Colonial Blue: Classic and Refined

This stunning blue adds vintage flair to any space. See some of our favorite design ideas here.

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Colonial Blue Color Palette

A stunning shade that combines Prussian blue with a gray base, this color is a classic that will never go out of style. Pair it with a bold red and neutral colors for a one-of-a-kind space.

Bold Shutters

Achieve the quintessential cape cod look by painting the exterior shutters of your home a light shade of blue.

Coastal Style

A little color goes a long way in the great room where pops of blue play up the coastal style of this waterfront home.

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Ceiling Color

The bright blue wall of this traditional family room adds a vivid and unexpected contrast to the mahogany trim.

Beautiful Backsplash

A custom graphic teal and white kitchen backsplash helps to break up the white cabinetry in this farmhouse-style kitchen.

DIY Chairs

Add personality to your dining room with lacquered blue chairs that you can paint yourself.

Headboard Inspiration

The blue upholstered headboard adds an upscale, sophisticated aesthetic to this contemporary master bedroom.

Stylish Furniture

Red furniture pairs very well with this shade of blue. Pick functional pieces, like this swivel glider, for a stylish room you’ll want to spend a lot of time in.

Perfect Mural

Dress up those blue walls with a mural of branches and flowers.

Cozy Cottage

Create a country cottage feeling with blue paint, crown molding and wainscoting in the bedroom.

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