9 Soothing Ways to Decorate with Blue and White
This color combination is as versatile as they come—it flatters every room, no matter the size, style or budget.
Blue-and-white coastal-inspired bedroom
When in Doubt, Go for the Shore Thing
If choosing a color scheme for a room makes you break out in a "does this go with that?" panic, an easy rule of thumb is that if the colors go well together in nature, they'll look great in your home. Foam-capped waves served as designer Tim Clarke's inspiration in this space. To get a similar effect, he recommends incorporating objects into the room that are inspired by the sea.

"Whether sculptural coral or a collection of shells, [adding sea-inspired details] evokes the spirit of the coastline, even if you live in the middle of the country," he says.