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20 proofs that blue and white is a good decorative idea

20 proofs that blue and white is a good decorative idea

1. Refined blue and white for a dining area


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Forget it navy blue and white traditional decorations, with a petrol blue, the whole atmosphere changes tone. Beautiful designer blue armchairs, a sleek white table and above all, brass legs for the chairs as for the table: mix everything, you get a chic dining room with an art deco spirit. Even more perfect with a bench seat and a hint of gray!

2. An aquatic blue and white in the bathroom


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Because there isn't just one shade of blue, one mix of blue and white Sometimes it helps to move away from the traditional royal blue. To modernize the association of colors, we adopt an artisanal tiling, with small tiles or mosaic effect, of a pretty aquatic turquoise. Guaranteed decorative effect in a white bathroom with a touch of light wood!

3. A bench seat in blue and white


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A bench seat, a sofa or a bed lacking in pep? We energize them with a nice throw, a sheet, a duvet, a blanket or any other household linen. blue and white stripes. The right idea to soften? Add a touch of gray and play the mix and match, with cushions of different blues and different shades.

4. A blue velvet sofa in a white decor


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To adopt the blue and white decor, no need to track down two-tone accessories. When you already have white walls, a beautiful piece of blue furniture is enough to ensure the effect. And when the piece of furniture in question is a velvet sofa padded on a sleek Scandinavian-style wooden base, you might as well say that the box is complete!

5. White and blue bed linen


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Do you want a chic and cozy atmosphere in the bedroom? We combine the refinement of a deep blue, the brightness of pure white and we soften it all with a nice dose of blond wood. And no need to look too far, one blue bedspread on white sheets matched with cushions or a headboard on a white wall are enough to ensure richness and contrast!

6. A section of blue wall and white posters


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For those who have given in to the trend of peacock blue or petrol blue accent wall, good news, there is a very simple way to boost the contrast and avoid an overly dark result: a series of posters with a white background, soberly framed, for a result that is as design as it is playful. If in addition, we have a white industrial suspension and the accent wall is paneled, this is a bonus.

7. A blue collection on a white background


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A white wall that lacks life? We take advantage of a simple shelf to align a collection in shades of blue. Vases, bottles, decanters, pots, tealight holders, candle holders, all decorative objects have their place as long as they are blue and the more colors there are, the more the effect is successful! We mix materials without complexes and for info, the decorative effect works just as well with a collection white on a blue background.

8. Blue waxed concrete with white in the bathroom


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When you have invested in a beautiful designer bathtub in bright white, you might as well bring it out with the right mix of colors… and in the bathroom, the blue and white is always a success! To evoke the marine theme from afar in a more contemporary version, two words: waxed concrete. A good wall covering in blue waxed concrete special bathroom tending to turquoise, guaranteed atmosphere.

9. A traditional blue and white full of sweetness


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Difficult to make more traditional than blue and white decoration, but good news, the result is still as successful. For a neoclassical atmosphere with a shabby chic spirit, we paint the walls in a pretty dragée blue and put on vintage furniture and accessories, mottled, patinated, rich in scrolls and arabesques, repainted in white to unify and contrast on the background. blue!

10. Blue facades for a kitchen in blue, white and black


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The old kitchen looks gray? We dress the furniture with beautiful light blue adhesive fronts and bright, sober and original at the same time. Unless you change kitchen furniture, of course! In both cases, the result is unbeatable with tiled floors and white walls, black worktops and matching stools or chairs, when you don't have a counter.

11. A blue and white bathroom furniture


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If the bathroom is already white and blue with not-so-young tiling, there is a simple way to give it back. We repaint the vanity unit in a rich and deep midnight blue which contrasts wonderfully with the white of the basin, and modernizes in a blink of an eye the white walls and the old tiling. Inexpensive and radical, especially when we add a few touches of copper or gold in the decor!

12. A blue plaid on white sheets


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Why make it complicated when it can be simple ? To add depth to a Scandinavian, Zen or bohemian atmosphere in white and raw wood, a navy blue plaid is enough. And to boost the decorative effect, we echo with large posters blue patterns on white background framed nearby, a trick that works both in the bedroom and in the living room.

13. A blue armchair in a white and natural decor


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If a beautiful cozy armchair is always an asset in interior decoration, it is because it warms the atmosphere and allows you to adopt the color without changing everything. Even topo with blue, therefore, a comfortable armchair in blue velvet makes its small effect to modernize white walls, especially when it is highlighted with natural materials. The extra thing? DIY wall decor in blue masking tape on white

14. A can of matt blue paint to wake up the white


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Nothing more banal than a decoration entirely redone in white and that you end up finding a bit sad, even downright bland. The right tip to wake up the whole thing? We create contrast with a can of blue paint, mat for a more modern finish. On a Scandinavian sideboard with golden feet or on an accent wall behind white shelves, blue makes all the difference.

15. A child's room in blue and white


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The good idea to adopt the blue and white trend in the children's room? Warm up the association of colors with a touch of yellow in the curtains or the cushions and a good dose of wood, from the bed to the desk and the frames. We paint the walls in white, we sow blue on the bed linen, the cushions, the office chair or the pendant light, voila and the little ones delighted!

16. Elegant blue and white with gold


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We say gold, we think gold: real brass or simple metallic paint, gold warms the blue and white decor while making it gain in elegance. And in a predominantly white atmosphere, all the contrasts deepen ... in other words, the golden metal sparkles and the deep blue shines. Who says better ?

17. Blue curtains for a modern blue and white decor


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No need to limit yourself to adopt the blue and white decor, you can integrate it into the existing decor without dumping everything that is neither blue nor white… In short, as long as the walls are white and the colors neutral, a simple touch of blue brings contrast and enriches the atmosphere. And in a bright room with white walls, blue curtains punctuate the space while avoiding the cold side of the white loft!

18. A blue and white decoration in shades


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No, the decor in blue and white is not necessarily in pure white and royal blue. It can also evoke the beach and the ocean, with a shades of different shades of blue, from lagoon blue to azure blue, unified by a white base for the walls and sheets ... even with an accent wall with degraded effect in blue and white. The extra thing? The beige linen curtain that evokes sand.

19. Blue, white and tie and die funky


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With a sky blue declined on mismatched chairs, a Scandinavian sofa or an offset chandelier, the blue and white color mix is already gaining in modernity. Associated with framed tie and die prints, on curtains or cushions, it becomes downright bohemian. With a few green plants and touches of blond wood, it even feels like a surfer's hut by the sea!

20. Blue appliances in a white kitchen


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White cuisine lacks spice? We take advantage of the renewal of household appliances to adopt punchy equipment in vibrant blue, royal blue or lagoon blue version, depending on desires. Whatever tone you choose, the marriage of blue with white furniture and walls is always a real decorative choice, also successful with granite, wood or concrete countertops!