01/01/2014 09:20 am ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

How To Use Radiant Orchid In Your Home

Country Living

A harmony of fuchsia and purple with pink undertones, radiant orchid, Pantone's 2014 color of the year, is a surprisingly versatile modern hue. "We are beginning to embrace bold paint colors in the home for accent walls or to revamp key furniture pieces," says Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute.

Start the new year off with a jolt—of color.

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