50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas

Adele Shotton-Pugh | Posted

It may be the hottest film title of the year so far but Shades of Grey is also one of this years hottest colour trends. From the deep sensual charcoals that verge on black to the paler shades of silver, you'll find grey is a fabulous neutral that will sit comfortably in any style of home.  

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Living Room

 

Modern Home Decor

Black and white monochromatic colour schemes always contain varying shades of grey.

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Decor and Style

Add a splash of pink to make a grey room pop.  

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Entry Way

 

Home Edit

Grey is a fabulous neutral that's kinder on the eyes than brilliant white.  

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Y&Y Decor

Darker shades of grey ooze refine style and sophistication.  

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Inspiring Interiors Ideas

Grey works incredibly well in contemporary homes.

Grey sits comfortably next to metallics.

Team it with cream to create a modern vibe; or use to draw the eyes away from areas of the room that are no longer on-trend.  

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Nallau

The paler shades are great for reflecting light around a room.  

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Living Room

 

European Web

Grey works well with cow-hide and faux zebra skin rugs.  

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Home Design Idea

It's the perfect colour for creating an understated luxe look in a bedroom.  

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Modern Home Decor

Pale grey looks stunning in an older style of home.  

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Home Dzine

Often referred to as the new neutral grey is a great alternative to beige.  

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European Web

Grey is so versatile you can even use it in a nursery.

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Country & Wise

Grey is a good colour choice for exterior paint work.  

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Daily Home Decor Ideas

Grey with blue undertones is ideal for kitchens.  

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Decor & Style

Grey and yellow work incredibly well together.

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Ask The Design Diva

Add the softest pink to a grey colour scheme to add visual interest and prevent colour boredom.

Grey & Pink Decorating Ideas - Nursery

 

Home Synchronize

Baby pink and silver grey creates a nursery fit for a princess.  

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Elle Decoration

Throw away your fitted carpet and paint your floorboards white to reflect the beautiful grey walls.  

Grey Decorating Ideas - Childrens Room

 

Inspiring Interiors Ideas

Grey is a gender friendly colour for children's rooms.

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Candles

 

Alexandria Style Book

Set the mood with grey tea-light holders.

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William Ryan Homes

Grey living rooms are this year's must-have colour scheme.

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Living Room

 

Journal Sentinel Online

Purple and grey offer a refined and opulent colour palette.

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Design In Vogue

Slate grey is an ideal colour choice for contemporary kitchens.  

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Rotator Rod

Grey is even trending in bathrooms.  

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Pebbles

 

Decorating Tips Blog

Be inspired to create a beach theme using grey pebbles.  

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My Scandinavian Home

Scani motifs are perfect for shades of grey.  

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House To Decor

Grey is a great colour for winter accessories.  

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Home Office

 

Military By Owner

Use grey to create a stylish home office.  

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Loft

 

Interior Design 2014

High gloss black cabinets looks stunning against slate grey walls.  

Grey blinds are the perfect accent to white bathrooms.

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Dining Room

 

Better Home Lifestyle

Use silvery tones of grey to create light and airy rooms.

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Living Room

 

Better Home Lifestyle

Deep inky tones of grey ooze chic style.

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Dining Chair

 

Daily Home Decor Ideas

Add a grey and white sheepskin to your home for both colour and texture.  

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Living Room

 

SBS21 Common Room

Aged oak turns a beautiful natural shade of silver-grey.

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Bathroom

 

Jenni Ferrana

Add sex appeal to your bathroom with a gorgeous grey curtain fabric or curtains in grey – much nicer than a plastic one!  

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Bedroom

 

Belle Maison

Soft grey is a good gender friendly colour choice for guest rooms.  

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Dining Room

 

Cricentro

Mid-tone greys compliment clear plastic and light wood beautifully.  

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Bedroom

 

Aussie Living

A natural grey stone wall looks awesome in a contemporary motif.  

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Living Room

 

House and Garden

Soft greys works really well with modern florals.

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House To Home

Use a colour combination of soft grey and white to create a Nordic style bedroom. A number of our grey bedroom curtains are well suited to this design style.

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Bedroom

 

KA 29

High ceilings can also be painted grey to make then look and feel lower.  

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Bedroom

 

Use metallic greys to give master bedrooms va-va-voom!

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Living Room

 

Bright Bold Beautiful

Go bold and use dark grey with with white accessories for a stunning, sexy look.  

A monochromatic grey colour scheme is informal and yet incredibly stylish.  

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Bedroom

 

House To Home

Grey patterned wallpaper makes a fabulous focal/feature wall.  

50 Shades of Grey Decorating Ideas - Hallway

 

Funny Pictures Pic Photos

Use grey in the hallway; it's far more forgiving than white or beige.

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Pixgood

Grey looks amazing with jewel coloured accessories.

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PF Grenada

Bring an old dresser bang up-to-date by painting it a shade of grey.

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Sirank

Use pale grey in living areas; it's calming and relaxing.   There you have it; 50 ways to use shades of grey in your home. This fabulous colour is adaptable, and can be used anywhere in your home effectively.

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