Lovely Lavender + Punchy Purple Rooms

Lovely Lavender + Punchy Purple Rooms

Elisabeth Wilborn
Nov 17, 2011

Whatever shade you choose in the vast colorway between red and blue, the purple family definitely creates a memorable impact. For us, the most successful rooms in this category use other colors within the space to cut the sweetness and keep it from being too grapey. A green chair or an orange ladder can make all the difference.

Purple need not be gender specific, either. For a boy, try going dark or bright. Baby girls might enjoy lavender as an alternative to the popular pink.

On a personal note: This was a fun collection for me because we just painted our own (adult) bedroom "Lavender Haze." It's surprisingly calming and gorgeous with greys and yellows. I was nervous about it at first, but glad to have made the leap.

Wanting for more? See last year's purple rooms here.

(Images: 1. House to Home 2. via Project Nursery 3. Sarah Rainwater 4. Roni Shapira Ben-Yoseph 5. Zoldan Interiors 6. CIA International 7. Louise Lehoux 8. via Modern Furniture Pics 9. Du cote de chez vous 10. Marcelo Rosenbaum)

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