" Design Porter: COLOR STORIES Lavender


The first use of the word Lavender as a color term in English was in 1705. (Wikipedia)
It is the pale tint of violet, not to be confused with purple, which is the color of Royalty.

If you are thinking this is not one of your favorite colors, than enjoy the following pictures and you may be reconsidering.


   All paint colors available from Benjamin Moore.  Paint color used in Color Stories Box on Blog is Grape Ice 1395.

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Look how beautiful the color combination that this lucky bride selected for her special day.  So many pretty things to use for this combo.

Below are some color palates for the color lavender that can be used for you when designing your room plans, your parties, or a wedding.  When you study these varied colors used, it almost works as a neutral. 

Color schemes selected from Design Seeds