Top 5 Sky Blue Pieces for Your Home: Goodbye Winter Blues and Hello Summer Skies

One of our interior design consultants, Stephanie, explores the sky blue trend, helping us all bring some clear blue skies and warmth to our interior design thoughts and inspirations!


Although we’ve had a slow start to spring here on the east coast, using sky blue is a sure way to put winter behind you! If you aren’t up for repainting, like we did for our client’s home office below, we have some easy ways to incorporate this cool, relaxing color into your home just in time for summer.

SkyBlue_Down2EarthInteriorDesignOfficeProject: Green Street Philadelphia Office, as seen in HGTV Magazine | December 2017
Paint color: Sherwin Williams Quench Blue

The easiest ways to bring in a splash of color and freshen up your space are pillows and throws. Quick and affordable, mixing in some new accent pillows and throws can keep your space up to date. Or you can participate in the latest trends with the pieces you already own. Have fun mixing patterns, sizes, and textures too.

d2eBlog_SkyBluePillowsGroupPillow and Throw Sources: 1. Leisure Artic Blue Pillow from CB2  2. Maddie Textured Pillow Cover from Pottery Barn 3. Woven Poppie Throw Blanket from Anthropologie  4.Katti Ikat Pillow from The Pillow Collection 5. Renata Lumbar Pillow, Powder Blue from Lulu and Georgia 


Adding or changing up some accent seating is another great way to add in a pop of color. Accent chairs, ottomans, and benches in sky blue work with many color schemes and can make a big impact without having to completely change your space.

d2eBlog_SkyBlueSeatingGroupAccent Seating Sources: 1.Tillie Chair from Anthropologie  2. Sky Blue Pouf from Pinterest  3. Denim Woven Pouf from Pinterest  4. Blue Linen Paige Bench from World Market 


Bringing in the fresh blue tones with some art allows you to add color to the walls without repainting. Go for a bold, large scale piece of art or a cool, calm, and collected gallery wall.

d2eBlog_SkyBlueARTArt Sources: 1. Untitled Blue Wall Art from Anthropologie   2. Warming Winds 3 from Minted  3. Sunday Blues from Minted   4. Summer Sky III from Artfully Walls   5. Warming Winds 2 from Minted   6. Sunday Morning Wall Art from Anthropologie 


Whether your style is bold and colorful or a soft and subtle, updating your rug can really transform a space and the furniture you already have. Bringing a sky blue accent in through a new rug will brighten things up and its cool tone will create a relaxing vibe.

d2eBlog_SkyBlueRUGSRug Sources: 1. Blue Medallion Charlotte Area Rug by World Market  2. Labyrinth Rug by West Elm  3. Tropical Treescape Rug by Anthropologie 


After our long, cold winter, we all want to open up the windows to let the fresh air and sunshine in. Adding some fun, sky blue drapery will be a perfect way to continue to bring the outdoors in.


Drapery Sources: 1. Dolores Geo Print Drape by Pottery Barn  2. Customer Ring Top Curtain from Loom Décor   3. Convertible Drapery from Loom Décor   4. Largo Aqua Linen Curtain Panels by Create and Barrel


Whether you are looking redo your whole space or just update a few key pieces, adding this sky blue accent will have you sailing smoothly into summer.

Thinking of adding some sky blue into your interior design? Tell us how you are inspired to add it as a part of your spring interior design plans in the comments below.

  • Carolyn Cockburn
    Posted at 12:15h, 02 May Reply

    I’m not sure if I lke the blue walls. In a way it makes the room look colder than it is, that is fine in summer, but I feel would be a bad idea in winter

  • Tom Field
    Posted at 12:32h, 11 May Reply

    A really nice accent chair, with lots of retro appeal, especially with the way that the legs are styled.

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