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Hot Color Combo: Cool Blues and Warm Brass
It's trending all over, but navy or royal blue with brass or gold just also might become a new classic pairing
"royal blue with brass or gold just also might become a new classic pairing... Deep blues are classic. Think pea coats, blue jeans and the late-evening sky. Brass... royal blues paired with warm metals like brass, copper and gold. You've probably... right blue, the look is sophisticated and undeniably chic. Below you'll find a dozen... work with blues and brass, from the kitchen to the living room and everywhere in between..."
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..."
Color: Dressing Up With Navy Blue
"Navy blue is re-emerging as a popular color in mainstream home decor — but not as... of navy blue are making rooms feel more dramatic and luxurious. You can also get this... using navy blue in your upholstery, fabrics, and painted furniture finishes. Its rich... add navy blue to your furnishings.... What's the blue wall color in the top photo? I have navy blue sofas and I'm trying to... chairs navy blue and this ideabook gave me some ideas thanks! These are awesome! Blue is..."
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..."
Wedgwood Blue Returns
Last seen in the '80s, classic Wedgwood blue deserves a comeback in today's homes. Here's how to take it in a new direction
"Wedgwood blue deserves a comeback in today's homes. Here's how to take it in a new direction... Wedgwood blue. It fell in with the wrong crowd in the 1980s, and it's still trying to... dusty blue is a hot paint color for 2012. And because Wedgwood is just a short jaunt... true! Blue is my favorite! Wow, I've never heard that about the blue ceiling keeping... loved blue. My absolute fav. I love blue and white or antique white together and..."
Color Guide: How to Use Navy Blue
"steadfast navy blue can ground a room, but it still knows how to have a good time... darkest blue and in its true form appears almost black. It gets its name from the uniforms... the navy blue with the gorgeous teal sofa. I don't like mixing turquoise and blue.... about blue in east facing room; I have heard blue should be in south or west facing... love navy blue color!! Of course, am a sailor ;)! What color blue paint is this by Benjamin..."
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..."
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... color of sofa and leather, maybe can try some fabric cover sofa or rattan sofa. Good... 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..."
In the Navy: What's New With This Dark Blue
Quietly powerful and always classic, navy blue can help rooms from casual contemporary to elegant traditional make a statement
"navy blue can help rooms from casual contemporary to elegant traditional make a... Navy blue is one of those colors that gets a lot of respect — even from those who... Navy blue typically conjures up feelings of dependability, power and authority.... the navy blue paint, my master bedroom is blue with Tommy bahama bedding in cream tones... sectional sofa and swivel chair that really work well with it. I'm wondering though,..."
Marine Blue Washes Ashore
Straight from the ocean waves, this deep, dramatic blue makes a perfect partner for landlocked interiors
"dramatic blue makes a perfect partner for landlocked interiors... marine blue is drawn from naval uniforms and ocean depths, and it's a cornerstone... marine blue is versatile, handsome and always in good taste, whether it takes the... grey/ blue ( sky blue) walls and painted bisque cabinets with black appliances and... sofa and intense marine blue on the walls and ottoman. Nuanced, striated blue tiles... orange and blue. A delightful marine-blue background adds richness and depth to this recessed..."
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..."
Room of the Day: Wrapped in Blues and Silvery Hues
Chic and comfortable, this coastal Rhode Island living room honors its classic architecture but keeps things fresh with a cool palette
"! The blue and brass family room and now soft blue and silver!!! Wow, it's all I... shades of blue and white. Beautiful! Nicely done! The rooms are beautiful . A little... color blue in their design and I must say each and everyone of them are simply stunning... between the sofa and the chairs. But then, tall displays that block peoples' views of each... Adore the blue and it's not overpowering either. Works so well with the styling. *Hannah..."
Great Combinations: Blue and Brown
"and sky, blue and brown is a popular color combination in home decorating today. It... to be a blue and brown room that appeals to everyone. Check out this collection of... suit and blue socks or a blue suit and brown socks. Just doesn't seem right, somehow... wearing blue socks with his brown suite, but rather a perfectly tailored blue shirt... used a blue that leaned towards the sea green/blue and alternate that with a more..."
Guest Picks: Winter Blues
"winter blues at bay with these cool, calming blue picks for every room in the house... color blue into your decorating scheme evokes that calm, serene feel. Blue can blend... trends, but blue remains steadfast and classic. Embrace the blues this winter season with... incarnations, blue will forever be on the top of my list... The Blue Bird pillow is on sale... Blue, brown, gray and white are my classic go to colors for decorating. We're in..."
Saturated Color: Peacock Blues
"peacock blue, if you're not into the whole brevity thing) has remained my favorite... better blue in my office - a deep periwinkle. That is my current blue crush. I love... peacock blue reigns. Peacock Blue is a punctuation mark in an environment. Selection... love teal blue, you should really check out the peacock blue rug at Z Gallerie. Pair... beautiful blues, lovely Can someone tell my the name of a good peacock blue? Brand? I..."