Draw inspiration from a favorite fabric when selecting wall paint. A classic palette of blue and yellow gives this bedroom a punchy modern update.
Wall and trim paint: Dover White (SW6385) by Sherwin-Williams; sherwin-williams.com. Ceiling paint: Martha Stewart Living collection, Salt Glaze; homedepot.com. Headboard, bed skirt, and curtain fabric: Slubby Linen in Daisy; calicocorners.com. Duvet cover fabric: (top) DwellStudio collection, Vintage Plumes in Jade and (bottom) Slubby Linen in Azure; calicocorners.com.
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Mix Your Fabrics
Mix your fabrics in varying shades of yellow to create a cohesive look.
Instead of color on the walls, incorporate the hue in other ways, such as turning your floors into a statement. For a classic look, opt for a solid, stripe, plaid, or diamond motif.
Flooring: Vintage pine flooring; for a similar look, try vintagepineflooring.com or 866/203-6924. Floor paint: Alternating diamond pattern in White Dove (OC-17) and Butter (2023-60) by Benjamin Moore; benjaminmoore.com.
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Brighten Your Porch or Patio
Use yellow outside to liven up your patio, porch, or courtyard. It will create a warm and inviting feel.
Tablecloth fabric: Yarn Dye Handkerchief Linen in Blue and 18" Runner Yellow Striped Burlap; graylinelinen.com.