The neutral color palette needed a bit of personality, so designers peppered the space with blue details such as the barstools and double ovens. For a little more fun, a blue, retro refrigerator was added, bringing out the blue hues in the neutral granite countertop.
This living room features a neutral color scheme with pops of blue on the walls and accessories. The white moldings on the wall to brighten the space and create structural interest to the ceiling and walls.
In the sitting area, pops of blue help bring the small space to life, while wallpaper adds a bit of texture to the space. Finally, art pieces were added as a way to incorporate the beach theme into this space to create an area that perfectly fit this family's personality.
Compared to his sisters' rooms, this boy's room was cooler in tone with slate wall covering, gray wall paint and shades of blue decor. Acrylic cubes and shelves display the toy car collection in a modern and unique aesthetic. The acrylic finish does not distract from the wall covering behind and creates a playful "floating" look.
A tufted cobalt blue bench with nailhead trim adds a jolt of color to this neutral living space. Brown leather armchairs are a cozy spot to relax, and a shag area rug adds tactile appeal. Two-toned curtains frame the windows.
Splashes of blue can be found in the wingback chairs, curtains and throw pillows in this predominantly white living room. A white brick fireplace, circlular chandelier and wood paneled ceiling bring old world character to the traditional home.
In the outdoor entertaining space, designers brought in neutral, durable seating that would weather the elements well. Then, they livened up the space with bright blues and greens that tie into the colors in the design of the home's interior as well as reflect the beautiful colors of the backyard space.
The vision for this living room is to add subtle bursts of color on top of a calm, neutral backdrop. Soft tan furniture is paired with a creamy area rug, golden coffee table and blue ottomans and artwork. Large windows bathe the space in natural light, creating an inviting, comfortable space to relax or entertain.
This streamlined bathroom is both functional and stylish. Blue accents in the backsplash and tile border of the tub surround add coastal color in the mostly neutral space. Sinks with squared edges are paired with modern faucets, adding to the room's sleek design.
Styles meet but don't clash in this transitional bedroom thanks to a well-chosen traditional-style dresser. The black furniture piece has a matching mirror and both complement the bedroom's neutral, blue-accented palette.
Pops of cobalt blue throughout this eat-in kitchen add life and vibrancy to the chic space. Contemporary lighting above the dining table anchors the space, while barstools allow guests to visit even as dinner is prepared.
Take your pick, or do all of these things in one weekend. Add comfort and style to plain metal or wooden bar stools by crafting cushions, like these in a beachy blue. Then, attach them using double-sided Velcro, says Atlanta designer Robin LaMonte. For the island top, she purchased a wood trough at a discount home store and filled it with decorative balls from a craft store. You also could wrap styrofoam balls in assorted textiles, securing the fabric with a glue gun.
Beaded wall decor showcases a brilliant blue peacock matching the bold hue of the chair. The tufted chair pops beautifully against the neutral room design with textured carpet and diamond pattern wallpaper.
Creamy blue walls make lighter colors pop in this contemporary bedroom. The direction of floral prints on the rug under the bed add length and width. The painting takes all of the colors of the room and condenses them to the canvas.