Let’s talk about the new color trend! Pantone Color Of The Year 2020 is Classic Blue! This tranquil blue is an exciting color choice for walls, furniture and decorative accents.
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Well friends, we have just begun a new decade and new year! 2020 is here!
The start of a new year and decade is a great time to give our spaces new color updates so I thought we’d take a look at some stunning color inspiration for our interiors!
I know you all love to learn about color, new color trends and how to use them in your home (isn’t it fun to see what the new decor trends are each year?!!!)…. so I think you’ll really love this post!
This is how Pantone Color Institute describes it:
Instilling calm, confidence, and connection, this enduring blue hue highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era
Imprinted in our psyches as a restful color, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue brings a sense of peace and tranquility to the human spirit, offering refuge. Aiding concentration and bringing laser like clarity, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue re-centers our thoughts. A reflective blue tone, Classic Blue fosters resilience.
Blue is one of my favorite colors! I love using it in pillows and bedding!
Description of Classic Blue:
This rich blue color is timeless, elegant and powerful.
It’s a jewel tone, and lies between navy, cobalt blue and sapphire blue.
It’s richer and a bit brighter than Color of the Year 2020 – Chinese Porcelain Blue by PPG Paints, Sherwin Williams Oceanside: Color Of The Year 2018 and Blueprint Paint Color By Behr – Color Of The Year 2019
It’s a very ‘clean’ pop of color.
How To Decorate With Pantone Color Of The Year Classic Blue:
Classic Blue looks beautiful as a color for poufs, benches, accent chairs and statement sofas.
2. Flooring / Rugs
This Classic Blue color will look fabulous with light flooring like white oak, blond hardwoods/ luxury vinyl plank (LVP), dark espresso flooring and driftwood colored flooring.
It really looks gorgeous incorporated into area rugs for a splash of blue in a room.
This pendant light captures Pantone’s Color of the Year beautifully! This would look beautiful in a boys room, playroom.
Patterned wallpaper in Classic Blue color way would look stunning in a powder room, dining room, bedroom or master bathroom.
Click the images below to shop wallpaper ideas:
5. Decorative Accents
Dip your toe into Classic Blue with a decorative accents like orbs, vases, bookends, art, throw blankets and accent pillows!
Click on the images below to pillow ideas!
6. Paint Color
Pantone Color of the Year Classic Blue as a Paint Color:
I popped Classic Blue into the Sherwin Williams Color Snap tool, so we could have a look at it as paint colors!
These are the similar colors and coordinating colors that it found:
- SW Dignity Blue is almost identical.
- Loyal Blue is a tad deeper.
- Billowy Breeze and Notable Blue are other blues/green blues that Classic Blue will pair with. Which will create a beautiful coastal style color palette!
- Classic Blue pairs well with neutrals like white, gray, black.
It also combines well with rich jewel tones like emerald green, garnet.
In the image below you can see what Pantone’s Classic Blue looks like in a bedroom as an accent wall color, paired with fresh bright white walls!
It’s an inviting color when paired with gray and white bedding! Gorgeous!
This bedroom look is very much in line with the Lake House Bedroom Paint Color Ideas, Furniture & Decor Ideas post I wrote.
Here are a few more inspirational looks using Pantone color of the year 2020 Classic Blue!
So that’s the breakdown of Pantone Color of the Year Classic Blue and how you can use it in your home!
I hope you liked my post and decorating ideas using Pantone’s Classic Blue!
What do you think about this color? Do you like it or not?
Let me know in the comments below!
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