There's no better time to showcase the magic-making abilities of a gray and pastel color combination than on the cusp of spring, and this elegant living room from stylist Michelle Halford does it flawlessly. The tone of the shades is what ties it all together — these particular grays, blues, and purples have a shared warmth that makes the palette feel mature rather than childish. But that's not the only thing that gives this space its elegant finish. The simple silhouettes of the mid-century furniture act as an unfussy backdrop to the many hues, allowing for a look that's faceted without being overbearing. To add some retro layers to your own home, check out a similar couch here.