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All Things Grey: How to Decorate With This Timeless Shade

March 03, 2023 7 min. read
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There are a number of reasons why grey remains a popular choice in interior design for many people. First and foremost, grey is a timeless color that works well in both traditional and modern designs, serving as a great base for any room, be it a living room, bedroom, or kitchen. 

It’s also one of the colors that never go out of style or look outdated. What’s more, it’s much more versatile than it seems. With so many shades of grey to choose from, it’s easy to pick a perfect tone that will ideally blend into your design scheme. 

Intrigued? We bet you are! Further in the article, we’ll walk you through the hottest modern grey interior design trends that you can integrate into your home to make it look chic, timeless, and more welcoming!

The Basics of Decorating With Grey

The beauty of grey color is that it is incredibly versatile, allowing its use in a variety of decorating styles, from contemporary to traditional. All you need is to choose the right shade from the wide selection of shades that our catalog provides, ranging from cool to warm, light to dark grey.

When choosing the right shade for home decor, think about the mood you want to create in the room. Generally, light shades of grey help make the space look bigger, while darker shades create a more cozy feel. To up the ante, you can incorporate a bold pattern in the interior design’s grey color scheme, which will help create a modern and sophisticated look. 

Colors That Go Well With Grey

You’d be surprised just how versatile grey color actually is! It can be seemingly paired with pretty much any shade on the color palette to create a variety of stylish looks. From neutrals like beige, white, and black, to bold colors like mango, blue, teal, or even red, grey makes a perfect match with any of these.

Do you have grey-painted rooms but your patterned sofa sticks out like a sore thumb? Just cover your furniture with grey slipcovers in a flattering shade to help tone down the visual noise in the room. And vice versa, if you’re looking to add a dash of color to a grey room with black furniture, consider choosing a slipcover in bright hues like white, cipria, or even mango, which can add some depth to the interior design. 

How to Use Grey Effectively in the Home Interior

Now let’s take a closer look at how to use grey to nail the color game in the interior and create a stylish and comfortable space. With these tips, you’re sure to turn your home into a Pinterest-like spot like a pro!

1. Layer It

The easiest way to incorporate grey into your space is through layering. By layering grey slipcovers on your couch and armchairs, you can add texture and depth to your home interior as well as make it look more interesting. To amp the effect and create a more inviting space, opt for different shades of grey or even fabrics like velvet or jacquard.

2. Use as a Base

If you already have a grey inside house, you can use grey as a base color for your room. Unlike most other colors, grey pairs beautifully with white, cream, and black as well as bold colors like navy or red, giving you freedom as to how to incorporate it in the interior design. 

If you are decorating with grey paint, consider adding pops of color with accent pieces like curtains, cushions, or artwork. You can also introduce some metallic accents through photo frames, light fixtures, and other home decorations that will all look great with grey.

3. Play With Textures

Grey is a beautiful color in many ways, but it can sometimes come off as flat or dull. If this is how you feel, try mixing and matching textures in your home interior. For example, if you have a sleek grey couch, you can pair it with a fluffy grey rug to add depth and interest to the room. Or, you can throw a woven grey throw blanket to add more volume to an otherwise plain bedding set. Or you can go with printed grey slipcovers for your furniture.

4. Use as a Focal Point

You don’t have to commit to the interior design in grey if you don’t want to. Instead, grey can be used as a focal point. One of the ways to do this is to use grey against a wall of a darker or brighter shade. For example, if you have a mostly dark design, a sofa covered with a light grey slipcover can serve as an effective focal point.

Another way to draw the eye to the design is with a textured grey element. This can be a jacquard slipcover with a subtle pattern, a wall layered with grey bricks, a heavy-draped curtain, or just a grey coffee table, all of which can be a striking feature in a home interior and add interest to it. 

5. Experiment!

Experimenting with grey color in the interior can be a fun and creative process. You can play with its shades and textures, as well as combine it with other colors, to create a unique and layered look. If you’re decorating with grey paint, consider lighting, too. Switching from a warm light bulb to a cool light bulb alone can help set a completely different mood and atmosphere. 

Don’t be afraid to experiment! Let your creativity go wild, and create a grey modern house interior that reflects your personal style.

As you can see, grey is much more versatile than many people think about it. With a little bit of creativity and an eye for detail, it can be incorporated into a variety of decorating styles and give the space a modern and sleek look. Use our tips to decorate the interior with grey color and reveal the beauty of grey in a stylish way!


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