Blue Crush

I am oddly drawn to all shades of blues these day.

It generally is the favorite color of most of the world but, I have always been an orange or purple gal.

Here are some recent blue crushes starting with Matthew Quinn’s Kitchen from Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles

An arched window above the sink references the classical roots of this historic home and looks out onto a courtyard and three-story addition by Ladisic Fine Homes. Here, traditional materials blend beautifully with innovative design features. Timeless Calacatta Gold marble gets a modern upgrade with a waterfall-style island fabricated by Construction Resources.

“We gave the homeowners the function of a large kitchen by incorporating smart design and storage selections while still paying homage to the architecture and legacy of the home.” —Matthew Quinn

Next up the blue-green ladies office by Margaret Kirkland is a beauty!

“With so much cabinet storage—and a dedicated surface for organization—life also feels civilized and orderly,” says Kirkland of this chic office space. Farrow & Ball’s Castle Gray anchors the space and sets the tone for a remarkably refined palette that still leaves room for a dose of whimsy in the form of the Kate Spade for Kravet wallpaper artfully alluding to a collection of books in a library.

Phoebe Howard always leans toward her favorite hue in the family room

Architect Yong Pak and builder Michael Ladisic added interest to the family room addition through subtle architectural details such as shiplap planks placed on both the vertical and horizontal, and separated by chair rail molding.

Mark Sikes brings the blues to the Newport Coastal Living Idea House

Light upper cabinetry, subway tiles, and quartz counters make the kitchen appear almost weightless. “It’s a classic look, very easy on the eye,” says Sikes. He painted the lower cabinetry a rich royal blue, and then added two style showstoppers: bobbin-framed ebonized rush barstools and, above the windows, a blue-and-white Roman shade, which ties the cabinetry color scheme together.

Enjoy more of this stunner that screams summer.

Another breezy blue kitchen from Coastal Living

Another blue beauty by Meredith McBrearty

Suzanne Kasler knows how to bring the blue to a children’s bunk room

This stunning blue kitchen via Homebunch features blue shaker cabinets painted in a custom color, 50% ofSherwin Williams Stardew and 50% Uncertain Gray by Sherwin Williams. 

Nashville’s Sarah Bartholemew’s home is beautiful in blues…

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