As interior bloggers, you know we love finding favorite, amazing, totally talented interior designers. When those interior designers also happen to be great bloggers and pretty much the sweetest, nicest, most supportive friends you’ll ever meet, well, there aren’t really even any words for that. Leslie Sinclair of Segreto Secrets (we know you love her as much as we do!) is so talented, making her work so get-on-the-waiting-list-years-early-if-you-want-her popular, that we don’t know how she even has time to be so fabulous. But, she certainly is. No doubt about that. And, today she’s being fabulous over here at Design Chic, making “Blaygreen believers” out of us. She’ll make one out of you too! (For more on Leslie, make sure to check out Segreto, Segreto Style and the forthcoming Segreto Vignettes… Oh, yeah: she’s an author in her free time. We’re pretty sure she hides her cape somewhere!)
Discovering that perfect shade of neutral “blue” can be rather difficult. My clients are often looking for the ideal blue, gray or green. Not too blue, but a little muddy, sophisticated, but not depressing. I take a deep breath listening to their descriptions, and then I recommend what I’ve come to call “blaygeen.”
Whether on walls, cabinets, trim or accessories like pillows, tableware and art, every design magazine, book and blog seems to be incorporating this elusive, but much sought-after shade. It may appear as your favorite French blue on an accent island in the kitchen. It could adorn the family room walls as a beautiful “greige” with a hint of blue – or that “just right” tone that complements Calacatta and Carrara marbles.