Gorgeous Gray Bathrooms

3 years ago

As I've mentioned before that gray is our go-to neutral and isn't going anywhere anytime soon.  Last month I posted on gray kitchens, and today I thought I would extend the gray color palette to the bathroom.    Gray bathrooms are becoming more popular, with the desire to create a clean-lined, transitional to modern space.


Classic simplicity and elegance are on top of the desirable list, and there are so many ways to create that classic space with a gray color scheme--the most common color palette is a gray and white color combination.  If you are worried that a gray bathroom can look stark and sterile, do not fear, choose a warmer gray tone that has more taupes and browns in it.  This will warm up the space significantly.


Ways to create your perfect gray bathroom:

Walls: The easiest and least expensive way to create a gray bathroom, is to paint the ways gray.  Select a wallpaper that has grays in it, but this will cost a little more than paint.

Donna's Blog: gray bathrooms | Barry Dixon | House Beautiful designer Barry Dixon, House Beautiful


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Tile Floors: If you are remodeling or building new, selecting a tile for the floors and shower that has gray in it, are a great way to bring the grays into the space.  However, if you are worried about having too much gray in your bathroom, select a tile with light gray undertones, or a marble with little gray marbling.

Donna's Blog: gray bathrooms | Marshall Watson | House Beautiful designer Marshall Watson, House Beautiful



Countertops: So many natural stones come in those gorgeous hues of gray, from cooler tones to warmer tones.  Most commonly known is Carrera Marble, but there are many types of granite and quartzite that come in shades of gray.  Also, don't forget about man-made countertops that come in unique patterns and designs.



Cabinets: Select a stain or paint in gray tones.  Depending on if you prefer cooler tones or warmer tones will



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