Cobalt isn’t particularly springy, but its vibrancy is refreshing and pure so it’s actually perfect for spring!
(L: image via DecorPad; R: image via SheKnows)
I have an aunt who had a huge collection (or at least I remember it to be huge) of cobalt blue glassware that she kept in her apartment windows; the light that came through the blue vases and bowls was just gorgeous! I was probably about nine or ten at the time, and this formed my picture of “what a cool adult apartment should look like” for a long time. This memory also leads me to believe that cobalt works best in translucent form – like glass or acrylic – but I also have come to adore it with a fun texture applied – like reflectivity, mosaic tile, or chunky paint. It works great as a single shot of color against otherwise blah neutrals, like in this bedroom:
Cobalt brightens up this bedroom. (image via LiveLikeYou)
Here are my cobalt picks for spring – enjoy them! And get outside this weekend when it becomes warm again!
Clockwise from chandelier at top: Blue Plexi Chandelier from PrettyPrettyProps, price unknown (image via PrettyPrettyProps.com); Cobalt Ring Tumbler no John Lewis, £6 (image via johnlewis.com; Into The Blue by Michelle Oppenheimer for Z Gallerie, $149 (image via Z Gallerie); Cobalt Blenko Water Pitcher, $39 (image via http://strawberrypatch.gourmetfoodmall.com...or try ebay); Ginger Side Table in Cobalt from Crate and Barrel, no longer available (image via Crate and Barrel); Plush Living - Pallas Black Label Pillow, $60 (image via 2Modern); Navy/Cobalt Feather Rug from Serena and Lily, starting at $395 (image via Serena and Lily); Louis XVI End Chair from Wisteria, $429 (image via Wisteria); Molten Spectrum Knob from Anthropologie, $8 (image via Anthropologie)
Enjoy the weekend!
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