10 Purple Rooms To Inspire You To Decorate Without Giving A F*ck

Finally, a color palette that's as bold as you are.

purple velvet sofa
Roland Bello

Purple's one of those colors most people are only daring enough to try in small doses, and for good reason: It's bold. You worry you might get sick of it after a while. But the color also gives a room personality. In a world of generic, Pinterest-perfect homes, purple stands out — in any shade. Scroll down, and you'll become a believer. We'll even ease you into it, starting out with paler, softer tones.

Then, once you're rethinking every room in your house, you've got to check out these totally-not-babyish purple bedrooms for even more inspo.

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1 Light Purple
Courtesy of Tessa Neustadt for Emily Henderson Designs

This light purple sofa has gray undertones, which helps it blend with the cool blue tones in the room.

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2 Periwinkle
Courtesy of Erin Gates Design

Periwinkle ottomans act as a coffee table, which is perfect for a small living room. The pastel hue contrasts the green gingham sofa for a fun, colorful space.

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3 Mauve
kristin kong mauve dining room
Julien Capmeil

Mauve is almost like a neutral, with hints of gray that let it work with a number of color schemes. In this Atlanta home, mellow mauve walls reflect they gray, cherry table beautifully.

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4 Bright Purple
purple paint
Ngoc Minh Ngo

You don't need coffee when you wake up to this view. In this East Village apartment, bold purple infuses rooms and halls with a jolt of energy.

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5 Aubergine
purple velvet sofa
Roland Bello

The sofa in the living room of a dramatic Manhattan home has a "grounding" effect that brings the vivid colors back down to earth. You can't look away — in the best way.

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6 Lavender
purple gloss door
Maura McEvoy

The lavender chairs in the dining room of a Scarsdale, New York home adds to its glam-but-not-OTT vibe.

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7 Orchid
phillip jeffries juicy jute
Maura McEvoy

A Romano mirror picks up the purple in a Manhattan apartment. This space is bookended with a faux-zebra rug and statement light.

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8 Violet
purple lavender entryway
Beatriz da Costa

Deep without being dark, a rich, true purple makes an unforgettable first impression in the entryway of a colorful Massachusetts home.

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9 Lilac
mark d. sikes purple living room
Björn Wallander

In an apartment decorated in shades of red and blue, doses of soft purple help unify the palette.

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10 Pinot Noir Purple
nick olsen colorful kitchen
Francesco Lagnese

A glossy finish makes the wine-purple cabinets in the kitchen of a New York apartment look ultra glam. Plus, wiping off any spills would be a breeze. Win-win.

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