Purple living room ideas
Sophisticated, flamboyant and opulent, purple is a stand out colour scheme for any living room. Deep tones add a rich sophistication while cool, toned down shades create a calming, harmonious effect. See our interior design ideas on how you can incorporate purple into your living room.
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Updated May 2012
Choose two sympathetic tones
Don't be afraid that purple can look overpowering or chilly in a living room. Choose soft furnishings or upholstery in a slightly lighter and warmer shade to keep the room feeling cosy.
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