Grey Yellow Living Room

Grey Yellow Living Room

Totally chic and ultra modern, grey is fast becoming the colour of the decade to decorate with right now especially in your living room. Why? Because it makes the perfect contemporary neutral. It will provide the ideal backdrop to creating a grey living room scheme you’ll love whatever your taste. Versatile grey has many shades to redefine a space; for instance, the palest of shades can form a light, bright base for key furniture pieces to stand out, or a deeper more dramatic shade can form a focal point for you to work around, from confident charcoal to cool pebble the palette encompasses a wide spectrum of useable tones. And, being a neutral it works with almost any secondary colour, especially bright colours as they jump out against their aloof partner with zing. One such shade is yellow the ultimate mood booster; with a mellow undertone it is cheerful without being too in-your-face or in its boldest form will give rooms confidence and freshness. When teamed together, yellow and grey are a match made in heaven as the pair work in harmony. Calming grey tones down the strength of yellow and in return the uplifting, sunny shade gives grey a personality and strength it wouldn’t have on its own. Grey and yellow living room colour schemes can be worked to many tastes and styles, for instance pretty primrose and grey can add a twist to traditional floral wallpaper in country rooms, also with connection to the industrial trend cement and charcoal shades become even more dramatic and contemporary with warm mustard. Or, if you are after a more traditional style you can’t go wrong with sophisticated old gold teamed with soothing ash. From playful, zingy looks to a more classic approach take a look at our gallery of the latest yellow and grey living room ideas that are brimming with personality and style.
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Grey Yellow Living Room

One such shade is yellow the ultimate mood booster; with a mellow undertone it is cheerful without being too in-your-face or in its boldest form will give rooms confidence and freshness. When teamed together, yellow and grey are a match made in heaven as the pair work in harmony. Calming grey tones down the strength of yellow and in return the uplifting, sunny shade gives grey a personality and strength it wouldn’t have on its own. Grey and yellow living room colour schemes can be worked to many tastes and styles, for instance pretty primrose and grey can add a twist to traditional floral wallpaper in country rooms, also with connection to the industrial trend cement and charcoal shades become even more dramatic and contemporary with warm mustard. Or, if you are after a more traditional style you can’t go wrong with sophisticated old gold teamed with soothing ash.
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Grey Yellow Living Room

Living rooms in grey and yellow are very lively, refreshing and raise the mood because yellow reminds of the spring and summer, which is especially necessary in cold seasons when we lack sunlight. You can vary different shades of grey and different shades of yellow to achieve the effect you want. Choose subtle shades like dove grey or pale yellow for a calm and peaceful interior, and charcoal grey and neon yellow for daring bold interiors.
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Grey Yellow Living Room

You can choose various shades of yellow to achieve various effects and create different ambiences. If you aren’t sure about bright shades, choose pale yellow, and it’ll look totally neutral. Bold yellow looks cool and contrasting with very light or very dark grey, and neon yellow, too. If you love sunlight and want a lot of yellow, make the whole room yellow and then just infuse it with grey as you wish.
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Grey Yellow Living Room

Yellow and grey living room with mustard sofa Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Create some contemporary cool by keeping the backdrop simple with pale grey walls and let the furniture do the talking. A modular, mustard yellow sofa instantly livens up the scheme which is then enhanced with an array of interesting and strong shapes. Above the sofa, a display of geometric shelving painted with pops of yellow makes a stunning statement while dark charcoal accessories add drama and depth. Similar sofaMade.com
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Grey Yellow Living Room

Decorating with gray and yellow does not mean that you need to stick to just these two colors alone. Often, white is a natural part of the living room and combines well with the color duo, but you will be surprised to see how well black works with gray and yellow. Use decor in bold black to define the space visually and give it a sense of excitement. Since black works brilliantly with both yellow and gray individually, you will have no problem in blending the three in a sensible fashion. But make sure that the tone of gray employed is light and pleasant when the living room is filled with both black and yellow accents to maintain a visual balance.
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Grey Yellow Living Room

The case for solids When there are so many lovely patterns to choose from, it’s easy to dismiss solid coloured cushions for being boring. In the right space, solid cushions can really establish the room’s colour palette like in this dove grey and buttery yellow living room. 16 Rewarding Grey Colour Combos.
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Grey Yellow Living Room

As for yellow, this color is more difficult to use it right and not to get a tasteless result or not to make your living room too bold. If you already have a gray living room, you can add just some yellow accents that can be changed for other when you are tired of them: a console table, a couple of frames, a mantel, pillows and throws. You can also add some bold yellow artworks and stools or ottomans to enliven the room.
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There are plenty of ways in which one can adopt the gray and yellow color scheme in the living room without getting permanently stuck with it. One of the best ways is obviously to use a gray as backdrop and usher in yellow accents in the form of vases, chairs, throw pillows and even some fresh flowers to enliven the space. This approach is simple, cost-effective and always allows you to switch between color schemes with ease. Bringing home a yellow and gray color palette does not necessarily mean committing to it in a more lasting fashion. But if you do like the look, an accent wall in mild yellow hues looks classy when coupled with lighter shades of gray.
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The common perception among most homeowners is that both gray and yellow look good in modern, contemporary and transitional living rooms alone. It seems like most designers also tend to limit themselves to these three styles when embracing the color duo. But in reality, yellow and gray can fit in with almost any style of your choice. As you see here, the shades are equally at home in a farmhouse style or even an eclectic living space. Yellow is a great color for traditional living rooms as well, and a hint of gray only lends panache and poise. So, give this hot and refreshing duo a try this summer and you surely will be swept off your feet by its charm!
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Yellow works in a gender-neutral nursery. Perfect for boys, girls and shared spaces, yellow for the nursery is a winner. Especially elegant with soft gray or blue, yellow is a warm, friendly choice for baby’s first room. For a more modern feel, paint the walls a soft gray and use yellow for the accents (rug, curtains, bedding).
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Mustard yellow and grey accessories reference the bold hues of the painting in the master bedroom. ‘The gentle colours and Zoffany wallpaper are deliberately muted, as I didn’t want any aspect of the scheme to dominate the room – the artwork and the view do the talking,’ says Elaine. The oak floor was stained with a grey wash to further soften the look, which is illuminated by St Ives’ famously beautiful natural light that pours in through large windows.
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Create some contemporary cool by keeping the backdrop simple with pale grey walls and let the furniture do the talking. A modular, mustard yellow sofa instantly livens up the scheme which is then enhanced with an array of interesting and strong shapes. Above the sofa, a display of geometric shelving painted with pops of yellow makes a stunning statement while dark charcoal accessories add drama and depth.
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Create some contemporary cool by keeping the backdrop simple with pale grey walls and let the furniture do the talking. A modular, mustard yellow sofa instantly livens up the scheme which is then enhanced with an array of interesting and strong shapes. Above the sofa, a display of geometric shelving painted with pops of yellow makes a stunning statement while dark charcoal accessories add drama and depth. Similar sofaMade.com
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Grey and yellow are one of the most popular combos for various types of décor because it’s refreshing, vivid and matches various décor styles. This combo looks great for all kinds of spaces, from kitchens to bedrooms, and today I’d like to have a look how to rock these colors in a living room.