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Blue deco

Blue deco

A LOT OF BLUE OR LITTLE?
- If you choose to decorate in moderation, it will be the textiles that contribute the blue in small doses: cushions, curtains, and carpets, for example. If you want something handmade, in Balakata they have cushions made with blue and white ikat fabrics, to give an exotic touch to the decoration; and in Baraka Textil, white cushion covers with blue stripes in style country current.
- But if you want to give maximum prominence to the blue, the furniture with more presence, such as armchairs or sofas, will be upholstered in that color. The walls will also show off their charm with papers, vinyls and murals: stripes and flowers are a classic but they also devastate geometric patterns.

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The degraded effect in the blue enhances its freshness, and in contrast to the milky white, it gains luminosity. With the indigo and cobalt tones, greater visual impact is achieved. Two options to choose from: subtle and smooth, without noticing the transition between shades, or a very marked dyeing. In wall and furniture painting the degraded effect, also called ombré, it's trend! Firms such as Iberia, Dylon and Tulip dyes offer textile dyes in various shades.

A design in blues and wood

Take advantage of the intensity of blue darker to create details with impact on the decoration. This mobile handmade with wooden balls arouses maximum visual interest in the double balance between the pieces: the suspended in the air and the chromatic. For the latter, different designs alternate in blue with paint and rope and exposed wood. You will find perforated wooden balls in Opitec.

Materials to decorate the wooden balls: Rope, wool, raffia, motifs cut in cardboard or paint ... To achieve an effect similar to that of the photo, use permanent markers of the Posca brand; a water-based acrylic polish, from Bruguer, with a fine brush, or spray Mtn 94 to the water, of Montana Colors.

Retro in blue chalk

Geometric patterns in dusty blue and stenciled on white cotton transform an old forge bench into a daybed with charm. Fabric paint and a pattern inspired by hydraulics will transform the basics of your trousseau.

An advice: Draw a sketch of the composition before painting. It will always be easier if the motives are in apparent disorder. White sheets, in Zara Home and Carrefour Home. Blue quilt, similar, in Baraka Textile.

Nuances in blue

The game of blues and their shadows give a nostalgic air to this environment, where white paper lamps put the oriental touch. This mix of blues also distills a mystery halo, a decaying point. On that background, any white detail shines and gains volume. Paper lanterns, undecorated, for sale in bazaars. Firms like Farrow & Ball and Laura Ashley have blue paints with very special tones for walls, wood furniture and carpentry.


How to tune them: These oriental lanterns can be decorative or become lamps. In that case, its ambient lighting creates an atmosphere of relaxation, if the rest of the lights in the room are turned off. Would you like to decorate them? Look for ideas in papelisimo.es/ and tutorials on the Internet with surprise designs.

Decorative collage

Various disparate design plates and air utensils vintage They form a composition in blue and white, harmonic and homey. A plus of warmth in the kitchen or the retro-inspired officecountry If you want a simple style, look for handmade pottery workshops; if you prefer the current style, author designs, such as those of Favorite Studio.

Tricks to decorate: Placing the dishes in style is an art that can be “learned”, if you research online how they do it bloggers from anywhere on the planet. Search his compositions on Pinterest and Instagram, with real photographs; in them you will find ideas to harmonize pieces of different dishes. Word!

A chic duo

Any deco complement gains elegance with a bluish palette. These brushstrokes will make the environment a more serene space. Did you know that blue has a sedative effect? If you want an environment that conveys a feeling of calm, this tone, mixed with whites and creams, is a success. Similar lined boxes, by Laura Ashley and House Doctor.