Gray Master Bedrooms Ideas

Soothing gray is a good choice for the master bedroom, with a wide range of shades from which to choose.


By: Gina Hannah

Gray is soothing and cool, a good choice to turn your master bedroom into a relaxing sanctuary. You have many shades to choose from, ranging from the palest gray-white to deep slate.

Bedroom Color Options From Soothing to Romantic

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Kids' Green Bedroom

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Cheerful Purple Bedroom

Modern Orange Bedroom


Marlaina Teich

Coral and Kelly Green Bedroom

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Pink and Purple Girl's Bedroom

Traditional Girl's Bedroom

Teen's Lavender and Yellow Bedroom

Warm Beige Master Bedroom

Boy's Blue Bedroom

Chocolate Brown Master Bedroom

Contemporary Gold Master Bedroom

Cheerful Light-Green Nursery

Brown Guest Bedroom

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Sage Master Bedroom

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Grey Master Bedroom

Coastal Blue Master Bedroom

Creative Purple and Salmon Nursery

Blue and Orange Nursery

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Warm Brown Child's Nursery

Neutral Colors in a Nursery

Green Bedroom

Black and White Bedroom

Vibrant Green Bedroom

Girl's Pink Bedroom

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Red Bedroom

Bright Yellow Bedroom

Boy's Orange Bedroom

Traditional Navy Bedroom

Contemporary Gray and Orange Bedroom

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Warm Beige Master Bedroom

Teal Bedroom Office

Traditional Yellow and Grey Bedroom

Gray lends itself to contemporary furnishings, but it can also look beautiful in a room decorated in an eclectic style. For instance, mixing traditional pieces with lamps in brushed metals is a look you can carry into your master bath.

Pale gray is a good alternative to white, if you want a look that is more muted and soft. This shade will also work well as a backdrop to any accent colors you want to bring into your bedroom's decor. You can also layer pale gray with deeper shades of gray for a rich look. You can even go shabby chic with gray if you like.

For a look that is both cool and elegant, pair gray with white, creating a neutral palette that will allow you to choose—and easily change—accessories in your favorite accent colors.

For a variation of gray that has a little warmth to it, try taupe. For even greater warmth, taupe can be layered with rich browns.

For a touch of rich color, combine gray with navy or a deep red such as crimson or burgundy. For a look that is both classy and soothing, pair your favorite shade of gray with a soft lavender tint.

For the ultimate in contemporary sophistication, coat your walls in slate and splashes of white, red and black. If red and black are too intense for your tastes, try touches of orange and teal or turquoise. For an even softer look, try touches of moss green or pale pink or peach. Gray with touches of yellow in trim, pillows and other accessories can create a look that is soothing and sunny.

For a masculine look, go with gray walls and furnish with dark furniture pieces with clean, modern or contemporary lines.

If you're concerned about gray looking too drab on your walls, choose a soft blue-gray. This shade looks great with either contemporary or traditional furnishings, and it looks particularly elegant with silver accessories or even a crystal chandelier. You can choose a blue-gray in the shade or intensity that works for you. Blue-gray looks great paired with a warm color such as taupe or brown. A blend of two blue-gray shades, warmed with a dark wood floor and furniture, creates a look that is soothing without being too monochromatic.

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