11 Rooms That Are Nailing the Pantone 2018 Color of the Year Ultra Violet
Ultra Violet is not the name of a new super hero, or the newest Netflix hit show — it's Pantone's color of the year for 2018. Before you start seeing the hue everywhere in stores, or at the center of home decor and DIYs, we've got 11 ways to bring the shade into your home. Click through for some serious inspiration.
Inside Scoop: Dip your toe in the waters of this velvety color with a cheeky surprise. Paint the inside of a cabinet or cupboard so you can reveal the pop of purple when in use. (via Home Adore)
Drapery Drama: Curtains are an easy way to infuse a space with life. The bigger the better in this case. (via Allen Lucas Photography / Domino)
Take A Load Off: A purple couch is bold and inviting, which is exactly what you want for your living room. (via The English Room)
Mirror Mirror On The Wall: Sure, you could match a mirror to your already purple wallpaper, but a bright and geometric frame speaks volumes about your commitment to style and color. (via Maura McEvoy Photography / House Beautiful )
Bold Seating: You don't have to go big to get the look. Something as simple as one piece of furniture can bring life to a functional space. (via BoConcept)
Accent Wall: When in doubt, paint an accent wall. You can easily pull details into the room that accentuate the feature, and it's a great way to try the hue without painting the entire room. (via Simon Upton Photography / Elle Decor)
On All Surfaces: To really make a statement, cover everything on a wall in one shade. The look is impactful without using lots of pieces and clutter. (via Marie Claire)
Headboard Situation: Now's the time to try a new headboard with intensity and lots of character. You can justify it to your BF as an experiment in trendiness. (via House of Turquoise)
First Impressions: The power of curb appeal is undeniable, so why not extend your decor palette to the front door as well. Don't be surprised if your neighbors copy you in two months. (via Peter Zoeller Photography /Country Living)
Take A Seat: Your mom taught you that dark fabrics don't show wear and tear as easily. This deep plum is the perfect option for an entryway bench. (via House Beautiful)
Dazzling Rug: When you're working with a bold palette, sometimes you need an equally powerful rug to balance the space. (via Hi Sugarplum)
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Ariel loves color, bold design, and eclectic decor. She goes by many names including "color decor wizard” and is also the voice behind PMQ for two (www.pmqfortwo.com) where she creates interiors and decor that are renter-friendly and creative.