Decorating ideas for a purple living room
From elegant lavender hues to opulent aubergine shades, the colour purple has the ability to transform a living room colour scheme from lifeless to lovely. Traditionally associated with decadence and opulence, it's perfect for period properties - but looks equally stunning in modern homes. Get some inspiration from these gorgeous purple living room design ideas.
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Updated November 2012
Combine a variety of purple shades
Go for a soft and subtle scheme with furniture, walls and accessories in a selection of delicate purple shades like thistle and lavender. Ideal for a traditional property, the colours will create a calming effect in your living room – perfect when you want to wind down after a busy day. Maximus three-seater in Heat and Dust brushed linen cotton, £1,170, Sofa.com
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