The Blue and White Living Room: Soothing and Serene

 

There’s something clean and crisp about blues and whites or blues and creams for decorating a space.  One of the living areas in one of the houses I’m working on is going to be in the creams and blues and it got me thinking about just what a fun color combination this is.

DECORATING WITH CREAM AND BLUE

Here’s a soft, soothing space using soft powder blue with cream.  Isn’t it peaceful looking?  Just looking at it relaxes me.

DECORATING WITH BLUE AND WHITE

This is a brighter blue, but look how crisp and clean this space looks.  The navy walls with the cream drapes sets the tone.  And no other color in the room except for the green chair.  Traditional, fresh and fun.

DECORATING WITH BLUE AND WHITE

Turquoise blue like the pic’s above and below – another great choice of color.  Clean, peaceful, serene.  Don’t you feel it?

DECORATING WITH BLUE AND CREAM

I really like these stacked cream shutters on the window behind these blue silk drapes.  Nice touch.

DECORATING WITH BLUE AND WHITE

The addition of the green with this blue and white tilts the personality of the room towards a sort of chic “hipness” and fun….

DECORATING WITH BLUE AND WHITE

And this yellow gives the space a bit of lively pop and “pep”…..

DECORATING WITH BLUE AND WHITE

But, there’s just something about all blue and white……

DECORATING WITH BLUE AND WHITE

or all blue and cream…..

DECORATING WITH BLUE AND CREAM

 

BLUE AND WHITE LIVING ROOM

DECORATING WITH BLUE AND WHITE

 

DECORATING WITH BLUE AND WHITE

…..that’s just the right amount of color.  Contemporary or traditional, soft blue or bold blue – the color combination just works.  Love it!

Can’t wait to tackle my client’s living room!

Happy Decorating!

13 comments for “The Blue and White Living Room: Soothing and Serene

  1. December 17, 2011 at 6:01 pm

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