If you want to run away from white when it comes to painting and decorating the house, you probably have already thought of using straw color. But is this really the best choice?
Straw color integrates the palette of Off White tones, that is, those neutral, light, soft, delicate and very light colors. But despite this apparent neutrality, combining it is not always easy, since a poorly planned composition with other colors can throw down all its decoration.
So before you even buy your straw can of paint or that incredible sofa, look at the effect you want to make on the environment. The straw color conveys a warm welcome and warmth, but if used excessively or poorly combined, it can become tiresome to the eyes and leave the decor dull and dull.
And a caveat here, especially in the case of the use of straw color on walls, depending on the brand of paint, the effect changes greatly. Suvinil's Glasurit straw color, for example, has a slightly greyish background, while the straw color of the Coral pulls to cream and light pink.
What are the colors that match the straw color?
To avoid error, the colors that best match the straw color are white, black and gray. White helps to brighten the room and should be used when painting the ceiling when the walls are straw colored. White can also be used on doors, bumpers, baseboards and the furniture itself that make up the straw environment.
Black must be used more evenly and composing details of the straw environment. The mixture between straw and black creates a beautiful contrast and creates a cozy atmosphere, but without losing the elegant and modern look.
Lastly, you still have the option to blend straw color with gray, especially if you intend to create a sober and modern environment.
The tone on tone also works with the straw color. In this case, it is worth combining the straw with beige, cream, ivory and shades of brown, including, the wood is an excellent bet of material for straw-colored environments.
Some shades of green are also welcome in straw environments, especially the lightest ones. Other colors such as red, blue, orange and yellow can be inserted together with the straw, provided they are in dry and closed shades. Let the vivid and vibrant colors for another opportunity.
Decorating styles that match straw color
When using straw color indoors one must also keep in mind with which decorating styles this color most matches. In general, the straw color works well in classic, modern and rustic style decorations, especially when the intention is to create neutral and sober environments.
For an elegant and classic decor bet on the white duo and straw with a touch of gold to create glamor and refinement. Already for modern proposals of decoration go in the combination between black and straw or gray and straw. But for the rustic proposals, a good choice are the colors hot closed or as some prefer to call "burned", as well as the shades of brown, red and orange.
Environments for painting with straw color
Any room in the house can receive thatch color, from the kitchen to the bathroom, through the living room and bedrooms. But you have to take into consideration the style you want to create in each location. For example, if you want to build a room with a modern and jovial style, straw is not the best choice, in which case you prefer white to compose the base. As well as baby rooms, unless you want to create a classic and elegant style children's environment.
The living and dining rooms are the best that combine with thatch color, since it gives the feeling of comfort and hospitality, fundamental in environments of this type. Take care just to provide adequate lighting, otherwise the straw can easily fatigue the vision.
Now that you already know how to combine straw color in the décor, how about checking out some images of environments in color? They will inspire you even more in how to use color in your favor, come see:
Picture 1 - The straw color highlighted by the velvety texture transforms the closet into a place full of comfort and coziness.
Picture 2 - The coating on the wall of the bathroom mixes different shades of beige, among them the straw.
Picture 3 - The coating on the bathroom wall mixes different shades of beige, among them the straw.
Picture 4 - The warmest straw tone of this room was super cozy with the lamp of yellow light on the bed.
Picture 5 - This dining room brings the straw color in the padding of the chairs and the wooden flooring in the ceiling.
Picture 6 - Straw and white: a harmonious combination, clean and elegant.
Picture 7 - White, straw and black transform this room into a mixed classic style with modern.
Picture 8 - The straw on the wall takes the room out of a possible white sameness.
Picture 9 - Notice how the straw attached to the gray leaves the environment sober, modern and elegant.
Picture 10 - The straw-colored rug is a comfort for feet and eyes; Those who complete the scene are the cushions of tone alive, but closed.
Image 11 - Straw invades this room on the wall, on the sofa and in the details of the rug.
Image 12 - The bic blue brings spirit to the straw-walled kitchen; to close the golden details proposal.
Picture 13 - In this room, even the pictures enter the proposed straw color.
Picture 14 - Have you ever thought of having straw colored furniture?
Image 15 - Have you ever thought of having straw colored furniture?
Picture 16 - Room walls straw and simple decoration, but with a final result for there of comfortable.
Picture 17 - Next to the tone of straw insert elements in wood; the color of the material is naturally compatible.
Picture 18 - The kitchen of straw chairs is neutral without having to be white.
Picture 19 - Sofa and puff follow in the same shade of straw.
Picture 20 - The straw tone on the floor of this kitchen harmonizes with the orange burned of the cabinets and with the gray bench.
Picture 21 - Earthy shades along the straw color of the wall guarantee a rustic and modern environment.
Image 22 - Gray also embraces the modern proposal, but when united with straw it transforms the environment into a cozy and comfortable space.
Picture 23 - A little green to break the predominance of neutral tones.
Picture 24 - The straw enters this room to ensure a modern space and escape the basic combination between black and white.
Image 25 - The light wood of the bed side coat gently welcomes the straw-colored wall.
Picture 26 - The discreet straw on the sofa was harmonized with the gray of the carpet, while the black details confer modernity the room.
Image 27 - Much light in this white room and straw proposal.
Image 28 - Lots of light in this white room and straw proposal.
Picture 29 - The straw confers the necessary neutrality to the closet without falling into the monotony of white.
Picture 30 - In this kitchen, the straw tone goes into the details.
Image 31 - If you are in doubt, bet on the combination straw and gray, there is no way to go wrong.
Picture 32 - The burnt orange sofa harmonizes directly with the straw wall, the gray in the next room completes the proposal.
Image 33 - Cozy bathroom with neutral tones.
Picture 34 - The children's room uses the straw with enthusiasm and only a few objects stand out against the color.
Image 35 - For the more daring, it is worth a combination of straw and purple.
Picture 36 - Warm and cozy, this kitchen uses straw and wood to create this effect.
Image 37 - The straw color reigns absolute in this environment.
Picture 38 - The modern minimalist kitchen has gone from the traditional black and white combination to bet on the straw.
Picture 39 - Bathroom does not always have to be white It is possible to change the color without escaping from neutrality, so use the straw on the wall.
Image 40 - Half wall and floor color straw; a bit of warmth and warmth to the bathroom.
Picture 41 - The mustard tone armchair reinforces the intention of the straw color in the environment.
Picture 42 - Subtlety and elegance in this straw-walled bathroom.
Image 43 - Natural light rebounds the absence of white and leaves the straw-colored environment brighter.
Picture 44 - Straw inserts for the small bathroom.
Picture 45 - The abstract frame in shades of blue and green forces a striking contrast with the straw tone.
Picture 46 - The golden one guarantees the brightness for the straw tone without escaping from the color palette.
Image 47 - Classic use of straw paint on the walls combined with white details.
Picture 48 - Remember that each ink brand has a different shade of straw; this one, for example, pulls towards the gray.
Image 49 - The neutrality of the walls was broken with the red of the bed linen.
Picture 50 - Do you want a classic and elegant decor? Then write down the recipe: straw on the walls, furniture and details in white, gold and wood.
Picture 51 - The darker shades, such as black and wood, make a perfect contrast with the straw on the wall.
Picture 52 - And if you do not give up a white wall you can bet on straw as the color of furniture and upholstery.
Picture 53 - Straw sofa: fits in any proposal of decoration.
Image 54 - Green and burnt and dry tones fit perfectly with a straw-base decoration.
Picture 55 - Tom on tone for the room of the couple.
Image 56 - Straw texture differentiated in the wall to escape one hundred percent of the basic.
Image 57 - The soft rose shade brings delicacy and romanticism to the straw-based dining room.
Image 58 - In the bathroom, you can choose to use straw on the walls and furniture.
Image 59 - The living room is the preferred environment for straw color; just remember to harmonize the color with the other elements of the decoration.