Color of the Month July 2023: Sea Blue

Welcome to July, where the vibrant warmth of summer is in full swing! As we dive into this month, there's no better way to celebrate the beauty of nature than by exploring the captivating color of this month: Sea Blue. Inspired by the serenity of rivers and lakes, this enchanting shade invites you to infuse your surroundings with a sense of calm and tranquility. Join us as we uncover the inspiration behind this captivating hue and discover how you can transform your space into a serene oasis.


The Beauty of Sea Blue

Ah, sea blue! It's like those calm rivers and serene lakes, bringing you all the good vibes of nature. Imagine a clear sky and the mystery of water blending together to create a color that's just so refreshing and calming. When you surround yourself with this tranquil shade, it's like a warm hug of peace and harmony, making everything feel extra cozy and delightful.

Inspiration from Rivers and Lakes

Rivers and lakes have long been a source of inspiration for artists and nature enthusiasts alike. Their ever-changing hues of blue and green, the gentle ripples on the surface, and the reflections of sunlight create a mesmerizing symphony of colors and textures. 


Creating a dreamy Palette

Let's talk about creating a color palette that perfectly complements Sea Blue in your home. Embracing a range of darker and lighter blues helps to evoke the deep depths of a river or the serene tranquility of a secluded lake. And those lighter shades? They effortlessly mimic those mesmerizing reflections dancing on the water's surface. This harmonious combination can add so much depth, contrast, and visual interest to your space. Oh, and let's not forget about the delightful addition of orange! Warm tones like terracotta or burnt sienna bring a vibrant and energetic element that pairs wonderfully with sea blue. It's like adding a little burst of sunshine to the mix!

Styling Tips: Using the Palette in Your Home

Living Room: Paint the walls in Sea Blue and use the complementary colors strategically. Incorporate orange throw pillows, artwork, or a statement rug to add pops of warmth. Choose furniture with clean lines and natural textures to create a contemporary yet inviting space.

Bedroom: Create a serene oasis by painting the walls in Sea Blue. Layer the bed with lighter blue and white bedding for a crisp and calming effect. Introduce orange accents through decorative pillows or a cozy throw blanket to provide a subtle touch of energy.

Home Office: Stimulate creativity by painting an accent wall in Sea Blue. Pair it with a darker blue desk and bookshelves to establish a sense of focus. 


Exterior Transformation

Extend the serenity of Sea Blue to the exterior of your home for a cohesive and inviting look.

Front Door: Paint your front door in a rich, darker blue hue, like navy, to create a striking contrast against the Sea Blue exterior. Accentuate with orange planters or a welcome mat for a warm and inviting entrance.

Trims and Shutters: Opt for a crisp white color for trims and shutters to provide a fresh and clean appearance. This will beautifully complement the Sea Blue and darker blue tones, creating an elegant and cohesive exterior palette.

Transforming your space into a serene haven

Ready to immerse yourself in the tranquility of Sea Blue? We recommend Riverway by Sherwin Williams. Now that you’re armed with our color of the month, it’s time to call in the pros to help you paint it. Book a free estimate with WOW 1 DAY Painting today—let’s make your home renovation dreams a reality.