Trend We Love: Decorating with Terracotta Brown
Everything you need to know when it comes to decorating with this deeply saturated shade.
Published Jan 8, 2017 5:00 AM
Potter’s clay, burnt copper, deep hazelnut – it’s hard to pinpoint a name that can accurately describe this inspired shade, reminiscent of a deep terracotta. Its earthy qualities invite warmth, imparting a sense of depth to the space it embodies. Surprisingly versatile, the color can be paired with a complementary scheme of shades ranging from dusty pinks and light grays to a deep burgundy and lustrous copper. Here, we rounded up a few style-focused finds to help you usher the trend in. Take a look!
Saba Velvet Chair,
Set on a sleek copper base, this low-hung piece bears a daring geometric detail and one seriously luxurious finish. Consider it the accent piece that will instantly reinvent your living room.
The versatility of a deep terracotta allows it to take form of a metallic finish, much like with the hand-painted copper details of this mod decanter.
When it comes to decorating with brown, curate a palette of subdued shades that will lend a complementary detail to the base color. In this dreamy vignette, an almost exclusive shade of dusty rose sets the tone (as well as the backdrop), allowing for pops of color in the form of natural greens and wall art that embraces our palette of choice. The understated look inspires a minimalist approach to color, as well as the decor, allowing for the focus to remain on the depth of the decorative tones.
Vintage Moroccan Wool Rug,
Framed by a trio of ivory stripes and detailed with a similarly minimalist set of dashes, this handwoven piece will impart a unique color and design element to the space it embodies. Its durable wool composition will allow for it to stand within a variety of decorative styles.
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We’re swooning over the colorful detail of this ultra contemporary light. It was made for the modern study or nightstand!
Terracotta Stoneware Hanging Planter,
Our color of choice materializes in a relatively natural form, as a simple yet accent-worthy, terracotta planter. Paired with overflowing greens and hung against a whitewashed backdrop, it inspires effortless style.
With its solid steel composition and glossy finish, consider this versatile side table a decorative must-have. Its saturated shade bears an understated hint of burgundy, extending a sense of warmth to the piece as well as the surround.
Whether you’ve got this piece earmarked for the study or aside the sofa for housing throws, its timeless copper finish is perfect for adding a lustrous accent to your space.
This powder-coated stool was made for the modern bar. Its ingenious composition allows for the base of the stool to rotate as the seat remains in place, while its bold color scheme puts a rather untraditional twist on the look.
On the opposite side of the spectrum, we’re looking to the more understated version of the color. Derived of earthy tones, decorating with this more downplayed version of
allows for it to be paired with alternate variations of the hue. In this rustic-inspired scene, a lack of color is more than made up for, with the slew of shades and organic elements that span from the wooden furnishings to the eclectic array of plants.
Sand Napkins, Set of 4
These handwoven cotton napkins feature the ever-so-slightest hint of brown, coupled with a delicate string of mustard and set against an off-white finish. Consider it the rustic accent piece to elevate your tablescape.
Large Belly Basket with Leather Handle
The classic belly basket gets a major revamp courtesy of the delicate leather strap, conveniently set on either sides of the piece, bringing in a pleasant pop of contrast in the form of the shade we’re craving this season.
Visby Three-Tier Bookcase,
Constructed of mango wood and a powder-coated frame, this three-tiered shelf is the ideal complement to the earthy-inspired decor scheme. Its neutral finish contributes an element of versatility, allowing for it to be decked with a wide array of colors and pieces.