Color Crush – Navy Blue

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I LOVE  a deep Navy blue. I think it looks so luxe and rich in a home. It is a color that you can use in almost any space. Dinning rooms, living rooms, bathrooms, bedrooms; the list goes on and on. I personally have always thought of navy blue as a very classic color but hopefully this post will show that you can use navy in a more modern way. I have been seeing navy everywhere lately and I was super inspired by Emily Schuman’s navy dinning room when I read her new book last week.

I love how navy looks against beautiful deep hardwood floors. The more rustic, the better. The juxtaposition of such a sleek color and the graininess of the hardwood gets me every time.  Both colors are deep and rich but I think it’s a very approachable look. The white staircase below against the navy walls is just such a showstopper. 

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I have been seeing a lot of navy lately combined with white and yellow and I think it is so modern and chic. Blue and white together are obviously very classic but when you add the yellow it becomes fun and playful. I had never thought of painting my radiators before but the living room below has almost convinced me that I need to. What an awesome splash of color.
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How gorgeous is this wall sconce?! The chair and the sconce literally look like they were made for this little nook. It’s so striking at the end of this hallway.

I am also obsessed with the contrast of the white decorative ceiling in this room against the navy walls. The built ins are so linear and masculine and I love how it plays against the whimsical ceiling. Plus, the gold light fixture is to die for. I have been seeing a ton of kitchens lately that are mixing blue, white and gold (or brass). Even though it is pretty daring to go with colored cabinetry, I think it looks beautiful.

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Thank you for reading! I hope you are having a great week!

Photos: Farrow&BallBungalowClassicEclecticallyVintageEarnestHomeLesleyGrahamNZHouse&GardenApartmentTherapyBrittanyMakesStyleByEmilyHendersonAmberInteriorDesignSwoonworthy

 

 

 

 

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