|The color blue is quite often the favorite color of many people, and is seen in a lot of home decor. We see the deep shades of different blues represented in the ocean, and the soft hues of blue scattered across the sky. Two of our world's natural elements boast this peaceful and calming color, so consider a nature inspired feeling of the outdoors through use of the color blue in your home.|
|Blue for Your Windows|
Orleans Curtains seen here to the left, are charming, affordable and extremely versatile. Featuring a gently scalloped trim for an added cafe appeal, the cotton/poly blended construction also makes them easy to clean.
For the colder months, consider Solid Insulated Grommet Curtains, which come in a delightful shade of blue (bottom right). Not only will the soothing color complement any room, these insulated curtains will also help lower your heating costs.
Blue offers peace and tranquility for the mind, as the body actually does produce "calming" chemicals when exposed to or surrounded by the color. This is why you will find it common for blue to be the paint color choice in the bedroom. Your bedroom should be a space in your home where you can escape from the stresses of everyday life. With blue, that should be easy to do. Seen here is the pretty Anniversary Quilt Collection. This quilt is reversible and is crafted from 100% machine washable cotton.
|Blue for Your Floors|
We can't forget our floors when creating a blue themed room. Floor space can be a beautiful focal point of the home if highlighted correctly. Bold blue rug options are just the thing to create the sensation and mood you are looking for. Portico Cablelock Braided Rug can be used indoors or outdoors. The rug's cablelock braid offers a look much like a classic sailing rope; if you're looking to add a bit of nautical decor then this rug is for you. It is easy to choose rugs that will make a big impact, especially when they feature mutiple blue hues, like the Petit Point Floral Rug. For a more relaxed option, try the Winsome Wool Rug in an understated slate blue.
Studies show that people are more productive, think clearer and are more positive in a blue room. Adding favorite or favorable imagery to blue items can enhance these qualities anywhere in your home. Piece your family photos and cherished phrases together all in one place thanks to the interchangeable puzzle piece and unique wall art option. Boston Common Chair Pads are available in blue to tie a room together and our Rustic Country Collection pieces are also offered in blue for a true country look.
Gazing into someone's blue eyes, enjoying the lovely blue sky on a sunny day, celebrating the birth of a new baby, spending a day by the shore - blue is a color of family, expansion, creativity and communication. Blue is comfortable, crisp and cool, like a new pair of jeans or a delightful breeze; from a distance out in space, our planet Earth is a swirly blue and white marble. Let these beautiful blues inspire you, with the help of Sturbridge Yankee Workshop.