Emily Henderson

Best navy blue paint, inspired by Robert Pattinson

R-Pats has been blue.  What with K-Stew cheating on him, the breakup being publicized world-wide, the terribly invasive paparazzi (i can totally relate R-patz, it’s so hard to just be a normal person sometimes, right?….KIDDING), not to mention the fact that he’s a vampire and he has a demon baby.  He’s got reason to be blue, my friends. 

So let’s celebrate him and K-stew moving back in together (IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD BY THE WAY) with a ‘best navy blue paint’ post, inspired by my favorite vampire. And yes, this is another attempt (due to the success of gray paints according to Ryan Gosling) to entertain you and me, whilst giving design tips, and possibly getting the attention of my favorite men in the world.  It’s absolutely shameless and i absolutely don’t care. 

 

Navy blue is my favorite color, so yes, i know a thing or two about it.. It’s calming and cozy. Its brooding masculinity perfectly offsets all of my feminine furniture and accessories. It gives everything an instant modern backdrop; and it’s a color that is pretty much loved by all.  Much like R-Patz.   

I’ve used Hale Navy by Benjamin Moore twice, on the season finale of Design Star, HERE and on SFAS once, HERE, although i don’t like the photo so i’m not going to put it on my own blog.  It’s a very, very deep dark navy blue.  It can go almost black.  It would be perfect for a viewing room or on the wall where the tv is.  It’s serious and intense, much like R-Patz here:

 

Oh, you are so brooding aren’t you. What? Did the Volturi stop by unannounced again and your living room was a mess?  The lack of manners those 800-year-old Italian vampires have is really abominable. Oh for shame.  Leave R-patz alone, although keep looking at me like that please. 

 

I love this navy by Farrow and Ball very much. It’s almost like a deep royal blue. It has a lot of pigment to it and is feels very alive. There are places where it feels more green and places where it goes super dark – Farrow and Ball has extremely well-pigmented paints, so even though they can be expensive, it’s totally worth it.  Would be great for an accent wall in a loft, or a boys room, or a bedroom. Such a quick way to cozy things up.  You know what this happy color reminds me of? S’right, this guy:

He’s all, ‘Hey K-stew, wanna get drunk and climb trees whilst hugging?’  She says yes, of course, and that makes him so happy.    

You all remember my office makeover, with Sherwin Williams.  I used ‘Loyal Blue’ and i still love it. Its bright at times and dark at times. We are turning that room into a dining room soon, because Brian doesn’t work from home anymore, and i think this color is great for cozy dinner parties.  Perhaps i’ll invite my neighbors, R-patz and K-stew, only and ONLY if he brings that boyish beaming smile.  

Shirtless werewolves NOT invited.  In fact, screw it, even SHIRTED wearwolves can’t come.  

 

 

Now this color was brought to my attention by a friend of mine who did it in her bedroom and it looked amazing. She had her painter put 5 coats on her walls and it was so deep and dark and pretty.  The light reflected off it perfectly and it created this warm cozy cave.  Like a navy blue hug.  Speaking of hug….

‘Oh to be the glove on that hand that i might touch that cheek’, said, one Bill Shakespeare.

Although in this case it’s ‘oh to be that armpit that i might squeeze your head whilst your head is on my leg,’. Similar, but less poetic, i presume.  

So thanks R-Patz for the navy blue recommendations.  I can only hope that they bring as much joy to my readers’ bedrooms as you have to mine.