Something blue: The prevalence of bold blues in the home
You may have heard of the wedding tradition prompting brides to select "something blue" for their big day, but have you thought about incorporating this philosophy to your home? This cool-toned hue is expected to make a big splash in 2014.
"From bright, bold colors and beautiful shades of blue to the rise of transitional style, it's all about balancing a mix of classic and contemporary design elements in the home for 2014," writes Ally Karsyn of the Sioux City Journal.
So how can you achieve this look in your own home? Take a look at some of our top tips that will give your home "the blues."
- Accent wall: A blue accent wall incorporates two prominent trends of the year. You can choose to paint the wall a subdued shade of gray-blue, or go all out by selecting royal blue paint. A colorful accent wall truly allows your home accessories to pop.
- Dark navy furniture: Say goodbye to bland furniture and hello to an innovative look. Mary Jo Bowling, editor of interior design website Houzz, told the source that she has seen a boom in colorful furniture. A dark navy cabinet is just one option to consider.
- Window fashions: What better way to stay on trend than with blue window coverings? Choose from an array of styles, shades and textures.
If you want to follow the trends in 2014, stop by Bazaar Home Decorating Center's Milwaukee fabric store. Our experts will help you choose the right shade of blue, or any other color you're interested in bringing into your home!