How to use navy blue for girls rooms and nurseries
When it comes to decorating a nursery for a girl, you have millions of options: peach, pinks, golds and yellows and teals. Not many moms choose navy blue for baby girls. Yes, it is an intense color ,traditionally associated with boys, and it's tricky to work with. But when done right , the results can be very rewarding. If you are up for a challenge to make your girl's nursery unique, bold and pinterest-worthy, here are some tips on how to make deep navy blue work for you.
- PAIR NAVY BLUE WITH YELLOW/ MUSTARD
Brighten the navy area with fun contasting color, like yellow or golden mustard. Pay attention to the type of pattern too. Better to choose playful and whimsical to dillute all the seriousness of a navy blue.
- PAIR WITH WHITES
Another great color to combine navy blue with is white. Simple and dreamy navy/white combo will help you create a gender neutral nursery that can also be used as a guest room. Add variety of textures and patterns with different scales for a good balance.
- PAIR IT WITH CORAL / PEACH and GOLDS
Probably the most popular way to use navy for girls is to add a good amount of coral or peach to it.
Yes, this combo is lovely and it is also very useful when trying to transform a boy's nursery into a little girl's. No re-painting of the walls needed! Make sure to use some metallic gold accents for a bit of bling and reflection, plus navy and gold is so classic.
- USE NAVY SPARINGLY
You don't need to paint a whole wall in navy or have a wall-to-wall navy blue carpeting.. Sometimes less is more! Pepper the navy color throughout the room in small accents. A lamp, artwork, pillow or delicate navy pattern in bedding. Load with white, greys and beige to offset the dark accents.