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 Turquoise and Coral Bedroom With Asian-Inspired Accents

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

Open Concept Living Room With Turquoise Chairs and Wood Coffee Tables

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.


HGTV Dream Home 2016 Powder Room

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

Blue Girls Room With Red Curtains & Chandelier

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

Coral entertainment center

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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