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Trending Blues For 2016

Blue seems to be the hot color of the season, if not the year. Blue is trending in the design and fashion industry, and lucky for me it happens to be my favorite color. The design industry is drawing inspiration from the beach and nature to create some fantastic colors.  Listed below are a wide array of different blues to give you inspiration for your next design project:

  

Serenity: This color is actually one of the “Pantone’s Color of the Year” for 2016. Drawing inspiration from nature, this blue is weightless and airy, reminding us of the blue sky above.










Snorkel Blue: One the 2016 Spring/ Summer Pantone Colors. Snorkel Blue is aptly name, conjuring images of the deep blue sea. It is a happy and energetic color and will liven up any space.








Limpet Shell: A shade of Aqua that leans towards the green family, this color is clear, clean and crisp.











Reflecting Pond: Deep, dark, and serene.  This is almost a midnight blue.   If used as a wall color it might be a little overwhelming, but used as an accent color it can add a sophisticated touch to your space.









Biscay Bay: A cool blue that is almost a teal. It reminds me of tropical waters and calming breezes- someone get me a margarita.






So everyone, have fun during the beautiful month of June, hope you enjoy the Blues and Happy Decorating!!

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