Radiant Orchid: 8 Ways to Use the 2014 Color of the Year

By Tiffany Adams


Each year, Pantone—widely recognized as the world's leading authority on color—selects a color of the year. This hue is predicted to show up in both fashion and home trends, and will not only make a splash for the 365 days it reigns but will also leave a mark on history. This year's highly anticipated selection is radiant orchid, which Pantone describes as "a captivating harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones." Find ideas to incorporate the captivating color into your home by browsing these eight inspiring spaces.

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A Layered Look

Have a neutral foundation that could use a quick spruce up? Accessorize with perfectly placed pieces inspired by radiant orchid. Here, a punchy rug is layered atop a neutral one for a dose of bright color. Other accents, including a throw pillow, blanket, and floral arrangement, carry the shade throughout the otherwise predominately neutral space. 

Living Room
by Andrea Schumacher

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