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Decorating with plum

Decorating with plum Author: Style At Home

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Decorating with plum

Looking to add a sophisticated, rich and always classic colour into your home? Look no further than plum, a hue that is feminine without being too girly, posh and timeless, as long as you select sheer options. This shade will elevate any room with a touch of class. And it can literally go into any room – splashes of plum in the kitchen liven up flatware while throws and blankets in the bedroom offer a cozy invitation. Touches of plum in any living space can bring depth, which is why we love this classic colour. Here are 10 ways to incorporate the colour plum into your home today.
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1 Plum vase
The easiest way to add accent colours to your home is with the addition of accessories. This vase, featuring a dark plum lacquer finish will add elegance to any modern or contemporary space. Small Dark Plum Purple Line Bottle Vase (far left), Lamps Plus, $69.99. colour-plum-pillow.jpg
2 Decorative pillow cover

Bring a hint of rich plum to your living space with a chic and feminine accent pillow cover. The added bonus? If you ever tire of this hue, it’s an easy switch-up. Decorative pillow cover, Decorate23 on Etsy, $45.75. colour-plum-drapes.jpg
3 Sugar plum curtains

Opt for a super sheer and soft approach to this luxe shade. These crinkled, light and airy curtains will provide privacy, just enough light and the right amount of colour to any living space. Stella curtain in sugar plum, West Elm, $65.89 to $99.39. colour-plum-artwork.jpg
4 Artwork

Add plum to your home’s decor in the most literal way possible – with artwork that depicts plum flowers at the peak of their prettiness. “Plum Blossom" Painting, horchow.com, $2,975. colour-plum-lamp.jpg
5 Table lamp
Add a plum glow to your room with a slick and sheer table lamp in this pretty purple hue. Gavik table lamp, IKEA, $12.99. colour-plum-placemat.jpg6 Stripe placemats
Plum and stripes were just meant to be together. Case in point: These stylish muted placemats will work throughout the year and are festive enough for winter and light enough for an outdoor summer meal. Mauve stripe placemat (Set of 2), zarahome.ca, $15.90. colour-plum-glasses.jpg
7 Marimekko glasses

Just a touch of sheer plum is all that’s needed to take glassware from everyday to something special. These sculpturally chic glasses are an incredibly easy way to embrace the plum trend without making a huge commitment, not to mention they look great displayed on a bar cart or open shelf. Set of 2 Marimekko Sukat Makkaralla Lilac Glasses, Crate & Barrel, $31.17. colour-plum-sheets.jpg
8 Quilt and shams

The bedroom is an ideal place to introduce this regal shade into your home. Pick a soft, subtle version of the colour to keep your room dreamy. Stella Quilt and Shams in Sugar Plum, West Elm, $32.19 to $209.80. colour-plum-rug.jpg
9 Flatweave rug

If you usually opt to keep your rooms more on the neutral side, a great way to introduce colour into a space is with a stunning rug. This one has a various hues of plum and purple woven in, giving it added character. Striated flatweave rug in aubergine, Restoration Hardware, $275 to $3,145. colour-plum-mixer.jpg
10 KitchenAid stand mixer in Boysenberry

Make plum the focal point on your kitchen counter with a slick KitchenAid stand mixer, that you’ll likely never want to put away in a cupboard. KitchenAid Professional 6-quart Bowl-Lift Stand Mixer in Boysenberry, Hudson's Bay, $699.
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