Some people look at beige and see...blah. But don't write off the versatile neutral that quickly. An article from Houzz put the color back into perspective for us when we realized that, yes, beige has taken a backseat. The nineties color trend has faded in recent years, but its merits have not. Take a look at some of these gorgeous rooms with a focus on the mellow shade.
Janet Dunn at Houzz got it right when she said, "It can be soothing, sophisticated, flattering, rich and mellow, formal or casual, and a perfect launching pad for bolder decor choices. It is also never clinical or cold, an accusation often leveled at gray."
The neutral, unassuming color opens up unlimited decor possibilities while still seeming inviting. These pops of blue perfectly balance this setting:
These rich, vibrant tones are right at home against a beige backdrop:
Even better, with a color like beige, you can get a little crazy with patterns: