Sepia-Toned Decor: Natural, Neutral, & Never-Boring

Sepia-Toned Decor: Natural, Neutral, & Never-Boring

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Carolyn Purnell
Oct 6, 2014

My tastes tend to err toward bright colors and eye-shocking patterns, but lately, I've been drawn to rooms filled with soft creams, ivories, coppers, and browns. Even with a limited palette, these rooms still delight, upsetting an adage that I had come to accept: namely, that beige is boring.

The key to decorating in such a restricted palette is in the mixture of shapes, textures, and styles. These rooms are all eclectic, despite their adherence to a single part of the color spectrum. These interiors also show just how much style diversity you can have with a single palette.

Top row:
1. Dining Space by Jonny Valiant via Domaine
2. Lawson-Fenning Living Room
3. Light-Filled House from Nuevo Estilo
4. Markham Roberts via Mix and Chic
5. Beth Kirby's Kitchen on Remodelista

Bottom Row:
1. Lauren Liess/ Pure Style Home
2. Hannah Lemholt via Mr. Kate
3. Stephen Sills in T Magazine
4. Franco Magnani via DryDockShop
5. Stephen Schubel via The Style Saloniste

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