How to use “Radiant Orchid” in your home

Purple is known as the color of royalty and has recently been crowned "Color of the Year" by Pantone, the authority on hues used in both home design and fashion. Treat your home like a princess by adding "Radiant Orchid," a chic purple with pink undertones, to your design scheme.

"An enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health," Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, said in a statement. "It is a captivating purple, one that draws you in with its beguiling charm."

Take a look at some innovative ways to use this hue in your Milwaukee home:

  • Furniture: The Associated Press claims that fuchsia furniture is all the rage. Shop for antique finds or start an upholstery project by stopping into our Milwaukee fabric store.
  • Plants: An orchid plant can add radiance to your home even in the middle of winter. Bring some life into your space by visiting your local flower shop.
  • Window fashions: Custom curtains and drapes can really pull your design scheme together, adding harmony to your overall aesthetic. Since purple is known for its tranquil properties, what better way to add balance to your room than with drapery in the color of orchid? The great thing about this hue is that is works well with neutral backdrops, while adding flair to your design. You can even try purchasing home accessories, like chic throw-pillows in this vibrant hue.

If you're looking for fabric in this popular shade, stop by Bazaar Home Decorating Center to select from our stylish array of materials for your next home design project.