Pewter has several complementary colors, including darker blues, orange, beige, darker purples, red, dark greens and golden yellows. Pewter is usually a background color or neutral base.
A pewter color combination with red and orange is earthy, natural, and masculine. For a more industrial feel, pair pewter with white and cream. Use white walls with pewter trim and bright colors for an energetic color scheme. For a modern look, pair pewter with brown and navy. Pewter with pale gray-blue and pink creates a more feminine color scheme. White and pewter is a simple, plain color scheme that allows for brighter colored furniture.