There’s a reason blues are always in trend – their timeless beauty and seemingly endless possibilities in our living spaces make them THE most popular colors to use in pretty much any home. Unlike SW whites and blacks from SW, blues offer you tremendous opportunities for your living environment: From lighter to darker, blues range from calming, cool or airy, to bold, intense and energetic.
Let’s get on this beautiful journey towards blues, observe what the SW collection truly offers, and how to choose the best one to make your makeover absolutely reveal-worthy.
Before you are ready to pick that particular blue paint, let’s discuss that it comes in a variety of tones, tints, and shades. ‘Tones’ are basically the results formed by adding gray to a blue paint color! Whereas ‘Shades’ are the results formed by adding black to a blue paint color.
In this case, if you add blacks to blues, it will produce a darker result that is more bold and daring. Well, you would also be surprised to know that Sherwin Williams has formulated various paints that seamlessly complement these beautiful blues! Tune in to the cool-toned pastel blue color to solve your issue (SW North Star) Or, on the other hand, if you have a Hollywood glam style and would love to choose the tinted jewels and gold and a majestic chandelier – well, simply choose a navy blue (darker shade) to define luxury in your spaces (SW Naval or SW Anchors Aweigh)!
(SW Pool house is great or you can check out other top blue colors to use in living rooms). However, you must analyze the compass directions and the sizes of your homes before picking a specific blue paint color.
Secondly, blues make a great match in east and west-facing rooms – so I don’t see an issue there. So, here I will be discussing some of the popular blue paint colors that are also quite creative to be used in the interior design industry. Sherwin Williams Naval is a beautiful navy-blue paint color that exhibits a sophisticated and elegant look in your homes.
With an LRV of 4, this is one of the darkest tones of blues – just in case you prefer a bold and daring backdrop.
I recommend this paint in Glam, Contemporary, and Ultra-Modern homes with larger spaces and higher ceilings. You can also check out my rundown on another similar color called Charcoal Blue from Sherwin-Williams.
This beautiful true blue paint color feels extremely calm and tranquilizing at the same time. Just in case if you have a kid’s room and a nursery in your home, this color will make a great accent wall!
With an LRV of 42, this color falls on the mid-end of the scale – which means neither too dark and nor too light!
So, you can include it in rooms either facing the east or the west due to the cool tone seamlessly neutralizing with the incoming warmer rays!
Interior design styles such as coastal, contemporary, modern, and Scandinavian can incorporate this paint as an accent or a base! I recommend understanding the associated RGB and HEX Values to know more about the color specification!
Well, Sherwin Williams Krypton is a soothing blue paint color to enrich your homes with utmost serenity and peace. With an LRV of 52, this gray-blue paint color can be used in almost and every interior design style and in absolutely any space. However, try to avoid in north-facing rooms as they may feel overly uncomfortable during the winter months. A blue-green substitute, Sherwin Williams Watery perfectly mimics the existence of water in the Bahamas! So, I recommend especially for the nurseries and kids’ rooms and play areas to incorporate this color in amalgamation with pinks! You can use this paint in Coastal, Cape Cod, and Caribbean interior design styles!
Find the associated RGB and HEX Values as follows to know more about the beautiful color’s specification: Absolutely one of my favorites, Sherwin Williams Tradewind is a cool-toned blue that feels utmost magical when used in homes.
With an LRV of 61, this color can also help make your space look airy, light, and comparatively larger! They play big chameleons – so they tend to change their appearances depending upon the incoming natural light. A great alternative for meditation and kids’ rooms, Sherwin Williams Sleepy Blue tends to add a creative yet soothing vibe to your homes. And since their LRV is 58, they tend to fall on the lighter end of the scale – mainly, can also be used to brighten up the interiors!
With an LRV of 23, this color plays a major role in Contemporary and Modern Interior Design styles! Opposing the bold character of Sherwin Williams Storm Cloud is this pastel Quicksilver that proves to be a great neutral in homes. This beautiful indigo-blue paint color perfectly adds luxury and sophistication to your homes.
Or check out the similar SW Sea Serpent, a slightly less bold version.
Sherwin Williams Great Falls is a beautiful blue paint color that looks eye-catchy when used on the cabinetry systems. This contemporary style kids bedroom displays the use of the beautiful SW Oceanside on the accent wall.
Soothing and tranquilizing, SW Topsail looks absolutely beautiful in this beach-style kitchen. Sherwin Williams Aleutian perfectly complements the whites in this traditional bathroom. The traditional styled exterior sidings display the use of Sherwin Williams Luxe Blue. Now that we have discussed the major aspects and types of Sherwin-Williams blue, do you feel confident in incorporating any one of them in your homes?
So, whether it is the hallways or the exteriors, bedrooms, or the living room – blues speak for themselves at each and every point!