From pale shades to navy dreams blue is not only a gorgeous, powerful color that makes a statement and is said to bring luck but it is also a beautiful color to decorate with. Even though it is an excellent color to decorate with it can be intimidating to most homeowners. In order to change that we have found easy ways that will help you want to add these watery hues to your home today. Here are a few ways on how to properly decorate with shades of blue.
Create a Bathroom Spa
One of the many things spas, all around the world have in common is most of their bathrooms have one or more shades of blue. The color blue is known for having a relaxing effect on many people because of the connection between blue elements such as the sky and the ocean. Add a spa feel by decorating your bathroom with blue accent items or painting a wall the color blue. Stick to pastels and light tones for a calming feel.
Add It to Your Kitchen Cabinets
Kitchen cabinets have come a long way from where they used to be when it comes to color. They typically were beige or white always. Now we are experimenting with color a lot more. Add a grayish blue shade to your kitchen cabinets for a softer taken on decorating with blue.
Bold Is Best in Pattern
Blue patterns are great because of how neutral they can turn out to be. Even though blue is a powerful color when it is mixed with other shades it takes a softer twist. Choose to add a bold patterned wallpaper in your living room or even have a patterned blue rug for a rich twist on a classic color scheme.
If you are in need of a color change in your bedroom consider the color blue. Lighter shades of blue work great with neutral furniture. Meanwhile darker shades pair great with dark furniture. The contrast helps create an expansive feel to the room.
Bring on the Cushions
A touch of blue can be fun, especially if you are working with a soft color palette. Add blue cushions to your dining table for a little-hidden twist that you will enjoy. They are easy to pair with other colors and will bring a vibrant take on a neutral dining table.
Touch of Vintage
One aspect the color blue is known for is having a vintage feel, especially if it is a lighter shade of blue. There is something very diner like when you use blue in your kitchen. Not only can it be used on your kitchen cabinets as stated above, but you can also use it for your kitchen island as well. Having a blue kitchen island will add a pop of color right where you need it.
Mix and Match
To many individuals, the color blue is considered a statement color. However, we consider it a “works well with an extensive amount of colors” type of color. The reason for this is blue can work well with almost every color in the palette including statement colors such as orange. Blue works beautifully when mixed with orange because it makes the orange shade stand out even more. Mix and match your shades of blue with accent shades of orange for a pop of boldness that does not change the look of your home instead it enhances it.
That’s right the color blue can also be glamorous. Pair powder blues with beige or gray to add a French twist in any room. This works especially well in a bedroom. The reason being when paired with soft neutral shades it creates a relaxing space that also feels rich and glamorous. Add a blue sitting bench to your bedroom for an extra dose of blue.
Go bold or go home when you are decorating with blue hues. Add a vibrant shade to a darker room to create a modern take. Consider turquoise walls paired with dark tones. This will add a cheerful wall into the space, giving you a focal point right on your walls.
Just a Hint
A blue sofa is the perfect hint of blue any room could use. It takes a classic color and makes it the main focus of the room. Pair it with boldly patterned cushions for a modern feel or pair it with neutral tones for a classic look that is still fun and memorable.
Many homeowners like the idea of decorating with shades of blue because it has a beach or nautical feel to it. Add a beachy vibe to your dining room by changing your chairs and getting blue ones. Blue dining table, chairs are the perfect addition to any simple table. It gives an elegant yet classic appeal.
Decorating with blue hues adds a little something extra to any bedroom. Let us know in the comments below how you plan on adding rich blue hues to your home.