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Infuse Coastal Vibes in Your Décor with Dulux’s Colour of the Year

Last week we weighed in on Dulux’s 2020 Paint Colour of the Year: Chinese Porcelain. This week we are sharing how to incorporate this rich, beautiful shade of blue that evokes images of serene coastal living into your home via décor. 

Dulux 2020 Pain Colour Chinese Porcelain
Image credit: Fülhaus Inc., designers of the spaces for Maisons & Co. via Dulux

Mirrors

Make your space look larger while simultaneously incorporating a trendy colour on your walls with a beautiful mirror. For a more classic look, opt for a circle, oval or rectangle silhouette, or go with a more organic shape for an eclectic look. 

Blue mirror on wallpapered wall
Image credit: Oval Wood Wall Mirror by Lark Manor via Wayfair

Serveware

Updating your serveware in a fresh colour is a great way to liven up your next hosting endeavour. What is great about adding new pieces to your collection is you can swap them out seasonally, so they feel new again every time you use them.

Blue serving tray with white dishes
Image credit: Hepner Coffee Table Tray by Mercer41 via Wayfair

Pillows & Blankets

What sofa is complete without a couple pillows and a throw blanket? Incorporating trendy or seasonal colours in textiles is a great way to add flair to your bedroom or living room. 

Blue pillows on white couch
Image credit: Bianca Solid Cotton Blend Throw Pillow Cover by Modern Rustic Interiors via Wayfair

Rugs

An area rug is a bit more of a commitment than serveware, but if you’re loving Chinese Porcelain, incorporating it into a rug is a great choice to show off some style.

Blue and white rug in living room
Image credit: Hillsby Navy Area Rug by Mistana via Wayfair

Indoor Furniture

Perhaps the biggest commitment of all is indoor furniture. If you’re feeling bold, opt for a showstopping pop of colour for your next big furniture piece. Consider sofas, lounge chairs, and dining chairs in Chinese Porcelain. 

Blue couch with accent pillows
Image credit: Garren Sofa by Mercury Row via Wayfair

Patio Furniture 

Patio furniture begs to be in a fresh colour, so why not choose a patio set in a coastal blue like Chinese Porcelain? Now all you need is a signature blue cocktail and you are ready to celebrate outdoor living. 

Blue patio furniture outside by lake
Image credit: Siems Patio Chair with Cushion by Charlton Home via Wayfair