The 2014 Color of the Year (Plus Other Colorful Ideas)
This shade is bold, vibrant—and much easier to decorate with than you think. These rooms prove that a lush home is only a few brushstrokes (or throw pillows) away.
Let Nature Inspire a Lavender Bedroom
If you're using a mix of warm and cool colors in a room—like the purples and yellows in this bedroom—interior designer and Nathan Turner's American Style author Nathan Turner recommends selecting one color—in this case, yellow—as the "star" of the room and the other as the supporting character. The yellow curtains and side table are attention-grabbing, while the deep purples and pale lavenders serve as mellow counterpoints.