nautical style white bedroom
Living Room by Natalie Myers – Photo by Amy Bartlam | Blue Filing Cabinet by Rejuvenation | Bedroom by Covering The Bases – Photo by Alexandra Wolf

This attention grabbing blue is one of my favorites. I’m so happy to hear it’s expected to be popular this coming spring. Pantone has a version of it they call ‘Lapis Blue’ in their 2017 Spring Fashion Color Report. There are many ways I would describe this color: sapphire blue, cobalt blue, bright blue, navy blue, royal blue and indigo to name a few.  Whatever you calll it, I’m looking forward to seeing more of this bold blue in the coming months. But for now, let’s take a look at some fun design ideas using this color trend.

A small amount of well-placed ‘Lapis Blue’ accents in a white room creates a stunning effect. Beautiful!

dreamy white living room lapis blue accents
Living Room by Natalie Myers | Photo by Amy Bartlam

Combine cobalt blue with lush green accents on a white background for a fresh, trendy look.

white background with pantone lapis blue accents
Photograph by Amy Stone

You could definitely turn some heads with this gorgeous bright blue dress…

lapis blue pleated crepe dress
Zac Posen Pleated Crepe Dress from The Outnet

‘Lapis Blue’ works beautifully with light, natural woods and painted white brick. Add in a small amount of black accents and the look is complete.

tictail market interior with lapis blue accents
Photograph by Michael Wiltbank

For a nautical design, use royal blue stripes on white with some monogrammed details. The result is crisp, fresh and inviting!

white bedroom with bright blue striped bedding
Bedroom by Covering The Bases | Photo by Alexandra Wolf

Now we’re talking! This electric blue long coat would look great over an all black outfit. I’m in love!

bright blue long coat
Buckley Coat from Sandro

If you want your front door to draw attention, go with a ‘Lapis Blue’ colored entry door. I love this modern glass entry with bright blue frame!

white modern home entry with bright blue entry
Design by Studio DB | Photo by Preston Schlebusch

White and ‘Lapis Blue’ are the perfect mates. I love how the designer used the blue accent on the stair treads for a floating effect.

white building with bright blue accents
Photo by gargaro

This particular shade of blue looks lovely with gray. It’s a soft yet sophisticated combination.

bright blue reflection in skyscraper glass print
Reflecting Blue Skies from Minted

How fun! A cobalt blue bunny on a white background. I love it!

blue party bunny framed art
Blue Party Bunny Framed Art from Minted

Shop this color (some cool things I found on the web)…

1.Gourd Table Lamp | 2. Circle Pillow | 3. Cobalt Table Lamp | 4. Satin Bag | 5. Weekender Bag | 6. Crystal Earrings | 7. Woven Dining Armchair | 8. Chunky Quilted Throw | 9. Romano Side Table | 10. Color Form Pillow | 11. Lounger Chair | 12. Pendant With Chain | 13. Blue Glassware | 14. Snowflake Pillow | 15. Chevron Rug | 16. Blue Filing Cabinet | 17. Adirondack Chair | 18. Cookware Set | 19. Mid-Century Bench | 20. Cobalt Pillow | 21. Hand-Knotted Rug

Would you like to see more of this color trend? You’re in luck! I put together a Pantone ‘Lapis Blue’ Pinterest board just for you…

Some colors similar to ‘Lapis Blue’ that you might like…

Some designs using ‘Lapis Blue’ that you might like…

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