Proof That Coral + Turquoise Will Never Go Out of Style

It's almost as classic as black and white.

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Few color combinitions have reached the same level of black and white in terms of sustained popularity, but it seems like a much more vibrant pairing could be a contender. The combo of turqoise and coral has been trending for a few years now, and its domination in the world of design doesn't seem to be slowing down any time soon.

The poppy pairing will instantly brighten the mood in any room, and bring a sense of levity to your design scheme. And if you're thinking it's too youthful to be used outside of the playroom, think again. Turquoise and coral can feel playful and young, yes, but the combo also has a sophisticated side that can make it feel decidedly grown up, making it a great choice for nurseries and living rooms alike.

Still on the fence about this fun color combo? These beautiful rooms just might change your mind.

Master Bedroom

A Brightly Colored Turquoise and Coral Asian-Inspired Bedroom

A Brightly Colored Turquoise and Coral Asian-Inspired Bedroom

Bright turquoise and coral furniture is paired with Asian-inspired Chinoiserie accents to create an energetic and colorful bedroom.

A sleek, lacquered nightstand and studded turquoise headboard play off each other perfectly in this room.

Living Room

Living Room Features Beige Sofa & Turquoise Armchairs

Living Room Features Beige Sofa & Turquoise Armchairs

When designed smartly, open concept floor plans can still include multiple living spaces that hold unique character while also blending into the whole. Here, neutral walls keep the background out of the picture, letting the spaces be defined by the color schemes of their furnishings and art. Pops of turquoise and coral work to tie the spaces together in a seamless manner.

Photo by: Boise Home Photography

Boise Home Photography

While this space is mostly neutral and turquoise, the pops of coral throughout keep it from feeling one-note.


Beachy Mirror

Beachy Mirror

The powders room large original mirror features a frame that resembles faded beach wood.

Turquoise walls are beautiful on their own, but adding in complementary coral towels makes an even stronger statement.

Small Bedroom

Robin's Egg Blue Girls Room

Robin's Egg Blue Girls Room

Instead of a traditional headboard, HGTV fan IsabellaandMaxRooms flanked the bed with two sets of curtains. Matching table lamps and an elegant crystal chandelier complete the room's young and chic look.

Using a cheery color palette makes even small spaces feel bright and welcoming, as evidenced in this chic bedroom.


Colorful, Contemporary Girls' Nursery

Colorful, Contemporary Girls' Nursery

This contemporary girls' nursery features a feminine and trendy color palette of gray, coral and aqua, along with a chevron-patterned accent wall above the crib. A midcentury-modern-inspired crib is sleek in a gender-neutral espresso/white finish.

These pretty shades don't feel baby-ish in this stylish nursery, meaning they won't be nixed the second toddler years hit.

Living Room

Colorful Built In Furniture

Colorful Built In Furniture

In this room, the cabinetry and trim are painted a gutsy red-orange hue (Habanero Pepper by Benjamin Moore). "It's a small space but the color has major impact," she says. Instead of curtains, the windows are framed with fabric-covered wood cornices trimmed in deep-purple ribbon.

Photo by: David Tsay

David Tsay

Glam meets family friendly in this coral and turquoise living room. The addition of a gold disco ball makes the space party-ready at all times.

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Collected Kitchen

The custom island in this eclectic kitchen is painted rich coral to match the ceramic knobs and pulls. See more of this home from HGTV Magazine.

Chic Window Treatments

Instead of a traditional headboard, the bed is flanked with two sets of coral curtains. Matching table lamps and an elegant crystal chandelier complete the room's young and chic look.

Perfectly Pink

When used with the right balance of whites and complementary colors, you can incorporate pink into your home without feeling like you're in a little girl's room. In this vibrant dining room, the pop of pink on the walls is carried to the bookshelves and dining table, giving the room a harmonized look.

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Vibrant Entryway

Painted a fiesta-ready orange red, the front door pairs well with the linen, gold and Robin's egg blue in the entryway. See more of this home from HGTV Magazine.

Photo By: Kim Cornelison (Styled by Elizabeth Demos)

Bright Girls' Bedroom

A beautiful coral dresser separates the twin beds in this shared girls' bedroom. The light aqua accent wall and sunburst pattern bring life and light to the design.

Colorful Built-In

In this room, the cabinetry and trim are painted a gutsy coral hue to make a big impact in the tiny living room. See more of this home from HGTV Magazine.

Photo By: David Tsay

Coastal Inspiration

Vibrant colors and fun patterns bring a stylish contrast to this small guest room.

From: Rachel Oliver

Coral Closeup

The homeowner was inspired by functionality and bright colors in her updated breakfast nook. Previously colorless, she added coral and powder blue into the space.

Complemented Nursery

Bright and colorful, this nursery features a coral, lavender and white color palette. A plush lavender chair with coral trim complements the white and coral ottoman, while the crib bedding coordinates with the graphic curtains. The room is completed with patterned coral wallpaper.

Old-World Charm

The tub in this bathroom was custom-colored the same coral hue as the kitchen island.

Unexpected Accent

Bold coral draperies and geometric-patterned chairs add a colorful punch to this living room's otherwise neutral palette.

Repurposed Storage

By picking up a small wooden dresser at a flea market, then removing its central drawers with a reciprocating saw, three open shelves were created for housing board games and books. To give the dresser an updated look, its exterior was sprayed with glossy coral paint, while the interior was sprayed matte white.

Poppy Front Door

You might think coral pink would be a tough color to pull off, but it looks right at home paired with a pale cream brick.

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