5 Ways To Embrace Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year

If you aren’t already hip to the year’s most popular hue, then now’s the time to smarten up. Recently named Pantone’s Color of Year 2020, Classic Blue is bold yet timeless, and elegant in its simplicity.

Looking for ways to bring Classic Blue into your home décor? Read ahead for five ways to incorporate the season’s trendiest hue into any room (with the help of some Barn & Willow drapes and shades).


1. Try blue velvet drapes.

classic blue velvet drapery

Nothing livens up a window like a pair of true-blue velvet drapery panels. If you’re open to the idea of Classic Blue-colored window treatments, use Barn & Willow’s Sapphire Velvet Drapery to forge a bold blue window display.  

2. Keep things classic.

belgian flax linen drapery ideas

Looking for a way to use Classic Blue in a room that’s timeless but chic? Paint your walls blue and employ Barn & Willow’s crisp Optic White Belgian Flax Linen Drapery (with a classic two pleat) to create a space that feels trendy but tailored at the same time.

3. Play up a cool color palette.


linen roman shade ideas

Searching for window treatments that will enhance a room with a Classic Blue-inspired color palette? Barn & Willow’s Light Gray Belgian Flax Linen Roman Shade draws from the cool hues of blue décor without overpowering the space.

4. Soften bright blue walls.

sheer linen drapery ideas

Love the idea of a Classic Blue painted room but in need of décor that subdues the space? Soften the walls with flowy sheer neutral drapes with modern grommet top, like Barn & Willow’s Oatmeal Belgian Sheer Linen Drapery.

5. Employ a patterned roller shade.


classic blue drapery ideas

If you’re a fan of our bold blue velvet drapes but are worried they might dominate a room, then we have the solution for you. A roller shade with an earth-toned graphic print, such as our Blackout Roller Shades in Patch Sage, balance out brighter toned drapes while still supplying a dash of drama.






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