Sky blue, robin’s egg blue, steel blue… We can name so many different shades of blue we love,the hard part is to choose the perfect one for our interior.
Blue is one of the most versatile decorating hues. From pale ice blue to deep indigo, blue decor is having a moment. Here’s how some of our favorite designers decorate with a whole range of watery hues.
Designer Meg Caswell continues the blue-gray cabinetry fronts on the refrigerator for a seamless look, while beautiful trim work and molding finish off the updated farmhouse look.
Designer Patty Malone used a Caesarstone tub surround, custom laminate tub facing by Terri Robison Design and a custom area rug to create a spa-like bathroom with a blue-gray backdrop.
Cabana stripe and solid blue fabrics were laminated before they were made into cushions in this family dining spot.
Sky blue and buttery yellow create a vintage vibe in this kitchen designed by Sarah Richardson. The pale blue island hue creates a striking-yet-soothing focal point.
ROBIN’S EGG BLUE
Just like the sky itself, this shade of aqua has a serene, calming presence. Pair it with soft orange accessories for a combination that will look just as at home by the shore as it does in the city. Design by Tobi Fairley
Lacquered blue cabinets and a mirrored backsplash make this an elegant spot to do laundry. This hue is subtle enough to fill a whole room without being too overpowering. Design by Jamie Herzlinger
Paired with soft gray grasscloth, creamy white bedding and a sparkling chandelier, this French-inspired bedroom looks like a high-end hotel suite. Design by Rebecca Driggs
Using one color for all of the patterned pillows makes it simple to mix sizes and shapes without making this bedroom too busy.
Cheerful blue walls create a relaxing canvas for this modern loft living room designed by Brian Patrick Flynn.
Designer Emily Henderson gave classic navy-and-white a modern twist by adding gold accent pieces, bold magenta and a low-slung aqua sofa to DesignLoveFest blogger Bri Emery’s living room.
Beach-blue walls, sea glass-inspired accessories and aqua upholstered dining chairs give this dining room a casual elegance.
A turquoise accent wall with an oversized sunburst mirror is the focal point of this tropical, midcentury apartment. Design by Gacek Design Group.
This watery bedroom proves that a high-end look can be had on the cheap. Designer Brian Patrick Flynn turned 6 yards of bargain fabric into a custom 7-foot-tall teal headboard, then matched the wall hue for a subtle, textured look.