Although I like solely blue and white rooms, I prefer blue and white rooms that use a third accent color. I find that the addition of the third color makes a blue and white room more interesting, less predictable, and more visually appealing.
There are several colors that work beautifully with blue and white. Here are some attractive blue and white combinations with complementary third colors:
Blue, White, and Green
This is currently my favorite combination. It is fresh and natural looking:
Designer Sarah Bartholomew uses the blue, white and green color combination frequently, as seen in the three photos below:
More blue, white and green:
Blue, White, and Red
This appealing combination has patriotic overtones (from an American perspective).
Blue, White, and Pink
This combination is a preppy and fun look.
Blue, White, and Orange
This has become a popular combination lately:
Blue, White, and Yellow
This combination can look either traditional or modern, and it often has a French country or cottage feel.
What is your favorite color with blue and white?