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Oh Joy Color Adventures: A Blue Lounge...
20 Nov 2017

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For our final month of Oh Joy Color Adventures this year, we're going strong with a very universally popular color...blue! We're going blue on blue! This is the first time we've done multiple shades of one color for this series, and we had so much fun styling this monochromatic lounge... 

Oh Joy Color Adventures: A Blue Lounge

The main statement in this room is the color blocked blue wall in two shades of blue. We tend to stick to the darker color at the bottom to ground the room.

Oh Joy Color Adventures: A Blue Lounge

When mixing shades of one color, make sure you're hitting both light, medium, and dark shades to offer contrast. If you only stick with two shades of blue, it could feel too matchy-matchy. But a few shades (or more) adds depth and richness.

Oh Joy Color Adventures: A Blue Lounge

When there is a lot of one color, big areas of white (or a neutral) help to give the eye a break and balance it all out.

What do you guys think? Would you create a blue on blue room?

Sources: Benjamin Moore Blue Daisy paint, Benjamin Moore Bermuda Blue paint, Max Wanger ice cream print, Urban Outfitters rug, Target end table (past season), Lamps Plus lamp, Urban Outfitters chaise lounge, Ikea large velvet pillow, Ikea throw blanket, Ebb and Thread pillow (past season),  Arro Home triangle pillow, Urban Outfitters gold planter, Moroccan pouf (similar), Benjamin Moore Sweatshirt Gray paint, Target console, Target geos, West Elm ceramic container, Michaels gold wire basket (past season), Persifor striped pillow, Oh Joy DIY velvet pillow, Unison lumbar pillow (past season), Pehr Designs pom bin,     Pehr Designs yellow striped throw, Target faux fur, Dwell x Target blue throw (past season), Bonnie Tsang pool print, Anthropologie gold animal busts, Leo Kids pom garland.

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

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