Purple decor ideas: the new on-trend colour

When you think of autumn, you often picture deep and moody shades, from burnt terracotta and forest green to rich burgundy and inky navy. But there is one particular hue that stands out this cosy season. Say hello to alluring purple, one of the trendiest shades to spice up your rooms.

Recently, purple has been gaining popularity in the interiors world. For example, when I explored Top Drawer at Olympia London in Kensington, I was drawn to purple decor ideas. So, if you are into mauve colour palettes like me, you’ll find plenty of inspiration in this roundup. I’ve included designs for all the rooms in your home, from kitchens through to bedrooms and bathrooms.

From fig colours to aubergine tones, these nature-inspired shades are set to revive any scheme. So, be it dark and moody or soft and pale, pick your favourite variation of purple to add a pop of colour to your rooms.

So, how can you embrace purple in your interiors? Well, you can opt for fringed seating solutions like the sofas and armchairs, but make sure they come in striking shades of purple. Or why not paint your living room walls in a deep plum hue (ceiling included)?

If you want to go one step further, refresh your kitchen cabinetry with durable paint in a dark lavender tone. Another decorating idea that caught my eye is the all-over look, which is ideal for creating a cocooning feeling.

In your bathroom, mix and match tiles in fig colours to add warmth or make a statement with a bold basin. Last but not least, in your bedroom, get comfortable with purple bed linen and decorate with frosted or fluted accessories.

There are so many ways in which you can implement this moody shade in your home, so take a look at these cool purple decor ideas that are guaranteed to get you inspired…

Purple decor ideas for your home

Colourful and dark bathroom
Carmona Marron tiles, from £198 per sq m, Bert & May.
Purple bedroom
Bloom Magenta Purple floral wall mural, £165 per roll, 1838 Wallcoverings
purple decor ideas
Paint is key in our roundup of purple decor ideas. So, opt for dark hues such as Tyrian Plum, from £55.95 for 2.5 litres of wall paint, and Oxford Navy, from £23.95 for 1 litre of Chalk paint, from Annie Sloan.
Fringed sofa
Wright sofa in Venice Amethyst, £3995, and Ripple square cushions, £102, Jonathan Adler.
Colourful basin
Breeze countertop basin in custom colour Imperial Purple, £425, Waters Baths of Ashbourne.
purple decor ideas
Squisharoo sofa, £1445, Loaf.
Purple kitchen
Looking for purple decor ideas in your kitchen? Check out the Georgian collection in Damson Lavender, from £7000, LochAnna Kitchens.
Linen bedding
Aubergine Purple 100% linen bed linen, from £19, The Secret Linen Store.
Purple bath
Opal Quiz bath in Soft Aubergine, Acquabella.
purple paint from Crown
AW22 Colour Influences Millionaire and Ruby Chocolate, from £18 for 2.5 litres of walls & ceilings emulsion, One of a Kind Crafted flat matt finish, from £32 for 2.5 litres, Crown.
purple decor ideas
Enchanted Woodland wallpaper, £195 (3 rolls x 52x300cm), MindTheGap
purple decor ideas
Cricket two-seater sofa in Velvet Purple All Over, £1049, Sofology.

More decorating ideas…

purple decor ideas
Wall in Grenache Pure Flat Emulsion & Ceiling in Lady Char’s Lilac Pure Flat Emulsion, £54 for 2.5 litres. Woodwork in Grenache Architects’ Eggshell, £75 for 2.5 litres, Paint & Paper Library
purple bathroom
Perspective Collection of fabrics and wallpapers, Prestigious Textiles.
purple decor ideas
Want more purple decor ideas? Add a subtle touch with these LED candle holders by Kooduu, from approximately £56.24, Nedgis.
purple decor ideas
Yala 3D Textile Wallcovering in Plum 43030, £269 per linear m, Arte
purple decor ideas
Pooky X Matthew Williamson Phileas table lamp, £115, with 20cm Empire shade in Ruby Silk with velvet tape, £37, and Starsky chandelier, £485.

In conclusion, there are plenty of purple decor ideas to refresh your home. So to embrace these moody hues for a stylish look, find what works best for you. Be it through small accessories or going all-out with this alluring shade as a result.

Want to learn how to use colour in your home? Check out this month’s issue.

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