Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Best Paint Colors for Your Home: LIGHT BLUES

via Remodelaholic by Remodelaholic on 11/24/12

It's time for another edition of Remodelaholic's Color Files.  Today, I'm featuring some of the best paint colors for walls and furnishings that are in the lightest shades of blue.  Blue is one of nature's favorite colors, appearing more in the great outdoors than any other color.
Blue Nature Collage
Blue is the ultimate "cool" color when it comes to color temperatures.  Light blue is considered to be one of the most calming colors, making it a favorite for bedrooms.  It's also a color that marketing gurus have determined to be the one that gives the best impression of being clean, which means it's a great choice for hardworking rooms like kitchens, laundry rooms, and bathrooms.   Some of the very lightest shades of blue are considered to be neutrals in home d├ęcor, since these work really well paired up with just about any other color.  And light blue is one of those pale colors that, when painted on the walls, can actually make small rooms look bigger.
I hope you'll find some inspiration in this collection of light blue paint colors being used in real rooms.  Already got a favorite hue of baby blue?  Share it with us in the comments!
Light Blue Paint Pin Pic

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Sauna by Valspar at All Things Thrifty
Sauna by Valspar at All Things Thrifty

Languid Blue by Sherwin Williams at Houzz

Makaha by Pratt & Lambert at House of Turquoise

Jade by Krylon at Tales of a Golf Gal
Jade by Krylon at Tales of a Golf Gal

Sleepy Blue by Sherwin Williams at Houzz

Rainwashed by Sherwin Williams at Simplify

Morning Jog by Valspar at Delorme Designs

Palladian Blue by Benjamin Moore at 6th Street Design School

Crystal Blue by Valspar at Blissfully Ever After

Ocean Breeze by Krylon at Classy Clutter

Icy Teal by Glidden at Design O.C.D.

Baby Blue Blue by Sherwin Williams at The Farmer's Nest

Tidewater Blue by Sherwin Williams from Houzz

This post's featured picture from Better Homes & Gardens
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