Beige has gotten a bad reputation since most apartments have some color of beige walls in them. However, when beige is used properly, it works with every other color.
Beige is a great color because there are a huge amount tones and shades that can be mixed in the same room.
Many people avoid using the color beige because they think that it is boring, but there are thousands of ways that people have used beige to create fun and bright living rooms. Below, you will find some photos of the most amazing beige colored living rooms. We have also included some tips to help you create your own beige colored living room.
1. Mix Tone, and Shades
If you are not planning to add any other colors into the living room, you need to think about the tones and shades of beige that you are going to use. Along with texture, this can add interest to your living room. Since beige is neutral, there is a huge range of tones and shades that you can pick from. Many times, sticking with the same undertone can help tie the room together, especially if you are using many varying shades of that specific color.
2. Play with Texture
When you are only using one color in a room, using texture is an excellent way to make different pieces stand out. You also have more freedom to use many textures in the same room without making the room feel disjointed.
3. Add Pattern
Along with adding texture to the living room, you should also think about adding patterns into the room. Many times, people will use patterns to add touches of color to a completely beige living room. So, adding pillows, rugs, and small pieces with patterns can draw the eye around the room, which can add much-needed color without losing the brightness of the room.
4. Use Contrast to Your Advantage
Beige is a great neutral because it not as harsh as other neutrals. This makes it’s a great option for the living room since you can use more contrast than with other colors. Contrast is adding colors that are lighter or darker than the main color. Most times, using contrast makes a room feel larger than it really is.
5. Adding Color
Adding color to a beige living room is really up to you since it is super easy because you have a natural base color. There are thousands of ways that you can add color to a beige living room without having the color take over.
Just remember, any color that you add will affect how the beige tones look because varying colors will bring out different undertones of the beige. Many times, colors also affect how the room feels, so you may want to experiment with various shades and tones.
A beige living room does not need to be boring. Beige is a neutral color that comes in many shades and tones. You should keep in mind that mixing different tones and shades can create interest in the living room, so any other colors added to the room will pop even more.