Inspiration, Interior Style

Harbour Blues

All those hues drawn from the harbour and the changing colours of the sea can be reflected in your interior…..

 

painting tongue & groove panelling a pale turquoise

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a deeper blue on painted floorboards

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a John Derian bedroom – photo by Martyn Thompson

 

 

painted teal walls – making a strong statement

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image from Acoustic Garden

 

Highlighting period woodwork in softer smokey blues ….

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Arne Maynard’s house – image from the Interior Archive

 

or in a more subtle way painting one piece of furniture…

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teal tiles – very apt in a bathroom

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image via OWI

 

or the watery blues can be displayed with coloured glass like these antique soda siphons and bottles

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paint your stairs this cool blue

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a suggestion of seaside living with this textured blue bedspread

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this blue throw from Avoca has all the colours of the harbour and can be ‘thrown’ on a bed or a chair or hung as a wall hanging…

 

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if you have acid soil and therefore blue hydrangeas, it is a simple way of introducing blues in natural way

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as always you can use artworks as a way to introduce decorative colour to your room, like this etching by Niall Naessens 

 

 

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available through my Home Curation Service

 

 

 

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