interiors & styling

October Moodboard

October Moodboard : Midnight Blue - Did you notice I accidentally skipped last month’s moodboard? It’s probably the first time in two years- or since I started the series, that I forgot to do one. Whoops! Obviously September was super busy. I’ve had a lot going on, but these posts are actually really therapeutic for me and I enjoy putting them together. Compiling October’s moodboard made me really happy and this month I’m into a moody color- midnight blue! It’s dark, sophisticated, can be used in moderation, or in large amounts for a serious statement. Click through to see what has been inspiring me lately and to shop my recent finds.

October Moodboard : Midnight Blue - Every time I stumble across that gorgeous blue fireplace and built-ins being painted, I re-pin it. It’s one of my most coveted shades of blue! I dubbed this moodboard “midnight” blue, because it’s less saturated and deeper than a typical, preppy navy. It feels rich, neutral, has a ton of depth, and can pretty much go with any aesthetic. It was definitely inspired by the image shown above.

01: upholstered bed // 02: cushion cover // 03: bath mat // 04: pleated drapery // 05: fabric // 06: channel tufted bedding // 07: velvet swivel chair // 08: nightstand // 09: fringe throw

I’d obviously take anything from the roundup above, but I’m specifically into that gorgeous velvet swivel chair (#7), the channel tufted bedding (#6), and the pinch pleated drapery (#4). I feel like you could use any of those three items if you aren’t fully ready to commit, but you still want to make a BIG statement. It’s the perfect middle ground…. drapery, bedding, and a stunning accent chair. That’s all you really need.

October Moodboard : Midnight Blue - Are you guys also feeling moody hues as we’re making our way into the fall season? I certainly am. I’m hopping a flight as we speak to California for my design retreat, so be sure to follow along on Instagram! Don’t worry… I have a full week of blog posts scheduled and Jacqueline is filling in for me later in the week with an awesome DIY. Stay tuned.

image sources : kempshott road // farrow & ball // dupont style mixer

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    October 9, 2018 at 4:39 am

    Love the blue-black…black-blue? And anything velvet gets a resounding yes. Safe travels and have an amazing time!!

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      October 9, 2018 at 3:38 pm

      Thank you Peggi! Hope you’re having a great week :) xox

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    October 9, 2018 at 10:05 am

    I love that fireplace!

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    October 10, 2018 at 6:48 am

    It’s crazy that you’ve created your mood board based on ‘midnight blue’. My husband just ordered me a new ‘midnight blue’ duvet and shams from West Elm!!!

    Question… I’m having to repaint my nightstands, and I love the way black and midnight blue look together. Would it be too crazy to paint my nightstands semi-gloss black?

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      October 10, 2018 at 7:06 am

      Not at all! I love that look :) Dark on dark will be beautiful and cozy!

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    August 12, 2019 at 8:34 am

    What is the blue black paint color ?

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    Heide Forsythe
    November 29, 2020 at 4:37 pm

    The color is so rich and deep…..who makes it and what is the color name, please.

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