DecorPad photos ashley gray paint. Pink lumbar pillows on a gray built-in bench styling a cottage banquette against a gray plank wall. Gender neutral yellow and gray nursery with gray walls framing white finished shelf with row of hooks. Beautiful, welcoming living room features an abstract art piece hung beside a window covered in white curtains hung behind a natural linen sofa accented with black striped pillows and flanked by blue end tables with white lamps.
I knew from other people that gray was a tricky color. I personally think that gray and yellow are the two hardest colors to choose the right shade. When choosing a gray color it is vital to understand the different undertones it has. There are grays that have virtually no undertones. I like to call them stone grays because, well, I just do. Then there are grays that have a warm undertone.
Some grays are cool. They have a blue or a green undertone. Here are some examples:. Lighting is a BIG one. It will depend on how much natural light you have and what type of light bulbs you use. It will also depend on the other colors in your home, the fabrics or upholstery, and the wood tones. Even if I had taped the paint chips on the wall and tested them in different lights. Paint a large section of your wall and live with it for a couple of days. Then after that you can buy your gallons.
Have you ever painted a wall gray? Did you find it tricky? What are your favorite grays??? And for more points of view and info here are some other articles about choosing grey paint that may help you. Your email address will not be published.
This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. I have said the exact same thing about grey and now find myself eating my words. I also think green is very hard to match.
I once rented a house with apple green counter tops, pistachio green walls, forest green window seat cover, teal green carpet and kelly green floors. It was horrid. I affectionately without much actual affection called it The War of The Greens kitchen.
I too am painting a gray. Started with the color cards at Home Depot. Then purchased a couple of samples. One had a green undertone which I did not care for. Lo and behold I purchased 2 gallons and when I painted a small wall it looked like some shade of baby blue!!!
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