Navy blue is a “new neutral” —paired it with just about any other color; a nice change from black, gray and brown, the usual dark neutrals. It looks fantastic with April Sky from PPG Pittsburgh Paints. Use bolder hues more sparingly if you want to keep the vibe airy and light. But if you want to go bold, an accent wall or two in the green or navy would be eye catching and dramatic. From left to right: Whispering Spring, Pear Green and Indi Go-Go, all from Benjamin Moore.
#BHG This is the wall colour I'm thinking of for our office. Since we rent, much of the house colour was not our idea (so much blue!) -- this would be the easiest and smallest (excluding the bathroom) room to paint. Colour combo: Chocolate brown, with chartreuse, white, and sky blue as accent colours.
Favorite tip: 15 Ways to Update Your Kitchen on a Dime. Some good tips in this article, including putting out a basket of all your most used cooking essentials, accenting with a pretty wood cutting board. Great way to corral the clutter in style.
Budget Decorator: 15 Ways to Update Your Kitchen on a Dime