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Notwatchingtvtoday Mon 08-Jun-20 14:38:57

Hi am looking at velvet sofas , has anyone got one they love and what colour did you choose? I am thinking of either Teal, navy, purple or mustard?

Thoughts gratefully received....

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VenusClapTrap Mon 08-Jun-20 14:45:28

Sage green. Love it.

Notwatchingtvtoday Mon 08-Jun-20 14:53:03

Can I ask where you got it from ? I’m looking for a large comfortable sofa for lounging on and watching tv, I do tend to lie so needs to be at least 2 metres long 😀

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StampMc Mon 08-Jun-20 14:55:17

Navy. Shows every speck of dust. I wouldn’t get a dark colour again

mojitosfordays Mon 08-Jun-20 15:01:20

Also navy and wouldn't get dark again either. Shows up every little piece of fluff or speck of dust. Drives me mad!!

Thighdentitycrisis Mon 08-Jun-20 15:04:48

Green for me I think, maybe an olive tone so it’s kind of .... dust coloured

Thighdentitycrisis Mon 08-Jun-20 15:05:28

But then I am quite trad

Boopear Mon 08-Jun-20 15:07:05

I've got a burgundy one and love it. It also seems to remain strangely clean, even after 2 years of bottom/cat abuse. It's the Harry sofa from Sofa Workshop. I think I had an additional "keep it clean" spray thing...(this may be in my imagination..)

Notwatchingtvtoday Mon 08-Jun-20 15:26:12

I did wonder if navy would strangely show dirt, I have got a dark tiled floor in my bathroom and it shows up all the specs as well

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QuantumWeatherButterfly Mon 08-Jun-20 15:43:52

I don't have one, but have spent many happy hours lusting after a mustard yellow one.

VenusClapTrap Mon 08-Jun-20 16:10:29


Can I ask where you got it from ? I’m looking for a large comfortable sofa for lounging on and watching tv, I do tend to lie so needs to be at least 2 metres long 😀

Actually it’s a chaise longue rather than a sofa. I got it from an antique shop and had it reupholstered and new cushions made - it worked out cheaper than buying a sofa from one of the higher end High Street chains, and has way more character.

coffeeorwine Mon 08-Jun-20 20:59:50

I’ve got navy and actually love it but we’ve got wooden floors so maybe less fluff and dust?

katseyes7 Mon 08-Jun-20 21:01:22

l don't have one either but l've long hankered after a gorgeous purple one.

Swallowsareback Mon 08-Jun-20 21:03:42

I have a navy and an orange. Love them both. Mustard sounds great!

Notwatchingtvtoday Mon 08-Jun-20 21:14:58

swallowsareback have you got them in the same room and would you recommend for comfort? If so where did you get them from?

I’m currently looking at Heals, and sofa workshop

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Swallowsareback Mon 08-Jun-20 21:30:10

No, different rooms, one from
And one from maybe Sofa.Sofa was a long time ago so not sure...or DFS. The blue was quite pricey but will last (we hope).

Ohchristmastreeohchristmastree Tue 09-Jun-20 07:54:57

I got a dark grey sofa in Elephant from I really love it and don’t think it shows dust.

Notwatchingtvtoday Tue 09-Jun-20 21:52:06

Thanks so much for all the replies, I’ve ordered lots of colour swatches.

I sat on a Heals sofa, before lockdown, I think it was the Hampstead, but it’s very expensive, hoping they may have a sale.

Will need 2 sofas and a chair, so a big purchase

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VenusClapTrap Wed 10-Jun-20 09:09:10

My friend has an orange velvet sofa from She only bought it last year and it has already faded badly (sunny room) and gone saggy where it’s been sat on. It was gorgeous when it was new; such a shame. It’s put me off buying from them.

VenusClapTrap Wed 10-Jun-20 09:11:08

It’s this one; so not cheap.

bettyskitchen Wed 10-Jun-20 17:36:48

Mustard from Next (Wilson Tailored Comfort Small Sofa (2 Seats) - I love it!

Founds lots of cheaper versions at DFS which I liked but wasn't sold on the colours, really glad we splashed out on something a bit pricier to get the right colour.

flirtygirl Wed 10-Jun-20 17:57:01

I have two Cadbury purple ones and love them and have had them a long time. I will recover one in pink and one in yellow, either mustard or chartreuse.

I still love the purple but want a change. I may get a velvet slipcovers made for one so I can still have the purple too. I don't know....

Would not go for navy even though I like them, as in too many shops they look dusty.

I've finally narrowed it down to yellow and pink as I love light green, all blues, mid grey, cream, burgundy, all yellows, all pinks and all purples in velvet sofas. Phew, its hard making a choice.

StCharlotte Wed 10-Jun-20 18:37:36

I'd love a hot pink one!

<glances at oh so tasteful neutral living room>

candilemon Wed 10-Jun-20 21:56:55

French navy. Luxurious.

Chabbylis Thu 11-Jun-20 08:55:02

I have a teal one and I love it! I currently have lime and navy cushions on it. I plan to change the cushions in winter to purple. Teal is a flexible colour and goes with a lot of other colours.

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