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Decorating with Blue

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Colors are highly functional. It can make a room appear larger,  cooler or warmer. Colors in the shade of blue have calming effects and can soothe those exposed to it. Some even say that blue colors help re-energize bodies and souls. Let’s give a run-down on the effects, or claimed effects, of some colors.

At the beginning of the year, Pantone unveiled its Color of the Year for 2020 was Classic Blue.

From pale blue to navy blue is not only gorgeous, it represents calmness, creates physiological tranquility and psychological contentment. Using it in your home emits a vibe of balance and harmony, of a settled, united, and secure living space. Decorating with blue brings a fresh and timeless feeling to your home.

A favorite way to use blue is to pair it with bright-white for a clean, classic look.

Decorators often like warm blues in the living room, kitchen, bedroom or the dining room.

Wondering how to decorate with blue? Adding color to a room doesn’t have to involve paint.  Decorating with blue can be as easy as adding a rug, accent pillows, wall decor or accessories in the shade of blue to your space.

If your interior is mostly shades of blue, then you need furniture in colors such as white, grey, cream, beige, greige, or leather brown.

Wondering what colors match with blue?

Light blue looks great with yellow, grey, dark blue, and pink.
Dark blue looks great with colors such as red, white, ivory, sand, orange, yellow, and emerald green and black.

Remember, blue is a cool color, and it will work well with almost all other cool colors. Using color combinations like these will give your room a sense of stability and calm.

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