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color adventures: a yellow and blue bedroom!
28 Aug 2017

color adventures: a yellow and blue bedroom!

To finish off our yellow and blue pairing for this month's Color Adventures, we're going back to the bedroom for a muted, yet playful, place to slumber...

color adventures: a yellow and blue bedroom!

Focus on the blue. Since we did a very yellow-focused bedroom a few months ago, the blue took center stage on this one. We decided to create a focal point and backdrop for the bed by painting a triangular mountain shape on the wall. That was our focus for the room and styled all the pieces around that. 

color adventures: a yellow and blue bedroom!

Start with masculine and add feminine. When we began styling the room, it started off more masculine since the blue mountain dominated the space. So we softened up the room by adding in some pink throw pillows and throw blanket along with yellow accents. We mixed shapes with the throw pillows to give the bed depth which always softens up the look of a bedroom so that everything isn't so flat. 

color adventures: a yellow and blue bedroom!

Neutrals are our best friends. To keep it looking like an adult bedroom, we kept the furniture simple in all white and just an accent of rose gold with the side table lamps. 

color adventures: a yellow and blue bedroom!

Statement throw. If you don't do any other decorating to your bedroom, a quirky throw always makes an easy (and non-committal) statement.

Items shown: Benjamin Moore Seaport Blue paint, Target end tables, Target lamps (past season),Target white canister, Tuesday Mourning face print, Framebridge frame, Anthropologie yellow glass (past season), Tictail dotty planter, Ban.do round containers, CB2 bed,Arro Home blue pillow cases, Unison yellow striped pillow cases, Persifor blue striped pillow, West Elm dotty pillow (past season), Arro Home lumbar pillow, Arro Homeround pillow, Loomstead duvet cover, Calhoun & Co. banana throw blanket, Ikea rug,Marais sandals.

{Photos by Lily Glass, styling by Julia Wester, styling assistance by Jess Hong

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