After: Warmed Up EleganceThe walls blend the colors of the sea and sky. Paint expert Danielle Hirsch layered the walls with a light blue base coat and a turquoise glaze. Using a random brushstroke to apply the glaze gives the color movement like the elements it mimics. When using blue wall color, chose white accents for a cooler look and red tones for a warmer feel.
Bromstad pulls the ethereal wall color down with a deep, vibrant red rug. He also uses that accent color throughout the design, creating visual movement around the entire room. If you’re using bold colors in a room, painting woodwork the same color as the neutral furniture keeps the room from looking busy.