Did you every wonder why the sky is blue? Sure you did! But if you’re not sure, I’ll tell you. The sky is blue because everyone in the world just loves blue so it’s waaaaaaay up there on top for everyone to see! Are you laughing? Good because I was just trying to make a point.
Blue is, was and still will be going strong for a very long time. I’ve given up waiting for another color to take over. Sure there are some close runner ups but ask your friend, neighbor, co-worker, just about anyone at all they MOST of them will say that some type of blue is their favorite color.
From the coastal colors to the now trending Indigo Blue, it’s still a number one and I’m ok with that … for now.
So here on this moodboard I have some blues you may like and the pictures are from Pottery Barn – don’t they have some great things? Love that place. Anyway, if you love Pottery Barn and blue, here are some Sherwin-Williams that I know you’ll love to have in your home. Try them out and let me know what you think!
I just began the process of (boldly) painting the master bedroom dark blue. I love it–and didn’t realize it was “on trend.” I am so phobic of trendy because although every fan of paint says, “it’s just paint, you can always change it!” the fact is my husband has to do the lion’s share of the work because I just don’t pull of the professional look in my craft as well as him.
Point is: with regard to any paint color: how long can I count on things to stay “in style” without looking outdated? I don’t want to be trendy but for example, coral and aqua have been in vogue as accent colors for several years now. How long will that last? How about the change to gray that I’ve seen (from tan and beige–ugh, so tired of beige!) I’ve started switching to gray but how long do you think that will last?
That’s a really good point Jodi and one I pondered myself. Gray has been hanging in there for a long time already so has the coastal colors. I can’t tell you how many coastal palettes I’ve designed already! I even wrote a post somewhere called “Are people getting tired of blue yet?” because it’s been holding strong for so long. These colors will eventually break but when?
I think the trick to incorporating a trendy color in our home is so pair it up with unexpected colors. If I had a dark blue bedroom I would use a color in accessories that would totally flip it like a teal or a lime green. Something different and you can easily change out your accessory color. If you ask me, I think gray is getting ready to peter out.
Thanks so much for the excellent comments!