Are you wondering where and how to start in order to have one of those blue and green bedrooms that you keep seeing on the home decor “reality” shows on TV.?
Easy peasy! I’ve been learning a lot about the color wheel lately. I always write about lime green decor, so I decided to kick things up a notch and experiment with color combinations that include green (hence learning about the color wheel).
Modern Teen Bedding Girls 4 Piece Reversible Comforter Set Aqua Teal Blue Lime Green Floral Damask Print. Includes Bonus Sleep Mask From Designer Home. (Twin/twin Xl)Navy Blue Lime Green and White Stripe 4 Piece Teen Boys Twin Bedding Set CollectionNavy Blue and White With Green Stripe Design Sofa Home Decor Pillow Case Covers
Now, here is what I’ve learned about blue and green (of any shade), and the color wheel….Blue and green occupy the same side on the color wheel and are referred to as the ANALOGOUS colors.
Analogous colors create harmony..think of blue, blue-green and green and how they conjure up images of an ocean in your head.
These two colors are also known as the COOL colors – which is how they manage to make a small bedroom look bigger (think, ocean, sky, green pastures, mountains etc).
When these 2 colors are used in your home decor, they create an illusion of distance in a room (which translates to – SPACE)
How to emulate those blue and green bedrooms from TV?
I find decor to be a fascinating thing – therefore always on the lookout on how I can turn a small space into HGTV material! The blue and green bedrooms we see on glossy magazines and TV are nothing but a miscellany of home decor accessories.
It is actually easy to achieve. My motto is that “less is more”, so picking up a few items or one decor item like blue and green bedding, blue and green throw pillows, a blue and green area rug etc. can make all the difference in the world…
Blue and green bedding ideas
100 Percent Cotton Full/queen Duvet Cover Set with 2 Pillow Cases, Blue Green Large Checkered Pattern , 200 Threat CountBrylanehome Studio Quilted Reversible Bedspread (Ocean Blue Green Apple,Queen)Bed in a Bag American Original Blue Pacific Stripe Reversible Complete Bedding Set, Green (Twin XL)
I cannot stress it enough that the bed is the focal point of any bedroom (if not so…something must have gone wrong with the design of the room). Using blue and green bedding sets will create a 360 degree turnaround for the bedroom.
The shades of both the blue and the green could vary from navy blue and green, blue-green and green, blue and lime green etc. However way they are combined, they will create the tranquil, harmonious and spacious look for your bedroom.
Blue and green comforter sets
Blue and green comforter sets make for great bedding ideas – especially if it is reversible like the 1st one below. Create a turn-up to reveal either the blue or green side of the comforter. What I love about the comforters is that they are decor and blanket at the same time.
Pipeline Comforter and Decorative Pillow Set Blue Full/QueenIntelligent Design Trixie Reversible Down Alternative Comforter Mini Set, Blue/Green, Twin/Twin X-LargeAqua Blue Lime Green Floral Damask Print Comforter Bedding Set Girls Teen
This particular design (no.1 from the left) comes in Twin/X-Large, Queen and King sizes. For a twin set, this would look good if you display each of the colors for each of the 2 beds (giving you one of many ways to have one of those blue and green bedrooms for your teenagers).
Blue and green throw pillows
I instantly fell in love with these blue and green throw pillows purely because they embody everything I explained about the effect of a blue and green color combination in a room. This is a set of 2, 20″ x 20″ pillows suitable for both indoors and outdoors. When included in your blue and green bedrooms‘ decor, these will instantly create a harmonious, tranquil and spacious feel. The poly fiberfill used is hypoallergenic – no sneezes here!
I also found more blue and green throw pillows (see below). We are now 2 steps from achieving one of the glossy magazine cover blue and green bedrooms.
Greendale Home Fashions 17 x 17-Inch Toss Pillows, set of 2CaliTime Throw Pillow Cover 18 X 18 Inches, Luxury Chenille Cute Leaves, Reversible, Ecru Blue by EuphoriaIuhan® Fashion Home Decor Linen Printed Waist Throw Pillow Case Sofa Car Cushion SquareHowarmer Cotton Canvas Teal Decorative Throw Pillow Cover Set for Couch Set of 4 Green Geometric Pattern
Blue and Green Area Rugs
Modern Gray Blue White Green Shag Area Rugs 5×7 Rug For Living Room Under 50 Rug For Bedrooms Solid Four Color Shag RugsModern Abstract Geometric 4 feet by 6 feet (4′ x 6′) Metro Turquoise Contemporary Area RugWell Woven Madison Shag Geo Concept Green Blue Modern Geometric Area Rug 5′ X 7’2”Luxury New Fashion Art Collection Contemporary Modern Rugs Splat Blue Black Cream Gray Green Large 8×11 Floor Rugs for Living Room and Kitchen 8 by 10 Rugs Clearance, Large 8×11Modern Gray Blue White Green Shag Area Rugs 5×7 Rug For Living Room Under 50 Rug For Bedrooms 5×8 Gray Soft Rug 5 by 7 Rugs Cheap Rug Set
Blue and green area rugs are also perfect in creating the feel of space on your floor. We once made a mistake of buying an area rug because we liked it, with no consideration for the length and width of the thing or the amount of foot traffic that the poor rug had to carry.
Fortunately, in this case you are probably looking for a blue and green area rug because you are setting up a blue and green bedroom theme for yourself. Comfort, in this case is key (oh well – I love lying down on the floor rug in my room). You also need to decide on the rug thickness that you prefer.
In case you need the blue and green area rugs for your living room, then it is important to consider other things like the shape of your living room area, foot traffic and ease of cleaning.
If you have children, you may prefer to go for something that has darker colors – and invest in a good vacuum cleaner as well. The ease of cleaning is not so much of an issue for a bedroom area rug because you do not eat in your bedroom (hopefully) and you spend most of your waking hours away from the bedroom.
These are just the main items in a bedroom that can help you have one of those nice blue and green bedrooms – and also make a small bedroom look bigger.
Blue and green bedding, blue and green throw pillows and blue and green area rugs definitely make an obvious change and you cannot go wrong if you get started with them. Be sure to save this page on your pinboards/bookmarks as I will come back with other bedroom accessories that can be included in a blue and green bedroom.
Oh! before I forget…I also have a gift for you – a video that teaches you how to decorate your home while being guided by the color wheel!