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Ultra Violet: 9 Home Accent Pieces in Pantone’s Color of The Year

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* Pantone’s color of the year is Ultra Violet
* Purple-hued color symbolizes creativity and rebellion
* Get the look in subtle ways with these home decor pieces

The recently announced 2018 Pantone Color of the Year is Ultra Violet, a deep yet radiant, contemplative yet brash hue that has long been associated with transcendence, imagination and problem solving– all of which many feel they’ll need in 2018. Here’s how to make this purple-hued color work for you and your home this year.

1. “7 PM” Print Artwork

This gallery-quality Giclee print is titled “7 PM” and it captures the mysterious violet tones that prevail just after the sun has dipped below the horizon.

Courtesy Søciety6

  

2. Primula Floral Cast Iron Teapot

A quality cast-iron teapot with an abstracted floral motif and a beautiful deep ultra violet and blue finish, this piece benefits from both practical and aesthetic virtues that make it an easy tea-time go-to.

[caption id="attachment_98326" align="aligncenter" width="562"]primula teapot Courtesy Amazon[/caption]

  

3. Urban Outfitters String Lights

It’s easy to create a beguiling atmosphere with these ultra violet vine-style string lights. Versatile and easy to arrange, they come with an indoor-outdoor safe electric adapter and endless possibilities.

purple vine lights Courtesy Urban Outfitters

  

4. Gear New Cutting Board

Often, you’d be hard pressed to find a cutting board in Pantone’s color of the year. But this cutting edge kitchen accessory from Gear New comes through with an abstract, almost Kandinsky-like pattern in 2018 ultra violet.

gear new cutting board Courtesy Amazon

  

5. Søciety 6 Curtains by RosalieS6

Billed as “color therapy,” these soothing yet inspiring ultra violet curtains are lightweight polyester, and thick enough to be partially light-blocking. Their subtle gradient deepens toward the floor and invites peace and contemplation.

søciety6 ultra violet curtains Courtesy Søciety6

  

6. Kenroy Home McCauley Table Lamp

The McCauley Table Lamp (not named for the Home Alone and Party Monster star, apparently) by Kenroy Home is a funky modern design that blends some ‘70s swag with an overall clean minimal look. Plus, finished in the Pantone color of the year for 2018, it evokes Prince’s “Purple Rain.“

kenroy home mccauley table lamp Courtesy Bed Bath & Beyond

  

7. Safavieh Milan Shag Rug

This Safavieh Milan purple shag rug is another great modern use of ultra violet. Deep and distinguished, it combines disco-era luxe trimmings with smooth, long-wearing quality.

Safavieh Milan shag purple Courtesy Overstock

  

8. Ikram Design Pouf

This Moroccan-style pouf from Ikram design is a solid and comfortable way to bring some of Pantone’s 2018 color of the year into your living room or den. Handmade of genuine leather.

[caption id="attachment_98332" align="aligncenter" width="492"]Ikram Design Moroccan Pouf Courtesy Amazon[/caption]

  

9. HomePop Velvet Storage Settee

Hands-down one of the most practical deep violet items around, this tufted velvet storage settee is just over 4’ wide and offers seating along with nifty storage, plus a pair of arm rests.

velvet tufted storage settee Courtesy Target