The Color Purple

By on December 8, 2014

The Color PurpleThe Color Purple — Noble, Creative, Spiritual!

Baby Boomer Know How…

Choose the Mood—Selecting Colors for Your Home and Office

Colors cause an emotional response, impact mood, and even have healing powers.

Carefully choosing paint, wall hangings, and accessories based on color characteristics will help you create exactly the mood you desire for any room in your home or office.

In this series, Boomers Know How will look at what colors mean, and how various colors influence our lives.

Part Six: The Color Purple — Noble, Creative, Spiritual

Deep purple is associated with nobility, luxury and wealth. Purple is distinguished and commands respect. It was the favorite color of Egypt’s Cleopatra.

The color purple stimulates the imagination and encourages deep thought. It is the color of creativity.

Purple is a very spiritual color. It signifies morality and high standards. Purple is a prominent color for the church seasons of advent and lent.

Purple will support the practice of meditation and bring harmony and balance to the mind.

Color therapists use purple to lower blood pressure, and to detoxify the body.

Purple is an unusual color that possesses both warm and cool properties. Strong-willed leaders see purple as representing ambition and courage, yet it is also a color related to benevolence.

Introduce the color purple into your home where you want:

  • To create a rich, luxurious environment
  • To promote relaxation and peace of mind
  • To inspire spirituality
  • To suggest a sense of acceptance, caring and understanding

In work environments purple:

  • Will boost creativity and stimulate ideas
  • Signifies wealth and success
  • Encourages ambition
  • Symbolizes leadership

Take a moment to look at the color purple in the image used to illustrate this article. How does it make you feel? Use your reactions and feelings as a guideline to where and when you use the color purple.

Part One: The Color Blue—Calm and Comforting is available HERE.

Part Two: The Color Gold—Good Health, Confidence, and Willpower is available HERE.

Part Three: The Color Pink—Love, Romance, Tenderness, and Hope is available HERE.

Part Four: The Color Green—Tranquility and Harmony is available HERE.

Part Five: The Color Orange—Flamboyant, Warm, Jovial is available HERE.

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