Using Colour to Create Mood - Purple

Purple fine art nature photograph, home decor prints, Breeze pics
 

Purple is

relaxing

creative

royal

mysterious

intuitive

spiritual

hopeful

imaginative

rich

 
Purple fine art macro nature photograph, limited edition wall art, Bernadette Meyers, Breeze Pics
 

“All the other colours

are just colours,

but purple seems to have a soul

when you look at it,

it’s looking back at you.”

—Unlike Swain

Light versions such as lilac and lavender are peaceful, sensitive, creative and nostalgic. Dark purples are dramatic, sophisticated and luxurious.

Purple mood board, creating a sanctuary at home, Breeze Pics

Rooms —

light tones great in living rooms and bedrooms, darker tones also work well in living areas and places of creativity and work.

Home Decor Styles —

dark tones for Traditional, bright tones for Boho, pale tones for French Provincial and Shabby Chic.

Mood —

various shades of purple can work well with all four moods; Wanderlust, Creative, Serene and Nostalgic.

Sanctuary Tips —

a spiritual and very relaxing colour, so purple is perfect for sanctuary spaces.


This is an excerpt from my free 58 page full colour guide Using Colour to Create Mood.

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