While the idea for redecorating my bedroom started around November last year, this weekend I finally found the time to actually do it. I was tired of the retro wallpaper and the beige colors. The wallpaper flew right towards me every evening before hitting dreamland… so it was time for a change. Something new, something calm.. something blue! Blue is one of my favorite colors – and with me lots of others because blue is the number 1 favorite color of all people. Maybe it’s because I love swimming, water, my sign is water (scorpio) or maybe because I love the night…

Anyway, I wanted a calm color for more peace but not gray – like my living room. At the home depot store I bought Histor paint – a brand I came familiar with while winning the design competition by Histor and Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek. I also already placed my cupboard in my new blue bedroom. Unfortunately I don’t have high res photos of my new bedroom color, because it’s not completely finished yet. I mis-measured my wall .. oops. So I hope to share it with you next week!

For now I’ll share some inspiration from my Pinterest “COLOR // BLUE” board I collected. For example I love the Japanese blue porcelain bowls, the porcelain plates you can mount to your wall (I would love that in my bedroom) and I recently spotted the Porcelain Wallpaper by Studio Ditte. During the Meet The Bloggers day Tricia Guild of Designers Guild, was there to talk about color and promote her new book “Colour Deconstructed”. I bought a copy and spotted the dip dye blue wallpaper. Her book features lots of blue tones. And last but not least, the famous Danish brand Ferm Living introduced inked blue accessories for their SS 14 collection.

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Blue works with lots of colors, prints and different hues. In my own home, the combination with my brown velours curtains is both powerful and warm. Like you can see in the header photo, the combination blue and copper is both industrial and modern. Blue does a nice job in interior design. Blue has famous names, like royal blue, indigo, denim and cyan, there’s a whole family of names for all blue tones. My personal favorite: Indigo which looks familiar tot the Histor color “Eigen” I picked.

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Right image: Porcelain wallpaper by Studio Ditte

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Ferm Living SS14

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Designers Guild dip dye wallpaper

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Blue, Bleu, Blauw… Beautiful 🙂

Photos via Pinterest