10 Tips for Modern Lavender Decor

The interior decor gods have spoken. Lately, everyone seems to be eschewing their millennial pink decor for lavender. Obviously we aren’t tired of pastels yet but things might be looking a little too rosy for some people. Lavender is a very unexpected color for decor, making any additions in your home a surprise and ultimately, a delight. And just like any other shade, you don’t have to have the shabby chic style to make it work for you. In fact, lavender can be a lovely shade paired with your modern neutral decor! Being a cool color, it’s very soft and relaxing, no matter what space it occupies. So when you put lavender in a sea of sleek and contemporary, it provides that simple touch of elegance and uniqueness. Here are 10 tips for modern lavender decor to help you embrace the beautiful unexpected color.

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In a home that is mostly black and white in decor, what is the easiest, fastest way to bring color and personality to your space? Artwork. Adding some lavender artwork to your home is a wonderful opportunity to dip your toes into the trend in a way that is impermanent. If you decide that you and lavender don’t get along, just hang something different on the wall.

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Another great option for color pop without the commitment comes with your textiles. Pillows and blankets are simple to change out depending on the seasons, style changes or even just your moods. Also, pillows can grace your living room sofa and when you need a quick refresh, throw them on your bed instead. Since your modern home is probably drawing on black, white and brown, lavender will work in there too.

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Looking for lavender that will make a bit bigger impact in your space on a budget? Take your lavender textiles to the next level with lavender curtains. These soft additions will set the tone for your room, no matter what other colors you might show off.{found on ad}.

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Accent furniture is such a fun way to add some color into a modern home and there are so many options for colorful modern furniture. A set of lavender chairs in your dining room will create a fun and welcoming scene for any dinner party or family meal you put on the table.

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Never underestimate the power of a good accent chair. When you find the perfect lavender chair for your living room, you’ll instantly create a favorite spot for book reading, movie watching and pet cuddling. Because who could resist the beckoning of a soft lavender accent chair at the end of the day?

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For those of you who are go big or go home decorators, why not swing for the lavender sofa? Since colorful sofas have been a trend of late, it will seem less odd that you have such a bold choice in your living room. It takes commitment and bravery, but a lavender sofa with clean lines could be that one final touch that brings everything together.

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Colorful cabinetry is not so uncommon in kitchens these days. Even the most modern cooking spaces can boast bright blue or red for permanent storage. But who goes for lavender cabinets? With smooth fronts and sleek linear styles, you’ll create a kitchen that will be remembered all across the Instagram-sphere.

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Yes, technically wallpaper is a decorating medium, even if it is a permanent wall fixture. Just think how relaxing and elegant you would feel, soaking in a bubbly tub in a bathroom swathed with lavender wallpaper. Modern style suggests patternless but you can definitely find some lovely texture instead.

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When people think of modern, those neutral shades usually win out in styling. However if a whole room is the same shade of color, doesn’t that end up looking modern as well? You don’t often find a bedroom that has lavender walls and lavender bedding and lavender furniture. Just to prove how modern lavender can be.

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Maybe lavender is too much for your neutral loving eyes. In that case, try it out in your child’s bedroom. Even if the space is mostly neutral tones, a little bit of soft lavender in the textiles can create a beautiful restful space for your little one to hang out.