colour me pretty: gorgeous gray

13th April 2012

I’m all about soft grays and neutrals right now as we get close to the home stretch of our bathroom reno (I’m thinking I’m going to keep the walls white and paint the ceiling gray, but I may change my mind..). If you happen to follow me on Pinterest, you may have noticed that I’ve been pinning a bunch of rooms in this colour all week. I love gray as my go-to neutral. It can be soft, moody, and have undertones of various different colours (violet, cool blues, yellows/greens, etc). It’s one of those colours that can be really hard to choose, but when you get the right one is oh-so-satisfying and lovely (I have painted our master bedroom three times in search of the perfect gray – landing on Coventry Grey by Benjamin Moore as my fave). I also recently painted a chevron ceiling in gray which you can see here. See what I mean about loving this hue? So, without further ado, here is some pretty pinterest inspiration to feast your eyes on.

Source: google.com via gemma on Pinterest

Source: google.com via gemma on Pinterest

Source: tinyurl.ms via gemma on Pinterest

Source: bit.ly via gemma on Pinterest

Source: bit.ly via gemma on Pinterest

Pretty, right? What do you think? Are you a gray lover like I am? It’s funny how gray is associated with gloom and rain, but totally reads cozy and fresh in a home (in my opinion, anyway!).

Happy Friday! Hope you all have a splendid spring weekend. We are up for more bathroom work, but plan to get out and enjoy the sunshine. Hope you do, too!  

  • Courtney

    I’m DEFINITELY a lover of the grays!

  • http://www.hamptonpaint@bellnet.ca Sandi Hunter

    Love to see you are using Benjamin Moore paints. Enjoyed meeting you today in the store. Really enjoy your blog. I was married June 6, 2011. Drop by the store anytime and keep mentioning our paints.

    • gemma

      Thanks for stopping by the blog, Sandi! Will do :)

      xo,
      gem

  • http://www.realtyqueento.com RealtyqueenTO

    I love all these pictures, very inspirational! But I’m especially dying over that kitchen, it’s a beauty!

    • gemma

      I know, so gorgeous right? And that marble sink is to die for!!

      xo,
      gem

  • http://afoundhome.wordpress.com Alyssa

    Totally agree with you on the greys – such a versatile neutral. Brown’s and beiges are so…meh. Saw you on AT’s Small Cool and as a fellow (beginner) Ottawa blogger I had to check you out! Added to the RSS feed = )

    • gemma

      Thanks for popping by, Alyssa!! So great to connect with other Ottawa bloggers :)

      xo,
      gemma

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