Color Inspiration: Decorating with Blue and White

Cottage Hill Comforter Set at Schneiderman's Furniture
Inspiration in Blue

When someone says the words “decorating with blue and white”, each of us will have an image that pops into our mind – most likely based on our personal design preferences or experiences.

Those images won’t all be alike, and that’s the great thing about blue and white (or any color scheme, for that matter) – there’s more than one way to spin it.

Here are 5 blue and white looks that we’re loving right now:

Clean and simple.

Pair white walls with a neutral sofa and chair with clean, modern lines. Simple indigo and white accents keep the look fresh and light.

modern gray living room with blue and white
SHOP THIS LOOK:  
sofa | matching chair | cocktail ottoman

Just a hint.

Go neutral with white textured brick walls and furniture with a soft gray wash complimented by white chairs. A large piece of canvas art lends the perfect subtle touch of blue to the space.

Soft and mellow blues in this artwork add just the right hint of color to this fresh blue and white dining room
SHOP THIS LOOK:
table | bench | white chairs | buffet

Warm it up.

Whites don’t necessarily need to be bright or crisp. Use warm whites complimented with interesting blue and white patterns for a softer, more traditional, look.

Transitional living room in blue and white. The settee adds an unexpected twist, and I love that pattern!
SHOP THIS LOOK:
sofa | settee | chair

Commit to blue.

Most of the time we think neutral when it comes to sofas, but when you stop to realize how many colors can be paired with blue you quickly realize that it can act as a “neutral” as well.

Our Janet sectional proves that it can be a wise choice. Pair it with the Grayson Swivel Chair for a geometric spin on blue and white.

Perfect pieces to jumpstart a blue and white color scheme - blue sectional with reversible chaise and fun geometric swivel chai
SHOP THIS LOOK:
sectional | chair | nesting cocktail tables

A pop of blue and white pattern.

Of course, we know that blue is trending, and so is white, but did you know that florals are making a comeback?

An accent chair or some pillows can be a fun way to add some floral personality to your blue and white space.

Add an accent chair with in a bold blue and white pattern to punch up your bedroom design
SHOP THIS LOOK:
chair |nightstand | bed

Are you a fan of blue and white? If not, what is your favorite color to decorate with?

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2 Responses to Color Inspiration: Decorating with Blue and White

  1. Bryan May 21, 2016 at 3:29 pm #

    Love the simplicity behined all these ideas. I think it’s easy for people to forget how neutral of a color Blue actually is. Oh, and I’m in LOVE with the Ikat pattern chair—sassy and lots of fun!

    • PK May 23, 2016 at 2:01 pm #

      Thank you Bryan!

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