You may say that brown and blue isn’t such a cool combo but blend them
You may say that brown and blue isn’t such a cool combo but blend them and look – they look so natural together! Many designers and artists use these two colors for impressive combos and looks, and if you want to try it, too, the main thing is to choose the shades carefully and take right proportions. Neutral beige and dazzling blue or rich brown and aqua – it’s up to you and your interiors. Today we’ll have a look at brown and blue living rooms and ways to make them look harmonious.
Depending on the shades of blue and brown you take, you can decorated a modern, coastal, mid-century modern, vintage, industrial or any other room. Wanna something neutral? Opt for beige and soft brown shades, add some aqua accessories and a couple of pillows to reach a soft yet refreshed look. looking for dramatic ideas? Decorate in navy and then add some rich brown furniture and textiles.
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How To Choose Brown Shades
Decide on your room style first: modern, minimalist, retro, mid-century or beach. Neutral beige shades will become a perfect soothing backdrop for almost any kind of room. If you are looking for a moody ambience, opt for rich brown shades or dark brown. Brown shades are more often used for walls, floors and furniture, while blue can be added as accents. Coastal-inspired rooms look amazing with brown and blue, opt for rich blue shades and calm brown ones, beige or other neutrals.
a teal accent wall, aqua blue accessories and brown upholstered furniture
accentuate a neutral room with a jute rug and wicker furniture with navy textiles
white and mid-brown as the foundation of the scheme for walls, flooring and furniture, fabrics and accessories in a matching sun-bleached denim shade to create a living space that’s airy and inviting
eclectic lviing room in calm brown shades with a couple of bold blue pillows
elegant beachy cottage living room design with soft sand walls paint color, bamboo roman shades, blue cushion sofa with white piping, brickmaker’s coffee table, wicker chairs with blue cushions
grey and beige room with a teal accent wall, blue pillows and accessories
beautiful beige room with splashes of bright blue and a bright blue acent wall
peaceful brown living room with turquoise pillows and draperies
pairing chocolate paneling and cabinetry with lacquered blue shelving and a reflective blue ceiling
modern brown and white living room with navy pillows and a carpet
A mix a country and industrial styles in this living room works well. It features lots of cool brown things including two vintage trunks and cool blue pillows with fringes (Chris Snook)
How To Add Blue Shades To The Décor
Be careful with blues: they can refresh the room décor or make it tasteless if you take a wrong shade. Spruce up a calm beige interior with a teal accent wall, pillows and accessories, and you’ll refresh it. Combine rich brown and navy touches for a bold room with a moody atmosphere. Make a room more vivacious with cool blue draperies and a rug, even the most peaceful brown room will look livelier. If you are looking for luxurious combos, choose navy or dazzling blue and tan leather furniture and ocher wooden pieces, you are sure to impress everyone.
L-shaped brown leather sofa looks great and refreshed with navy and blue pillows
This contemporary coastal-inspired room features amazing dark brown wood furniture and lots of blue accents in different shades and patters. (Austin Patterson Disston Architects)
brown and beige furniture, a bold blue accent wall for an eye-catchy look
chic seating area with a brown sofa and a navy accent wall and textiles
neutral beige room splashed with blue and turquoise
navy blue upholstery, blue and beige draperies, beige room decor and a rich brown leather ottoman
chocolate brown walls and a carpet, aqua blue accessories
traditional brown living room in rich tones, refined wood and blue draperies to make the room look fresh
textural decor in neutral beige and brown, blue walls
This living area is painted in blue and features lots of blue pillows in different shades. They looks great highlighted by natural wood in brown shades. (Domus Nova)
Walls of this his glamour living area are painted in really dark blue color but lots of white makes it not that moody. Vintage wood cabinets looks like their are supporting gorgeous portraits hanging on these walls. (Cochrane Design)
A brown leather armchair with a glamour crystal chandelier looks greet against deep blue wall. (Paul Craig Photography)
beachside living room in blue with calm brown infusions
masculine space with a dark navy accent wall, tan chairs, warm wood furniture and accessories
If you are a daring person, decorate the room in blue and then add brown shades. Create a sophisticated space in royal blue and incorporate tan leather furniture, or make a vivacious aqua blue room and soften it with beige furniture and touches. Get inspired!
tan wood on the floor and furniture, a navy accent wall
rich brown leather sofa in front of a navy accent wall
royal blue living room with rich brown and creamy accents
navy space with tan leather chairs, a brown coffee table
damask print wallpaper, beige upholstery and bright blue accessories
light blue walls and textiles and a tan couch look refined