Top 10 Decorating Cool Color Schemes For Your Home

Understanding how to use soothing, cool hues in your space can instantly take a room from bland to wow. To help you confidently pick the best ones to use for your home, we rounded up our favorite cool color schemes. All these colors are both soothing and relaxing making them an excellent choice for any room in your abode.

Blue and Silver Gray Modern Farmhouse Living Room

(Source: Nkliving)

Deep shades of blue are great for areas where one wishes to unwind, like this living room in a modern farmhouse by NK Living out of the U.K. The navy shiplap feature wall sets the relaxing tone. The steel blue sofa and silver-gray carpeting add to the room’s inviting vibe.

Gorgeous Green Walls in a Colorful Living Room

(Source: Lizcaan)

Gorgeous cool green walls anchor this bold traditional living room by Liz Caan and Company out of Massachusetts. Blue decorative accents enhance the cooling color scheme that is offset by warm tones of yellow and red.

Apple Green Floor in a Crisp White Kitchen

(Source: Harveymaria)

Apple green is an energetic, cool hue ideal for kitchens. Here luxury vinyl floor tiles by U.K. Harvey Maria enliven a white cooking space.

The Blue Kitchen is a Decor Trend With Real Staying Power

(Source: Meriwetherinc)

Blue kitchens is a favorite d├ęcor trend with real staying power. This example by Meriwether Inc Architecture & Design makes it easy to understand why. The blue cabinetry pops against the crisp white walls. You can feast your eyes on more beautiful blue cooking spaces.

Warm Color Scheme for a Kitchen

(Source: Domusnova)

Gorgeous jewel tones elevate this living room seen on Domus Nova. The purple wall and sofa lend a regal air. The shocking pink couch brings a jolt of room brightening color.

Purple, Green, and Pink is a Winning Cool Color Scheme

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Cool shades of purple, green, and pink give this traditional living room by Erica Burns Interiors based in Bethesda, Maryland a vibrant twist.

Two-Tone Walls in a Blue, Black, and Brown Kitchen

(Source: Entrancemakleri)

Two-tone walls in shades of pale blue are what gives this black and brown kitchen edgy appeal. What we love best about this cooking space seen on Entrance Makleri is that chic paint job instantly refreshes the dated granite countertops.

White, Blue, and Green Mermaid Inspired Kitchen

(Source: Michellegage)

Sure, white cooking spaces are brimming with enduring style. But if you are looking to up your kitchen game, consider this idea from Philadelphia based interior designer, Michelle Gage. Her mermaid inspired backsplash was created using fish scale tiles in cooling shades of blue and green. The pretty hues look amazing against the bright, white cabinetry.

Cool and Pale Periwinkle Walls Work With Vintage Furniture

(Source: Scheer)

Cool and pale periwinkle walls set the stage for warm furnishings in this bungalow by the interior design firm, Scheer, and Company based in Austin, Texas. Pairing cool walls with dark wood and warm vintage style furnishings keep the central living area from feeling cold and stark.

Seascape Feature Wall Sets the Color Scheme

(Source: Jhinteriordesign)

Jessica Helgerson Interior Designer out of Portland, Oregon created this stunning feature wall of an abstract seascape. It establishes the palette for the rest of the space. What makes the paint job notable is how she incorporated a mix of cooler shades of yellow and plum, which are traditionally warm hues with two standard cool colors: blue and green. Notice the cream ceiling and the pale gray walls? They have a hint of cool green.

John Bauer

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