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Minka Aire Light WaveCeiling Fan - 52" White
“Your ceiling fan should feel seamless and act as a quiet contribution to your overall design!”
- B. Powers, Interior Designer
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I am a huge advocate for adding color to a modern living room. Monochromatic rooms can be ultra cool but there is something so lively about color. Especially when added to a clean crisp neutral space. One color that tends to be overlooked is purple. It’s a hard hue to mix other colors with and can sometimes feel too bold. Lately I’ve been seeing this royal color appear in some fantastic spaces. The key is to add splashes of purple. Too much can look too... well, purpley.
Above we see a modern space with a great art wall and bench seating. In the midst of other bold colors, the purple rug looks cool and youthful.
This sofa is adorned with pretty purple pillows to add just a touch of this color. We also see a purple amethyst piece on the coffee table that works effortlessly with the pillows. Cream and purple are a dynamic duo! Decorative pillows are a great way to add color to a room.
If you want to go a little more permanent with the color purple, try painting a half wall in a soft version of the hue. This room is full of neutral pieces so the purple is allowed to pop. A great color combo is lavender and green, as you can see (above).
If you are really unsure about using this color and worried that you might get weary of it too soon, take a clue from this room and try it out with one single pale purple pillow. It might be all of the purple that you need or want.
Images: Desire To Inspire, Design* Sponge, Residence Magazine, April and May.
Kirsten Grove has always had a passion for interior design...well, at least since she was 9 years old and was given free reign at decorating her bedroom. Back then, she chose an eclectic palette of rainbows, polka dots, and stripes. Today, Simply Grove is Kirsten's creative outlet for all things aesthetically beautiful.
Started in 2008 as a way to show off eye catching design and decor from all over the world, Simply Grove has become a hang-out for like-minded creatives with a love of interiors and an appetite for design eye-candy.
You will also find Kirsten on Better Homes and Gardens blog, 2modern, Cool Mom Picks, La Petite Magazine, or featured in these publications and sites...The Nest Magazine, Lucky Magazine, RealLiving Magazine, Elle Decor.com, HGTV.com, Decor8, Apartment Therapy,Design* Sponge. She was also named one of Babble’s Top 50 Design Mom Bloggers of 2011 and has been a speaker at Alt Summit 2011 and 2012. Follow Kristen on Google+
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