Classic & Blue-tiful: Ways To Incorporate Blue Into Your Singapore Home

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Looking for a little something to spruce up your home interior design? Why not try giving it a pop of colour! Blue, to be precise.

If you keep up with colour trends, you might be well aware that Pantone announces a Colour of the Year annually. For over 20 years, the colour trendsetter’s selection has been based on thoughtful consideration and trend analysis in various industries. 

This year, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue has been declared as 2020’s Colour of the Year, and it just so happens that we at Style Degree, are also closely tied to the colour blue! 

Find out how you can incorporate this soothing and dependable colour into your Singapore home interior design from kitchen, living room, bedroom and more.

What’s PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue? 

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This deep shade of blue has been described to instil calmness and connection, particularly important in the stressful world we are living in today. According to Pantone, this is why Classic Blue is a favourite for homes, conveying tradition, elegance and boldness all in one shade. 

As explained by the executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, the enduring blue is representative of a dependable and stable foundation to build upon at the change of a decade. 

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Colours That Harmonise With Classic Blue 

Pantone has also created five unique colour palettes that complement Classic Blue. Each colour palette brings a different mood and a variety of colour combinations.

Exotic Tastes palette

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The deep colours here seek to intrigue and reflect the tastes and colours of natural foods and seasonings. This builds on the fact that foods with similar colour to Classic Blue are typically good for our health and wellbeing, such as blueberries. 

Check out this gorgeous entryway, which uses some of the Exotic Tastes palette’s rich tones.

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Desert Twilight palette 

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Inspired by the early evening sky, the colours in the Desert Twilight palette come together to create an elegant and illuminating atmosphere for your home.

Here’s a gorgeous living room featuring shades from the palette.

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Ponder palette

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With cool blues and warm shades, the Ponder palette creates a sense of peaceful tranquility in the human spirit and in your home. 

Admire it in the home pictured below.

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Where To Incorporate Blue Into Your Home

Below are some ideas on where blue would look lovely in your living space. While scrolling, you can also refer to Nippon Paint’s Colour Chart for Blue to check out all the different shades!

If you have an eye out for a way to add blue to a particular room, click on any of the links below to head straight there.

  1. Living Room 
  2. Kitchen
  3. Dining Area
  4. Bedroom 
  5. Bathroom

1. Living Room

Accent walls

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Also known as ‘feature walls’, accent walls are bold statement pieces that invariably draw your attention to them. This is achieved through a bold colour, design or decor piece. 

Dark coloured walls such as one in Classic Blue can make small rooms seem larger, while simultaneously drawing people in. Having a blue wall in your living room can add a touch of sophistication and luxury to the space too!  

Also check out on StyleMag: 11 Living Room Design Ideas For Small Singapore Homes

Carpets, rugs & mats

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A fluffy carpet, soft rug or anti-slip mat can be a pleasing addition to your home, especially in the shade blue! In homes with hard flooring, it’s common to have a carpet or rug laid out for the comfort of one’s feet. 

But most importantly, carpets, rugs and mats have a unique way of bringing all the elements of the room together. In fact, it can accent or tie in with the colour of your existing furniture, such as the sofa!

Sofas & chairs

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A blue sofa is a sure-fire way to spark conversation with guests! Unleash your love for blue by making your comfy sofa, a gorgeous blue bonanza and the focal point of your living room.

If you’re feeling a little iffy about going full-on blue, you can consider having blue cushions instead! That way, it’ll be easy for you to swap to a different colour in future.

2. Kitchen

Kitchen cabinets

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Whether you choose to go for a shaker style cabinets or a stand-alone island piece, blue cabinets are sure to stand out! 

What’s even cooler, is that chic blues go outstandingly well with brass and other metal accents found on knobs, handles and appliances, creating a modern and elegant space. Throw some white elements or even wood into the mix for some contrast and increased dimension. 

Having your cabinets in varying shades of blue can also bring a different mood to your cooking experience. For instance, check out the beachy vibes created with mid-tone slate blue kitchen cabinets below!

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If you’re looking to be swathed in an azure glow while cooking up a storm, then blue kitchen cabinets are the way to go!

Also check out on StyleMag: 14 Kitchen Design Ideas For Singapore HDB & Condos You Can Easily Achieve

Kitchen essentials 

Looking to bring blue into your home as quickly as possible? What better way to incoporate blue into your ktichen than by having your handy kitchen essentials like sink organizers, airtight containers and drying mats in a shade of deep blue!

3. Dining Area

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Beat the blues by sitting on some blue chairs for a nice meal with your family and friends. Get creative by incorporating blue as an accent colour in your dining area through your tableware, decorative elements (e.g. vases, flowers, candles) and even your dining pendant lights! 

4. Bedroom

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Blue channels tranquility, serenity and calmness, so throw some navy sheets or blue pillows on your bed for a night of rest and relaxation!

The bed is undeniably the most prominent part of your bedroom, so blue bedding or headboard is sure to stand out. If you’re worried about all the blue causing the room to look dull, you can also throw in some bright orange or yellow elements such as curtains or art pieces for contrast.

Also check out on StyleMag: 14 Best Small Master Bedroom Design Ideas For Maximising Space

5. Bathroom

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Any shower thinkers out there? It’s undeniable that oftentimes the perfect place for rumination is during a long shower!

Turn your bathroom into a mini sea world by getting it painted or tiled in oceanic blue for a zen bathing experience every morning and night. Whether you choose to go for the distinctly zigzagged herringbone tile pattern, or thin and glazed subway tiles, feel free to mix in some white into all those blues to achieve balance and brighten up the space! 

Adding some cerulean to your bathroom walls with bathroom essentials such as hand towels and soap holders can also enhance the calmness and tranquility of the bathroom.

Long gone are the days where the colour blue was associated with sadness and melancholy. Today, it has raving reviews and adoring fans who have been thoroughly convinced of its restorative and calming powers. You could be one of them too!

If you’ve set your heart on going blue, let us know in the comments down below what you’ll be ‘blue-ifying’ your home with first.

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