Royal purple and luxurious “ultra violet”: 75+ elegant design ideas with lilac wallpaper

Saturated lilac in the interior of the living room, used to highlight the relaxation area

The rich lilac color in the living room interior is used to highlight the relaxation area.

To create an unforgettable mysterious atmosphere in the house, filled with charm and luxury, you should choose lilac wallpaper for wall decoration. In the photo of the finished interiors, they look very stylish, romantic, spring-fresh. The lilac color is associated with harmony, tranquility, but at the same time, it effectively emphasizes the situation, adds bright colors to it. Lilac wallpapers are equally well suited for the walls of the living room, bedroom, nursery, or even the kitchen and hallway. But you need to choose the right shade and pattern wisely, since the lilac gamut can affect the psychological state in different ways, and this will largely depend on the situation as a whole and successful color combinations..

Plain lilac wallpaper goes well with any materials and textures

Plain lilac wallpaper goes well with any materials and textures

Saturated lilac wallpaper in the living room can be supported by a carpet and, for example, a large sofa in lighter shades

Saturated lilac wallpaper in the living room can be supported by a carpet and, for example, a large sofa in a lighter shade

A very atmospheric living room in a private house. Pay attention to how laconically deep lilac wallpaper is combined with furniture in blue tones and a wooden floor made of natural solid wood.

Atmospheric living room in a private house. Pay attention to how laconically deep lilac wallpaper is combined with furniture in blue tones and a wooden floor made of natural solid wood.

Psychology of color

Like many shades of purple, lilac is considered a symbol of tranquility, serenity and harmony. A person surrounded by objects of this scale copes faster with his fears, gets rid of worries and anxieties, his spiritual principle develops. This is the color of dreamers, romantics, gentle natures, prone to reflections and dreams..

Lilac wallpaper can be combined with a variety of styles to get the mood and atmosphere you need in the room. In the photo, the living room with notes of Scandinavian style looks very cozy

Lilac wallpaper can be combined with a variety of styles, getting the right mood and atmosphere in the room. In the photo – a living room with notes of Scandinavian style, which looks very cozy

In nature, the lilac color is quite rare, so for a long time it was attributed to mystical properties, used during ceremonies and rituals to find a connection with spirits.

This color is associated with sensitivity, determination, creativity and mystery. Shades of lilac range evoke nostalgic emotions. They are chosen by people stubborn, patient, restrained, aimed at a bright future, but not devoid of vanity, rather secretive, distrustful and cautious.

Rich inserts of lilac wallpaper in your home office look very impressive and add a luxurious atmosphere

Saturated inserts of lilac wallpaper in your home office look very impressive and add luxury to the atmosphere

Lilac color in the interior

For a long time, lilac was the favorite color of the European nobility, and it could be seen in the richly decorated royal palaces and noble mansions of the Baroque era. Until now, all shades of purple and lilac are associated with nobility, elegance and sophisticated style. Today they are considered classic, and absolutely everyone can use them when decorating their homes..

The lilac palette is a great way to play with color. Do not be afraid to experiment, combining, for example, warm colors on the walls with furniture in colder and more saturated ones.

The lilac palette is a great way to play with color. Feel free to experiment by combining, for example, warm tones on the walls with furniture in cooler, more saturated colors.

Lilac wallpaper in the interior is appropriate both in huge country houses and in typical city apartments. With their help, you can create a noble and elegant living room interior, a soothing and harmonious atmosphere in the bedroom, a neutral atmosphere in the nursery, especially for a hyperactive child or two different-sex babies. The color scheme is also well suited for decorating a kitchen, dining room and hallway, study or workshop..

A very cozy corridor in a country house. Lilac wallpaper goes well with natural solid wood furniture

A very cozy corridor in a country house. Lilac wallpaper goes well with natural solid wood furniture

Advice! Lilac wallpaper will allow you to tune in to a working mood, engage in mental or creative activities for a long time. But it is better to choose such a finish for people who are active, cheerful, otherwise depression may develop..

A very discreet living room in lilac tones. Wall moldings add more elegance to the room

A very discreet living room in lilac tones. Wall moldings add more elegance to the room

Plain, striped lilac wallpaper with flowers – the photos clearly demonstrate that such a finish perfectly complements the interior, emphasizes its features and serves as an ideal backdrop for the entire setting. Manufacturers offer many options that differ in pattern, texture, shade, which allows you to choose the perfect lilac wallpaper for any design.

Also, if you still decide to limit yourself to plain wallpaper, then you can decorate the wall with paintings and photos in frames that will look very impressive against a bright background.

If you decide to limit yourself to plain wallpaper, you can decorate the wall with pictures and photos in frames that will look very impressive against a bright background.

Best of all, lilac wallpaper is suitable for interior decoration in a classic style, but you should not be limited only to it. Neoclassicism, eclecticism, art deco, provence, shabby chic, retro, modern, hi-tech – it all depends on the shade, texture and pattern on the wallpaper and their combination with furniture.

Color combinations

The lilac color can be considered basic, since it goes well with many different shades, it serves as an ideal background for furniture and other interior items. That is why designers often advise choosing wallpapers of this particular range for wall decor, since such a finish will look unobtrusive, interesting and soothing at the same time..

An atmospheric living room in lilac tones perfectly combines classic notes in a modern interior

An atmospheric living room in lilac tones perfectly combines classic notes in a modern interior

Lilac wallpaper may seem delicate, light, but when pasting walls with them, it often turns out that the color turned out to be too deep, even heavy. There is nothing surprising, because lilac shades are considered dominant, so when using additional colors for interior decoration, you should start from this.

Quite discreet interior despite the lilac wallpaper with a bright floral print

Quite discreet interior, despite the lilac wallpaper with a bright floral print

All shades of lilac wallpaper can be divided into three groups:

  1. Light – used for the complete decoration of walls in rooms, serve as a background, help to visually expand the space.

    Spacious living room with light wallpaper in a delicate lilac color

    Spacious living room with light wallpaper in a delicate lilac color

  2. Dark and saturated – used to highlight individual areas, as well as to visually reduce space.

    Very rich lilac, incredibly deep, color wallpaper in the dining area of ​​the snow-white kitchen-studio

    Very rich lilac, incredibly deep color wallpaper in the dining area of ​​the snow-white kitchen-studio

  3.  Bright – act as accents.

    Cozy living room with lilac wallpaper in pastel colors and a bright accent on a comfortable sofa

    Cozy living room with lilac wallpaper in pastel colors and a bright accent on a comfortable sofa

Among the companion flowers for lilac are:

  • White – all shades from cold snowy to warm milky. Depending on the dominant shade of lilac, white decor can act as a bright accent (for light wallpapers) or an effective contrast (for dark ones).

Dark lilac wallpaper with a gray tint is an excellent basis for an unusual-shaped designer shelving unit. White accents on decorative elements look very harmonious in the overall interior

Dark lilac wallpaper with a gray tint is an excellent basis for an unusual-shaped designer shelving unit. White accents on decorative elements look very harmonious in the overall interior

  • Golden yellow range – lemon, saffron, gold, bronze.

Gold elements look incredibly beautiful in lilac interiors, they give the room a luxury and rich look

Gold elements look incredibly beautiful in lilac interiors – they give the room a luxury, a rich look

  • Orange – from muted terracotta to rich pumpkin.

A very bold solution for a small living room with wallpaper in lilac tones

A bold, spectacular solution for a small living room with wallpaper in lilac tones

  • Beige tones.

Light lilac wallpapers are great for interiors with furniture finishing from natural materials.

Light lilac wallpapers are great for interiors with furniture finishing from natural materials.

  • Warm and bright shades of green, light green.

A very cozy office in a private house - serves as a vivid example of a harmonious combination of lilac wallpaper with green and leather furnishings Very cozy office in a private house - serves as a vivid example of a harmonious combination of lilac wallpaper with green and leather furnishings

A very cozy office in a private house serves as a vivid example of a harmonious combination of lilac wallpaper with green and leather furnishings.

  • Pink – from powdery to fuchsia.

Light lilac wallpaper is quite succinctly combined with bright pink shades in the interior

Light lilac wallpaper is quite succinctly combined with bright pink shades in the interior

  • Black.

Very luxurious dining room with a combination of lilac and black wallpaper

Luxurious dining room with combined lilac and black wallpaper

With a competent combination of lilac wallpaper with interior items, you can achieve a very stylish look, romantic, elegant and creative at the same time.

Lilac wallpaper for the living room

For the walls of the living room, it would be appropriate to pick up lilac wallpaper of several shades at once or with a different ornament, for example, plain and in a flower. With the help of such a decoration, it will be possible to effectively zone the room, make it less depressing, especially if the room has a small area:

  • The wall on which it is planned to focus attention can be pasted over with plain wallpaper in a rich lilac shade. In this area, it is worth placing decorative elements (a mirror or pictures in beautiful frames, a photo composition, a panel, spectacular sconces, bookshelves).

Very cute living room with lilac wallpaper in light colors

Very cute living room with lilac wallpaper in light colors

  • A wall with a TV will look good and not distract if you decorate it with light lilac wallpaper, plain or with an unobtrusive pattern.
  • The seating area (behind the sofa) can be decorated with lilac wallpaper with a large pattern or with an unusual texture, for example, embossed or combining a glossy and matte surface.

A small living room in lilac tones with a massive pattern on the wallpaper in the recreation area

A small living room in lilac tones with a massive pattern on the wallpaper in the recreation area

Advice! When decorating the walls of the living room with plain lilac wallpaper, you should balance them with inserts of contrasting shades, for example, white or beige. Such accents can be located on one of the walls, for example, with window or doorways..

Living room with retro elements and lilac wallpaper that go well with white interior details

Living room with retro-style elements and lilac wallpaper that go well with white interior details

When choosing furniture, be guided by the shade of the walls:

  • Light wallpaper will serve as a background for massive furniture of dark colors – rich shades of wood, black, brown, gray. The presence of light interior items will give additional lightness.
  • In combination with lilac wallpaper of a dark or bright shade, upholstered furniture, carpets and wood of light shades, white curtains from light fabrics, crystal lamps will look spectacular. Add lightness and light to the mirror, multi-level illumination.

Very delicate patterned wallpaper in lilac tones above the dressing table in a light interior

Very delicate patterned wallpaper in lilac tones above the dressing table in a light interior

Advice! Dark or bright lilac wallpapers are ideal for a living room with large windows through which a lot of natural light enters the room. With this combination, the design will turn out to be more cheerful..

Bright accents (textiles, carpets, decorative pillows) of rich pink shades (fuchsia, raspberry) will complement the living room interior with lilac wallpaper. Moreover, it is reasonable to combine accessories of deeper tones with light wallpapers, and soft, pastel ones with dark ones..

Dark pastel lilac wallpaper with a gray tint in the living room with a bright accent on bright pink klesl, executed in the general mood of the room

Dark pastel lilac wallpaper with a gray tint in the living room; a bright accent – a pink armchair, made in the general style of the room

Lilac wallpaper for the bedroom

For the bedroom, you should choose a lilac wallpaper of the lightest, most muted shade that will not distract during sleep..

So that the bedroom, decorated in lilac color, does not seem cold, you should take care of accents of warm, rich shades (beige, milky, gold, pink).

Lilac wallpaper in a warm shade in a cozy bedroom

Lilac wallpaper in a warm shade in a cozy bedroom

Dark or bright lilac wallpaper for a bedroom is appropriate only for highlighting certain areas on the walls, for example, behind the head of the bed, near a mirror or dressing table. They should be supplemented with appropriate framing: spectacular lamps, decorative moldings.

Luxurious bedroom in lilac tones with light curtains on the windows

Luxurious bedroom in lilac tones with light curtains on the windows

Lilac wallpaper for the kitchen and dining room

When choosing lilac wallpaper for the kitchen or dining room, you should be guided by other principles. In particular, kitchen fronts, dining groups and other dark colored furniture will work better with a lilac background. This can be dark wood, graphite granite, or black plastic. White furnishings are suitable only with the appropriate choice of style (Provence, neoclassic).

Unusual lilac plaster wallpaper in a vintage kitchen of a private house

Unusual lilac plaster wallpaper in a vintage kitchen of a private house

Gray-lilac wallpaper, for example, striped or chameleons, is well suited for the kitchen. Especially if the kitchen is equipped with stainless steel and glass appliances. The apron above the work surface can be tiled with glossy gray tiles or mirrors, as well as metal plates.

Advice! Bright accents of warm green, lemon, orange colors will help to revive the interior of a gray-lilac kitchen – dishes, houseplants, napkins, potholders, upholstery of chairs.

Warm lilac wallpaper in the dining room, goes well with white and wooden interior elements

Warm lilac wallpaper in the dining room is perfectly combined with white and wooden interior elements

When choosing a floor covering that is combined with lilac wallpaper, you should start from its shade, since the material does not play a big role. The tone of the floor should match the shade of the curtains as much as possible..

Lilac wallpaper: photo combinations with curtains

Curtains for lilac wallpaper should be selected mainly in light colors. It can be:

  • Classic curtains in light beige jacquard with a white floral pattern if you plan to complement the classic interior. They can be decorated with golden cord garters..
  • Lightweight curtains in organza (white or gold) or tulle, fringed or embroidered.

Delicate lilac wallpaper goes well with light curtains made of natural materials

Delicate lilac wallpaper goes well with light curtains made of natural materials

  • Blackout curtains of a simple shape made of coarse cotton or linen, fastened with eyelets or hinges. The canvas can be plain or with a pattern made in companion colors.

Unusual non-woven wallpaper imitating fabric goes well with curtains with an interesting print

Unusual non-woven wallpaper imitating fabric goes well with curtains with an interesting print

  • Black or graphite curtains made of glossy materials with shiny threads are perfect for a luxurious interior in dark colors with lilac wallpaper. In this case, you should definitely take care of additional illumination..

Lilac wallpaper: photo: heavy dark curtains look very harmonious in the interior with lilac wallpaper in pastel colors

Heavy dark curtains harmoniously look in the interior with lilac wallpaper in pastel colors

  • Light roman or roller blinds, blinds will add lightness, space.

When choosing the color of curtains suitable for lilac wallpaper, you should focus on the dominant shade and the amount of light entering the room. Too dark and dense curtains will “eat up” natural light, making the atmosphere gloomy. To avoid this, you should hang a central chandelier and several wall lamps, spot or hidden, around the perimeter of the room..

Bright living room in a private house with light lilac curtains

Bright living room in a private house with light lilac curtains

Correctly selected lilac-colored wallpapers will transform the interior, make it more comfortable and elegant. But, as in everything, you should know when to stop and not overdo it with such a capricious color, diluting it with contrasting accents. Then the situation will delight!