purple is historically a regal color used in tapestries and garments to denote nobility. it is a rich and regal color; and today we do not need to be royals to wear it! not a neutral, but yet not as bold as a pink or red, it still has the vibe of a rich and "fun" color to use.
this rich, violet-magenta on the walls adds intensity and energy to this room.
in feng shui, purple is associated with the wealth corner of the bagua map. purple, and any shades of it, placed in your space or even worn as clothing can invoke the power to attract and increase wealth and prosperity. effective implementation requires life alignment, mind, spirit, and body alignment, and an intention that is clear as day. remember how powerful your thoughts are and how fast energy moves.
use lavender and shades of it to invoke a calming atmosphere.
using a purple african violet is an easy way to bring purple into your space if you want to avoid painting a wall or room purple or your budget doesn't allow for bigger purchases. happy tuesday and happy ch'i. ~dana