Color Combinations: Pink and Brown

Shades, tones, hues and variants come beautifully to the page and palette by means of perhaps one of the most striking and elegant color combinations, pink and brown.

Julian Schnabel Gramercy Park Hotel

Julian SchnabelGramercy Park Hotel 

Southern Accents showhome


Mahogany and walnut antique pieces tend to catch my eye first over other woods due to their ability to take color.  The ribbon and grain of these woods capture the rich browns, hints of ebony and crimson reds characteristically based in both the pink and brown color families.

pink and brown color palette

House Beautiful

There is no wrong direction to go in with the color combination of pink and brown, and that’s exactly the point.  Brick, berry, chocolate,  fuchsia, cherry, mushroom, coral- quite a walk away from but still in the neighborhood of traditional pink and brown.  That’s the beauty of a color combination that complements and coordinates well with many home decor and home furnishing options.


It does not restrict or confine its color choices to one set rule as it grants decorative leeway in the rich, deep, bright, bold, understated, whimsical, classic or new traditional scheme of things.

pink and brown fabricsOnline Fabric Store, Online Fabric Store,  House Fabric, Layla Grayce, Traditional Home

Benjamin Moore paint colorsHouse Beautiful

The broad range of pinks and browns opens the world of color up to interpretations and combinations galore.  Demonstrated above is four gorgeous examples of this school of thought from Benjamin Moore-pop of glorious Glamour Pink, anything but middle of the road Middlebury Brown, Coral Pink, and timeless Tudor Brown.

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anne hepfer designs

Anne Hepfer Designs ~ DecorPad

Soft shades and hues perfect a nursery or tween girls bedroom with an air of age appropriate sophistication.

pink and brown teenage bedroom

El Mueble

From a soft hint or faint whisper of, a berry bold statement, or a redefined interpretation of the classics, the color combination of pink and brown plays well to the room.

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