6 Reasons Blue and White is the Most Stylish Color Combo
In his new book, Beautiful: All-American Decorating and Timeless Style
, interior designer Mark D. Sikes shows how to create dreamy living spaces using the classic palette.
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Blue and white offer the ideal backdrop for items in neutral colors, such as baskets, wood boxes, rattan chairs, and natural-fiber rugs. In addition to creating gentle contrast, natural materials ground blue and white as if reminding the stripes and prints that they share their hues with water, ski and clouds.