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Using Purple to Create a Country Style Dining Room

Use bold berry shades to update a traditional setting

The introduction of purple in the dining room can be a very classy move, when done right. Some shades can pack a punch, while others are more classically subdued – it just depends on what you’re looking for in your purple dining room.

Many country style dining room ideas will suggest using a millennial lilac or lavender shade on the walls; paired with vintage floral curtains and white linen soft furnishings, your country style dining room is simply missing a long wooden dining table and a massive spread for all the family. The pastel wall shade will remind you of spring year-round, and will distract from the reality – whatever the weather.

However, a modern dining room will need something more prominent, like Dulux Mulberry Burst. The rich purple pop of colour will add a touch of luxe to any dining room, especially when paired with metallics and glass furnishings. Wine-shades are considered more lively and warm, so guests will feel instantly welcomed into your home.

Purple has also been a shade associated with royalty since as far back as Roman times. The deep shade evokes a sense of opulence and richness, and can bring a heavy dose of elegance into your home when used right. Working with purple can be risky, but can be rewarding when you get it right.

Find your perfect shade of purple with Dulux.


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