Positively Blue

Inspiration Mood Board featuring three blue paint drops: Shadow Blue, Light Drizzle, After Rain. Images shown are the following: -A dog sitting on a teen’s bed. -An adult bedroom with the walls painted in Light Drizzle. -A tight crop of a bathroom’s sink and mirror with the wall painted in Shadow Blue. -An office desk and chair against a wall painted in After Rain. -A small hideaway sitting area with the walls painted in Light Drizzle.

The color blue has many beneficial properties. Lighter blues impart a relaxed, friendly feel while brighter blues radiate energy. This positively blue palette calls to mind feelings of both comfort and cheer. Shadow Blue N480-3 and Light Drizzle N480-1 are soft and dusty, helping to quiet our minds. After Rain M520-2 livens the mood with hopeful anticipation.

Shadow Blue N480-3 is a great color for bathrooms. This shaded, soft blue relaxes the space, allowing the room to feel private and still.

This grayed toned blue, Light Drizzle N480-1 is soft and snug. The hue is inviting and easy-on-the-eyes. The perfect color for turning a small space into a secret hideaway creating a vibe that is light and airy – a cozy space to reset the day.

Light Drizzle N480-1 is also perfect to use in bedrooms as it is soothing and puts our mind to rest. The peaceful essence of a gentle blue sky is captured in this color, creating a sense of calmness. We feel safe and at peace surrounded by this hue.

After Rain M520-2 has just the right amount of brightness to liven up your day while keeping you focused. It is perfect for your home office as it adds a touch of energy while keeping your mind at ease.

This hue can also add some liveliness to a teen’s room.  The brightness of  After Rain M520-2 reminds us of the sky, as the clouds vanish after the rain has stopped. Recalling the fresh scent of a recent rainfall – feeling recharged and invigorated.

This month take in the comforts of these light blue hues. For more ways to use blue hues, check out Behr’s Color Studio where you will find inspiration, color tools, design advice and more!

Colorfully yours,


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