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August Color of the Month Blue

It’s officially back to school and very soon as we enter October it will be time for a new color of the month! But before we usher in a new color, I thought it might be a great opportunity to reflect on what “works” about our current  COLOR OF THE MONTH Cathy’s Barcelona Blue from my own paint collection at Mythic Paint!

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Here are some great accent pieces that I think would fit in extremely well in a room using this blue color!

1. Lamp – idecorstore.com has such cute things! Definitely worth checking out!

2. Chair – I am and have always been a fan of West Elm. Their furniture does run on the expensive side but is high quality and lasts forever!

3. Quilt – I love this quilt from Serena and Lily. It’s perfect for a summer home or a bedroom! It’s warm and inviting yet not too hot! Perfect colors.

4. Pillow – Why not add a little fun to your room with this Jonathan Adler pillow. Tiger stripes in a subtle blue to add just enough “oomph” to your otherwise dull room!!

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Check out the article featuring this beautiful, clean and sophisticated teen room!

Blue is so versatile. Often people think blue can only act as a cool color to tone down a bright space. Blue can also act as a wonderful color to lift the color or mood in a space. Blue has the ability to highlight beautiful windows and the views in those spaces!

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