Grey Accent Wall Ideas for Your Living Room and Bedroom

Are you considering a grey accent wall for your living room or bedroom, but not sure where to start? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. In this blog post, we’ll give you some ideas on how to use grey as an accent color in your home and show you some of the best ways to do it. Grey is a versatile color that can be used in a variety of ways, so don’t be afraid to get creative!

Choosing grey as an accent wall color is a lovely way to bring sophistication into your home. You can pair it with other colors or make it the star of the show, and its versality makes it easy to use in any room. Light, medium, or dark gray all create different effects depending on what you want the final product to look like. Keep reading for some innovative ways people have used accent walls in their living spaces and get some inspiration today.

Grey Accent Walls in Bedroom

If you’re looking to add a pop of drama or sophistication to your bedroom, grey is the perfect accent color. Whether you choose a light grey for a soft and relaxing feel, or opt for a darker hue for a more depth and a dramatic look, grey works well with both modern and traditional decor styles. To make the most of your accent wall, try pairing it with warmer colors, which will help balance out the cool tones in the grey.

 Dark Grey Accent Wall in Bedroom

Looking for a unique way to incorporate grey into your bedroom? Try using it as an accent wall and pairing it with other bold décor, like dramatic  artwork or a chandelier. These features will help draw attention to the grey color, creating a luxurious and high-end feel in your space. The color shown here is Kendall Charcoal by Benjamin Moore.

Grey Reclaimed Wood in Bedroom

 If you’re looking for a more rustic or natural look, try using reclaimed wood to create an accent wall. Reclaimed wood adds texture and warmth to your bedroom, while also giving it an organic and earthy vibe. This is perfect if you like nature-inspired designs or just want to add some unique elements into your design and space.

Grey Bedroom Accent Wall With Shiplap

Another great way to add extra style too your bedroom is with shiplap. Having an accent wall in your bedroom in conjunction with a shiplap accent wall can really help you achieve the ever popular farmhouse home decor style. Shiplap adds both warmth and charm to your space, while also adding a bit of rustic character.  Adding in curtains with fabrics in a coordinating color scheme can tie in your accent wall to your overall decor style. So if you’re looking for ways to make the most out of your bedroom accent walls, consider using shiplap!

Medium Grey Accent Wall in Bedroom

If you have a high ceiling in your bedroom, try using a medium grey accent wall to create the illusion of height and make the room feel even more spacious. This is particularly effective if you combine this type of accent wall with lighter colored furniture or accessories, as they will help balance out the darker color on your walls. In this example they added additional visual interest in the space by applying shiplap to the bedroom ceiling along with large exposed beams. The combination of the accent wall and the shiplapped ceiling give this space a modern beach house feel.

Grey Wallpaper in Bedroom

For a more dramatic and eye-catching look, consider using gray patterned wallpaper to create a accent wall in your bedroom. Gray wallpaper is a great way to add more texture and pattern into your space, while also bringing some personality to those bare walls. Whether you choose a bold geometric print or an elegant metallic finish, there are plenty of options out there to choose from. If you are a serial renter (like me) and don’t want to deal with the hassle of traditional wallpaper installation check out my blog post on How to Make Any Wallpaper Removable

Two Tone Grey Accent Wall in Bedroom

Another great way to incorporate grey into your bedroom is by using grey as part of a two-tone accent wall. In this example they chose a coordinating light grey and a medium grey split down the horizontal middle of the accent wall. This idea is so versatile you can choose any grey colors you like or you could choose to paint the space along the vertical center of the wall. You could also paint grey narrow stripes to further accentuate your bedroom accent wall.

Grey Living Room Accent Walls

 If you’re looking for ways to add grey into your living room, don’t worry! There are plenty of options out there that can help you do just that. Whether you want a more subtle or bold look in your space, grey looks great as an accent wall with most other wall colors and furniture. So if you’re thinking about adding an accent wall you can not go wrong with this design choice.

Grey Living Room With Tall Ceiling

If you have a tall ceiling in your living room, one great way to highlight that is by using accent walls. The darker color will help draw the eye up and make the space feel even more open and spacious. This is also a great idea if you have high windows or other architectural elements you want to add contrast to, so be sure

Living Room Accent Wall with Coordinating Furniture

If you’re looking for ways to subtly add grey into your home, consider using an accent wall with furniture in the same color. Choosing furnishings with a coordinating grey tone will help tie your living room together and give it that modern vibe we all love. This living room accent wall is painted with Benjamin Moore Abalone Grey. I love the contrasting white decor placed against the grey wall.

Elegant Living Room with a Blue Grey Accent Wall

If you want an accent wall that will give your living room some chic contemporary flair, consider blue grey. If you want to update your home in a stylish way, consider using grey blue paint. This color is trendy and popular right now, and it can appear neutral or bold depending on the space. It’s the perfect choice to give your accent wall a modern look while still keeping it sophisticated and elegant.

Modern Living Room with Medium Grey Accent Wall

 For a more minimalist and contemporary take on grey accent walls, consider choosing a medium grey color for your accent wall in a living room. The simple monochromatic look of this space is incredibly sleek and modern, perfect for those who want to upgrade their living room in a stylish yet subtle way. 

 Living Room with Grey Built in Fireplace Wall

This is a great way to draw attention to your fireplace and lovely built in shelves while also adding color to your home. Grey is the perfect color for painting your fireplace accent wall, as it will create a modern look that compliments any decor style.

Dark Living Room Accent Wall Painted Over Brick

In this example, they’ve painted their living room exposed brick wall dark grey. Painting your brick wall in a grey paint color is a great way to quickly and easily update your living room accent wall. The dark grey color shown here is Sherwin Williams Peppercorn.

Dark Grey Wood Paneling Accent Wall in Living Room

Dark Grey Herring Bone Accent Wall in Living Room
Via Home Spun Staging and Design

Another idea for an accent wall is either painting existing wood paneling or installing wood paneling and painting it grey. The great part about wood paneling is that the options for the design are limitless it can be subtle or the main focal point in a room. This living room accent wall is painted a lovely dark grey with a herring bone style wood paneling. If you are interested in exploring other wood paneling ideas click over to this post on Wood Paneling Ideas.

There you have it 13 Gray Accent wall Ideas. Whether you want a modern, minimalist look or a contemporary, sophisticated feel in your living room or bedroom, grey is the perfect accent wall color for and living room or bedroom. So if you’re thinking about adding an accent wall to your home, be sure to consider one of these ideas!

Next we will discuss accent walls for rooms painted primarily in grey.

Grey being a timeless neutral color is a popular option for interior design, but sometimes you want to add more color or create a focal point in a room with grey walls.  Here are a few ideas to help inspire you to create the perfect grey room accent wall.

Darker Paint as a Accent Wall for Grey Rooms  

When it comes to choosing an accent wall color for a room that is primarily painted grey, darker shades of grey can be a great choice. In this example the room is painted primarily in a light grey color and they use a nice shade of dark grey as an accent wall.

Wood Paneling Accent Wall

In this example, they use a lovely blue grey paint color on the wood paneled accent wall that is placed right next to light grey walls. The wood paneling and the accent wall used in this gray room is a beautiful focal point in this bedroom. The blue grey paint color is a great contrast to the light grey color used throughout the room and the wood paneling gives the space dimension and draws the eye towards the accent wall in this grey bedroom. Do you love the idea of a wood paneling as an accent wall, but not really to settle on a gray color just yet? Click over to this blog post on Wood Accent Wall Ideas for additional wood accent wall ideas.

Wallpaper as an Accent Wall

In this example the wallpaper accent wall is the main focal point in this gray living room. The black and white geometric wallpaper acts as a beautiful backdrop for the rest of the decor and furniture in the room. The white sofa, black fireplace, and neutral area rug all compliment each other nicely against light gray walls and a lovely wallpaper accent wall.

If after reading this you are still undecided check out my other accent wall posts to see if any of those accent wall ideas inspire you. Green Accent Walls.

In closing accent walls are a beautiful way to add color, contrast, and dimension to any room. Whether you want to go bold with dark tones or subtle with lighter shades of gray, there is an accent wall for every room in your home! So why not consider updating one of your rooms today with one of these gray living room ideas.

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