I created this article with advice for mixing the neutral palettes of brown/beige and black/gray back in 2013 and it remains one of my most read blog posts. Over the last several years the neutrals of choice have shifted from the brown and beige spectrum to the grays and blacks and now whites are also gaining popularity. However, if you find yourself working with a very brown and beige base, I have some tips to help you incorporate grays and blacks and blend it all together for a timeless, balanced and livable interior.
In fact, by incorporating neutrals from the black and brown and white color bases, your home will naturally be more classic and timeless.
This room is a fabulous blend of tan and gray, with touches of black and blue. I originally wrote this article to answer a common question which I was being asked: How can I mix gray into my brown home?
On that note, the two projects below are cases in which the clients specifically wanted warmer neutrals: brown and beige.