The color purple is regarded as chic and elegant. Known as
the color of royalty, purple is often found in formal dining and sitting areas.
It connotes luxury, wealth, and sophistication. You’ll rarely find hints of
purple; people drawn to this color for home design often use it in abundance
and make the color itself a focal point of a room. Purple can be a wonderful
complement to a variety of colors, even those close to it on the color
spectrum. It doesn’t often create dissonance, and will promote a sense of
harmony in a space. Purple is a popular color used in small rooms, because it really opens up the room and makes it look and feel larger.
It’s one of the most in-style colors of 2009, especially
for window blinds and shades. Purple curtains and fabric valances are also fashionable:
This also makes the color an ideal one for children’s rooms
and nurseries. Choose a lighter purple like lilac or violet when decorating a
little girl’s room:
It is a somewhat feminine color. To make sure the man in
your life feels comfortable with purple décor, opt for a deeper shade of
purple, or even an eggplant hue: