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How to Incorporate Radiant Orchid into your Home: What Colors Pair Best

Radiant Orchid is 2014’s Pantone Color of the Year. This gorgeous hue makes a statement whichever way you use it, alone or combined with complementary colors. Check out our Radiant Orchid Color Breakdown:

 

colorwheel1With Blues

Blues, ranging from teal to turquoise, are complementary to Radiant Orchid. Anything in the blue-green family will work because it falls on the opposite side of the color wheel. When colors from these positions on the wheel are combined, it creates a striking visual effect that provides contrast to a room. The dining room’s wall and chair fabric color below work well with the teal painting and accessories, while the bedroom’s warm walls work better with the turquoise silk drapery & striped tablecloth.

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Deeper Version:

Fabricut Fabrics - Altruistic - Orchid
Fabricut Fabrics – Altruistic – Orchid
kravet 21960-5
Kravet Fabric – 21960 – 5

Brighter Version:

B.Berger fabrics
B.Berger fabrics – 7150 – ORCHID
interior decor fabrics scalamandre colony
Scalamandre Fabrics – Batavia – Orchid On Turquoise
Kravet Fabrics turquoise
Kravet Fabrics – Bengal Silk – Turquoise
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Stout Fabrics – Glance – 3 Marine

colorwheel2With Goldenrod Yellow

It seems almost natural that Radiant Orchid, a hue related to the purple family, should pair with gold–It’s the color combination that royalty have been wearing for years! Deviate from tradition by using the Color of the Year with a deeper goldenrod yellow. It’s both playful and elegant at once. We like the idea of picking up the same gilded hue in picture frames, too.interior decor orchid home dining room table bedroom drapery fabrics wallpaper purple suede velvet blue

interior decor robert allen fabrics
Robert Allen Fabrics – Crypton Suede – Orchid
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Lee Jofa Fabrics – Bellac Velvet Gold
Highland Court Fabric - Subin - Azalea  800261H-648
Highland Court Fabric – Subin – Azalea
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Fabricut Fabrics – Cliff Dwellings – Wheat
cole and son wallpaper fioretti plum
Cole & Son Wallpaper – Fioretti – Plum
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Clarke & Clarke Fabrics – Bellagio – Orchid

colorwheel3With Pinks

Shades of pink coupled with Radiant Orchid virtually gives an updated monochromatic look (another trend for 2014!). Why is this?–Pinks are right next to purples on the color wheel, so many of their undertones are similar, making them meld well together. Vary up the textures and shades (think hot pink & lavender tones), then throw in a little pattern to provide visual depth.

interior decor orchid home dining room table bedroom drapery fabrics wallpaper purple suede velvet blue

Lee Jofa Fabrics - Linford Linen Pink
Lee Jofa Fabrics – Linford Linen Pink
Clarke & Clarke fabrics - Maximus - Orchid
Clarke & Clarke fabrics – Maximus – Orchid
Clarke & Clarke Fabrics - Ferdinand - Orchid
Clarke & Clarke Fabrics – Ferdinand – Orchid
Clarke & Clarke Fabrics - Erba - Orchid
Clarke & Clarke Fabrics – Erba – Orchid
interior decor Pindler & Pindler Fabrics - Modena - Orchid
Pindler & Pindler Fabrics – Modena – Orchid

colorwheel4With Orange-Reds

The preppy meets edgy look is in right now, and nothing says it like two bright colors used together (Lilly Pulitzer had it down pat). Neon orange with a red tint looks stunning with the expressive Color of 2014. Temper the duo with accents of black and white, whether its in a geometric drapery or black/white photographs on the wall.

interior decor orchid home dining room table bedroom drapery fabrics wallpaper purple suede velvet blue

http://www.decoratorsbest.com/prod-ARGUN_WALLPAPER_ROSE-263426.aspx?SidebarCategoryID=507&Colors=Pink
Casadeco Wallpaper – Argun Wallpaper – Rose
Pindler & Pindler Fabrics - Adela - Coral
Pindler & Pindler Fabrics – Adela – Coral
Duralee Fabric - 42357-150 Mulberry
Duralee Fabric – 42357 – Mulberry
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Pindler & Pindler – Legacy – Orchid
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Lee Jofa Fabrics – Bragance II Coral
Duralee Fabric - 20948-295  Black White
Duralee Fabric – 20948 – Black White

Related Articles:

Pantone Color of the Year 2014: Radiant Orchid

Pantone’s Color of the Year, Radiant Orchid

8 Ways to Use Radiant Orchid

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