Punch Up Your Decor With Burnt Coral

It's classic peach, with the volume turned up.
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This kicky color takes the classic peachy pink coral and turns up the color value a few notches — think something a little more cinnabar or vermillion. This darker, orange-red coral is au courant and looks great with other warm colors. Take a look:

Whimsical Girl's Nursery in Coral and Purple

Whimsical Girl's Nursery in Coral and Purple

© Photography by Aaron Leitz

Photography by Aaron Leitz

Fixer Upper host Joanna Gaines is also a big fan. “Burnt coral is a nice accent color that is fresh and fun, yet still sophisticated,” she says. “I love to incorporate this color with pillows, vases and other small accents. I tend to blend white with burnt coral, because it offers a really nice contrast that is easy on the eye.” 

Eclectic, Red Sitting Room

Eclectic, Red Sitting Room

Burnt coral also plays well with light, airy blues, soft grays and dusty lavender. It can be surprisingly soothing when paired with cooler hues, as seen in this retro dining room:

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This color lends itself to both eclectic…

Red Kids' Bathroom With Framed Hand-Drawn Artwork

Red Kids' Bathroom With Framed Hand-Drawn Artwork

…and more traditional spaces, from this bold boy’s bathroom to the classic beachy style featured at HGTV Smart Home 2013

Guest Room With Bright Coral Drapes

Guest Room With Bright Coral Drapes

Photo by: Eric Perry

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