Some people maybe think that tan is outdated, but the truth is, it is not. In fact, most interior and paint experts believe that earthy colors will rise in popularity from 2023 onwards.
This beautiful color can create a natural and calming ambiance into your home, and it also can be a perfect choice for you who want to create a relaxing room.
But one big problem with this color is that this can look a little bit boring especially without the help of other colors.
There are various ways to add other colors to any room with tan walls, but one of the best ways is by using any furniture or decoration items to bring those colors.
Unfortunately, finding the best furniture color that will match perfectly with this color can be another painful job. Choosing the wrong color scheme not only will make your entire space looks bad, but will also ruin the natural and relaxing vibe that the walls bring.
To avoid this disaster, we will try to help you by creating an experiment to find out what is the best furniture color that goes with tan walls, and here are the results :
1. White Furniture
Most people may be said that this tan and white combination won’t go well. But this design proves that those two neutral colors can be mixed well to create a crisp, clean, and modern look while at the same time still feels warm and relaxing.
This color combination is perfect for you who want to create a modern, contemporary, or minimalist style interior design. Those two colors blend seamlessly without creating too much contrast.
You can also use some glossy white elements to add some elegant and luxurious looks to your space.
2. Cream / Beige Furniture
Since both colors had a similar shade and undertone, you can use cream as your main color palette if you want to create a stylish monochromatic look.
The most important thing when using cream is to make sure that there is a perfect contrast ratio between the walls and the cream items.
Where too much contrast will make them doesn’t look flawless, while lack of contrast can make the cream furniture and the wall hard to distinguish.
3. Light Gray Furniture
If you need to modernize the tan-themed interior, then this is surely one of the best option. With plenty of elegance, the light gray can upgrade the wall, making its old, traditional looks go away.
Furthermore, light gray offers plenty of brightness, making it a great choice for any small spaces.
4. Gray-Green Furniture
Since both colors had a very similar tone and softness, gray-green and tan can blend flawlessly even tough they had a completely different hues.
Using gray-green furniture will enrich your space and make it feel more alive. Furthermore, this earthy duo bring the natural beauty inside your home.
5. Dark Blue Furniture
Using the color wheels concept, blue is the most perfect contrasting color for tan. And that’s the main reason why we choose this color to be used in this tan living room.
And as you can see from the image above, the result is quite amazing where those two colors blend perfectly to create an elegant and sophisticated living spaces.
Of course, not any shades of blue can blend perfectly. Thus, to get the best outcome, you can use dark blue with some gray undertone such as dusty blue, grayish-blue, or navy blue.
6. Muted Blue Furniture
If dark blue seems too much, then alternatively, you can try using this softer blue option. Muted blue had a much calmer looks that the previous option, making it a more neutral choice for you who want to have a calming and cozy spaces.
A muted blue couch or sofa not only looks amazing against tan backdrop, but they can also create a beautiful, aesthetic looks that will improve the overall appearance of your interior.
7. Gray Furniture
As you already know, tan had some gray undertone, and that’s why you can easily combine this color with gray. Using both colors side-by-side can create flawless looks and at the same time will complement each other.
But the main problem with this approach is that it will create a bit of boring and monotonous looks. To avoid this, you can add a few other accent colors.
8. Black Furniture
If you want to create a calm and relaxing room that looks stylish and elegant then you can easily achieve it by using black furnishings. As you can see in our design above, where our black leather couch integrates perfectly with the tan wall behind it.
With the high amount of contrast produce between the black against the walls will help make the furniture stand out. To make it perfect, you can add a few white elements to help balance out the spaces and avoid it looks too dark.
Another important thing to consider if you want to use black is to make sure you had enough lighting, both natural and artificial. This is important to avoid the entire room looks too dark.
9. Velvet Green Furniture
Another great way to elevate and upgrade the looks of any interior with tan painted walls is by adding glam, velvet color like this velvet green.
As you can see in the image above, just using velvet green sofa with a beautiful green artwork can make a big difference. This bold color also help make the tan wall feel lighter, brighter, and more importantly, looks much more interesting.
10. Dark Brown Furniture
In the previous design, we use cream or beige to create a monochromatic look. Another color that you can use to create a similar effect in a more bold and rich way is dark brown.
Using dark brown furnishings against the tan wall will create enough contrast to make the dark brown items stand out while at the same time still looks flawless. Using this combination also can create dramatic and sophisticated looks.