Ultra violet may be Pantone’s official color of the year, but its softer cousin is certainly having a moment of its own. Lavender—which some are calling the new millennial pink!—is cropping up everywhere from makeup to home decor, and, according to Pinterest, searches for “lavender accents” are up 300%. We’re especially loving this calm and cozy color in bedrooms and bathrooms, where it adds a touch of natural luxe—kind of like bringing in an armful of fragrant lavender flowers. The scent of lavender has long been known to have calming powers, and there’s no doubt the color can have a similar effect. Take a look through these lavender decor options to add a little South of France countryside to your home.
I’m not saying these gorgeous linen sheets are the reason I wanted to write this article, but I’m not not saying it either. Andrea & Joen sheets are soft and luxurious, with all the crisp coolness of linen and none of the stiffness. The lavender color is stunning on its own but also mixes beautifully with pretty much any of their other dyes. Your bed will never be the same.
Too attached to your current bedsheets for a complete change? These throw pillows will go with anything, adding a pop of muted color to your decor. With its fine weave and feather and down insert, these pillows will stay crisp and clean for ages.
From pale lavender to a rich deep eggplant, this sophisticated tray makes a definite statement. Wow guests with coffee or a cocktail served on this accent piece for a gathering to remember.
LUVHAUS Ceramic Tumblers ($84 for set of 2)
Is there anything dreamier than these understated yet oh-so-mesmerizing ceramic tumblers? What looks from a distance to be a simple glaze is actually on closer inspection a complex cloud of bluish purple mixed with white. The technique that gives each tumbler its unique glaze is called soda firing, meaning the artist sprays liquified soda carbonate into the kiln while the tumblers are firing, which interacts with the paint to create this stunning visual and tactile design.
This hand tie-dyed towel set from Istanbul harkens back to the 60s while mixing in modern elegance with its subtle mix of lavender and white. Versatile and absorbent, you can use these towels for just about anything–even just for looking at.
Tackle two trends in one with this hanging planter to house your favorite houseplant. The earthy purple will beautifully complement some big leafy greens for an ambience that is calming and natural.
March is Women’s History Month, and this set of dusty lavender books by the Brontë sisters is a perfect way to celebrate. It includes Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, and Agnes Grey.
These mesmerizing bowls are hand-carved from amethyst crystal, a stone said to encourage inner strength and peace. As I stare into the swirling natural pattern of amethyst, I’m pretty sure I believe it.
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