Neutral Home Décor Ideas
Neutral home décor is timeless, elegant and chic, making it a great choice for any home. When done properly, it can make a home feel spacious, warm and welcoming. If you’re redecorating your home in this style, read on to find some of the best neutral décor ideas.
Best Neutral Home Décor That Is Elegant and Chic
Beige and White Living Room
If your home has wood floors or other wood features (like the ceiling in this living room), beige and white décor will give the space a neutral feel. This room has a very simple color palette (light beige, dark brown, white and charcoal), but it’s one that gives the room a warm and welcome feel. The plant and vase on the coffee table add just a few pops of color.
Here’s what you’ll need to recreate this room in your home:
This cozy little sitting space is the epitome of neutral home décor. The desaturated tones make this space feel serene and welcoming. The whites and grays also make the brown furniture and green plant pop.
The dark flooring grounds the space and provides a nice contrast to the white rug and light-colored walls.
Here’s what you’ll need to recreate this space in your home:
We love this neutral home decor for entryways. It’s simple yet inviting and clean. The botanical theme also gives the space a natural, laid-back feel.
The color palette for this entryway has earthy tones, like wood, light gray and green. The white walls help keep the space light and airy, making it perfect for an entryway into a home.
Here’s what you’ll need to recreate this look in your home:
- Botanical prints
- Wooden photo frames
- Wooden bench
- Throw pillows
- Throw blanket
- Artificial plant
This cozy bedroom features a clean palette of beige and white. The olive tree in the corner adds a touch of color while grounding the space. We love the wicker basket at the end of the bed and the other natural elements in this space.
The throw blanket on the bed and mountain of pillows make you want to curl up with a good book and a cup of tea.
The great news is that it’s easy to create a similar space in your home. Here’s what you’ll need:
Neutral and Natural Dining Room
This natural and neutral dining room has a relaxed vibe. The rug and plants add color to this otherwise plain palette. The chandelier matches the photos on the wall and adds a modern touch to the room.
If you feel like the black is too harsh, you can also choose wooden photo frames to complement the dining furniture.
While simple, this dining space is one that will withstand the test of time. A simple change of the area rug or table centerpiece can transform the entire room without forcing you to make a major investment.
Here’s what you’ll need to create a dining space like this in your home:
Dark Neutral Home Décor
Neutral décor doesn’t have to be bright. This living room incorporates shades of black, brown and gray to create a darker, neutral space. The white walls and high ceilings help brighten up the room, helping the rich colors feel warmer and more welcoming.
The fireplace and chandelier are the focal points of the room. Notice how the distressed mirror above the mantle reflects the chandelier and directs your eye back to the fireplace.
If you have a similar sized room, you can recreate this look at home with just a few items:
Here’s another beautiful entryway with neutral home decor. It features earthy tones and a dark console table that matches the door. The round mirror complements the baskets and curved lamps.
If you want more tabletop space for your keys and other essentials, you could leave out the artwork and add a bigger wooden tray.
Here’s what you’ll need if you want to recreate this space in your home:
Boho Inspired Sitting Area
This boho-inspired sitting area features neutral colors and has an extra-cozy vibe. The fuzzy textures of the rugs and blankets make this little sitting space so inviting. We love the simple lamp and the use of just a few natural colors.
Here’s what you’ll need to make a similar space in your home:
Neutral and Clean Bathroom
In this neutral bathroom, the warm colors of the towels and décor soften up the black fixtures and hard lines of the vanity. As a result, the space feels light and airy – a place where you can relax in a hot bath after a long day.
Recreating this type of bathroom at home is easy:
This botanical entryway has a neutral color palette and a welcoming feel. We like the use of whitewashed tubs for storage rather than the usual baskets. The console tabletop looks like a repurposed door. Of course, if you’re up for a DIY project, you could easily make your own variation.
Here’s what you’ll need to recreate this entryway at home:
This corner seat is cozy and perfect for a home with neutral décor. It contrasts nicely against the white walls and other beige décor in this space. The cactus and desert-themed art works well with this color scheme.
You can easily create a sitting area like this in the corner of your bedroom or living room.
Here’s what you’ll need to make a space like this:
Neutral Modern Office
This neutral modern home office combines different textures and shapes to create an interesting and welcoming space. The large mirror helps make the space look bigger. The orange accent pillow and brass desk frame add warmth and interest. The simple color scheme gives you plenty of flexibility when it comes to décor.
Here’s what you’ll need to create an office space like this:
Neutral Working Space
Here’s a neutral working space that you can create anywhere in your home, whether you have a dedicated home office or need a working area in your bedroom. The earthy browns and cream colors give the space a natural feel. The fiddle fig plant adds some life to the space and some green color.
The clean and organized space makes it easy to focus on your work and get into the zone.
If you want to recreate a space like this in your home, here’s what you’ll need:
Neutral Reading Nook
Here’s a great idea for a neutral reading nook. While they use their bookshelves mostly for art and décor, you could easily transform this space into a little library.
The cozy seats and lamp make this space perfect for reading a book in the evening or a rainy afternoon. The blue bookshelves are the focal point of the room, but the wood decor pieces tie them in with the rest of the room.
Here’s what you need to make a space like this in your own home:
Neutral Shelf Decor
If you have shelves in your home that you want to decorate, these neutral décor items are perfect. Plants, wooden boxes and white vases can instantly transform your space while complementing the rest of your room.
Here are some décor ideas for your shelves:
Cozy, Bright Living Room
This bright and cozy living room features neutral colors and takes advantage of the room’s abundance of natural light. If your living room has lots of windows, you can create the illusion of taller ceilings and a bigger space by hanging your curtains up high above the windows.
Keeping the space simple and clean will help you maintain that neutral look you’re going for.
The room’s color palette is simple: cream and warm wood. The plants add a touch of green and the throw blanket complements the darker woods in the space.
You can create a similar looking space in your home with the following items:
These are some of our favorite neutral home décor ideas out there. Combining natural wood, cream colors and greenery can help you maintain a neutral look in your own home. Adding a few colorful items that complement the rest of the room will make your home look like it was decorated by a pro.