Pillow talk can be both romantic and fashionable this Valentine’s Day with the abundance of sumptuous, ornamental cushions and throw pillows that are available at our local New Orleans boutiques. Go modern with a graphic Hable print from Bellanoche, indulge in formality with a silk bolster made by Bella Prezza, or personalize it with a classic monogram from Leontine Linens. These fanciful and elegant constructions make unique gifts for a loved one––or better yet, a chic treat for yourself! Blue mood
Top row: Studio Chic blue silk pillow with crystals from Probst Decorating; Robin’s egg blue silk pillow with decorative embroidery from Bella Prezza; and blue silk pillow with velvet rust edging with ties from Orient Expressed. Second row: Blue wedge pillow with “Addison” style embroidered monogram from Leontine Linens; rectangular blue silk pillow with decorative velvet embroidery from Orient Expressed; and white boudoir sham with “Delacambre” style embroidered monogram from Leontine Linens. Third row: Hable Construction “Turq Bead” blue bolster from Bellanoche; Hable Construction “Vert Stripe” wheat linen rectangular pillow from Bellanoche; light blue net pattern with darker blue backing pillow by Bella Prezza; and rectangular boudoir-size sham in grey-blue raw silk with tassels from Probst Decorating. On floor: Screen-printed cotton pillow from Probst Decorating. Seeing a pattern
First row, top to bottom: Keena New York black and white silhouette pillow from Bellanoche; “Pumpkin Cosmos” on wheat linen by Hable Construction from Bellanoche; Hable Construction “Gingko” wool felt appliqué pillow from Bellanoche; Hable Construction “Espresso Bead” from Bellanoche. Second row, top to bottom: Keena New York moss graphic green pillow from Bellanoche; Keena New York powdery blue firework design pillow from Bellanoche; and gold silk bolster with “Addison” style embroidered monogram from Leontine Linens. Third row, top to bottom: Blue-green and chocolate square pillow from Probst Decorating; orange and brown stripe pillow from Orient Expressed; and pumpkin-orange and brown flower design pillow from Orient Expressed. Subtle statements
Clockwise from bottom left: Boudoir case with “Addison Simple” style embroidery on the border from Leontine Linens; paisley silk pillow from Bella Prezza; boudoir case with embroidered border from Leontine Linens; European sham with “Alcot”  style appliqué monogram from Leontine Linens; rectangular pillow with “Vesta” style embroidery on the border from Leontine Linens; and quilted silk pillow from Bella Prezza. Smart choices
Clockwise from top: Aviva Stanoff Designs feather pillow by from Bellanoche; burgundy square pillow with peacock design and velvet edging with ties from Orient Expressed; Dreamweaver’s “The Executive” pillow from Bellanoche; square wool crewel  pillow from Interior Designs; red silk pillow with tassels from Bella Prezza; silver pillow with leather flower appliqué from Orient Expressed; orange velvet rectangular pillow with silk backing from Interior Designs; pumpkin damask pillow in cotton linen from Interior Designs; brown silk pillow with  medallions in copper and silver from Bella Prezza; and red linen bolster with wild geese from Bella Prezza.

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