Classic Blue… Pantone’s color of the year 20/20

Classic Blue… Pantone’s color of the year 20/20

Pantone announced that its 2020 Color of the Year is Classic Blue, a shade reminiscent of the sky at dusk. “It’s a color that anticipates what’s going to happen next,” said Laurie Pressman, the vice president of the Pantone Color Institute, which selects the Color of the Year.

The beginning of the year is the time to change things up!
Just like the design studio, maybe you have a room in your home that could use a little change.  It doesn’t have to be dramatic; it can be simply changing out throw pillows and accessories.  Going for a bigger change – maybe you’ve had that sofa and chair for decades, now is the perfect time to donate it or consign it and make a little cash from it.  Paint is another “easy” way to update a space.  Have you had the same color scheme for years?  Maybe it’s time to test drive a new color –

As you contemplate changing things up, consider this years Pantone Color of the Year – Classic Blue.  Whether you use it as an accessory, an accent color to an existing palette or you go all in and make bigger changes like a new sofa in this soothing shade; blue is timeless and classic!

Color really does set the tone for your overall space.  When you’re selecting a new color, consider the items you’re going to keep in the space, then narrow down the palette to ensure cohesion.  If you know you are keeping your burnt orange area rug, use it as an accent color and go up from there.  The rule of thumb is 3 – when selecting your color scheme be sure to pick a primary, secondary and tertiary color to round out the look.  If you’re more into monotone, do this with shade and tone instead of “different color,” it will make the room look “more pulled together.”

Making change… well, easy
Pick one thing and focus on it at a time.  Don’t overcomplicate change –

Make the space pop with color
Want to try something new (like this beautiful Classic Blue??)  Start small, maybe chose a few accents or accessories to “test drive” your new color choice.  This will give you time to reflect and determine whether it’s a “keeper!”  

Opt for cozy accessories
Every room in your home should reflect you and your family.  Want to welcome guests this season?  Pick up a cool basket and put throw blankets in it – when your guests come to visit, everyone can grab one and enjoy the outdoors while being warm and cozy!

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