The taupe color: decorative ideas for your interior

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The taupe is a nuance that is becoming more and more trend in Deco . Classified in the category of deaf tones, it is a discreet subtle color that can be combined with several other nuances.

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Sober and chic interior that puts the color taupe on pedestal

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Before continuing this article, the question is worth asking: "What is it, really, the mole?" It is rare to meet two people who will agree on the exact shade of the taupe color .

Taupe-colored curtains match the parquet floor for a relaxing atmosphere

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For some, it is a dark gray, for others it is brown, for others it is a gray-brown. So what is the mole?

Sumptuous decor where the gray is animated by some golden touches

Luxurious room with gray shades and golden accents

The mole is a subtle blend of two complementary shades on the color wheel : it's gray and brown. The mole is a gray that pulls towards the chestnut.

Again, bright colors stand out from the decor, in the table and the red cushions

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Often used to create a serene and cozy atmosphere, the gray taupe matches with more vivid and bold colors.

The taupe-colored wall complements the black furniture of this sophisticated interior

glamorous decor with a taupe wall

For example, you can marry the mole with bright orange, dark red or yellow mustard. The vibrant colors will give your interior a little peppery while the gray will be there for an overall, soothing atmosphere.

Rather light shades, off-white couch and taupe rug

light shades taupe gray carpet

To put a color accent, it is perfectly possible to paint a accent wall or focus on furniture or decorative accessories.

In this living room, the golden lighting contrasts with the taupe color of the walls

gray interior taupe yellow accents

So, as in the example above, you can use a gray taupe on your walls and enliven it with warmer shades such as gold.

Taupe-colored curtains complete the gray walls

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The mole is an easy color. You can apply it to any room in your home and get a different effect, depending on the color contrasts you choose.

The interior is dotted with yellow accents that enliven the gray taupe

assorted furniture wall color taupe

You will rarely take a risk choosing the gray taupe. This nuance has the ability to transform a room into a serene and natural refuge, which does not lose its modern side.

Soothing atmosphere where gray reigns in all its nuances

taup furniture and brown gray decor

It is suitable for both a bedroom and a living room and can even be introduced in the bathroom for a sober and chic look.

Gray taupe curtains matching the sofa

white walls curtains chair color taupe

But what colors does the mole associate with? The choices are multiple. As mentioned above, the gray taupe blends perfectly with the bright colors like the bright orange curtains below.

Bright orange and herringbone patterns enliven the taupe color of the walls

gray walls animated by bright orange

But the options are not limited to bright colors. The mole also goes with white or black. Being, in a way, a shade that lies between the two, the mole is a nice alternative to white if allied to black and a good solution to create a little shade compared to white.

Beautiful interior with a little bohemian look

dark gray walls illuminated by white furniture curtains

Do not forget the beige that goes perfectly to the gray taupe for a natural and relaxing atmosphere. But beware ! The gray taupe is a rather dark shade. It is therefore necessary to pay attention in small spaces since it tends to shrink a room.

There is a set of patterns in this living room where gray is expressed in several shades

shades of gray for a varied palette

In these cases, do not hesitate to play on the lighting, both direct and indirect, by accenting, for example, an object on a shelf against the dark wall in question.

Baroque decoration accentuated by the taupe color

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If you choose to paint an accent wall in taupe gray, make sure that this wall is the one opposite the window. Like all accent walls, the dark color should not be applied to a backdrop wall to make the color even darker.

This beautiful living room combines the white of the furniture with the gray taupe of the walls

gray taupe lounge look elegant

If the accent wall does not suit you and you prefer a minimalist style and a single color, still think to animate the atmosphere by adding accents of color in the room itself.

Chic lounge with rather dark colors

modern living room gray blue curtains

Why not opt ​​for colorful curtains, a geometric patterned rug, brightly colored cushions, bolder furnishings, or a chandelier that stands out in color or material?

The gray taupe wall is adorned with asymmetric geometric patterns

ultra contemporary living room geometric accents

To summarize, the mole is associated with a multitude of colors: plum or black brilliant for a glamorous and chic, white or beige to illuminate a little taupe color, bright colors for a little pep.

The taupe color stands on a pedestal in this refined interior

vintage living room soothing gray atmosphere

Remember that plants can play the role of bright color. A large bouquet of flowers, or a fern as a centerpiece, will give your room an impressive freshness.

Pale shades, contemporary minimalist furniture and a taupe accent wall

beautiful living room wall accent color taupe

Patterned carpets are also a good idea to add character.

Here, instead of being applied to the walls, the color is concentrated mainly on the furniture

taupe gray design table

Above, the color accent is focused on the furniture, with a taupe gray design table and a geometric patterned rug. The rest, namely floor and walls, is sober and white.

Similarly, the gray taupe sofa stands out from the rather light decor

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A sober decor accented by the patterned rug and the blue sofa

a taupe gray wall that touches the brown

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