15 Ways to Decorate with Pantone's 2016 Colors of the Year
Skies of Blue
Artfully arranged dishes and a soft blue ceiling bring a touch of whimsy to this traditional dining room.
Playful is the name of the game in this children’s bedroom, which sports bold patterns and subtle stripes in complementary shades of rose and blue.
One with the Sea
This casual, all-blue sleeping retreat is serenity at its finest. When it’s time to leave the beach at the end of the day, a cozy outdoor space like this one will have you feeling as though you’re still perched by the sea.
Singing the Blues
Patterned curtains and chairs in bold striped slipcovers yield a formal dining room that’s anything but stuffy.
Play with Pattern
With the energizing elements of red and the diluting influence of white, pink is lively but soft, making it a great pick for bedrooms. Don’t be afraid to mix and match patterns in the same color.
There’s no such thing as too much blue! From its sky blue walls to the deep blue duvet, this bedroom is the picture of tranquility.
Nod to Nautical
To keep the martime vibe fresh in the bunk room of our 2015 Showhouse, designer Bailey McCarthy opted for a periwinkle sailboat print with navy accents, and paired it with polka-dot bedding. The pale pink and blue tones put a soft spin on the classicaly nautical red, white, and blue.
Splash of Color
Introducing blue is a surefire way to revive any space. Whether using a little or a lot, the color always has a refreshing effect. The blues in this kitchen evoke calm and cheerful feelings all at once.
A statement blue armchair paired with pale blue walls makes for a soothing but lively color palette in this Florida living room.
Dark wood paneling anchors this bedroom’s sweet pairing of a feminine pink floral with equally delicate baby blue-and-white polka dots.
Clean lines, white linens, and the palest shades of blue and pink make for the most soothing of sanctuaries.
From the seashell and seahorse details on the chairs to the predominantly blue palette, this rustic dining room brings the ocean inside.
Between the Lines
Graphic stripes could easily feel overwhelming, but the shade of blue used in this children's bedroom is so soft that they feel calm rather than busy.
Paired with fuchsia headboards and punchy patterns, the rosy wall acts as a neutral in this soulful bedroom.
Pretty in Pink
The pantone colors of the year just so happen to look fabulous paired together in this elegant bedroom. Adding touches of color with a lamp or fresh flowers help to create an inviting space.