|Jeanette Whitson in House Beautiful|
What clinched it, though, was her blog post on blue walls: "Currently Coveting: Big Blue". As you already know, we loves us some blue here at IDB.
|Thom Filicia in Elle Decor...love his work. Bold yet warm and livable.|
She closes her post with blue paints she's choosing between for her closet, and we were inspired to share a few of our favourite hues with you.
|Benjamin Moore - Big Country Blue 2066-30|
|Benjamin Moore - Gentleman's Gray 2062-30|
|Panelled stairwell painted in Gentleman's Gray, via Treoma Design|
Benjamin Moore - Gentleman's Grey 2062-30: a darkly glimmering blue. Imagine this in a study inspired by painter Sir Frederic Leighton's incredible house (now a museum).
|Benjamin Moore - Caribbean Blue Water 2055-30|
|...same colour, swatched for the Kips Bay Showhouse in Manhattan...via House Beautiful|
What a smashing colour for a front door. It's like walking into a wave.
In related news...our queries into paints turned up an article to note, via Apartment Therapy, a favourite shelter blog: Consumer Reports Picks for Best Interior Paints 2013.
Do you like blue? What's your favourite shade?