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Cooking With Color: When to Use Blue in the Kitchen
Keep your cool. We show you when to nosh around navy or try a taste of turquoise so you can stay relaxed while finishing your kitchen
"using blue in the kitchen: We humans have evolved to see blue as an appetite suppressant... kitchen with blue. Whether you opt for a fun watery turquoise or a more formal deep and... sources are blue and the many toxic things that sport the hue. Depending on just how much... these blue paint suggestions and ideas on how to incorporate the color into your... white and blue china, Japanese cobalt blue and gold vases, blue glassware... blue looks..."
Front and Center Color: When to Paint Your Door Blue
Who knew having the blues could be so fun? These 8 exterior color palettes celebrate sunny-day skies to electric nights
"having the blues could be so fun? These 8 exterior color palettes celebrate sunny-day... reason blue is often cited as a favorite color. It reminds us of the sky and the sea... door. Blue front doors are a bit unusual in that you don't see them as often as other... incorporate a blue front door for your own home.... front door blue! Blue is for sure a great color! My front door is blue due to Feng Shui... either grey blue or light blue or taupe. I need to decide between teal or cobalt blue Shelter..."
Dreaming in Color: 10 Beautiful Blue Bedrooms
"see why blue can be the perfect hue in your bedroom... turn to blue. Soft blues with a touch of green or gray remind us of the sea and sky... transcendent blue bedrooms on Houzz along with some tips for how to use blue in your own... Bolder blues such as aqua, turquoise and cobalt have a fun, youthful vibrancy and... with zero blue in my house. No blue bedroom but I love blue glass. I use it in my mosaics... costa rica blue Would be nice if photos had paint colors Greek blues with sea and sky..."
Nature’s Color Wisdom: Lessons on Blue From the Great Outdoors
"find a blue to match any taste and mood... soothing (ice blue) or dramatic (midnight). Let’s look at blue through the lens of nature... Blue surrounds us more than any other color, making it easy to love and use — it’s... pair of blue jeans), is a favorite of both men and women, and can match any mood, from... straight blues or blue-green-blues for 80% of the blues you use in a room, and then the pop... straight blue undertone, and blue-gray will often clash with blue-green unless you get..."
It’s Meant to Be: 10 Ways With Blue and White
Bring the energy and cheer of this classic duo to rooms with a splash of accessories or an all-out color wave
"Blue and white are meant to be together — just think of blue skies with white, puffy... contemporary, blue and white always works. Here are 10 ways to introduce a blue and white... dusty/muted blues or turquoise instead of my beloved "true" blues. Blue/white fabrics/... accent of blue walls in a spare room. We use different shades of blue throughout. Lake... y mix blue, white and a little yellow in one of our kitchen projects. Blue is also..."
Blues Blaze Into Fashion for Fall 2012
Sashaying down designer runways and sported by trendy home interiors, this cool hue is looking to be way hot this fall
"Olympian Blue (think of the blue on the Greek flag) one of this season's top hues. And... peacock blue and teal — deep, watery blues that have a touch of green in them — on... k for blue as one of the handful of colors touted as "in" this fall. Pantone, a company... these hip blue colors into your decor. Ideas for fall's hottest oranges... adding blue to complement the blue of the pool and the blue of the Mexican-tiled moroccan..."
Renovation Detail: The Blue Porch Ceiling
Ghostly legends spurred the Haint Blue porch ceiling trend in the South, but you can pick this color just because it's pretty
"Haint Blue porch ceiling trend in the South, but you can pick this color just because... color blue, blue exterior home accents were dubbed Haint Blue. Even as the ghost... ceiling blue. Blue painted ceilings can be found on porches across America, often... ceilings blue as a bug repellent. It's said that insects won't nest on blue ceilings... say the blue porch ceiling was born in South Carolina, where a group of African descendants..."
Color Feast: Yes, You Can Use Blue in the Dining Room
"beautiful blues in your home's dining spaces; here's how to make it work... To make blue work, you need to find ways to warm it up. Read on to see my blue paint... examples of blue dining rooms, along with tips on how to use blue in your own dining space... oft-overlooked blue hue for dining spaces. Now there are some legitimate reasons why people... incorporating blue into their dining room color palette — it's thought to be an appetite..."
Kitchen Color: 15 Beautiful Blue Backsplashes
"Blue is the new cool kid on the backsplash block, showing up in shades from pale... turn to blue. Blue kitchens are, er, red hot right now. After years of our being advised... not use blue in a kitchen (it’s thought to be appetite suppressing), cool shades of... the many blue backsplash options, along with a few tips for working the color into your... I love blue so much I'm installing a blue 48" range (RAL Color 5001 Green Blue) and..."
Room of the Day: Deep Blue Proves a Hot Hue
"into the blues again in interior design, but this time the popular color is more ocean... abyss than blue sky. The current twist is that designers are painting entire walls in... it dark blue very similar to this blue, and let me tell you what a difference. Looks... long for blue! But we'd had blue in some form or other for fifteen years, and when... about that blue..... I have always loved blue. for me I need some color..it makes me happy..."
Color Guide: How to Use Light Blue
"or baby blue, this ultratraditional color lends fresh-faced appeal... light blue goes by many names: baby blue, powder blue, angel blue. Whatever you call... light blues are true blues without the obvious yellows and greens in turquoise and... Light blue, in its many variations, is one of the most classic decorating colors... light blue is calming and easy on the eye. It's the color of a spring sky and clear... light blue can be used as a neutral backdrop for eclectic, midcentury-inspired and..."
My Blue Heaven: New Reasons to Love the Color of Sea and Sky
Derived from gems, worn by royalty and loved the world over, blue has a past as deep as the midnight sky
"over, blue has a past as deep as the midnight sky... Blue is a go-to color. Almost everyone likes it, and with good reason. Blue makes... drawings. Blue developed over time, a shade at a time. A little history might give you... Turkey, the Blue Mosque has a ceiling of heavenly blue tiles. They are breathtaking! The... shades of blue and white. Interesting how a pale lavender blue can be calm, cool, collected... intense blues are so passionate. I love traditional pale blue and white or cream in..."
Catch a Splash of Ocean Blue This Summer
Dip a toe into cobalt or take on turquoise at full blast for rooms that soothe, energize and feel as breezy as the beach
"color is blue, sky blue, ocean blue, true blue, but for some reason I seem to be allergic... robins egg blue. I still say I love pink. my bathroom is white and blue too. blue... ocean blues. I painted my bedroom walls Tiffany blue...it makes me smile every time... ocean blues: The Aegean room with several different shades of blue and the red end... lovely blues remind me of our Bahamian Islands and the many shades of blue which surround..."
How to Pick the Right Blue Paint
"people say blue is their favorite color. In order to appreciate blue's popularity, you... Although blue can be a great hue for your home, certain blues (or too much of them)... with how blue typically makes one feel — refreshed, tranquil, serene — and you have... vibrant blues can be too stimulating. To avoid both, I'm sharing a few tips to help... the best blue for you. More: Find the Right White Paint... for my blue bedroom.!! :) Blues, love it but hate picking out the right shade...."
Bathed in Color: When to Use Blue in the Bath
"or navy blue — just be aware that darker blues can make a space appear smaller and... favorite blue hues for bathrooms, along with 11 eye-catching blue bathrooms to inspire... Blue hues that remind us of the sea and sky can provide instant relief from life’s... by baby blue, I suggest picking a shade that has a bit of gray or green in it. For... Pairing blue with shades of white or gray will give you a cool, contemporary look...."