color Obsession: Violet Tulip
Shopping Guide: From Top going clockwise Snugglepuss by
Benjamin Moore, Faded Lilac by California Paints, Violet Tulip
Pantone color chip, Nail polish in Parma Violet from TopShop.com,
Reason #1: Lavender is the color of the first flowers of spring
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Reason #2: A Color to Lull You to Sleep
Interior designer Kim Gilhool says that interior paint Califoria Paints says “I’ve always loved lavender. To me, it’s such a comfort color, particularly in a bedroom. It sort of lulls you to sleep. This has a little gray in it, which keeps it calm. If I wanted to mix it up, I’d throw in some navy or olive green. Because this shade is so subdued, it works well with just about any printed fabric.” she also gives us
Reason #3: “It’s also a great backdrop for art.”
Reason #4: Flatters plenty of skin tones
Reason #5: Lilac can act as a neutral.
Do you like this color and how would you use it in your home or wear it as a fashion accessory?
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