You know how decorating inspiration works. One lovely image can set into motion a flurry of creative ideas and lead to a treasure trove of beautiful design just waiting to be discovered. That is just what happened when I glimpsed this sweet humble coastal cottage with turquoise trim online. Turquoise Blue Interiors & Coastal Blue Paint Colors to Inspire just may charm you enough to paint a wall, cabinet, or cast-off a pretty shade of seaside blue!
Turquoise Blue Interiors & Coastal Blue Paint Colors to Inspire
Decor Inspiration from Turquoise Blue Interiors: For the Entry
While I do love me some neutral decor inspiration and tranquil-sweet and hushed interiors, I also appreciate the summery peacefulness and beachy goodness turquoise adds. Blue and white are best friends after all, and some blues simply feel more cheerful than others.
Isn’t it fabulous for coastal cottages, beach homes, or any summer-friendly front door?
The front door above is Benjamin Moore Wythe Blue.
Look at how pretty an aqua-turquoise-blue can harmonize with copper or grey:
It truly is a happy color in a variety of settings – isn’t this a cheerful front door as well?
Here’s a paint color suggestion to approach the effect of the curb appealing door above.
Blue-Green Paint Color Ideas for Exteriors
Can you imagine going boldly turquoise on your cottage’s exterior!?!
While it’s tricky to guess the exact paint color since factors such as photography and editing enter into the equation, here’s a pretty turquoise spray paint with a retro coastal chicness you could use to transform something lackluster:
If you love soft European-inspired green like this:
you may be slightly surprised to learn the exact paint color is this: SW Parisian Patina.
The sun can warm a cooler green so that it appears more aqua so it’s important to sample and have a few similar tones to compare.
Turquoise Blue Decor Inspiration: Dining Rooms
Imagine waking up to a cheerful blue hue like this in a breakfast nook:
or even a mix of cool blues and greens like this rustic melange:
Isn’t this elegant combination of putty grey and turqoise magical?
Sometimes just painting bifold doors with a pretty blue (and leaving white contrasting trim like what we see in this dining room below) can bring a smile to an otherwise neutral space.
Turquoise can bring life and interest when you’re after a sanctuary feel. Here’s an example of contrast with black pocket doors and a reflective ceiling.
Beachy Turquoise Paint Projects
What to do after dragging an abandoned curbside chair home? Here is some inspiration from talented bloggers.
Here’s another gorgeous blue chalk paint to consider for furniture or home accents:
Beachy Turquoise Decor Inspiration: For Curb Appeal
Chalk paint is certainly not just for dumpster dive treasures. It is a smart option to customize new pieces you may not have considered personalizing. Case in point? To give a new light a verdigris finish, Lesley Stocker created patina in 30 minutes with Annie Sloan Duck Egg Blue.
Check out her videos like this one to understand the easy process!
Need a pop of blue for a porch, deck, veranda or balcony?
Cheerful Coastal Blue Kitchens
Can you imagine the task of choosing a beautiful blue to be used as extensively as this:
Something magical happens when those sophisticated chalky blues meet copper:
And even when blue tiles live only on the range backsplash, the effect can be dramatic:
Blue can certainly shift the mood of a kitchen into less fussy, more down to earth territory as we see in this elegant kitchen:
I’m thinkin’ it’s children who eat at this island where fancy upholstered stools would not stand a chance.
Turquoise Decor Inspiration: Living Rooms
A turquoise or teal accent wall is one thing, but how about a soaring one along with the doors and trim?
Designer Sherry Hart knows her way around dreamy turquoise! Look at this original piece she bought for her vacation rental! You can read about the refresh she gave to it here.
Turquoise Bedroom Decor Inspiration
What a cheery color to consider for a bedroom accent! So many gorgeous interpretations with Duck Egg, Robin’s Egg, and all the beautiful aquas or muddy Swedish blues!
Doesn’t the desk make a statement above? And what about the smaller details like this:
What a sophisticated combination we see with green in this bedroom below:
Isn’t the beaded chandelier amazing?
Traditional style is certainly on the rise, and here’s a gorgeous timeless blue bedroom that works in any era:
Maybe a simple custom pillow cover could put the whole scheme into motion:
Alternatively, a painted floor or accent wall might set the tone:
The Power of a Cheerful Blue in a Formal & Rustic Setting
What a gorgeous mood is set with blue in this entry:
and also in this one!
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Blue Home Decor Ideas
Cool Blue Inspiration from a Fine Artist
After a diagnosis with chronic illness in the 1990s, fine artist Holly Irwin was forced to leave her career. It was her passion for drawing and painting the human figure that restored her hope and allowed a new life to bloom. Today, Holly and her artist husband have studios in their Roswell, Georgia home.
I think you’ll love the artist’s sense of color and be able to sense an uncommon buoyancy and hidden wholeness within the work. Visit her site and see her work in these galleries if you are able!
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Peace to you right where you are.
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