Tuesday, November 12, 2013

LIVING WITH LAVENDER - THIS OR THAT

Contemporary living room with lavender accents

Saw these two living rooms the other day where lavender is the connecting theme.  The first is a living room with very subtle accents in a light shade of purple.  While the second, takes on lavender living with zest by incorporating a lilac colored sea grass wallpaper and then punches up the decor with even more purple with the ikat upholstery on the side chairs...oh and did I mention the orange sofa.

So today I ask you...which of these two living rooms do you prefer?  Could you see yourself living with lavender?

Contemporary living room with lavender Louis XIV chairs, a Saarinen inspired coffee table with a glass top and purple hydrangenas


Lavender living room with orange sofa, purple ikat accent pillows and armchairs and a Greek key rug


Close up of a purple and white armchair in a lavender living room

Happy Tuesday!

xo
Coco


Photos: Brendan Wong; Lilly Bunn

5 comments:

  1. Could live in the first space. Thinking the second room would be too much color for me.

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  2. Love this color. It really seems almost like a neutral. Every color looks great with it.

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  3. Love the first one with its great mix of furniture (the Platner table paired with the antique armchairs looks fabulous) but my vote would definitely go to room number 2 (designed by Amanda Nisbett maybe?). I need a bit more color in my life :)

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  4. I like aspects of both, but I really love that poppy-colored sofa with the lavender pillows. I'd opt for a stark, white backdrop though- the lavender wallpaper is a bit overkill and too Easter-eggy for me.

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  5. I haven't been a fan of purple, in general, since my pre-teen days I the late '80s. I do like the purple splotchy ikat chairs, but I can't so much handle the pastel shades.

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