decorating with blue
Ten more reasons to fall hard for this go-to classic.
Published Jun 15, 2014 4:00 PM
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Forget about pastels. Welcome a strong navy wall that’s a sophisticated update to traditional baby blue.
Rich blue walls paired with fashion illustrations nail a sweet spot between masculine and feminine styles.
Modern turquoise accents add zing to an antiques-inspired room.
When contrasted with pops of bright color, rich navy walls transform a bedroom into a stylish hideaway.
Many of us jump for the all-white subway tiles in the bathroom. What about adding some color? A blue-and-white color scheme is timeless and fresh.
A royal blue rug gives depth to classic khaki, brown, and white. Take it one step further and add a small dose of deep red into the mix for a foolproof, understated color palette.
Don’t be afraid to mix different tones in the same color family. Combining several variations of your favorite hue is a modern (and easy) way to decorate.
A cotton candy-blue door welcomes happy energy to an entryway.
Blue doesn’t have to be loud. A hue like this one with gray undertones is a soothing, sophisticated choice for an office or bedroom.
If you can’t get enough of a certain shade of blue, why not repeat it on every surface? Just make sure to vary the textures of the matching pieces so the look reads rich, not flat.