The taupe color is still popular for the decor of the living room and bedroom and this is justified since it is a very decorative color and its association in our easy interiors . However, this shade that is both soft and generous has its small requirements to be married with another color on the walls or that of the furniture. Associated with a gray paint or a linen color and awakened with touches of bright colors, a taupe bedroom decor, a beautiful taupe color in the living room gives off a soft and serene atmosphere!
Updated on 03/03/2016
The taupe color for the decoration of the bedroom and living room
Before seeing which color to associate with taupe to make your decoration, a small definition:
What is the color taupe ‘East ? This color is obtained by mixing a brown and a gray . This is the real mole color! This explains why we often evoke this color when speaking of taupe gray. So before choosing your favorite mole, check carefully with the paint color chart that the taupe color you select is the combination of these two colors! Associating a taupe-colored paint with a linen, twine or hemp color is an excellent basis for a bedroom decor or living room where natural ambiance and cocooning are the watchwords. The mole is a warm color, to harmonize it with the other colors of the room if we want to bring a color in contrast, it is better to bet on the so-called cold colors, that is to say colors ranging from purple to yellow-green on the chromatic circle, that is: purple, blue-purple, blue, blue-green, green, yellow-green.
The color taupe is associated in contrast with cold colors :
– A cool gray (without a hint of red or yellow), for example silver gray.
– A blue (azure blue, petroleum, steel blue …)
– A green (anise green, moss green …)
– A purple (plum, lavender …) [19459009 ]
And of course, the association taupe and white and taupe and black works very well. For painting the walls, white and its nuances being preferred with the taupe color, black is to be reserved for decorative objects which nicely highlights the mole whatever the decor style of the room.
The taupe color in the living room makes vibrant colors vibrate
The taupe color on the walls preferred to white paint for the decoration of a contemporary living room to create a subdued atmosphere around a brightly colored sofa. The bias of taupe paint envelops the living room in a soft atmosphere by playing on the neutrality of this warm shade. In fact, the strong colors of the Pop-Art spirit sofa, which could be difficult to live with on a daily basis, are sublimated around the taupe color which envelops them in a soft hug. Note how bright red and blue are highlighted with a taupe gray paint. Paint color: Etoupe E184 States of Mind collection Tollens .
A taupe color paint with gray for a modern living room
The taupe color , as we have seen, contains gray pigments, so no surprise when this color is associated with a variation of pearl gray to anthracite gray for a contemporary atmosphere in the living room. In this living room bathed in neutral colors between white and gray, the wall with a taupe paint brings a warm note thanks to the brown that composes it. The blue and green touches of the contrasting cushion invigorate the painting of the taupe wall.
A taupe and blue lounge with a cocooning colors atmosphere
Take advantage of the decorative qualities of the taupe shade to wrap a dimly lit living room in an intimate and comfortable atmosphere conducive to cocooning by accentuating the dark colors. In this living room open to the dining room and equipped with a single window, taupe and pearl gray paint combine on the walls to accommodate the two large gray sofas. All the colors are illuminated by the duck blue wool carpet. In the blink of an eye, the cushions take up the color code of the space.
A cozy living room in taupe and light gray
For the decoration of this living room, a beautiful harmony of soft and serene colors with a taupe color painting which highlights the light gray sofa and the low sideboard in light oak. To enhance this cozy atmosphere, cushions, rugs, sky blue plaid and natural material with an armchair and a wicker magazine rack.
A taupe color, lime green sofas for a pep’s living room
For the decoration of a living room in which sobriety and softness dominate, a taupe color contrasted with the white of the woodwork, sublimates the contemporary lines of the anise green and moss green sofas and poufs. On the ground, an anthracite gray parquet and a black cotton carpet help enhance the combination of mole and green.
Taupe and ivory colored walls for a naturally chic living room
Beautiful harmony of colors in a living room for a neutral and calm atmosphere with a shade dark taupe (Mousse’s back No. 40), contrasted with the paint color of the doors and ivory white plinths of the Paintings Farrow & Ball. The black leather sofa, the table with natural stone top bring a touch of neutral color which enhances the softness of the color of the walls and the natural ones, light oak parquet and sisal carpet.
For the decoration of a taupe living room, the natural colors, linen, beige, off-white and red combine perfectly.
The color taupe in total look for a design living room
Magnificent achievement orchestrated around the color mole available in several shades from floor to ceiling. If the same intense shade of mole covers all the walls and the ceiling, the brightness is preserved by the huge windows and the addition of touches of white brought with the coffee table and the cowhide of the lounge chair. More discreet, the touches of green brought in contrast.
In the living room harmonize a gray paint with taupe
Give rhythm to an original white bookcase by painting lockers and shelves in a gradient of taupe gray paint . How to do it: Choose from the color chart three or four shades above and below the taupe color to achieve warm gray shades from light to medium in perfect harmony with the base shade. Decorate with a few white vases or decorative objects and you will get a very decorative library corner in the living room.
The taupe color in a bedroom is gently chic
In this taupe-colored bedroom and chocolate, a beautiful harmony of warm and serene colors. The quilt with the discreet orange hem, the aerial branch in the vase, the white of the pillowcases bring luminous touches to this room with a cozy atmosphere. Paint, headboard and linen available at AM.PM.
A taupe room with chocolate
A master bedroom which uses Zen colors to build its decor. A bed, an armchair that serves as a bedside table, a carpet, most of the furniture is there. The strength of the dark taupe shade of the wall paint and its material effect, associated with the soft purple color and the chocolate tones of the bed linen in direct contact with the white painted parquet is enough to create a cocooning atmosphere without it it is necessary to bring other colors or accessories.
A taupe headboard with white walls is Zen
Rest and Zen atmosphere guaranteed in this taupe room with soft colors. On one of the walls, the taupe gray shade creates the necessary intimacy around the bed, a lighter gray covers the wall facing the window to soften the light coming from the window while the other walls of the bedroom are painted white so as not to not overwrite volumes. A predominantly taupe gray that combines beautifully with the honey color of the desk and night tables. The sisal floor completes this resolutely natural atmosphere that invites you to relax.
A 100% mole and white bedroom
Clean style, Zen atmosphere for the decoration of a taupe and white bedroom, a 100% color combination conducive to rest. In contrast to the taupe paint used for the top of the bedroom walls, contrast the pure white of the underbody paint. The light taupe of the boxspring fabric and the pearl gray of the sheet create a gradient of colors that extends to the corridor where we find in the corridor with the sideboard.
For babies, the mole bedroom works too
The mole for a baby room also works very well and it is not sad! Again, gray, taupe, linen and white make up the color palette. On three of the bedroom walls, a pastel gray paint while pastilles in gray declination are stenciled on a white wall for a little playful note. Taupe curtains, baby accessories and linen-colored bed linen bring a touch of softness to the baby world with white furniture.
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