Muddy Robin's Egg

Looking around my apartment, it's easy to see that I love my white walls, especially when paired with pops of black, gold and pink, but lately there is another wall colour that is stealing my heart. I think this is what I will use in my next apartment, which I plan on being less girly and more sophisticated.
That colour is a muddy, moody, robin's egg blue (with some green in it). It's something like these, only maybe slightly more toned down:
Designed by Sara Ruffin Costello, as seen in Domino
via Thibault
via Elle Decoration April 2011
via House to Home
Are you with me? I am picturing it with pear greens, chartreuses and mustard yellows. I think it would look really good with the bits of blue in my rug:
I also think the colour will pair nicely with the goldy tones of my natural bamboo chairs (and the emerald green Kelly Wearstler pillow you see on the chair)
These are some of my major pieces I cannot see myself ever parting with.

Do you like muddy paint colours? Or do you prefer clean?


High Cotton Style said...[Reply]

I've always loved that first room! I'm definitely a muddy person!

Julia@Cuckoo4Design said...[Reply]

So pretty! Especially with gold

Beth of designPOST Interiors said...[Reply]

I had a muddy blue similar to that in my kitchen before I painted everything white. I love muddy!

Jackie said...[Reply]

I love it! My Mom got a settee in a similar color for the living room at home, and I was surprised by how much I liked it. It is a sophisticated and somewhat unexpected look. Great idea!

Hannah said...[Reply]

Ooooh I love it. Especially with the gold & chartreuse!
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Unknown said...[Reply]

I absolutely prefer muddier tones. Neutralizes the color and makes it easy to combine with other colors!

kate@willowinteriors said...[Reply]

So pretty!! Go for it!

Christine @ Suburban Charm said...[Reply]

Beautiful! Especially love the photograph with the sunburst fresh and classy looking!

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Amy @ Five Kinds of Happy said...[Reply]

I have been kind of obsessed with this colour lately - it's so classic and calming. We're basing our baby shower around it too!

Brooke said...[Reply]

I love this shade! so pretty and sophisticated. It will pair gorgeously with the things you already have.

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Unknown said...[Reply]

Lots of great ideas and I thank you for sharing!!! Home Decor

Unknown said...[Reply]

Beautiful colors! And that green chair is indeed a creative piece to add to a living area or a bedroom. Great post! interior designs