Teal is a colour which will demand maximum impact, ideal for blinds, curtains and bedding as a statement colour that almost everyone of every age will find attractive twinned with bright white or colours.
It will be incredibly relaxing for bedrooms and bathrooms and as lively as you like twinned with primaries in living rooms.
Teal is a favourite colour of mine as well as one of natures favourite palettes for birds – the name of the colour being derived from a rather dull little brown duck called a Teal, the male sporting a flash of this colouring turning him into someone to quite fancy at breeding time.
Teal and other cool bright colours such as lime green used in a combination will make a very modern decor interesting as well as relaxing. It is a colour that was favoured for its vitality by Mediterranean countries in particular Morocco as the extremes of sunlight and shade creates exciting variations of tone and contrast intensifying the colour – they used it for its fabulous colouring but also to cool the warm terracotta colourings also favoured in their decor.
I have chosen to write about Teal next to the Indigo blog as these two colours heighten the brilliance of each other and cannot be beaten for a dramatic finish.
Teal looks fabulous with white for a fresh crisp décor, being particularly attractive for bedrooms both modern …….
This teal blackout roller blind is ideal to be included in a bedroom window treatment for light issues as well as the décor.
Cream and teal combinations will offer an elegant more decadent touch, but don’t get too carried away and as in this particular case “over egg the pudding”.
Teal is a colour that needs good levels of lighting both natural and artificial to look its best, especially in a small room such as a bathroom or study.
A bathroom is the only place you can truly justify being alone and require absolute privacy which is why roller blinds and venetian blinds in particular make a good window treatment for bathrooms.
This pale Teal roller blind with white walls and sanitary ware will expand the dimensions of the room as well as heighten your ability to relax and unwind in the bath, turquoise being well known by colour therapists to induce relaxation and inner calm.
A modern study is often the technological hub of the house filled with screens, speakers and lots of hard surfaces. Teal as with the little brown duck really lifts browns and dark surfaces in general, giving drama to what could otherwise be perhaps a sombre and unattractive place to be.
If your choice of window treatment is curtains, then
Dark wooden curtain poles such as the Regency Sienna in Walnut
or the Gold effect finish
or the Distressed finish
will all look outstanding in very different ways, the dark wood contributing to creating a traditional feel to the decor, the gold for a glamorous decadent look and the distressed for a country casual finish.
Modern metal curtains poles such as the Sunflex Belgravia of course go anywhere and compliment the cool chic colour of teal curtaining whether a bright chrome or an antiqued dark colouring.
Every room in your home no matter its function should be a pleasure to live in and colour is one of the main mediums for this - comfort as well as privacy being tantamount in this working area of the house. If you have the space make sure you include a comfy chair, some good music and books so you can take a break from the emails and other social networking that seem to be in danger of taking over our already limited free time.
Teal as an accent colour on items of furniture looks chic and modern
and with reds, very Oriental.
If you cannot find the real thing, then a pot of teal paint and a trip to the Hospice furniture shop could be a good alternative.
And if Indigo and Teal is not your bag then you can always go for the bright florals!!!
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