Double Take: Revamped Cobalt Blue Nightstand

It’s been a long long time since you guys have seen me around these parts and an even longer time since my sister Milla has visited! But here I am to do what I do best, which is write posts about items in Milla’s room haha. At least the current post I’m writing is connected to her in someway. You see this nightstand used to be in my room.

But as you know my room has changed quite a bit since last year and my nightstands now live in Milla’s bedroom and with a new look!

The color is a custom color matched from a fabric swatch and it’s beautiful. The two of us hand painted the pair of nightstands a few weeks ago after days of debating on cobalt blue or turquoise.  Blue won out.  I love it in the new bold color over the subtle gray!

Milla is also the new owner of my teal lamps, which used to live in the hallway for a while. She really hit the jackpot on my compulsive buying and painting projects.  The nightstands were painted to match the cobalt blue desk vanity also in her room.

We moved the turquoise cane armchair next to the desk for a colorful vignette and Breeze vastly approved of the new look besides he will follow a chair to any corner.

You may have noticed the great little knick knacks I threw together for some nightstand styling decor. The small clock was a Homegoods find and the ornate picture frame was purchased at TJ Maxx. Speaking of Homegoods. A new store is opening up in the Baltimore (Towson- opening August 19th) area and we can’t be any more happier. We may have done a happy dance and screamed exciting expletives when we drove past the new location. That makes 3 Homegoods within 20-30 minutes of each other for us.

And because I was bored and snapping pictures. Here’s a lovely candid shot of Breeze.



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Posted on by Kahli Posted in Before & After Projects, Decor Inspiration, Furniture, Our Apartment, Painting Projects

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Kahli was born one minute after Milla. She is a pinterest addict and will dedicate numerous hours to cataloging inspiration.

27 Responses to Double Take: Revamped Cobalt Blue Nightstand

  1. cassie

    so fun! love that bold color!

  2. Angela

    The color of the nightstand! It is so vibrant and I love the styling. I never would have thought to pair it with those colors, but it works so well! I just discovered your blog and I’m your newest follower.


    • Kahli

      Hello Angela! Thanks for visiting and following! She doesn’t know if she wants to keep the lamps real but I think she should for now at least :)

  3. Kathryn Griffin

    Love the color! Turned out great. And, kitty is just the best cat model. Thank you for sharing. Visiting from No Minimalist Here. Would love it if you would share this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Hope to see you at the bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

    • Kahli

      Thanks for the comment Kathryn! Breeze will appreciate the love haha. I’ll link it up at the next party :).

  4. SuttonsDaze

    Love this color! Bright, bold & beautiful! Great job!

  5. BeColorful

    I swoon. Love the color. I don’t have any blue in my home but now I’m rethinking that. 😀
    Visiting via Primp.

    pr at BeColorful.

  6. Judy

    Love the color. I will be featuring this tonight at my Sizzle into Summer party that opens at 8pm EST. Please stop by and pick up an I’ve been Featured button. Thanks.

  7. Andrea

    The color is beautiful!! You need to put the formula on here so I can copy it :)

    • Kahli

      I’ll be sure to take the fabric back to the store to color match. Or take some leftover paint.

  8. Briana Dee

    LOVE that color blue- what type of paint did you use?

    • Kahli

      It’s behr latex paint. Custom color.

  9. Sarah

    Love the color. I just recently painted two pieces in a similar blue – I used Behr’s Blueberry Twist (and DIYed some chalk paint with it).

  10. Jill

    That color is what I’d expect from you two :) Love it! Loving all your brightly colored pins too – pinning this to my color inspirations board!

  11. nicolette @ ink & sky

    I have a lot of cobalt in my wardrobe, but never dawned on me to use it in my home…have to pin this one. :)

    • Milla

      Thanks. If you ever want the paint formula just shoot us an email.

  12. Rebecca

    I’m absolutely obsessed with that bright cobalt blue!! Is there any way that you could send me the paint formula? I definitely want to paint my nightstand that color too!

    • Kahli

      Yes I’ll email you a picture of the color right now.

  13. Toccara

    love this color! Can you email the paint formula?

    • Kahli

      Hey Toccara did you ever get the email with the paint color?

  14. Bri

    I need that color in my life!!! Tried to color match it but Lowe’s wants a formula or name… Could you send me any info?! So beautiful!!

  15. Tiling

    Nice blog here! Also your site loads up very fast!

    What web host are you the use of? Can I get your associate link in your host?
    I want my site loaded up as quickly as yours lol

  16. Corey

    I would love the paint formula. This might be the perfect color for my bed!

  17. mitsubishi klima

    I have a lot of cobalt in my wardrobe, but never dawned on me to use it in my home…have to pin this one.

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  19. mona simaika

    love this cobalt blue, absolutely stunning … I too would be thrilled if you can email me the color formula … thanks

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