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1.20.2011

Purple encourages creativity...































I am really liking purple/eggplant decor lately. There is something about the color purple that is so calming and relaxing. There are four effects that the color purple usually makes us all feel:

1). Uplifting
2). Calming to the mind and nerves
3). Offers a sense of spirituality
4). Encourages creativity

Purple also has a sense of royalty, riches, luxury, and power. A dark purple accent wall or purple lighting can set the right mood for a relaxing environment.

What does the color purple make you feel? Do you have purple anywhere in your home?

7 comments:

  1. I am going to have a purple/lilac office :)

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  2. I wear a lot of purple and have a few pillows and other accents around the house.

    I love that purple door and the fireplace against lilac wall - GORGEOUS!

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  3. I have been wondering what color to paint my office and you have inspired me to use purple! Cheers!

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  4. This second photo reminds me so much of Sleeping Beauty! Gorgeous photos!

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  5. i love purple :) but you dont usually see it in decorating do you? i think its an underappreciated color.

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  6. that lilac bedroom is simply gorgeous!

    i am a new follower of your blog--please follow me back! :)

    http://ohtobeamuse.com

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  7. Cara- I am glad that you are inspired by this post to paint your office purple/lilac! Please post on your blog after you paint it! :) I would love to see the transformation.

    -Amy Bird Tweets

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