Color Theory: Painting the Walls With Lavender

This palest of pink-lavender looks sophisticated and fresh when combined with rugged, natural wood accents and bold black-and-white photography.


If you're looking for a feminine, cool color, lavender is always a good bet. This palest purple shade is named for the pretty flower of the same name. With shades ranging from a brighter purple to gray-tinted pale lavenders to lavender pinks, there's plenty to choose from when it comes to shades of lavender. See some beautiful examples of lavender coloring every room in the house.