Like to update the living room into a teal living room? That’s a good idea. Teal is flexible color. You may use it to have classic living room. On the other hand, you can have it for contemporary living rooms.
But what’s teal? For the uninformed yet, teal is color you get when you mix green and blue, and as a result you have color similar to the darker cyan or the color of Robin’s eggs. Some might often name this color as turquoise.
If you want a restful and stabilizing living room, you need to consider using this teal colors as your dominant color.
The color is also known for its ‘healing’ and calming properties. So it’s suitable for you with hectic and stressful working hours.
If you want to update your living room into a teal one, the following are some of our most exceptional teal living room ideas to inspire.
Mid Century gray and teal living room
Some of us might not too familiar with this teal color. Term ‘teal’ only popped up in 1917 when someone notice a cute blue-green variant color around the eyes of a duck named after the term.
From then on, ‘teal’ catch on and becomes popular color name even up to this day. Previously, you might find the color in other name, turquoise.
Teal always gives a refreshing feeling to a room. This midcentury living room would only be a grey regular living room without that splash of teal color on its couch.
Teal throw pillows to light up the living room
Teal, in short, is a combination of blue and green colors. You mix the colors in a white base into a deep blue-green color tones –that’s your color, teal.
If you want the more precise color pallets, you can always find in its color codes: In decimal code, teal is RGB(0,128,128); in its Hex Code, it’s #008080.
This fresh color is so versatile, you may use it as background or accents. In this example, brown and teal colors shades works well. The soft brown couch and teal color of throw pillows works together to make this living room alive.
Teal as background color for the living room
From a color psychology stand point, it is said that if you’re a lover of this color, you’re a lovable person.
You’re independent and reliable person. Even more, you have unique creativity and, combined with your calm and a love for contemplation, you also are a unique individual.
About our living room, now we offer you teal as the background color idea of your living room. As you see here, the color gives certain energy and freshness to the room.
Shades of teals for a calm and contemporary living room
If you need to inject contemporary color into your living room, then you need to consider teal color. Teal is known as an effective mood booster in contemporary living room.
Whether it’ll on your chairs, tables, couches, or on the wall, teal is always an efficient attention’s catchers.
You even can play its shades in a room and make your living room looks like being softly layered by the teal shades. For accents, you may set stuff in natural colors. See the following for the detailed setup.
Teal jars for living room accessories
So, what accessories you should put in your teal living room? There’ll be no strict rules on what accessories or decor you should put in it.
Some of use might want paintings, some other probably want to put green indoor plants. The alternatives are numerous.
In this example, teal glass jars are being used to decor the. It reminds us to the deep blue sea colors and remind us to the fresh atmosphere of the sea.
Red and teal-styled living room
Love to combine vibrant colors? Then you need to experiment to combine teal and any other vibrant colors.
Live to use a warmer color? You can pick red and teal theme, like this one in the example here. You have a kind of ice and fire here.
The calmness of teal combines well with dark red colors of the wall. Being in the dominant sides, teal makes this room looks light and invigorating.
Teal curtains to light up your living room’s atmosphere
Now we bring you a teal curtain idea for your living room. Depends on your living room’s theme, now you can have any teal shades and the matching materials for any of your living room’s styles.
Dress your windows with one of them and your living rooms light up in positive vibes right away, like this tall curtains in this modern living room.
Teal, which is a cross between blue and green, is a great color to energize your living room –whether for the main colors or for its accents.
Vintage industrial teal living room
Teal color is flexible enough to blend in with any living room themes. So you don’t have to worry on mixing it with classic or contemporary living room themes.
This time we’d like to put some teal colors in a vintage industrial living room. The dark wood-dominated (and brick wall-enclosed) living room is just nice with the teal color of the L-shaped sofa.
It gives the needed pops of color to the vintage living room, injecting it with a fresh contemporary look. Nice.
Midcentury living room with teal couches
As living room in retro modern styles make a comeback lately, now we’d better to come up with one of them –in teal, of course.
Here, in this Midcentury living room, the teal L-couch is completely suitable with the wood mosaic wall.
The sputnik lamp above the table and the Womb chair in front of it are nice 50s functional accents. It gives the living room its touches of vintage chic.
Beige and teal theme for a comfortable living room
The flexible teal color enable you to blend it with any other colors. As we previously mentioned, you also can play with its color shades to make a dramatic effects.
A combination with neutral colors are also recommended. In this following illustration, beige and teal also resulting dynamic atmosphere for your living room.
In this living room, the blending of beige curtains and teal wall gives you a calming effects. Meanwhile, the darker teal mirror frame on the far side of the room and the round throw pillows on the couch offer nice accents to the overall living room.
Contemporary or classic furniture suitable for your teal rooms?
Now let’s talk about furniture for your living room. You still can use the existing furniture for the purposes. You even can repurpose the old furniture in the house.
All you need is to repaint the furniture with teal color. If you love classic touch, try teal color with softer tones, like the color of Robin’s eggs.
For the more contemporary atmosphere, you may try the darker marine blue teal color. So, choose classic or contemporary style for the living room?
Light curtains for a classic contemporary living room
Depends on your materials choices and colors, you can make your living room looks heavy and depressing or light and refreshing.
Darker colors and thicker materials often leads you into having a darker and, that’s it, a heavier living room atmosphere.
This rustic might otherwise look heavier with heavier color pallets on it. But, with white-washed walls and lighter shade of teal on the curtains, the room looks light and airy –and contemporary.
Sets of Victorian sofa for a teal transitional living room
Teal color, especially the one similar to the Robin’s eggs color we previously mentioned, always brings you back to the classic English era.
In this transitional living room here, you fuse Victorian sofa with early modern features –resulting a stunningly elegant living room.
The teal on the sofa fabrics, along with its thick classic characters, also serve as the visual center of interest –which is gorgeous.
Exposed brick wall to complement a teal living room
The naked brick walls of an old barn should be let as they are, mainly if you want to have an industrial living room (or just want to cut budget for plastering and painting them).
Whatever reasons you have, naked wall works well for tour teal living room. The natural colors seem to have natural connection with teal.
The exposed brick let the teal color of the sets of teal sofas here to standout and light up the living room –get riding the derelict feel of the ex-barn.
Gray and teal, a charming Art and Craft living room
Now we bring you the Art and Craft living room in contemporary teal color. The movement was popular in the late 1880s and early 1990s.
The movement, in essence, aimed to counter the Industrial era of the time and wanted to highlight the traditional artistic and craftsmanship of talented individuals, rather than by industrial powers.
The result was (and is) some gorgeous style with classic but with simpler and modern lines. This gray and reading chair and the overall living room’s features is an example.
Brown and teal, plus colorful living room
Splash your living room with vibrant colors to inject it happier and more colorful atmosphere into it. Play with various colors with neutral background colors.
For example, you may try this brown and colorful theme here. Use a soft brown color as the living room’s background, and fill the foreground with colors.
Here you have the result: a brown-white living room splashed with red and reals to lure you sit and enjoy a beautiful moment.
A Nordic living room idea with teal sofas and chairs
Nordic style can be simplistic and intriguingly beautiful at the same time. Take a look at this picture, for an idea.
Some say this style as Scandinavian style, but what’s in a name. The fact is, the simplistic and basic lines of the style are always thoughtfully considered –resulting simple but artistic designs.
To counter the ‘cold’ air which may present from the naked and basic designs, the designers often employ soft and vibrant fabrics for the furniture, like these fluffy teal sofas and chairs here.
Country living room with teal Howard sofas for utmost comfort
Among the many interior styles out there, a country style living room probably is one of coziest living room to sit and enjoy the time.
It’s designed as it is, as a place to wind down after long hours of hard working hours. And so the designs usually offer utmost comfort with, like, fluffy sofa, neutral color pallets, and spacious leg rooms.
This teal living room offer all the features mentioned, including the comfort, in the form of teal velvet Howard sofa and chairs here.
Brass jars for teal room accessories
We have seen how a combination of teal and golden colors resulted stunning living room (see list number 9). This time we’d like to highlight the color mixes.
The teal color itself is invigorating and contemporary in its own right. But, in case want to spice it up with accents, add a splash of golden color into it.
This teal living room, along with its teal color play, also inject another level of freshness with golden brass jar on the fireplace mantle.
Red throw pillows for teal-themed living rooms
So, how red goes with teal? It goes superbly. As you’ve seen some of their combinations on the previous list, red mix well with teal.
Both as the main theme colors and as the accents, red and its shades are always in tune with teal. In this example, red plays as accent color for the teal-themed living room.
The red throw pillows, though only a fraction of the overall living room, injects refreshing mood to it.
Tropical white and teal living room
Another lovely living room to have is a tropical living room. The room employ passive cooling system to keep your living room cool and enjoyable, no matter how high the outside temperature is.
The style often characteristic by big windows, high ceiling, and natural elements. It also is flexible enough with any other features or colors.
If previously you meet a teal room accented with red throw pillows, now you have the opposite. Only this time you have white tropical room accented with robin’s eggs teal throw pillows.
Teal to accent your living room
Splash teal color on certain spots in your living room and make it your accent colors, to balance the overall color tones.
In this example, aside of being used as sofa color, the teal color is also splashed on the cabinets’ panels on the wall.
It gives cute accents to the otherwise boring white room. The other colors and features, like the green velvet reading chair and the Noguchi table, further complement the color setups.
Parlor palms to accents the Art Deco living room with teal sofa
We’ve briefly mentioned here about Art and Craft living room with teal color. When the movement faded in the early 20 century, the other style were increasingly popular –the Art Deco.
This style precede the modern style which would popular up to the 70s. The Art Deco itself proud of find and elegant
lines which would remind you of classic era, though in simpler and more modern ways.
Parlor palm are often being used as the interior decor, accompanying the stuffy tufted sofa, like the one in this example.
Mediterranean living room in teal and a pairs of yellow chairs
This time we move to the Mediterranean seashore to find one of its most impressive living room. Here you have the charm and comfort of a cottage living room.
Wood shelves and panels dominated the room, are all in teal. The color combines well with the background light turquoise color of the wall.
To spice up and add dramatic tone, a pair of soft yellow reading chairs are added. And there it is, you have your charming teal Mediterranean living room.
Poufs for your teal-styled living room functional accents
Along with various sofa and chairs, contemporary styles also use other seating types like Ottoman or pouf.
Contemporary living rooms often employ poufs to complement the other contemporary furniture in them. Poufs also works well for accents, like the one in this teal living room.
Put a red pouf as complement for the sofa or chairs, and make your living room light up with new spirit.
An eclectic teal-colored living room
To make a cozy living room combines several interior elements. And all of them should balance each other to make a cozy and visually aesthetic living room.
It’s all about the balance between colors, furniture, decor, and the lay outing between them, their proper spatial places.
The living room might not too partial to a certain styles, they might be an eclectic living room like this teal-colored
living room. But with proper considerations, your living room will stand out –balance is the key.
Light up the grey living room with teal rugs
Grey living room may offer dramatic look. But, if you’re not careful enough on setting it, the theme might look the opposite –you’ll have a drab and gloomy living room.
To avoid the problem, you should be careful in planning the grey room. Once set, if you want to light up the atmosphere a bit, try to put some colors into it.
You don’t have to paint or put vibrant furniture. A rug works well for your purpose. As we have here, room in grey and teal rug prove to be a perfect match.
Tapestry on your walls for a dynamic living room
You have had rug for a grey room. For the alternative, you also may cover the wall with the similar material, only now you have to find a teal tapestry.
With your right choices, a tapestry can make big difference. Inject the wall with a new invigorating color by hanging a tapestry on it.
In this example, the white brick wall now looks cool with teal tapestry on it. The tapestry also serves as visual interest for the living room under.
Teal wallpaper for classic living room
Don’t forget with the teal wallpaper. If you want an easy way to update the living room, a way to do it is by hanging wallpaper.
There’re many wallpaper choices you may pick for your living rooms. You can pick teal wallpaper if you want classic living room.
Find teal wallpaper with floral patterns to further adding the classic look. For inspiration, see the example below.
Decal for contemporary teal living room
The more contemporary wall cover and decor you should try to update your living room is decal. Decal is like a sticker, only it has 3 layers (the back protective layers, patterns, and front clear protective layers).
When you want to use it, you peel the back layers and stick the patterns and front layers onto the wall. Once the patterns set, you can remove the clear protective layers.
That’s it, you have your wall decor, nice and easy. Once you only have monochromatic colors, but now you can find them in various color patterns –like this teal decal.
Almost all types of teal living rooms ideas we’ve covered here. You also have brief of facts of the color and its psychology to the living rooms. The flexible color proves to be flexible enough with other colors, like beige and teal, brown and teal, and soon.
We also covers the living rooms furniture and chairs. We hope you enjoy this listicle. Have a nice day.