Feeling blue?…..go gray!

April 25, 2011 § Leave a comment

When selecting blue or green paint colors for the home it’s easy to go wrong.  The colors in the ‘blue’ and ‘green’ section are very saturated.  My secret is to go to the ‘gray’ section and find one that leans blue or green.  Then I bring in deeper shades of the color through fabrics, patterns, and art.  On my last project, my husband asked jokingly, “What did you select… another Gray Gem?”  He knows me too well, of course he was right!  Using color in this way can give your home a more sophisticated look. Here are some great examples of blue and green color schemes that use gray…

Photo: House Beautiful

Photo: Martha Stewart

Photo: Calico Corners


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