Our new favorite holiday color: Blue

Oh, the weather outside is frightful (ok, maybe a brisk 50 degrees in the morning), but inside your home is so delightful with this exciting color trend for fall 2015. We've taken a page out of some of the most innovative designers' books for the upcoming holidays so you can have a blue Christmas that's so very merry and bright.

Kelly green, baby blue and white


Photo credit: Brian Patrick Flynn, HGTV

Light blue isn't typically seen as a Christmas color, but it adds a modern pop when paired with more traditional colors like green. Be sure to introduce plenty of white into the color scheme as well to add an arctic feel to this cool color palette.

Turquoise and orange


Photo credit: Better Homes and Gardens

Now that you've gotten your feet wet with baby blue, hopefully you'll be prepared for our next pick: turquoise and orange. While these two colors aren't what you usually think of for the winter holidays, we love their breezy, California-coastal vibe. Keep the holiday spirit alive by pairing your orange with lots of greenery, like Christmas trees and wreaths, and surrounding your color scheme with pale neutrals.

Red, white and blue


Photo credit: Brian Patrick Flynn, HGTV

This patriotic color scheme is usually found around the fourth of July, but it can be delightfully winter-y when used in festive patterns, as shown in the photo above. Make red and white your main colors, and use light blue as an accent color. It's a refreshing departure from the standard green fare without straying too far away from the holiday essence you look forward to every year.

Navy blue


Photo credit: Glo

So far we've focused on lighter shades of blue, but we can't forget our elegant staple blue, navy. The beauty of navy is that it goes with practically everything, especially the beautiful metallic colors associated with winter, especially silver and gold. It's also rather formal, so you can use it to dress up your events while still adding an unexpected pop of color.

Updating your home for the holidays? The process doesn't have to be frightful. Whether you're looking to make minor updates to existing fixtures or complete a major renovation, our experts at Builder Boy will assist you every step of the way to make sure your project turns out the way you envision. Give us a call today at 877.410.3406 to schedule an estimate and find out how we can help you treat yourself to a new look for your home. Or, visit our showroom at 1741 Cherry Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90813.