Blue brings to mind a beautiful sky in summer and the calmness of a still turquoise sea.
Its coolness helps people relax and take life at a more leisurely pace.
Blue is one of the easiest colors to decorate with. Blue will appeal to a wide range of people because it is a calm and relaxing color.
In Feng Shui, blue corresponds to the water element. This element connects to flowing water, so if you place a water feature in a water room, you are balancing the existing energies there. Water is a support for the career area of your home. Water is also a also seen as a positive activator that can help accumulate wealth, increasing your prosperity, as it is always moving positive Chi energy around the home.
Blue is a soothing color. Emotionally, it can help release tensions and help you unwind.
You might not want to use Blue in an already cold space, because it will tend to cool a room even more. You also may not want to use it in a room without much natural light as darker shades of blue can sometimes feel depressing and gloomy.
Blue accommodates very well with Browns as this color is much warmer and balances the coolness of the blue creating a better balance. Blue and Brown make a perfect color combination for a sophisticated office or living room design.
White is also a good color to use with Blue. It will give a very fresh and clean look to any room. You think summer house holidays with this refreshing combination of colors…
Ever wondered how many shades of blue existed?
Well...there are many... some of the most used are: Azure blue, Indigo blue, Cyan blue, Turquoise blue, Teal blue, Navy blue, Sapphire blue, Steel Blue, Midnight Blue, Ultramarine blue, Baby blue...
Beautiful combination cyan blue with red accessories in this comfortable living room- Toby Fairley
From Cyan and sapphire blue velvet pillows to Turquoise grasscloth wallpaper walls, sky blue sofa and modern striped blue curtains ... A beautiful way to mix blues using different textures - Elle Decor
Dreamy blue for this relaxing bedroom- Brian McKarty
Softness and simplicity with this clean line baby blue daybed- Austin Harrelson
Have you used blue paint in your home? What kind of blue have your used? Do you think that you are likely to use blue in your home in the near future? If so please let me know about it by leaving a comment!