Blue Walls Are Not Only for the Boys’ Room

These rooms prove that feeling blue isn’t such a bad thing. From deep nautical to bright and breezy, there are blues that work well for all rooms. One of the great colors that doesn’t really clash with any other, blue can be both calming or dramatic, cute or sophisticated depending on how you do it.

Here’s a round up of some gorgeous blue hued walls to get you singing hallelujah for the blues.

Sweet Dreams Are Made of This

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Bold and blue, this bedroom was designed with such precision to detail that the wood panels were measured to make sure that the sconces would align perfectly in the middle of the boards.

 

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A rental home full of flavor, this bedroom is one of the fab features from this home tour with a home decor designer and DIY enthusiast. From floor to ceiling there are some lovely and familiar hints, from the handmade macrame to the elephant bedside lamp – a triumphant piece of decor.

 

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These dark walls are further encouraged by the use of blue textiles and decor, too. Even the wild rainforest wallpaper in this Lyon apartment speaks to the dark side of the color palette, giving the room a depth and playful richness with its eclectic look.

 

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Silvery blues reflect those travel memories of beaches and rippling lagoons, which is perfect for this bedroom inspired by Japanese textiles and architecture.

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Work and Play

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From wall to ceiling, the dusky blue shades in this apartment are kept warm by the daily burst of sunlight. The quiet corner area of the apartment is the perfect spot for sundowners.

 

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This blue wall is covered in Niagara, one of the trending Pantone colors touted as being pretty hot this year, along with Riverside and Greenery.

 

Accents and Hues

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Maybe it was a bit cheeky to include this image in a round up of blue walls, but these blue doors are hung high enough to almost blend in with the wall, and they look like a gallery in the study of blue. This is from an apartment in Lisbon where the home has one elongated room to make use of light from either side of the building.

 

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Accent colors for the kitchen add a splash of color without taking it too far. If you’re not sure about painting the whole kitchen one color, do consider adding an accent.

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Sophisticated Setting

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The dark blue walls look so good with metallic finishes, tan and teal! It’s a grown up living room for moody sophistication.

 

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Blue’s complementary color is orange, which means they are on the opposite side of each other on the color wheel. When the two are placed together they can really pop! This 60s inspired mid century modern room is really something to see, pairing the slightly more turquoise blue with the richer cobalt blue, you have some lovely deep hues that really zing with the yellows and oranges of the room.

 

Family Friendly

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With the warm colors of the floor, the dark blue of the far wall creates a gorgeous accent feature. It shows that blue can be quite versatile, as there are very few colors that it will really clash with.

 

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The entrance area invites you to step into a calm environment. Pair with potted plants and create a gallery of your favorite images.

 

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Are you ready to give bold blue walls a go? If you just want to add a few accent colors, maybe you could just pick a few core pieces.

Leave a comment below if you think blue walls are the next best thing, or do they just leave you feeling blue?