."
1 Chair + 2 Fabric Patterns = 1 Fabulous Look
Pair two contrasting fabrics on an upholstered chair to bring edge and an element of the unexpected to your interior decorating
"upholstered chair to bring edge and an element of the unexpected to your interior decorating... than a chair upholstered in a gorgeous fabric? A chair upholstered in two gorgeous... Upholstered chairs are key investment pieces, and you want them to have staying power.... of the chairs match the Roman shade. the black chairs with the print backs are stunning... on the chairs in the first picture? astraea - For the big stuffed chair, I get where..."
Must-Know Furniture: The Wingback Chair
This piece has had a prominent place in homes since the 17th century — and not just in formal living spaces
"wingback chair, also known as a wing chair, an easy chair and a grandfather chair, is... wingback chairs are surprisingly flexible. They’re a great addition not only to a living... dark blue velvet. gschieder-I have two medium sized wing chairs for host chairs. They... the wing chairs making the hosts' chairs looking like they're lording it over... the side chairs. If my hosts were lounging comfortably in wing chairs while I sat on..."
Get to Know Louis-Style Chairs
If you find remembering the differences in chair styles from 3 kings’ reigns to be a royal pain, these cheat sheets can help
"differences in chair styles from 3 kings’ reigns to be a royal pain, these cheat sheets can... style chairs originated during the reigns of French kings Louis XIV, Louis XV and... gorgeous chairs all over Houzz and in your favorite design mags — but how do you tell... XVI–style chair and work our way backward in time.... painted chairs with chalk paint then paid to have them reupholstered navy velvet.... think your chairs might be late Victorian? I have a slender corner chair that looks somewhat..."
The 'Three Cs' of Feminine Chair Flair
"perfect Man Chair. But rest assured, men don't get to have all of the cool chairs! Although... like man chairs too because of the same elements — comfort, armrests, roominess — our... are many chair styles that are undeniably feminine. If you are looking to add feminine... of one chair and serious dislike of another. I pointed out that one was a man chair... masculine chair, which appeals to them both. Happy ending...."
The Classic Slipper Chair: A Handy Accent for Any Room
"slipper chair: an armless, upholstered chair with short legs so it sits lower to the... slipper chair, only with a more modernized style. The slipper chair makes a great... space-saving chair because its total dimensions are smaller than an upholstered arm chair... slipper chair was used in bedrooms to help ladies get dressed. The armless design offered... accent chair. It can look sharp and tailored, detailed and traditional, or eclectic..."
Flea Market Treasures: The Cane Chair
"orange velvet fabric. But if you are paying only $20-$30 for the chair, re-upholstering... Thanks Cane chairs ROCK! I have listed "reupholster an old cane chair" on my TO-DO list... found my chairs at the Salvation Army Store! Just found a chair at a local thrft store... a cane chair in thrift stores, Craiglist, ebay, etc. for almost six months and I've... beautiful chairs in the third photo are from Wisteria, and definitely priced to match..."
Rocking Chairs and Gliders for the Nursery and Beyond
Forget cutesy prints and colors. These chairs can transition to any room in the home when baby is all grown up
"These chairs can transition to any room in the home when baby is all grown up... rocking chairs and gliders. Let's start with that all-important chair where you may... Move the chair (I have a lovely old armchair with armrests at the perfect height to... Comfortable chairs with nice, padded arms are good everywhere. And when you no longer have... those chairs later on. My youngest is a preschooler now, so we moved the rocker..."
Modern Icons: The Womb Chair
"the Womb Chair, designed by Eero Saarinen for Knoll in 1948. Many modern icons emerged... that this chair would be just as popular now? It's crazy Erika, I think the chairs from... styles of chairs. Susan, obviously I have a HUGE chair fetish. If anyone has any s... Bertoia Bird Chair and I love it! I recovered it in a cut velvet damask from Designers... Memphis chairs--beginning with my favorite: Michele de Lucchi's First Chair. Maybe..."