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Pantone’s Color of 2020: Classic Blue

Why Melton Loves Pantone’s Color of 2020: Classic Blue

Pantone 19-4052 Classic Blue is Pantone’s color of 2020. It is easily applied across so many different materials, textures, and finishes. Classic Blue is a dependable blue that expresses tradition and elegance. We think it’s a versatile color to use in your home this year. Here’s are some ways to incorporate Classic Blue in 2020.

Use Classic Blue as a Home Decor Accent

Perhaps you want to test drive the color out in your house. Start by adding a small splash of color around your home. Using this color could be as simple as hanging a Classic Blue inspired print or piece of artwork in your house. Or perhaps, you buy a quart of paint and spruce up an old end table or dresser. We think an accent wall in your home, a small yet prominent wall in a living space, would be ideal for showing off this elegant color.

Kitchen Tiles and Backsplashes

Classic Blue is essential a primary color, and a bold yet timeless color to use in your home. We think committing to a backsplash in your kitchen is a fun and elegant way to utilize this incredible color. Kitchen backsplashes can be relatively small and wallet-friendly. Melton worked with a client who was a Classic Blue enthusiast, and they were thrilled with this design choice. Don’t be afraid to use this color in broad strokes as well; this classic color will look beautiful for years to come- trust us.

Classic Blue Textiles

Using textiles in your home is a low-cost way to add texture and color into your household without making a lifelong commitment. Try using curtains in a Classic Blue shade. Pillows, especially in a mud cloth textures are a high-end, high-quality design element. Another fun element could be buying a large, textured area rug in the Classic Blue shade. Start with this step if you are unsure if you’ll love this color.

A 2020 Pantone Inspired Laundry Room

A big trend we’re anticipating this year is bold and colorful laundry rooms. What better way to enjoy doing laundry than with a stylish, inviting space? The laundry room is a great room to experiment with color and pattern. We suggest going bold using Classic Blue for your laundry room cabinets, tiling, or even the appliances.

A Bold Blue Exterior

So we convinced you- you love Pantone’s color of the Year Classic Blue. Maybe you’ll consider using Classic Blue on the exterior of your home. This color works on any style of home, from traditional to contemporary. This color feels homey because of stirs up natural elements such as water and the sky. Classic Blue is eye-catching and soothing. A little bold paint goes a long way. A Classic Blue front door or shutters as an accent to your home are just as lovely.

Pantone’s Class Blue is a stellar choice for 2020. Starting the new decade off with a calming, enduring color is something we can get on board with. Start small if you are unsure, like using Classic Blue in a small way. Such as in a textile or end table. We believe you’ll fall in love with Classic Blue like we have and want to do so much more with it. Considering adding boldness to your home in 2020, consider tile work and bold decor.

What do you think about Pantone’s 2020 pick? Have you used this color in your home before, or do you plan to do so? We’d love to hear what you think on Instagram or Facebook.

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