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Ways To Use The Beautiful Color Of Turquoise In Design
Aged and Distressed Turquoise
Popular Paint Shades
Color Of Tranquility
We have loved the stunning, serene color of turquoise used by jewelers and crafters in exquisite jewelry, collectibles and adorning ancient artifacts for centuries.
While the turquoise gem is a rare and valuable find, the color of this lovely blue to green mineral has captured the hearts of the design and fashion world. Turquoise catches the eye in a calm, sophisticated, yet refreshing kind of way. It once was a symbol of wealth and prosperity -- now you can say, " Turquoise is the color of tranquility."
Carpenters Using Turquoise In Cabinetry and Furniture
My husband is a master carpenter and he can tell you how lately he has been getting allot of requests from homeowners for turquoise to be incorporated into their cabinetry and furniture.
Some go with different shades of turquoise throughout the room where it won't all be matchy matchy and go more with the trends.
They use both paint and tented lacquers (as seen in the pictures), then sand down some to give a bleed through rustic charm.
These pics are a sneak peak in the constructing process.
Brighter Bolder Popular Shades
"Before and After Checkerboard Coffee Table" (Made by my husbands brothers and nephew)
Mix of Cabinetry Colors
Notice the mix of color choices in this beautiful kitchen my husband helped work on. From deep dark wood stains, stand out eye-catcher, to pale shades of subtle turquoise. This brings so much personality and versatility to a room. Everything looks like its own original piece that tells a story.
Note: Sometimes people choose to use turquoise in only sporadic accessories which add a pop of color and interest to any room. Example:
- Kitchen Canisters
- A random appliance
- A vase, pottery, floral, statue etc.
- Light fixture
- Accent pillows
Subtle and Bold Colors Mixed
Are you matchy?
Do you like colors to match perfectly?
A Cabinet Door With Turquoise Bleed Through Look
A Turquoise Bedroom To Relax
Whether subtle or bold, turquoise can give your bedroom a dreamy, coastal appearance that sends your heart soaring to the islands.
Whether a romantic couple's room, teen, child or babies nursery; turquoise fits the scene for all. "Don't be afraid to play with the colors, you'll be inspired."
Playful Bright But Blissful
Baby Nursery Idea
Cheap & Easy
I love to take a can of spray paint and transform an inexpensive object into a beauty. It is so easy, affordable and a fun way to slip in the color turquoise in almost any room.
The pic below is where I spray painted an old picture frame turquoise and added an Eiffel Tower metal piece for a 3D effect. It looks vintage, yet modern in my teenage daughter's shabby chic room. It definitely stands out on her focal wall collage. She slipped the same color in a couple more places by spray painting small decorations (like her 8 inch metal Eiffel Tower on her vanity and a small picture frame with her baby pic inside).
My Easy Design With Turquoise Spray Paint
Tranquil Bedrooms Slideshow
Its Even Fun To Wear Turquoise
So Many Ways
"Explore your own possibilities with the beautiful gem for design – the color of turquoise (in its many variations)". There are endless possibilities in a bucket or can of paint.