The Colour Purple For Your Bedroom, Walls And Ideas For Your Home

by Shreya Bilagi | January 24, 2024 | 7 mins read

Purple bedroom colors used mostly in purple bedroom walls

Pep your room with purple bedroom walls and let this magical colour lift your spirits up.

Let’s talk about the colour of balloon flowers, lavender and dwarf Iris, the colour of the wrapper of a rich Cadbury chocolate! You guessed it right, let’s talk about the colour purple! We have many people ask us – is purple good for the bedroom? The answer is yes! Shades of purple are known to have a calming effect on the body and mind. So don’t think twice if you love the colour and want a purple bedroom.

Just A Purple Coloured Bedroom

Purple is well known for creating a youthful atmosphere. And if you have always been a wild child full of zeal with wit and playfulness, then you might want to consider a purple bedroom. This gorgeous purple bedroom makes sure class meets with colour to give you a perfect purple experience. This bedroom has a textured purple wall with a tinge of pink to it. A stunning dark purple headboard brings a lavish and luxurious look to your bed. Twin bedside lamps on either side give you just enough warm light to finish up an Agatha Christie novel.

Purple bedroom with a textured purple wall and tinge of pink
A purple bedroom with a lightly textured wall, ceramic flooring and twin bed lamps give you class with colour

Pinch Of Purple On A Bedroom Wall

The best kind of wall is a purple bedroom wall! You heard that right. If you want a colour that has a magical effect on your mood, then a purple wall would be a perfect choice. Many of you would also like to mix colours or combine two colours. A common question that arises in such a scenario is what is a good accent colour for purple? Pinks, light purples, shades of white and cream go well with the colour purple and complement it too. So what will you pair purple up with? This purple bedroom wall is in a deep mauve shade of purple.

Purple two colour combination for bedroom walls with white interiors perfect for purple bedroom design
A master bedroom with a lavish white and purple floor rug combined with white interiors is a perfect mix and match of colour
Eyeing bedroom interiors that's aesthetically pleasing?

Modern Purple Bedroom Decor

This brilliant classic modern purple bedroom decor will leave you hooked to your room. A bedroom that reminds you of fairy tales. I mean you could literally lay in this lavish bed and dream of prince charming all day! This purple bedroom is decorated with elegant and rich interior elements like chandeliers and an atypical bedspread – one that’s half white and half purple. A comfortable white velvet armchair matches with the headboard. If you want to add a soft touch you can throw in a lavish floor mat. Well, I’m sure this answers how you could decorate a purple bedroom. Start decorating!

Modern purple bedroom decor with a chandeliers and comfortable white velvet armchair
A charming bedroom with purple and white interiors will leave you lost in a land far far away

A Perfect Pastel Purple Bedroom Colour

For those of you who don’t like bright and bold colours, we have a solution for you – opt for a pastel purple bedroom with a shade of lavender and lilac. If you like to keep things simple yet elegant, this bedroom will leave you pleased.  This lovely lavender walled bedroom has white interiors that blend really well with the colour and add to the overall look.

Pastel purple bedroom with a shade of lavender and lilac gives a classic look into purple bedroom images
A lilac bedroom with a dark tone of purple here and there brings out a balanced purple perfection

A Pop Of Purple A Splash Of White

A purple and white bedroom is a perfect example of two colours blending in together for a picture-perfect look. There is no colour like white – it goes well with every other colour without a fuss. And for those who wonder what colours go well with a purple, the answer is – white and cream or light colours like beige and at times light yellows and pinks. All of these shades complement purple as well.  This stunning bedroom has a unique wall which is purple and white. A lovely white stencil wallpaper adds to the beauty of this purple bedroom, making it a feature wall.

Purple colour combination for bedroom with a purple and white bedroom
A purple wall with a pretty white wallpaper acts as an eye-catcher for this room

This is our take on purple bedroom colours, walls and ideas for your home. If you have any ideas, let us know! Leave your suggestions in the comments section below.

FAQs On Purple Bedroom Colour Ideas

1. How can I use lighting to enhance the purple tones in my bedroom?
To enhance the purple tones in your bedroom, install spotlights or wall sconces to highlight specific areas that feature purple elements like a purple accent wall, accent chair, artwork, or decor items. Additionally, keep the curtains or blinds open during the day to allow sunlight to fill the room. Natural light helps bring out the richness and depth of purple tones in your bedroom.

2. Can I use purple in a minimalist or Scandinavian-style bedroom?
Yes, you can definitely incorporate purple in a minimalist or Scandinavian-style bedroom. While these design styles typically emphasize clean lines, simplicity, and a neutral color palette, you can introduce pops of color like purple in the form of a duvet cover, cushions or a throw blanket. Choose wall accessories in shades of purple to serve as a focal point in the room. Keep the rest of the walls and furniture in neutral tones to maintain the minimalist or Scandinavian feel.

3. What kind of flooring works best in a purple bedroom?
When it comes to choosing flooring for a purple bedroom, hardwood flooring adds warmth and elegance to any space. If you’re looking for a cost-effective alternative to hardwood, laminate flooring is a great option and it comes in a wide range of colors and styles. You can also opt for vinyl planks or tiles in a color that complements the purple tones in the room. Lastly, tiles in lighter shades like light grey or beige are a foolproof option to create a clean and contemporary backdrop for the purple elements in the room.

4. Is purple a good color choice for a master bedroom or guest bedroom?
Yes. Purple is often associated with qualities like luxury, creativity, and relaxation, making it a great choice for creating an inviting atmosphere in a master bedroom and guest bedroom. Lighter shades like lavender or lilac create a softer and more romantic look, while deeper shades like plum or eggplant can create a more dramatic and sophisticated atmosphere. You can also incorporate purple through accent pieces, such as pillows, curtains, or a statement wall, to create visual interest without overwhelming the space.

5. Should I paint all the walls in my bedroom purple or just an accent wall?
Painting all the walls in your bedroom purple can create a bold and cohesive look. It will depth and create a strong visual impact. On the other hand, painting just one accent wall in purple can be a more subtle and balanced approach. It allows you to incorporate the color without overwhelming the entire space. Before you make the decision, consider the size of your bedroom, the amount of natural light it receives, and the interiors of the bedroom. If your bedroom is small or lacks natural light, painting all the walls in a deep, dark purple may make the space feel smaller and more enclosed. In such cases, opting for an accent wall can help maintain a sense of openness.

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Shreya Bilagi is a content writer at Design Cafe home interiors blog.

Shreya Bilagi

Shreya Bilagi is a content writer at DesignCafe who has a creative and adventurous personality. She has worked in the media for the past four years starting off as a Radio Jockey with Radio Mirchi and later an anchor on television. Her love for dogs is infinite. Art and culture, spirituality, theatre, travelling, Netflix and wine all fall under her circle of passion.

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