I’ll Have A Blue Christmas: Decorating With Blue

The colors red and green remain the traditional contenders for the most recognized color palette combination of the holidays.

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House & Home

I’m not one who normally detours (much) from established, traditional, time honored, and proven design and decorating institutions, but there is a time and a space that calls for doing just this.

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Holiday foundation colors complement home decor accents and accessories, and guide the directed holiday theme or pattern in decorated spaces.

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Decorating with blue this holiday season drives my inspiration to invite this accent color to stick around after the holidays.

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Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles

As it is the case in most design and decorating endeavors, color is the starting point for inspired creativity.

A new dining room paint color and a beautiful angel figurine in ethereal blue guided the decorative selections for our Louisiana French themed holiday tree.

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There’s no denying the association between decorating with blue, French accents, and home for the holidays in Louisiana.

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It’s a Joyeux Noël!

The power of one distinct color can inspire and transform an entire space, and when done right, can lead the way to a color aha moment.

 

Belham Living Silver Christmas Wreath

French Blue Velvet Ribbon

French Blue Velvet Ribbon

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Fincham Chesterfield Recessed Arm Loveseat

Manor Home Wreath Printed Pillow

Manor Home Wreath Printed Pillow

Fairytale Motif Blue Pillow

Fairytale Motif Blue Pillow

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Better Homes & Gardens – Photo by Werner Straube

Classic pieces trimmed in blue place the French accent mark on très bien!

1960's Traditional Armoire, Vintage Wardrobe

1960’s Traditional Armoire, Vintage Wardrobe

Veranda Upholstered Queen Anne Back Side Chair

Veranda Upholstered Queen Anne Back Side Chair

Knupp 75.5" Wood Floor Clock

Knupp 75.5″ Wood Floor Clock

Uttermost Torriana Antiqued Accent Wall Clock

Uttermost Torriana Antiqued Accent Wall Clock

Source and ye shall find Parisian perfection, decoratively speaking.

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Evelina Solid Wood Dining Chair (Set of 2)

Traditional greens of the holiday season frame the old barn doors and antique demilune window cupboard in tandem O Tannenbaum.

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Cora Washed Blue Linen Roll Back Side Chair

Cora Washed Blue Linen Roll Back Side Chair

Picket House Furnishings Regal Accent Chair

Picket House Furnishings Regal Accent Chair

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Historic Batman Print

Girona Table Lamp Blue - StyleCraft

Girona Table Lamp Blue – StyleCraft

Art Print Blue Interior 9x12 on 11x14 - Blue Chairs by David Lloyd

Blue Chairs Print by David Lloyd

Decorating with home decor accents and accessories in new traditional holiday colors broadens our palette horizons and inspires the look long past the holiday season.

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