39 Palladian Blue Stories
Cool Color Palettes: Enviable Green and Blue Spaces
Freshen up tired interiors with dewy to inky hues that harmonize even as they help each other stand out
"green and blue hues in homes. That’s because while they don’t scream autumn, they do... because blue and green are adjacent on the color wheel. They blend and harmonize well... afraid Palladian Blue would be more blue than aqua, but in the test on the wall in... Roadster Blue is very similar to the Sherwin Williams Pool House blue we painted our... green and blue colour scheme. Walls are BM CC-560 Rain Tree. I love green and blue together..."
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..."
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... royal blue. thanks! Benjamin Moore's Historical Colour Palladian Blue is a most beautiful..."
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..."
10 Reasons to Use Sky Blue
This versatile color can look fresh or timeless, beachy or polished. Check out ways to use sky blue indoors and out
"use sky blue indoors and out... about sky blue? From a home’s exterior to ceilings, bedrooms, kitchens and more, sky... sky blue can bring a light touch to any room in the house. Here are 10 reasons to try... versatile sky blue in your next decorating project.... of sky blue. Blue is not my go-to color but Palladian Blue by Ben Moore is the best... wedgewood blue. The carpets were ice blue, tile was light gray with blue grout. Light..."
Duck Egg Blue, the Friendliest Color Around
This appealing hue transcends trends, spans styles and gets along with many other colors. Could it be right for one of your rooms?
"Duck egg blue is one of them. Equally at home in a country kitchen, an elegant French... these soft blues for wall color and accessories. I lived in a robin's egg blue room many... duckegg blues. I love all of it and have darker blues in the study and also in throw... Moore's Palladian Blue is very versatile and just lovely. I used it my MBR with White... strong blue until this Farrow & Ball one came along. I love soft blue and used..."
Get a Soft Spot for Sea-Glass Green
Soften a room's look by washing its walls in this delightfully airy shade, no sand in your shoes required
"Moore's Palladian Blue HC-144 and Sherwin-Williams' Sea Salt 6204 — as 2013's top interior... combines the blue of the sky, the green of the ocean and the opalescence of a pearl. A... Moore "Palladian Blue". I love to use Palladian Blue on porch ceilings too! Supposedly... loved Palladian Blue, Whythe Blue, and anything blue/gray/green. That Pantone dicate... lavender and blue; I like change but the color endures! I have Palladian Blue in my daughter's..."
Pick-a-Paint Help: How to Create a Whole-House Color Palette
Don't be daunted. With these strategies, building a cohesive palette for your entire home is less difficult than it seems
"Wythe Blue. I used BM Palladian Blue and Woodlawn Blue in other rooms as the light... these blues with complimentary color scheme out there. I used Palladian Blue on... periwinkle (blue/violet) and aqua (blue/green) are split complementary colors to the yellow... painted Palladian Blue to bring that color down into the living area and to minimize... grey/blue living room and bedroom carpeting, medium gray kitchen counters, white..."
Heads-Up Hues: 10 Bold Ceiling Colors
Visually raise or lower a ceiling, or just add an eyeful of interest, with paint from splashy to soothing
"ceilings blue. Houzzers helped me learn about Haint blue and narrow down a couple paint... light blue ceilings. We have been using tints of blue for over 25 years to imitate... the pale blue bedroom and a rich blue powder room! We looked at the same model down... aqua or palladian blue ceiling somewhere. I don't like a lot of eye-catching... example, Palladian blue is one of my favorites, but you may find that on a ceiling it..."
Add Excitement With Vibrant Ceiling Color
"in BM- Palladian Blue and walls in BM-White Down. My cabinetry is going to be the... is BM Palladian blue. This is the foyer. I was looking for something to make my beach... go for blue. What sheen should be used on ceilings? Love painted ceilings. I used... ceiling, blue, with a white gray on walls. Made the space appear larger. I liked them... color blue for their bedroom get on average more hours of sleep per night than people..."
Kitchen Counters: Stunning, Easy-Care Engineered Quartz
There's a lot to like about this durable blend of quartz and resin for kitchen countertops, and the downsides are minimal
"cabinets, and Palladian Blue Benjamin Moore walls. Also considering Princess White quartzite... bits of blue. One question -- can you use granite spray on it, like Method Granite... as the blue dis-colored our clear caulk. Have also used Clorox wipes in the kitchen... selected pale blue subway tile for the backsplash and our floors are pine. We are thinking... using Mari Blue granite for the island. Here is my question -- we love the appearance..."
Georgian-Inspired Elegance Lives on in Today's Homes
Classical design from a bygone era gives today's homes beautiful proportions, subtle color palettes and decorative architectural features
"Italian Palladian and Pompeian ornamental details. They had light rooms with beautiful... of soft blues, dusky pinks, pale grays and whites. This era has even inspired whole... love that blue color though, but it doesn't belong in that house. Thank you all for your... Wedgewood blue. You can see this classic scheme here in a beautiful room with Georgian-style..."
I'll Have the Same: How to Design With Monochromatic Color
Indulge the eye, offer a break from visual chaos and make decorating easier with single-color rooms in any shade you like
"to BM Palladian Blue. So easy and yet looks so striking. I have painted the entire... a say blue skirt with a slightly different tone blue top..I teased the hell out of... going blue and white), I'm using the white as a clean, fresh start, a blank canvas... tions/blue/products/living-room-wall-design-22 These pictures reinforce our childhood... color blue, and pink. Now it is back in style. What was a gross interior at one..."
How to Choose an Awesome Area Rug No Matter What Your Space
High use, a low door, kids and pets running amok — whatever your area endures, this insight will help you find the right rug for it
"have one blue Kilim and one blue Persian and they'd look fantastic together. The mixing... painted BM Palladian Blue and I'm considering going with an orange or coral accent color... rug in blue. Should I just get 2? I'm stressing about what to do. I'm not sure what... bedrooms have blue-tone paint, living room, halls and great room - different shades of gray... grayish blue rug with the beige and brown furniture! It's the 4th picture. Could you..."
Nature’s Color Wisdom: Lessons on Green From the Great Outdoors
"room is Palladian Blue--which is green to me--which is also nice but with less presence... vibrant blue-green living room walls (great for conversation) a calming celadon green... shouldn't have blue in it, sage green shouldn't be frosty/bright. But people see colors... peacock blue iridescent stone in the granite. Very pretty and organic. HELLO! Laura..."