Decorating a room with a blue and gray color scheme will give the space a sleek, modern feel. Blue and gray, which are both cool tones, complement each other well. When deciding on a shade of blue to decorate with, choose a water-inspired hue to add depth and interest to gray accents. You can use a blue and gray scheme to update any room in your house, from a living room to a master bedroom.
Things You'll Need
- Blue or gray wall paint
- Blue and gray textiles, such as bedspreads and decorative pillows
- Shiny or brushed silver accessories, such as picture frames and mirrors
- Blue decor pieces, such as vases and lamps
Paint the walls to set the stage for a blue and gray color scheme. Choose a light gray hue for a neutral look, or a light or medium blue to add a pop of color to a living room, bathroom or bedroom.
Decorate with blue and gray textiles featuring touches of white to add contrast and brightness. Enhance a bed with a gray and white comforter featuring medium blue seashell or bird designs for an eclectic look. Add color to a putty gray living room sofa with blue and white patterned decorative pillows.
Add shiny or brushed silver accessories to accent the blue and gray color combination; metallic touches will modernize the look of the space. Hang a silver and crystal chandelier from the ceiling of a blue and gray bedroom or bathroom. Set off vibrant blue walls with silver picture frames and mirrors. Choose silver hardware, such as drawer pulls, shelves, towel racks and faucets.
Brighten up a space featuring gray walls or furniture with sea blue-colored pieces. Display fresh white flowers, such as roses or calla lilies, in a glass sapphire blue vase. Update worn dressers with vintage-inspired blue crystal pulls. Illuminate a bedroom nightstand or living room reading nook with a lamp featuring a blue glass vase and crisp white shade.
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