12 Ways to Make a Statement With Teal

Teal is a showstopper of a color. Fresher than the '80s version, this new teal hue looks chic in any palette but especially when paired with sister shades of blue.

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August 26, 2015
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Gender-Neutral Blue

A bright blue bedroom is dominated by a dramatic teal upholstered headboard. Pillows in assorted shades of blue add a cozy layer to the bedding. 

Menswear Inspiration

The home's entry doubles as a floor-to-ceiling art gallery packed with one-of-kind creations appealing to the entire family. A foyer table in matching teal provides an excellent surface for displaying family photos, intimate lighting and accessories.

Teal Accents

An aqua-patterned throw pillow provides contrast and ties into the wall art in this family-friendly living room.

Glam Geode

For this luxurious shade of blue, designers used the color palette, texture and sheet of a geode to inspire them.

Enchanting Entry

Sometimes a small space can be the perfect spot to make bold decor choices. In this vestibule, a blue-and-white patterned wallpaper makes a strong visual statement leading into a teal bedroom.

Watery Blues

The teal wall in this room is the perfect backdrop for the yellow-orange, red and green hues in the jumbo map.

Dressed in Teal

This colorful kid's bedroom was dressed in a DIY chevron wall treatment and bedskirt made from duct tape.

Pretty Poppy

Designer Stacy Garcia created this chic poppy design as the perfect backdrop for any contemporary living space. The bold teal pattern allows the furnishings to remain modest while it takes center stage.

Midcentury in Mind

The ceiling in this comfy lounge space serves as an accent wall, which is painted in a deep teal tone that complements the velvet chairs.

A Touch of Color

Custom blown-glass pendants balance the raw character of the live-edge dining table. Two-toned teal dining chairs add a splash of color to the otherwise neutral dining room.

Rustic Accents

This contemporary teal powder room features a round basin sink set atop a wood countertop and a white tile-patterned accent wall that breaks up the bold wall color.

Striking Workspace

This striking home office commands authority with its unruffled gray palette and strong architectural lines. A teal upholstered ottoman and red leather desk chair add just enough color to the mix.

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