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7 Beautiful Ideas for Using Blue

7 Beautiful Ideas for Using Blue

I recently painted my front door blue. On it, I nailed a white ‘Welcome’ sign. Ever since, I’ve been walking about with a spring in my step. The sight of the electric blue as soon as I enter my home fills me with energy. I’ve been thinking of ways to bring more happy blue into my life. Here are some ideas for you to try:

1. Give a small room a sense of space by painting the walls cobalt or turquoise blue.
2. A blue-themed bedroom is a calming space. You can add pops of yellow or white, but if the basic color scheme is blue, you will sleep better.
3. Place blue where it’s unexpected: why not try blue tiles on your floor?
4. If everything else in a room is neutral-colored, a bright blue desk or bench can make a dramatic difference.
5. Did you know: blue dinner plates help you eat less, because blue is ‘cool’ in nature. So if you’re watching your weight, get yourself a set of blue plates!
6. A bunch of blueberries in a wicker basket…
7. Blue looks beautiful against dark wood. Let an exquisite blue jar or a simple blue earthen pot occupy pride of place among elegant wooden furniture.

More ideas are welcome from you, my friends!

 

 

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Shubhra Krishan

Writer, editor and journalist Shubhra Krishan is the author of Essential Ayurveda: What it is and what it can do for you (New World Library, 2003), Radiant Body, Restful Mind: A Woman's book of comfort (New World Library, 2004), and The 9 to 5 Yogi: How to feel like a sage while working like a dog (Hay House India, 2011).

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7:55AM PST on Dec 17, 2012

Thank you!

6:47PM PST on Nov 10, 2012

thanks for sharing

2:00PM PST on Nov 9, 2012

Thanks, great ideas!

11:49AM PDT on Nov 3, 2012

thanks

11:27AM PDT on Nov 3, 2012

Ah, blue...nothing like it. Thanks.

9:08AM PDT on Oct 28, 2012

Thank you

12:29PM PDT on Oct 27, 2012

Thanks

2:56PM PDT on Oct 10, 2012

Drinking a glass of water from a cobalt blue glass is especially wonderful.... Like a drink from the eternal realm of miracles and elegant beauty,..... (as you see, i do like blue, too!)

9:23PM PDT on Oct 5, 2012

i love blue!

6:42PM PDT on Oct 5, 2012

thanks.... i need to buy a blue plate

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