10 Chic Ways to Decorate With Charcoal

Add drama to any space with this dark shade of gray. Check out our favorite ideas for incorporating charcoal into your designs.

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Charcoal Color Palette

Make a statement in your home with this dark gray hue. Sleek and modern, charcoal adds a moody ambiance that compliments a wide range of colors. Try it in your dining room with a light wood table with dark red and gray accents.

Small Spaces

Worried about a dark color making a space feel smaller? Remedy your concerns with natural light and white accents throughout.

Modern Style

This midcentury modern gray tufted sofa adds a hip vibe to this eclectic living room.

Dramatic Kitchen

This cottage kitchen has decided dramatic flair thanks to charcoal gray walls and a coat of black paint on the hardwood floor.

Welcome Home

Two wooden columns and a dark gray front door welcome friends and family to this stylish home.

Gray + Yellow

Pops of yellow and blue stand out against the dark gray walls in this bedroom. The dark walls are also offset by the horizontal stripes on the bed linens and carpet.

Chic Dining Room

Instead of being gloomy, dark gray walls create a chic backdrop in this dining room.

Family Memories

Classic moldings bring traditional architectural detail to the two-toned dark gray and white walls. A collection of family portraits bring a personal touch to the space, while below a simple wooden table features an eclectic mix of accessories.

Red + White Delight

Red and white accents pop in this charcoal bedroom.

Lavish Living Room

A palette of pineapple, charcoal gray and soft white lends a sophisticated, urban sensibility to this living room.

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