20 Purple Rooms That Prove Lilac's The New Millennial Pink

This is not a drill.

denise mcgaha purple kitchen
Courtesy of Denise McGaha

In case you missed it, apparently millennial lilac is the new millennial pink. Gasp! New year, new pastel, right? If you're thinking about working with it, here's some inspiration to help you figure out how to incorporate the vibrant hue into any room in your house.

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purple lavender entryway
Beatriz da Costa
Lavender Entryway

Saturated lavender walls greet visitors at this Massachusetts home. The matching bench ties everything together.

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purple bedroom by celerie kemble and lindsey herod
Brittany Ambridge
Lilac Wallpaper

This purple headboard surrounds a circular window, helping to break up the color and add some light into the room. Floral wallpaper adds a subtle sheen to this guest bedroom.

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purple study
Annie Schlechter
Amethyst Study

Both the walls and ceiling in this Southern study features amethyst paint. Brighter pops of purple on the sofa and lamp add contrast.

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kristin kong mauve dining room
Julien Capmeil
Mauve Dining Room

Mauve is not too gray, not too violet. Add contrast to the serene gray by upholstering chair backs with burlap.

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nick olsen colorful kitchen
Francesco Lagnese
Burgundy Kitchen

Vino lovers can appreciate this wine-red kitchen. Layering the hue with a high-gloss coating helped the small space feel bigger.

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purple kitchen
Ngoc Minh Ngo
Purple Banquette

Between walls and the banquette, this East Village dining nook needed a pop of something else. A bright-red high chair adds contrast and ups the eclectic feel.

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mark d. sikes purple living room
Björn Wallander
Lilac Living Room

Misty Lilac paint highlights a pair of 19th-century Chinese ancestral paintings. An overscale ikat covers the Manhattan apartment's sofa.

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purple twin beds
Maura McEvoy
Violet Bedroom

Violet adds the same calm, tranquil feeling to a bedroom as blue does, but it's a little more vibrant. Since it has a feminine feel, it's the perfect choice for a girls room.

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lisa mcfadden purple library
Christopher Baker
Royal Library

From the silver ceiling down to the cheetah print stools, a Hamptons house lives up its glam location Purple paint coats the walls in high-gloss, and the sofa is covered in velvet.

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lindsey coral harper purple bookcase
Erica George Dines
Fuschia Shelves

If this room's bright millwork wasn't enough ,it also has layered magenta grosgrain with leather and studs to trim the traditional valance.

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purple bedroom decor
Margrethe Myhrer
Orchid Carpet

If you're going for purple in the bedroom, don't shy away. This room uses Tableau wallpaper and Aga fabric to add pattern. The custom carpet and side tables add even more color.

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mary mcgee purple dining room
Beatriz da Costa
Handpainted Wallpaper

Delicate Chinese wallpaper is the star of this Massachusetts home. It's contrasted with a bold lacquered table and contemporary chairs.

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purple staircase carpet
Jonny Valiant
Periwinkle Runner

Running out of places to put your favorite color? Don't forget the stairs.

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celerie kemble dining room
Christopher Sturman
Wine Dining Room

Wine walls are flattering, warm, and lively. Over seven coats of lacquer create this mirror-like sheen.

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phillip jeffries juicy jute
Maura McEvoy
Purple Frame

A Romano mirror picks up the purple in a Manhattan apartment. This space is bookended with a faux-zebra rug and statement light.

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eddie lee purple library
Patrick Cline
Regal Walls

Use the same color throughout the room. That way, your eye is not jumping from dark walls to light trim, and it feels more rela.

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veere grenney purple office
David Oliver
Mauve Office

Mauve looks fresh when mixed with modern pieces. It's the subtle way to incorporate purple into your space.

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jeffrey bilhuber purple bar
Thomas Loof
Bordeaux Trim

This home bar stands out thanks to the purple walls and antelope carpet. An Anglo-Indian mirror and a group of drawings top walls.

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phillip thomas purple dining room
Michael Mundy
Indigo Dining Room

This deep, rich shade turned a Manhattan dining room into a multipurpose salon. Lined with books, it's a space where people can spend the day reading, then entertain guests at night.

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denise mcgaha purple kitchen
Courtesy of Denise McGaha
Iris Ceiling

If you love a color, go big with it. This kitchen layers five shades of purple.

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