Color Friday is: Aqua!

16 Sep

Somewhere in the realm of pretty greenish blues exists Aqua.

Left: Bathroom from House Beautiful's September 2011 issue; designed by designer Mona Ross Berman, photographed by Jonny Valiant (image via House Beautiful) Top right: source unknown Swatches from L to R: Aqua Chiffon by Olympic Paints (image via House Beautiful); Turquoise Pantone (image via House Beautiful)

It’s easy to mistake it for turquoise, robin’s egg, or even just plain “blue green.” If you mix and match these shades from time to time that’s alright by me! Aqua is both subtle and bold; it holds its own in a sea of neutrals and it plays well with coral, orange, pink or navy. It’s beachy and it’s icy and 100% lovely.

Here are some fabulous aqua picks for today’s Color Friday. Enjoy!

Images from Chandelier at top:Seaglass and Pewter Chandelier by Cottage and Bungalow, $1,250, image via Cottage and Bungalow); Mariposa Table Lamp by Z Gallerie, $150 (image via Z Gallerie); Knitted Aqua Pouf (image via NestEmporium); Pretty Nylon Tate Tote by Marc by Marc Jacobs, $168 (image via Marc Jacobs); Sea Measuring Cups by West Elm, $19 (image via West Elm); Vintage Glam Dining Chair from Jayson Home and Garden, $350 (image via Jayson Home and Garden); Diamonds on Your Doorstep Mat, $30 (image via ModCloth); Chanel's Nouvelle Vague Nail Polish, $27 (image via Chanel)

I just adore the measuring cups and the doormat — and each is less than $50!  What’s your favorite aqua find?


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2 Responses to “Color Friday is: Aqua!”

  1. Beth June 15, 2013 at 11:05 PM #

    What is the name of the paint color in the bathroom? Thanks

    • jgbinteriors June 29, 2013 at 1:04 PM #

      Hi Beth,

      That looks like wallpaper to me actually…


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