Is Gray Really The New Beige?

 

After doing a blog post last week called “Shades of Beige Can Be All The Rage” (if you missed it – check it out by clicking here) I was recently asked the question, “Isn’t gray the new beige?”  And, the answer is, well, in a word – yes.  While, beige is timeless, beautiful and works with all sorts of colors, styles and textures, gray has replaced it – or at the very least given it some serious competition as I guess you could say – it’s hipper, cooler, “more chic” cousin.

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Gray works well in a multitude of styles and with a multitude of colors.

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See what I mean?

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So many colors, styles and textures……..all take on a bit cooler vibe when painted, dyed or paired with gray.

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See how this space pops with personality when yellow is paired with gray….

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A mix of color that creates an unexpected joyful vibe.

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And, notice this modern space takes on a rather regal, elegant air with purple accents….

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Of course it looks great with red!

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Totally hip with hot pink…..

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Luxurious and serene with teal blue….

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Wild and exotic with orange….

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It even works shades of green….

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Here it creates a stunning, sophisticated master bedroom….

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And, even looks sweet and spectacular in a nursery.

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I mean….who knew?

So, yes, gray is very versatile and works with a multitude of textures, styles, and colors just like our good, old friend – the tried and true, timeless beige.  But, somehow gray just has that “now”, that “it” factor making it the hipper, cooler “new age beige”. 

Happy Decorating!

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