Choose the perfect shade of baby blue for you!

These are the on-trend shades of baby blue for 2024 – which will you choose?

Sometimes, you need colors that are soft, unassuming and easy on the eyes. Baby blue is one of the best colors to use for this purpose, as it’s so subtle and matches with lots of colors.

There is more than one shade though, in fact, we have 25 shades of baby blue for you to see and consider for all of your decorating needs!

Here are our Readers Most Voted for Shades of Baby Blue

Baby Blue

RGB: 137, 207, 240
Hex: #89CFF0
Common Uses: Nursery walls and calming spaces.
Matches well with: Light pink


We have the classic base shade of baby blue for your first look at this color. This shade is rich and light, and there is a reason it is so popular in so many color schemes. It makes for a great start to the collection!

Light Baby Blue

RGB: 173, 216, 230
Hex: #ADD8E6
Common Uses: Light color schemes and baby boy rooms.
Matches well with: Lilac pink.


Sometimes, the shade of a color can just not quite be what you wanted, and if the previous one was a bit dark, then light baby blue may be more what you are looking for.

Pastel Baby Blue

RGB: 176, 224, 230
Hex: #B0E0E6
Common Uses: Water themed décor and vacation homes.
Matches well with: Pale turquoise.


We’re making things even lighter with this next shade. It’s even more subtle than the previous shade, so it’s a great choice for any space that needs something softer and unassuming to the eye.

Sky Blue

RGB: 135, 206, 235
Hex: #87CEEB
Common Uses: Boy’s bedrooms and bathrooms.
Matches well with: Pastel pink.


Sky blue makes the shade a bit darker if you want baby blue to be a bit more prominent in your color scheme. It’s soft enough to be subtle, but definitely does catch the eye a bit more.

Powder Blue

RGB: 176, 224, 230
Hex: #B0E0E6
Common Uses: Cool bedroom color schemes.
Matches well with: Light pastel purple.


Powder blue is another soft and subtle shade, but it still has a little richness to it. This would be a good fit for an area where you don’t want the wall color to overpower the rest of your décor.

Azure Baby Blue

RGB: 240, 255, 255
Hex: #F0FFFF
Common Uses: Wall and ceiling colors.
Matches well with: Light beige.


Azure baby blue makes me think of the sky on a beautiful clear day! It’s a popular choice for ceilings and walls because of how soft and calming it is.

You could pair it with so many amazing colors as well!

Cornflower Blue

RGB: 100, 149, 237
Hex: #6495ED
Common Uses: Boy’s bedroom and color accent.
Matches well with: Light pastel orange.


Cornflower blue is the darkest shade we have seen so far, so it may not be to all tastes. It’s still a popular shade for boy’s bedrooms, and it can be paired with colors like pastel orange for an amazing contrast. You can make amazing things happen with this shade!

Carolina Blue

RGB: 86, 160, 211
Hex: #56A0D3
Common Uses: Water or ocean themed décor.
Matches well with: Dark pink.


Carolina blue is anther shade that makes me think of clear, beautiful skies. It’s slightly lighter than the previous color but still has some darkness to it.

It would be perfect for an ocean or water themed set of décor!

Robin’s Egg Blue

RGB: 0, 204, 204
Hex: #00CCCC
Common Uses: Cool color schemes and bathroom walls.
Matches well with: Deep red.


Robin’s egg blue is such a vibrant shade that is nonetheless not too overpowering. It can be a dominant or supplementary color for a cool color scheme, or you could use it to make your bathroom walls look amazing!

Celeste Blue

RGB: 178, 255, 255
Hex: #B2FFFF
Common Uses: Bedroom walls and nurseries.
Matches well with: Peach pink.


Celeste blue is a light shade that can be a more neutral tone for walls, ceilings and other large areas. It also goes well with light pinks and other similar colors.

You could use this color for so many amazing things, as it’s just so versatile!

Periwinkle Blue

RGB: 195, 205, 230
Hex: #C3CDE6
Common Uses: Living room and bedroom walls.
Matches well with: Pastel green.


Periwinkle blue is one of my favorite shades of baby blue. It’s a bit darker than some, but light enough to be subtle.

I would consider using this color for my living room or bedroom, as it would go really well with my color scheme.

Ice Blue

RGB: 175, 228, 221
Hex: #AFE4DD
Common Uses: Office spaces or living rooms.
Matches well with: Light pink.


We’re going back to a lighter shade with ice blue. This shade is soft enough that you could use it for a dominant wall color in pretty much any room while being able to have different colors in your décor.

Pale Baby Blue

RGB: 154, 192, 205
Hex: #9AC0CD
Common Uses: Boy’s bedrooms or party decorations.
Matches well with: Muted purple.


The name of pale baby blue is an interesting name, as it’s a bit darker than some other shades. Regardless, it’s a lovely shade that would be great for a boy’s bedroom or party decorations.

Crystal Blue

RGB: 174, 238, 238
Common Uses: Living room or bathroom walls.
Matches well with: Light pink.


Crystal blue is such a soft, light color that can be used a lot without overpowering the rest of your décor and color schemes. Using it for living room or bathroom walls can be a great fit for this color.
What else could you use it for?

Baby Powder Blue

RGB: 179, 198, 231
Hex: #B3C6E7
Common Uses: Nurseries or play rooms.
Matches well with: Light green.


Baby powder blue has a perfect name, as it would be great for a nursery or playroom. The soft, inviting hue of this shade would be great for little ones to feel calm and safe with.
It would pair really well with a light green, too!

Duck Egg Blue

RGB: 224, 255, 255
Hex: #E0FFFF
Common Uses: Boy’s bedrooms or more muted décor.
Matches well with: Light pink.


Duck egg blue is one of the lightest shades we have seen so far. It would make a great wall color for anyone who likes to keep things light and unobtrusive when it comes to color schemes.
You could make it work for so many styles!

Serenity Blue

RGB: 130, 207, 253
Hex: #82CFFD
Common Uses: Calm spaces or bedroom walls.
Matches well with: Peach.


Serenity blue lives up to its name, as I find it to be a calming, beautiful shade. You can use this for areas of your home that you want to feel calm, serene and welcoming.

Pair it with a light peach for a lovely effect!

Tiffany Blue

RGB: 10, 186, 181
Hex: #0ABAB5
Common Uses: Nurseries and playrooms.
Matches well with: Light pastel pink.


Tiffany blue is another versatile shade that’s not too dark and not too vibrant. It’s a little lighter than the previous shade, so it will be useful for people who like more subtle colors.
What do you think of this shade?

Angel Blue

RGB: 169, 208, 245
Hex: #A9D0F5
Common Uses: Bathroom decor.
Matches well with: Beige.


Angel blue has such a softness to it that I really appreciate for a more subtle color scheme. You could pair this with so many styles and color profiles and it won’t overpower any of it.
Have you got a room in mind for this shade?

Clear Sky Blue

RGB: 135, 206, 250
Hex: #87CEFA
Common Uses: Bedroom ceilings or house exteriors.
Matches well with: Light pink.


Clear sky blue is another shade that makes me think of looking at clear skies, and it gives me the same feeling. For this reason, I would use it for a bedroom ceiling to recreate that feeling any time of the day or night.

Light Steel Blue

RGB: 176, 196, 222
Hex: #B0C4DE
Common Uses: Bathroom décor and bedroom linen.
Matches well with: Light purple.


There are so many things you could use light steel blue for, from bathroom towels to linen in your bedroom, and these are just a few of the possibilities!
I’m sure you can think of many more uses.

Misty Blue

RGB: 193, 205, 205
Hex: #C1CDCD
Common Uses: Soft color spaces and meditative spaces.
Matches well with: Light purple.


Misty blue has the perfect name, as it does make me think of mist in the morning. That’s why I would use it in areas that you want to have a calm and serene feeling or a sense of meditation.

Robin Eggshell Blue

RGB: 0, 204, 204
Hex: #00CCCC
Common Uses: Pool areas and boys’ bedrooms.
Matches well with: Red.


Robin eggshell blue has a richness and vibrancy to it that would make it a great fit for a vibrant pool area or boy’s bedroom, among many other uses and styles!
Would you use it for purposes such as these?

Baby Blue Bell

RGB: 162, 207, 254
Hex: #A2CFFE
Common Uses: Interior walls.
Matches well with: Light yellow.


Baby blue bell is a soft shade that would be subtle enough to incorporate into most color schemes. Pair it with light yellow for a soft yet vibrant contrast for your interior spaces and styles!

Glacier Blue

RGB: 126, 182, 255
Hex: #7EB6FF
Common Uses: Party decorations or kids rooms.
Matches well with: Light orange.


Our final shade is glacier blue, another vibrant yet subtle shade for you to consider in your home. The vibrancy would make it ideal for kids rooms and parties, but it could be incorporated into other color schemes as well!

In Summary

Hopefully, you found plenty of shades of blue to catch your eye in this collection. Periwinkle blue is probably my favorite because of its good balance between light and dark.

I’m sure you have your own favorites though, so go with your creative instincts and pick whatever feels right to you for the projects you would like to tackle in your home and beyond!

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