Top Paint Picks for Navy Blue Walls

June 28, 2012

Yesterday I shared my Royal Blue Revelation and how I’ve been introducing this new-found hue into my home. I’m kinda psyched because not only is this color going to be an accent seen in accessories, but I plan on painting the front room a dark navy.  Yesterday I left you at the point of me knee-deep in color decisions, and today I’m sharing the final color choice, plus my Top Color Picks for Navy Blue Walls.

I’ve always had a thing for black spaces – they’re bold, dramatic, and striking – but I’m loving the navy hue just as much (and maybe even better)!  I’ve gathered some inspirational spaces that adorn the blue hue…

Deep blue striking walls with navy accents, photography by Emily Jenkins Followill.

Gorgeous Royal Blue Dining Room featured on House Beautiful.


Crisp white with navy blue is stunning.  The white decor pops off the dark complementing color (source unknown).

Navy paneling on the walls gives this office/den a cottage look featured on Lonny Mag.

Dark royal blue walls surround this bedroom oasis and I adore the wide striped blue and white rug, photographed by Roger Davies Photography.

A laundry room that I would never leave.  The white cabinets look amazing against the dark royal wall featured on House and Home.

Built-ins are often a shade of white (allowing them to pop off the wall), but the style displayed in this room match the walls – clever!  Love the regal, but inviting aesthetic by Ashley Whittaker.

Hello Bedroom that I would love-to-live-in!  There are so many reasons to adore this space by Brian Watford Interiors, but my favorite is the navy and white oversized nightstand, which is so sophisticated.

Thankfully I’m still in love with my taupe colored cabinets, otherwise this would be my new DIY project for summer.  Could you do navy blue cabinets in your kitchen? (source unknown)

Incredible spaces to die for, right?! So finally the time comes to reveal the final paint choice for my room.  The final color is…

photo by Julian Wass, image via House Beautiful

Boy, do I only wish I knew photoshop better to show you how this new blue hue would look in the room.  Any volunteers to help me out? If not, no worries, it will be done soon enough (I hope)!

Do you like my color choice?  What navy blue hue is your favorite?


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Comments

  1. I’m totally obsessed with dark blues right now too. Anything from navy to royal to cobalt to peacock – I love them!

  2. Hooray!!!!!!!!!! I guessed which color you would pick! Love that particular “Van Deusen” shade the best! Can’t wait to see it on your walls in some of your beautifully-styled photos once you’re all finished!
    Laura / Pet Scribbles recently posted..Crafty Blogs – I can never get enough of them!

    • You picked it – good job Laura, hehe! I’ll be starting the painting soon – can’t wait to share the reveal. xo Jenna

  3. I used the Van Deusen Blue in my bedroom…and I love it. I’ve had it for over 6 years and have never tired of it!

  4. yay!! I just chose Van Deusen Blue for our home office before I read your blog. You just confirmed my choice. It was between Van Deusen and Hale Navy. Painter comes this week!!

  5. I’m totally crushing on this color right now! I decorated our patio in blue and white this summer and love it with our espresso brown patio furniture! Thanks so much for your tips and picks Jenna – all beautiful!
    Heather recently posted..Project Inspired No. 19….Welcome!

  6. Diane McCollough says:

    I love this color. My laundry room is navy blue, but I wanted to paint it black or another color of blue. My cabinets have a hint of a grey blue tone. I now want to paint them this Benjamin Moore color Van Deusen Blue. Thanks…..

  7. I have just discovered your blog tonight and I know I’m going to be hooked because I have also just picked the same Van Deusen blue for the guest room! Love everything I’m seeing on your blog!

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