Purple Wall Paint Colours For Your Home

by Ashish Rai | January 15, 2024 | 6 mins read

Purple wall paint colours for your home

It’s bold! Let the colour of regal elegance speak volumes about your home and you. 

Purple – the colour of royalty, a sign of wealth and power and one of the hottest colours in the shade card. This one’s very versatile and can be adapted to an array of tastes and styles. For those who are daring and full of life, purple is just the perfect shade as it brims with energy. This colour has the power to make any space look magical.

And if you thought this shade was a rage only in the 80’s we have news for you! Done right, purple can be the colour that will distinguish your home from your neighbour’s. Whether you are seeking a powerful pop or a subtle shade, purple has everything to offer. Muted to bold, purple can be incorporated in any part of your home. Let’s take a look at it, shall we?

A Touch Of Royalty For The Master Bedroom

Do you know what sweet dreams are made from? Yes! Purple. This colour brings pleasure to the eyes. Creativity, power and luxury are just a few words associated with purple. No reason why anyone should shy away from painting their walls in this shade. Purple works well with other colours as well without overshadowing anything. The bedroom in the image shows a perfect combination of grey and purple. The purple wall with grey flooring, grey curtains and quirky wall art makes this room look nothing short of luxurious. 

purple colour wall with grey flooring, grey curtains and quirky wall
Purple paintwork runs on around this room and shades of grey give this bedroom unmatched beauty

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The Name’s Ultra Violet

If you’ve been waiting for the perfect opportunity to experiment with colours for your modular kitchen, then purple is the ultimate choice. Your kitchen will be a stand out zone of your home with this colour. Needless to say, a purple kitchen is mysteriously inviting, sexy and the colour is very trendy for this season. A violet wall with a mix of pink and matching cabinets makes this kitchen ooze with style and comfort.

Purple wall colour combination for kitchen with a mix of pink and matching cabinets
The overall colour theme is soothing and the added touch of a purple chimney makes it visually attractive
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A Stunning Purple Living Room 

Did you know purple was known as the colour of Kings? However, you no longer have to be in the ruling class to afford lavender accents. Touches of violet are the perfect way to say something about your vibrant character and personality, lilac to say that you’re calm, or sensual with plum. A purple wall looks majestic with a white sofa like in this image. Yellow pillows with hardwood flooring is a beautiful idea for people who don’t want to overdo it.

Purple wall paint with a white sofa yellow pillows with hardwood flooring for living room
Yellow pillows, white coffee table and indoor plants add more oomph to the whole space

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Sumptuous Dining Room Using Majestic Purple

Exotic, regal and inspiring, great dining halls of ancient Rome were adorned with purple. But these days interior designers are falling in love with this beautiful hue. Traditionally bold colours have primarily been associated with bedrooms and living room interiors, yet at times it finds its way as a striking element in a dining room. As you see in this image the results are astounding. Purple dining rooms bowl you over with their sophistication and splendour that is hard to replicate with other shades. The use of different shades of purple are used cleverly without overshadowing each other. White chairs with a wooden dining table completes this look.

Purple wall paint colours with white chairs with a wooden dining table
Purple offers a sensational backdrop punctuated by white chair creating a universal appeal

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Purple Bedroom For Your Little Angels

Choosing the right colour can be a mammoth task when it comes to children’s bedroom designs. Soothing colours are preferred in designing as some colours can be too bright for the eyes and the mood. Purple is a nice colour for kids’ bedrooms too especially if mixed with other shades like yellow and / or white.

Purple bedroom walls for kids room with shades like yellow and white
The child’s bedroom with purple and yellow accents makes it playful and exciting
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You see, purple isn’t the wrong colour choice if you want to revamp various rooms of your home. Consult an interior designer on how you can include this beautiful hue in your haven. If you think we have missed out on some ideas and designs, please do let us know in the comments section below.

FAQs On Purple Wall Paint Colour

1. What are some color combinations that work well with purple walls?
Shades of grey work very well with purple walls. Soothing shades like green, light blue, and pastel pink can be used to complement the boldness of purple walls without overwhelming them. To create a striking contrast, use yellow, white and metallic accents with purple walls.

2. Can I use purple paint in a small room or space?
Yes, purple paint can be used in a small room or space, but it’s important to use a lighter shade of purple to make the room feel bigger and airy. Opt for lavender, lilac or mauve color as these shades help reflect light and make your small room look brighter and more open.

3. What types of decor and furnishings go well with purple walls?
Curtains and throw pillows in neutral shades such as white, gray, or beige look stunning against purple walls and create a calming effect. Consider adding wooden furniture, woven baskets, or a jute rug to offset the intensity of purple walls. Metallic accents can add a touch of glamour and sophistication to the space with purple walls. So try incorporating gold, silver, or bronze finishes in light fixtures, picture frames, or showpieces.

4. Can purple paint be used in a child’s room?
Yes, absolutely! You can use purple paint in a child’s room to create a vibrant looking space. When choosing a shade of purple, consider adding neutral shades like ivory, beige, gray, pink, or green to add visual interest and create depth in the room.

5. How do I choose the right shade of purple for my walls?
If you have a large space, you can opt for darker shades of purple while for a small room it is best to stick to lighter shades of purple for an airy look. Take into account the amount of natural light the room receives before picking the right shade of purple for your walls. If possible, test different shades of purple in your room. Apply the paint samples to a small area of the wall and observe how the color looks at different times of the day. This will help you determine which shade looks best in your space.

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Ashish Rai is a content writer at Design Cafe home interiors blog.

Ashish Rai

Ashish Rai is a content writer at DesignCafe and believes that words have the power to change the world! He comes with five years of experience and has experimented with various roles including sales, a tourist guide, and ran a tattoo parlour too!

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