Decorating With Color: Shop Plum and Wine Decorating Ideas for a Cozy Nest

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The latest rich hues of plums, wines and berries are a vibrant way to warm up your neutral space for the holidays. Image: Whiteline Designs

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Plum or wine has many names — aubergine, currant, merlot, deep cranberry, burgundy, eggplant, berry and plum spice. The latest fashionable version is a combo of the darker, traditional colors — with a bright, bold, berry twist.

Decorating with color that’s bold and rich is a great way to transform a room fast. Why not try adding these new, sumptuous hues to your space to warm and cozify your nest for the holidays?

Burgundy and purple take cues from berries and your favorite red wine in the latest hues of wines and plum. Image: Better Homes and Garden

You can’t go wrong when you add some wine color accents to your space. The shade works beautifully with neutrals such as greys, tans, beiges and whites. Wanna go pro? Mix and match deep plums with technicolor berries, reds and oranges. Check out these tips and products for decorating with color and give some a try.

How to decorate with color in the bedroom

Add some spice to your cool, mid-century modern bedroom with plum and wine accents. Image: Blink.Is Design

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Want to add plums and wines to your bedding? Use a duvet cover, throw pillows, a throw blanket and rug. Don’t forget to layer textures and patterns. Images: Jessica Lagrange Interiors

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Rich berry, plum and wine color lighting ideas

A beautifully classic mid-century modern kitchen gets a twist of personality with plum blown glass pendants. Image: Becki and Chris

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Add a vibrant plum or wine color rug

A bright berry plum area rug adds life to this modern indigo living room. Image: Callwey

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Living room ideas featuring plum hues

Home accents like patterned throw pillows and throw blankets can be swapped out as seasons change, while the main investment pieces remain neutral. Image: Alykhan Velji Designs

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You don’t need to add a lot of color to make a big impact. As in this living room, some throw pillows, flowers and an accent chaise is just enough. Image: MidCity Lofts

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Warm up a bathroom with wine and berry tones

Porcelain, tiles and steel fixtures give a bathroom a cold feeling. Why not add some warmth and intimacy to the space with rich wine hues and bright berry accents? Image: Agata Winer

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Spice up your dining room

Supple merlot-color leather dining chairs add a unique look to this contemporary dining space. Image: AGSIA Design Group

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Layer berry colors in your neutral space

A rich, berry shade wallpaper or paint color as a bookcase backdrop is a good way to add panels of color to a space. Image: MidCity Lofts

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There are many ways to use rich plum and wine colors in your home with decor that includes lighting, pillows, accent furniture, vases and curtains. Images: Amanda Nisbet Design, Rizzoli, California Home Design

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