Color Crush: Bring The Drama With Sugared Plum
Design editor Kai Ethier shares which hue she’s crushing on right now.
Similar to mauve and lavender, this sweet twilight hue is an elegant marriage of pink and purple. This deeper color, however, feels particularly luxe and enchanting during the holidays. Use it instead of traditional reds, greens and golds for a glamorous look that’ll prompt visions of dancing sugarplums all season long.
A pair of antique perches gets a feminine update with plush plum upholstery, which adds a dash of subtle luxury in this principal bedroom vestibule.
Dip your toe in a purple palette this holiday season with a playful pompom garland. Shades of mauve, plum and purple mingle to make a sweet combination of festive colors.
Learn how to make your own DIY Pompom Garland.
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“We opted for the rich plum tone to create a sense of opulence and femininity,” says Róisín Lafferty, creative director of Kingston Lafferty Design. “The gloss finish heightens the intensity.”
Make a bold first impression in the entryway with a jewel-toned armoire. Bonus points if you add a vibrant runner in the same rich hue.
In this handsome principal bathroom by designer James Davie, the mix of deep purple-red subway tile with plum veining on the marble floors creates a covetable combination.