From silvery shades to cooler blue tones, this hue is a go-to color for designers. And since it also has a calming effect, it's the ideal hue for a serene sleeping space. Take a look at these gorgeous bedrooms and feel free to copy.
This Massachusetts home, designed by Frank Roop, puts a new spin on nautical decor by featuring soft blue accents against a gray backdrop, instead of the usual navy blue and anchor takeover.
In the master bedroom of this Los Angeles house, designer Mary McDonald embraced European drama with the help of a crisply-pleated bed curtain and pops of taupe and lavender in an otherwise all gray room.
The petite scale of this Colonial-era bedroom in this Charleston home designed by Jill Sharp Weeks required her to abandon symmetry and overlap one of the windows. To help soften this, she painted the walls a light gray and the window trim white to help them blend together.
This master bedroom designed by Elizabeth Kennedy and Ray Booth in Houston, Texas, celebrates softness, from the to the muted gray walls. Brass details keeps the palette warm and welcoming.
Designer Nina Farmer layered shades of gray with autumnal colors in this New England home's master bedroom. Our favorite part has to be the walls covered in soothing silk-and-abaca wallpaper in a silver gray palette.
A cool, collected feeling prevails in the Chicago bedroom, with its soft, silvery colors and ebonized floor. To give the alcove a "jewel box feeling," designer Alessandra Branca did the curtains and walls in .
In a Victorian rowhouse in Washington, D.C., designer Barry Dixon hung a round beaded Coco lantern by and painted the walls gray to draw attention to the tall ceiling and illuminate the reading nook, furnished with chairs and ottoman.
Designer David Mann chose a shimmery gray, silver and black color scheme for this sexy, contemporary bedroom in New York. For brightness, the owner simply pulls back the floor-length curtains to reveal an expansive balcony.
Designer Susan Ferrier of McAlpine Booth & Ferrier Interiors decorated this Alabama lake house in a modern traditional style, with the help of drapes in dusk around the bed.
Designer Vicente Wolf painted the bedroom in this New York cottage , a color that "reads white in the day, then as it gets darker takes on a blue-y green tone." To balance out this choice, he picked out gray furnishings for the rest of the room.
Designer Mary McDonald covered one wall in the bedroom of a Los Angeles house in gray suiting wool to make it feel cozy, but painted the other walls Alabaster by to keep it light.
Designer Albert Hadley created a chic design in a small 1820s Colonial home in New Jersey by painted the walls a surprising, rustic gray, then pairing it with light, antique furnishings.
In the master of this Charlotte, North Carolina house, designer Lindsey Coral Harper used 's Drag paper to create a cool and calming look.