another great thing about the color gray is that it looks absolutely beautiful with marble... marble on the counter top, on the bathroom floors, or as tile in a shower. i've looked at a lot of wood flooring lately and the darker shades tend to have purplish gray undertones in it- they are gorgeous. this color also looks great with another trend right now, metallic. so if you are in the market for a change in paint or a new color exploration, try gray....you'll be in for a pleasant surprise!
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
the color that is everywhere...
as i flip through magazines the color that is really standing out to me is gray. i see it used in a ton of design elements right now. i use to feel like this color was cold and i couldn't imagine using it on the walls but i have a new outlook on gray. it seems so peaceful and pairs beautifully with blues, browns, corals, etc. i will say, i tend to lean to the brownish/ gray version of the color...i think that the added brown pigment gives off a warmth that makes the color not seem as well, how do you say it- gray! i was thrilled when a client/ indecisive friend of mine wanted to use the color. we looked at a ton of paint for her walls. we wanted the house to feel neutral but not look like a "spec home" where the walls seem like an institution. i can't wait to see how it reads on the walls.
Posted by Pink Wallpaper at 5:47 AM
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Beautiful picture, and great post! The Canadian designer, Patricia Gray, had a lovely post on the color gray a few months ago...check it out! http://patriciagrayinc.blogspot.com/search/label/Gray%20Chic
love grey! I did grey glass tile with marble with deep grey veining in my kitchen, I should send you a pic! Great post.
i'd love to see your kitchen ali!
This room is beautiful - I'm not a huge gray fan - but after seeing this picture I could be convinced otherwise!
Very Nice And Interesting Post
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