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September 24, 2007

Our blue sofa has made the big time!…

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I’ve written before about our lovely Hutton sofa from Room and Board (including our adventures getting it into our apartment). When we picked out a luscious blue velvet fabric for the sofa, the sales people were definitely a bit surprised. We weren’t going to let a few skeptics stand in the way and rightly so when we got it home, it was gorgeous. Blue velvet perfection.

Now, it seems everyone’s gone gaa-gaa for blue velvet. Maybe we’re trendsetters? Or at least early adopters! First, along came Nick Olsen with his great blue velvet sofa in his studio, which was featured in Domino a few months back.

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And now, Traditional Home has some big-time blue velvet action in their pages. Here is a sample of their finds.

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{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

Caroline September 25, 2007 at 3:43 am

Ha! Way to go Abbey! I love your blue velvet sofa, it looks so traditional yet not. Oh, you’re a trendsetter alright. 🙂

Design for Mankind September 25, 2007 at 9:35 pm

Aww, congrats on the trendsetting!

Sarah Jennings September 25, 2007 at 9:42 pm

There is something lush and magical about that shade of blue. I aspire to go to the Academy Awards some day (a girl can dream!), and when I do I plan on wearing a deep shade of sapphire blue.

Isabel February 29, 2012 at 8:33 am

Hi
Could you tell me the name and brand of the fabric. I’m looking to do the same but haven’t been able to see the blue that I like.
Many thanks
Isabel

Rhonda November 30, 2013 at 8:20 pm

Me too! Love this color and am hopeful it may be a match for Dwell Studio fabric/drapes I made.. Looking to make a blue velvet headboard. Do you know what fabric was used? It IS beautiful 🙂

Thank you in advance!

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