Beautiful Blue And White Color Scheme

‘Blue Monday’ usually falls on the Monday of the last full week of January and is often said to be “to be the most depressing day of the year’. This seems like a bad rap for such a nice hue so I thought I would show some a blue and white color scheme or two (or five) that are anything but depressing.

A great place to start is to look at the classic blue and white color scheme. For fabulous examples of how top interior designers have used this color combination I popped over to House Beautiful and pulled many wonderful images.

Stephen Drucker, Editor in Chief of House Beautiful magazine take on a tour of Nancy Corzine’s Cool Blue Living Room. You won’t want to miss the two great decorating tips he shares. (source)

The fresh take on the classic blue and white scheme invited me into this room by David Lawrence. His design for a Hamptons house is just the balance between traditional and ‘today’ that appeals to me. (source)

The soft camel colored sectional looks so comfy and adds warmth. I could just imaginecurling up on this sofa after an afternoon painting at the beach. (source)

The color on the walls, Parker Paint’s Waterside adds a beautiful backdrop forthe navy blue and white in this dining room by Markham Roberts. (source)

I usually prefer a deeper shade of blue for my own home but Meg Braff’s Blue design in East Hampton near the beach feels so uplifting that she has convinced me to “lighten up”. (source)

Looking at these interiors has left me feeling anything except blue. How about you?

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  • hiraakram says:

    1st 1 is very nyc

  • Mary says:

    What gorgeous rooms. They are very elegant. Thanks so much for sharing them with us. Have a great Blue Monday.

  • Kate Smith says:

    Thanks so much for all of the comments on my Blue Monday post. I have really enjoyed reading so many wonderful blog posts from the Blue Monday participants. So fun to make a few new and colorful friends. Hugs, Kate

  • DesignTies says:

    Blue is one of my favourite colours, and I think all these blue rooms are gorgeous!! Especially love the shade of blue in the last two pictures, and those white side chairs with the striped seats are FAB!!!

  • LaVoice says:

    Really some very pretty decorated rooms. You have done an excellent job presenting us with some great ideas. Thanks you so much for your visit to my place.

  • Shy says:

    Definitely can’tgoworng with blue, they match almost everything.

  • chubskulit says:

    Beautiful designs

  • mizhelle says:

    wish i could have the same living room 🙂

  • Sally says:

    Who wouldn’t like any of those rooms, Kate? Sometimes the smallest touch of blue is just what a room needs. Happy Blue Monday.

  • Karen says:

    I could be very happy in any one of those blue rooms!

  • I’m going with the “Blue” Jay – I’m a bird lover and slowly becoming a fan of blue – pretty Kate!

  • selfsagacity says:

    They are frighteningly beautiful! The colors and furniture goes so well. I love the feel of the last two pictures.

  • Cherie says:

    Oh I love your shares here! Stunning! The video was just so helpful. Thank you for sharing this!

  • Maria Killam says:

    Love the first one – Beautiful!

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