INSIDE : Learn which colors go best with Teal. Teal can be a very dark color, so combining teal with lighter complementary colors can give any interior room a beautiful fresh look and feel.
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Teal is a wonderfully rich color that can bring on feelings of drama. But while it can be a very dark color that adds moodiness to a room, you can also use softer versions that encourage calmness. This beautiful jewel tone color can bring so much to any home.
The look of your space will depend on the shade of teal you use, the amount of you have available light, and the other colors you use with it.
The good news is that teal can range from light to dark and the green/gray undertones can vary the color, as well.
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Blue’s complementary color
Blue’s complementary color is orange, so teal (which is a form of blue) works beautifully with shades of orange like earthy terracotta, warming paprika and even golden accents.
Green’s complementary color
Green’s complementary hue is red, so teal (which is a form of green) pairs well with pinks like soft blush, cheerful corals and even salmon colors.
There are endless colors that work wonderfully with teal, you just have to take combine it in the right way.
Teal is a pretty versatile color and it works well with both warm and cool color palettes.
There are endless ways to use teal in your home – wall paint, furniture, wallpaper, tile, light fixtures, accent pillows, rugs and small home decor items.
Now let’s take a look at some of the color combinations that look good with teal…
Teal and Terra Cotta
Teal and terra cotta (orange) are on opposite sides of the color wheel and thus are complementary colors. These teal painted floor to ceiling cabinets look wonderful against the warm terra cotta colored Saltillo tile.
Teal and Yellow
Teal and yellow is a fun bold color combination. Both colors bring vibrancy to any room they are in. This happy yellow bedding looks great against the painted teal wall.
Teal and Pink
Teal and pink are a lovely color combo. This dusty pink is a beautifully warm color against this bold teal velvet headboard.
Teal and Black
Teal and black are a very dramatic combination of colors. Both are dark and moody and give this guest bathroom a very romantic feel.
Teal and White
Teal and white give such a beautiful contrast to each other. The crispness of the white against the soft teal in this hallway bathroom are a great pair.
Teal and Peach
Teal and peach are a beautiful combination of colors. Peach is on opposite sides of the color wheel as teal, so the peach of these walls and rug in this study against the teal chairs and accent wall go so well together.
Teal and Red
Teal and red are another wonderful example of complementary colors on the color wheel. Green and red are the base colors on the wheel, so this teal with bold accents of red in the chairs and decor are perfect in this kitchen image.
Teal and Green
My friend Stephanie combined this deep teal and vibrant green in her living room and it looks just wonderful! Since blue and green are beside each other on the color wheel it’s called analogous colors. Together they look pleasing and produce a calming effect, as opposed to complementary colors.
Teal and Mint
Teal and mint are another example of analogous colors on the color wheel. In this example below, the teal has a more blue pull to it and the mint has a more minty green to it. These are a beautiful combination together that bring delight and cheer.
Teal and Tan
Teal and tan colors immediately create a very calming feel and together they almost mimic nature. This dining room uses both colors on the walls, window blinds, and on the dining room chairs.
Teal and Aqua
Teal and Aqua are a beautiful mix. The teal paint on the wall is darker, while the aqua is much a lighter blue with some green. These two colors are just different hues of basically the same color, but they look wonderful together regardless.
Teal and Orange
Teal and Orchid Purple
Teal and purple are another very dramatic pairing of colors. They almost remind me of teal and black in both of them being very saturated intense colors. When combined together in a room, they give a very regal elegant feel.
Teal and Gray
Teal and gray are a fun combination. Gray in general helps neutralized any other colors it’s combined with. Adding in gold and teal details helps elevate the look of this beautifully luxe room.