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The 8 Best Blue Paint Colors

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If you’re like me, you know that choosing the right paint color can turn a room from blah to breathtaking. Today, we’re diving deep into the blue spectrum to explore the 8 best blue paint colors (and most of my personal favorites) that will add a touch of sophistication and tranquility to your space. From serene sea shades to bold and moody blues, let’s check out all these stunning options.

1. Sherwin Williams – Slate Tile

Picture this: a timeless hue that bridges the gap between traditional and contemporary. That’s the magic of Slate Tile. With its muted undertones, this shade brings a sense of calm to any room, making it perfect for bedrooms and cozy reading nooks.

Joe Lucas study

This stunning fireplace in SW Slate Tile via House Beautiful. This color plays perfectly with black and brass accents, as well as warm wood-tones.

2. Sherwin Williams – Wall Street

Wall Street isn’t just a financial district – it’s also a mesmerizing blue paint color! This sophisticated shade adds a touch of elegance to your interiors & exteriors, creating an inviting ambiance. Pair it with warm-toned furnishings for a balanced, welcoming space.

This rich an inviting front porch via Pinterest shows how well SW Wall Street pairs with rich wood-tones and bright white accents.

3. Sherwin Williams – Sea Serpent

If the wild ocean is calling your name, Sea Serpent is here to answer. This coastal-inspired blue is like a soothing wave of tranquility, making it an excellent choice for bathrooms and living rooms. Pair it with sandy neutrals & brass accents for a truly rich look. Try it out on moldings & built-ins for an upscaled, finished look.

Photo via Sherwin Williams.

4. Benjamin Moore – Hale Navy

Ready to make a statement? Hale Navy is your go-to. This deep, rich blue is daring and captivating, ideal for creating an accent wall or built-in that demands attention. Pro tip: Pair it with a variety of metallic accents for a touch of luxury.

In this mudroom slash laundry room, we paired BM Hale Navy with warm wood bench top and brass accents for a playful, finished look.


More of my favorite blue paint colors. . .

5. Sherwin Williams – Labradorite

Labradorite, named after the mesmerizing gemstone, is a moody blue that oozes charisma. This mysterious hue is perfect for adding depth to spaces like home offices or cozy dens, creating an atmosphere of refined comfort. In our, still not finished, half bath we used it on the walls and ceiling to create a cozy and calm environment.


6. Benjamin Moore – Boothbay Gray

For a touch of nautical charm, Boothbay Gray is a fantastic choice. This medium blue-gray strikes the perfect balance between lively and serene, making it versatile for bedrooms, bathrooms, and even exterior applications.

This stunning 1930’s Tudor was updated with limewashed brick and BM Boothbay Gray at 75% on the trim. To see more on this project, check it out HERE.


7. Benjamin Moore – Puritan Gray

If your style leans towards modern minimalism, Puritan Gray is your kindred spirit. This cool-toned gray-blue is the epitome of contemporary chic, making it an excellent backdrop for sleek furniture and clean lines.

Peach & Pine Interiors paired BM Puritan Gray cabinets with warm wood floor and brass accents for a perfectly timeless look.

8. Benjamin Moore – Knoxville Gray

Last but not least, let’s talk urban elegance with Knoxville Gray. This deep blue-gray exudes sophistication and pairs wonderfully with urban-inspired decor. It’s the color of choice for those who seek an understated yet impactful style.

Blue Shaker Laundry Room Cabinets with Gray Herringbone Pattern Floor

Knoxville Gray is paired perfectly with white walls and mixed metal accents in this photo via Decor Pad.

There you have it – the 8 best blue paint colors that can transform your space into a haven of style and comfort. Remember, if it’s something you truly love, it will never go out of style! So, whether you’re dreaming of coastal escapes or urban adventures, these blues are ready to play their part in your design journey.

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