Using Colour to Create Mood - Purple
“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.”
Light versions such as lilac and lavender are peaceful, sensitive, creative and nostalgic. Dark purples are dramatic, sophisticated and luxurious.
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.
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.