Tired of white walls? Consider a fresh coat of paint. There are certainly plenty of colors from which to choose, but there's something about gray — with its chic, calming, and cozy effect — that's particularly beautiful, whether it be in the living room, bathroom, or bedroom. Ahead, (in no particular order) are 12 shades of gray that are sure to seduce and induce rest and relaxation in your dreamy boudoir.
Chalky-gray paint — originally created to refurbish the old limewash at Hardwick Hall in England — is a timeless backdrop to the sophisticated furnishings in this Lake Geneva bedroom designed by Turner Pocock. A pair of purple accent pillows mimic the color of the wildflowers and add a beautiful pop of color.
This Washington Heights home is a magnificent mix of feminine and masculine. Pewter walls, white ceilings and trim, and hardwood floors are a neutral canvas. Mirrored nightstands and a fanciful light fixture radiate a ladylike allure, while navy drapes and a wood sleigh bed infuse a gentlemanly charm.