The kitchen, has a cheerful and airy French Provencal appeal with woodwork treated in a combination of pale blue and wood stain. A rustic metal chandelier over the kitchen island and wide-plank wood floors complete the feel of the countryside.
After a top-to-bottom renovation, this transitional living room is now a proverbial jewel thanks to soft blue walls and matching chairs, a blue-and-green-spotted ottoman, built-in storage shelves with green backs, and a fireplace with a white mantel and blue glass tile surround.
This curvaceous sunroom features windows all around, showcasing this waterfront home's spectacular views. Soft blue on the ceiling and gauzy white curtains bring whimsy to the space, while brightly colored textiles add an overall fun vibe.
This pale blue midcentury modern master bedroom features a blue geometric-pattern rug, midcentury-style nightstands with blue table lamps, a wooden bed with a cushioned table at the foot, and a large neutral dresser beneath a large piece of artwork.
A relaxing sanctuary is created that reflects a well-travelled life in this traditional bedroom. Reclaimed wood pieces from across the globe like this dresser are balanced by soft, French-inspired textiles like the pale blue chair and accompanying pillow.
This row house stands out against its boring brick neighbors with a pale blue facade and an updated porch. Railings from Railing Dynamica, Inc. and comfy porch furniture from Pier 1 bring this exterior to life, as seen on HGTV's Curb Appeal.
The client already had these walls painted pale blue when designer Robin Callan took over the design. "Light blues can sometimes feel very nursery-like," Robin says, "so I wanted to bring in some darker colors to make sure the room felt like a mature space. When I found the pillows on the bed, they inspired the rest of the palette." The plantation shutters and navy curtains add an extra grown-up punch.
Pale wood accents and colorful accessories give the family room a decidedly contemporary feel. An oversized sectional outfitted with throw pillows and a striped throw create a cozy spot for movie nights.
Soft blue-gray walls set the tone for a cool, collected atmosphere in this sophisticated bedroom. Clean-lined furniture gives the space contemporary flair, and a floral bolster pillow adds a punch of bolder color to the room.
Light blue cabinets are paired with bright white countertops in this contemporary kitchen. Thin stainless steel floating shelves are perfect for displaying pottery and glassware. Gray and white tiles are used from the countertop to ceiling to create a striking backsplash.
Large mirrors in the living room help to make the space feel like it continues in width and allow light to bounce through the room. "I am still in awe of the giant mirrors in the living room and how they transformed that room for the better," says designer Susana Simponpietri.