COLOUR: 5 WAYS TO WORK NAVY BLUE INTO YOUR HOME INTERIOR

 

NAVY BLUE IS SO VERSATILE

Blue, especially Navy has always been top of my list of colours for interiors.  I love how dramatic it can be and the huge variety of different shades.  I also love how beautifully it sets off a traditional interior like a cosy georgian style library, and, how it can be used in an open modern space with the use of colour blocking for a bold contemporary statement.  I'm currently painting my small home office a very dark navy and it's looking lovely so far, I am hopeful that using a dark colour in a small space can work.  There are a few ways in which to work this colour into your interior and here are a few ideas I hope you find helpful. Here are my favourite Navy Blue and Indigo interior looks.

1. NAVY BLUE SHELVING AND ALCOVES

MAKE YOUR BOOKS AND OBJETS D'ART POP WITH DARK BLUE ALCOVES AND SHELVING.  BUY A SIMILAR COLOUR HERE BY FARROW & BALL

 
 

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2. FULL WALL OR SEMI-WALL COLOUR BLOCKING

THAT CONTEMPORARY BLUE COLOUR BLOCK LOOK I WAS TALKING ABOUT. TRY USING A BLOCK OF NAVY BLUE AS A FEATURE WALL LIKE THIS  - BUY THIS COLOUR HERE BY THE PAPER & PAINT COMPANY

 
 
 
 

3. NAVY BLUE PRINTS

TRY USING A NAVY BLUE ORIENTATED PRINT LIKE THIS RICH AND SUMPTUOUS BLUE TOILE WALLPAPER.  ADD IN SOLID NAVY BLUE ACCESSORIES OR FURNITURE TO COMPLETE THE LOOK - BUY HERE AT LITTLE GREENE

 
 

4. BLUE ON BLUE

TRY USING DIFFERENT TONES OF DARK BLUE LIKE THIS DENIM COLOUR ON THE WALLS AND A DARKER BLUE FOR THE SOFT FURNISHINGS.  SOFTEN THE LOOK WITH POPS OF WHITE AND GOLD ACCENTS - TRY THIS SIMILAR BLUE COLOUR

 
 

5. BLUE KITCHEN CABINETS 

KEEPING THE DARK COLOUR AT THE BOTTOM WITH DARK WOOD FLOORING AND LIGHT NEUTRAL SHADES ABOVE WORKS BEAUTIFULLY -  THIS BLUE PAINT FROM NEPTUNE KITCHENS IS STUNNING

 
 

Do you have any Navy in your home? Or are you new to the idea of going dark in your interiors? Leave me your thoughts below!

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