A Lazy Sunday

Blue is calming, relaxing and healing. It’s sedative and perfect in a room that promotes relaxing like a bedroom.

Did you know that an application of blue has the vibrations to help people sleep, who usually suffer from mild insomnia?

This colour blocking really creates a focal point in an otherwise boring bedroom.
This bedroom was calming for Carrie Bradshaw when she needed it most, you may recognize this bedroom from the tv show Sex And The City.
After all the ceiling is a 5th wall to paint a pop colour!
A few colours to compliment Lazy Sunday blue and to mix up the colour scheme.

Hale Navy In The Kitchen

Hale Navy HC-154, from Benjamin Moore’s Color Trends 2019 palette, brings crisp modern lines to a light and airy kitchen. Approachable neutrals bring restorative quiet to a sleek Decorator’s White OC-149 kitchen outfitted with Hale Navy cabinetry. #ColorTrends2019 http://ow.ly/Zadk30meZDN

Colour Trends 2019

Soft Blues For The Win

A quick tip for picking out the right sheen for your space, matte and flat finishes are more forgiving on wall imperfections.

38204253_10157070101891323_5167322153644720128_nWall: Iceberg 2122-50, Aura Interior, Matte // Ceiling: Cloud Cover OC-25, Waterborne Ceiling Paint, Ultra Flat // Cabinet: Breath of Fresh Air 806, Advance, Satin // Chair & Table: Palladian Blue HC-144, Advance, High-Gloss.

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A spa-like sanctuary with colors that stay true.
Ceiling color: Buxton Blue HC-149, Aura® Bath & Spa, Matte // Wall color: Decorator’s White, Aura® Bath & Spa, Matte

 

Dining In Blues

The first step for this room was a coat of paint in CC-740 Labrador Blue by Benjamin Moore. It’s soft, sophisticated and sets off against the warm tones in the room from wood floors to gold toned accessories. Designer Meg Quasim at Design Your Joy is known for using colour in a dining room, to set the feeling for the room.

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Perhaps you can’t paint your walls and would prefer to paint a table or chairs in a similar colour, we have paint to do just that. Ask us about Benjamin Moore’s Advanced Paint.

STYLEBOARD-DINING ROOM BLUE

“I love convincing people to paint a fun colour in their dining room, it’s not usually a room that is often used and can be fun. Don’t take it so seriously. If you aren’t sure where to start, try this tip…bring in a colour from your china or fancy dishes.”

-Meg Quasim

12 Ways To Bring Blue Tones Into Your Home

Why paint a room in Blue? Why not, after all blue is the worlds most popular colour!

It is often associated with depth and stability. It symbolizes trust, loyalty, wisdom, confidence, intelligence, faith and truth. Blue is considered beneficial to the mind and body. It slows human metabolism and produces a calming effect.

Today we are featuring 12 rooms showcasing how beautiful blue can be, all painted in Benjamin Moore colours. We threw in a few fun front door colours in blue too.

LIVING ROOM

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Alfresco 1672 is a luxurious shade of deep, dusty blue that inspires a sense of relaxation. Pair it with white and gray accents for a calming space in your home. (via @brightbazaar)

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Not sure if you can handle a whole room painted blue? Try one wall, it will make an impact and if you bring in a few other accents (like area rug) it ties the room together. This wall is painted in Kensington Blue CC-780.

DINING ROOM

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Newburyport Blue HC-155 is a refined and elegant color that will beautifully complement your dining room display.

 

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Consider painting your ceilings, moldings, and doors to help transform your space. Make the walls pop with Teal Ocean 2049-30 on the walls.

KITCHEN

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Give your bathroom a dramatic makeover with Gentleman’s Gray 2062-20.

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If you’re hesitant to tackle repainting your cabinets, we’ve got some great advice to help you get ready.

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BEDROOM

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Pair neutrals and pastels with a deep hue, like these bedrooms painted in Hale Navy HC-154, to create a calming space for sleep.

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BATHROOM

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Blue is a classic color that will never go out of style. Use Fiji AF-525 for a different take on tranquility in your bathroom. (via: @apartmenttherapy)

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This bathroom is so fresh and so clean, with it’s mix of watery blue and white colour scheme and large windows letting in the sunlight. It’s not a surprise this colour is called Clearest Ocean Blue 2064-40.

FRONT DOOR

The sky is blue, so blue will always work outside…the only factor is your brick, stucco or siding. Paint your door blue to say “Home Sweet Home” before you even step inside. These doors are fun and fresh, from left: Blue Danube 2062-30 & Brilliant Blue 2065-30.

 

Electric Blue May Be For You

This colour is bold, calming and one that promotes creativity. Designer Meg Quasim of Design Your Joy put a Styleboard to show you how to use this blue, check it out here.

Thinking this look may work in your home?

Come into our store and grab a tester pot in Benjamin Moore’s CC-874 Delphin today.

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