The Color Story: Magenta


Magenta. It’s one of the colors your printer screams about needing more of since it is one of the four colors an inkjet printer uses! 😂 Magenta also falls directly in the middle of red and blue on a few color wheels. this should make sense as it is a shade of purple. Take a look at some facts we found and then we will show you our favorite ways magenta is used today!

Magenta fun facts: 

  • It was patented in 1859
  • Originally called fuschine
  • renamed in 1859 after the Battle Of Magenta
  • Magenta is an Italian town in the Lombardy region


#1: Tufted throw pillow

This amazing magenta pillow goes well with any neutral or vibrant-colored sofa. you could easily use it on a grey couch or even a bright yellow one!


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#2: Rugs

Rugs are a great way to bring in a vibrant color without overtaking the whole room. This one below is a perfect example!


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#3: Napkins

When jazzing up your space for a dinner party, think about adding magenta napkins to the mix! It will add an unexpected touch and match well with many other shades.

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Want to paint an accent wall, a whole room, or a front door magenta? Here are our picks! 

Dulux Magenta Limit

Behr Hot Pink

Glidden Magenta



Ready to find a house to paint magenta? Text us to get started! 


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