Decor By Color: Navy

One of my favorite ways to think about designing a room is by color. Once I pick my anchor color, the wheels start turning about complementary textures, accent colors, and furniture.

Today I want to share some home decor inspiration using the color navy. Navy is rich, classic, and a great neutral alternative to black.

Taking a bold color and applying it to something that is normally black or brown adds unexpected interest to any room. I love how this homeowner painted their book shelf a rich navy. The various shades of brown add warmth to the room, and the blue really invites you in to pull out a book and stay awhile.

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Any sofa that is velvet has my attention! Velvet and navy in the same couch is an absolute show stopper.

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If navy is a little too bold for you, try using it as your graphic accent. Vertical stripes can make the room feel bigger, and is great way to add a nautical sophistication to your master bedroom.

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Not sure what to pair with navy pieces? Try navy and coral!

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Or navy and yellow!

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¬†What’s one of your favorite colors to decorate with?