The 2018 Color of the Year (and 5 Ways to Decorate with It)
The Pantone Color Institute's newest selection
is an inspiring boundary-pusher.
If you'd rather start small, stylist Janet Crowther
, author of A Well-Crafted Home
suggests a throw or accent pillows. Or, she says, try decorating with amethysts; they're lovely on a mirror frame, or just place a couple to a tabletop. (Not all amethysts are as vibrant as the color of the year, but some, such as this geode
show off the hue beautifully.) One truly low-commitment way to try out the color: flowers. Verbena, clematis, iris and allium are all available in the bright shade.