A world wide survey reveals that blue is the most popular color. It is one of the first colors a child is able to recognize. The world of textiles designed for the home has been feeling blue for a long time but with so many shades of blue to analyze, which blue would be the BEST blue going forward?
We were thrilled with the Pantone’s announcement for the Color of the Year in 2020 - Classic Blue! This is a fresh shade of blue that is more lively than the indigos, navy’s and denim shades that have held on to favor for the past several years.
Carole Fabrics has a bevy of prints, embroideries, jacquards and textured solids to answer the call for a blue that reflects the calm of the sky and sea. Refer to our Color Library to begin searching for the perfect solution to your design inspiration. Ocean Blue, Reflection Pool, French Navy, Cadet, and Blue Forest. Coming in Spring will be a brand new assortment of impactful designs in our newest range of blues – Bluebird!
When building a monochromatic room, layering varying shades of blue makes not only a tranquil environment, but provides depth of color for this classic shade of blue.
Our brand new Solid Color Book Library has 6 different color ranges of beautiful drapery weight textured solids. CADET will be a great resource when searching for the perfect textured solid. Whether tweed looks, or faux silk or linen blends, or even 100% cotton, this assortment of solids will be the first book you reach for.
Monochromatic neutrals with a wall and accessories of Classic Blue creates a serene bedroom with a definite modern aesthetic. Clean, fresh, and restful.
Daring to add a little drama in an otherwise white room is easy with a simple rod mounted valance in a contemporary geometric mini print. Check out other options in our embroidery or print color books from the Carole Complete library.
Also, we’re introducing a brand new collection of trimmings to add to our current assortment . Paramount Trimmings offers a wide range of tone on tone color combinations – and an exciting range of blues. Paramount Trimmings is currently available on line, however sample books will be available in Spring 2020.
Nature’s compliment to this vivid shade of blue is varying shades of coral, orange, and persimmon. A bold use of complimentary colors offers a stimulating and balanced color scheme.
Start with a basically neutral room and add just a few pops of color with accent furniture, pillows and window treatments to easily create drama in a formerly sedate room.
For a serene setting, Classic Blue is a natural paired with blue based greens for a truly calming vibe.
Be sure to search our website to explore further combinations that reflect this exciting new blue! Just select a category and the color range and watch the options pop up! There are endless possibilities for a new blue mood.