HomeThangs.com Has Introduced a Guide to Pantone's Color of the Year for 2014: Radiant Orchid

(PRWEB) January 27, 2014


HomeThangs.com – the Online Home Improvement Store – has made their goal to deliver the right product to the consumer. With that in mind, shopping and home design tips, as well as special product selections are being introduced.

Pantone’s color of the year for 2014 is Radiant Orchid. Meant to symbolize imagination, innovation, and creativity, this bright fuchsia purple is the vibrant, flowering answer to last year’s emerald green, and a fresh, vivid gem tone. HomeThangs.com has introduced a guide to a few of the best ways to incorporate the color into the home.

Small Decor Items

Last year’s emerald was a color that could easily be used to paint a whole room, or upholster a whole set of furniture, but Radiant Orchid works best in small doses. Practically speaking, that means that orchid is a VERY easy color to add to a room, because even a few small accessories – like orchid colored throw pillows, a blanket, seat cushions, or even an area rug – will really make the whole area pop.


Painting is generally the easiest way to add a fresh new color to a room, but again orchid is such an intense color that it probably shouldn’t be used for an entire room. Instead, use the color to draw the eye with smaller accents, like a small statement wall, or to paint the very back of a bookshelf or cabinet. This is a project that’s amazingly quick and simple to do, and will make everything on the shelves stand out spectacularly.


Many furniture manufacturers offer upholstery in Pantone’s really intense, vibrant fuchsia color. These vibrant pieces are great for offsetting a stark, gray scale modern d