18 not-boring ways to try taupe
this shade doesn't have to be a snoozefest.
Published Oct 7, 2016 5:00 AM
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Taupe is the latest kitchen color craving to take center stage, making appearances in backsplash tiles, countertops, and textiles. In this case, sleek taupe cabinets create a sophisticated floor-to-ceiling storage solution for a modern, small space kitchen.
Tones in beige and taupe add warmth to minimal, Scandi-inspired spaces like this cozy living room.
Just when you thought taupe upholstery was only for ultra-traditional spaces, a mid-century modern sofa like this happens. With plenty of vintage accents and pops of bold yellow breathing life into the space, this room is anything but boring.
Taupe cabinets are also happening in the bathroom, with cool, mellow color palettes like this keeping the vibe both modern and soothing.
Taupe backsplash tiles pair perfectly with white cabinets in modern, rustic, and farmhouse-inspired kitchens. In this space, a bold kilim rug adds striking color and texture to this dreamy eat-in space.
Textiles are the simplest way to incorporate taupe into your space. Rather than solid prints, opt for lush fabrics in stripes or geometric patterns for a modern take on a traditional hue.
Taupe softens the harshness of black and white decor, as in this soothing bedroom that’s perfectly modern and nap-worthy.
Taupe is a great gender-neutral color for nurseries and kids’ rooms that also pairs well with bolder hues.
Faux furs and plush winter whites play well with taupe-ish palettes to create a space that’s perfectly cozy in fall and winter months.
A pair of statement chairs this chic take taupe to a new, more sophisticated level.
With rustic designs and modern farmhouse-inspired spaces taking center stage, we’re craving warmer neutrals like greige and taupe.
With tones that can feel warm or cool, there is the perfect taupe for every space. In this gorgeous kitchen, pairing with brightest white keeps taupe feeling fresh and modern.
With so many organic accents happening in this living space – including plenty of taupey hues – we can imagine this room belonging to a beachside cottage or a dreamy modern cabin.
Taupe walls are also having a moment right now, with plenty of modern designs to freshen the look. Geometric wallpaper is easy to source, or stamp this look DIY-style over freshly painted walls.
In small homes where spaces are often shared, soft neutrals such as taupe work for both adult and kids’ rooms. This cozy space can easily work as a sitting room, nursery, or playroom – and with so many lovely textiles happening here, it lacks absolutely nothing.
Taupe in practically any shade creates an inviting vibe on an entryway door – as in this modern farmhouse entry
Is taupe the new gray? This deep, dark taupey kitchen says YES!
While this pretty patterned wallpaper would be lovely in any space, it sets the perfect vibe for a girl’s room complete with lots of soft, enchanting feels.