As you head into a bathroom renovation, you want to know what is the best wall color to match with gray tiles. You've heard things about cool colors versus warm colors, but doesn't gray go with absolutely everything? For the most part, it does, you can pair many colors with gray tile, but you do want to think about the right tone for the space you're trying to create. You also want to think about the overall light or darkness you want for your room.
We've gathered some super examples for you to peruse as you choose a paint color to match with gray tile.
Gray Tile Bathroom With Monochromatic Walls
Neutral spaces are all the rage these days, which is why similarly neutral paints work well with gray tile.
1. Gray Tile With Soft White Walls
Pick a beautiful shade of just off-white to go with your grey tile. A good pro tip is to buy several samples and paint poster board squares. Hold them up with the flooring and the room's lighting to see how they look. Whites can change colors when paired in different ways, and this can help you pick the perfect shade.
2. Pick A Cool-Toned White For Charcoal Gray Walls
Gray is usually on the cool end of the color spectrum. If you have a bathroom without natural light, consider picking an equally cool-toned white to pair with your tile.
3. Pick Ivory Paint for Greige Tiles
If your gray tiles tilt toward the cooler side, pick an ivory white with warmer tones for your walls.
4. Gray On Gray On Gray
This bathroom is a symphony of grays. Light gray paint on the ceiling reflects the other tones of grays in the room.
5. Light Gray Subway Tile With Dove Gray Paint
This classic light gray subway tile looks beautiful with a barely dove gray paint on the walls. The mirror frame and vanity in darker gray complete the monochromatic look.
6. Why Not Choose Tile Instead Of Paint?
This bathroom forgoes the paint for an all tile look. Charcoal gray and white tiles pair well for a cool, contemporary look.
7. Dark Charcoal And Light Gray Combined
Are you looking for something a bit more dramatic? Choose an almost black charcoal gray to pair with lighter grays, and you'll add drama to your space.
8. Stark White Walls Against Dark Charcoal Tile
Love the look of dark gray tile, but don't want your bathroom to be too dark? Pair it with stark white paint to keep things light and airy.
9. Medium Grays and Cremes
In this all tile bathroom, the ceiling shines with light-medium gray paint.
10. Wood Tone Grey Tile With Marbled Grey Tile And White Ceiling
Here's another bathroom that's skipped the paint altogether. Instead, sizeable marbled grey tiles cover the floor and two walls. An accent wall of wood tone rectangular tiles, also in grey, draws the eye.
11. Mix Up The Grays
In this sleek bathroom, darker gray tiles in the shower play nicely with the medium gray cabinets and floor tile. Even the towel warmer is in a gray tone.
12. Use A Tile Border For Direction With Wall Color
In this darker grey and warm-toned ivory bathroom, the tile border contains both colors. Drawing from an existing feature in a room is a great way to choose a wall color.
13. Drama In Dark Grey Tiled Walls, Black Painted Door, And White Ceiling
This dramatic bathroom breaks up the vast expanse of wall tile with a horizontally striped barn-style door in black. The color echoes the colors of the towel rack and sink fixtures.
14. Bright White Ceiling And White Trim For A Medium Gray Bathroom
Here bright white paint applied to the window and mirror trim, and the ceiling provides a stark contrast for the gray tile. It's a fresh and clean look.
Gray Tile Bathrooms With Colorful Walls
For people in love with color, gray tile could seem too blah. There's no rule against mixing colored paint with gray tile in your bathroom. We've gathered examples of various combinations for you to look at here.
1. Charcoal Gray Tile Paired With Wedgewood Blue
Blue and gray are a natural go-together combination. Here a light Wedgewood blue complements the darker gray tile and acts as an intermediary between the tile and the natural wood vanity.
2. Medium Blue Walls And Bright White Trim With Gray Tile
If you want a darker wall with bright white fixtures and light gray flooring, this medium blue is a great tone. It doesn't overpower or darken the space, yet gives the feel of something more than neutrals.
3. Lime Green And Gray Tile
It's not a common color combination, but we love the fresh and funky fun of this duo.
4. Lavender Paint With Soft Gray Tiles
This delightful mix of colors works to soften this bathroom. The result is a soothing and calming space for washing away your cares.
5. Turquoise Walls With Soft Grey Floor Tile
This beachy bathroom pairs soft gray floor and tub splash tiles with light turquoise paint and tile trim. This combination is cheerful and inviting.
6. Orange And Charcoal Tile For A Bold Statement
Love color AND drama? This combination of bold orange and deep charcoal turns a bathroom into a statement.
7. Pink And Gray Are A Natural Combination
Besides blue and gray, we love the vibe of pink and gray. The two shades go together, no matter which level of lightness and darkness you choose. Here Fuschia and medium gray are divine.
8. Red-Orange And Light Gray Tiles
Here's another bold color combination if you're looking for the wow factor. Light-medium gray tiles are paired with a fire engine red wall and black fixtures. It's bold and beautiful.
9. Red, White, And Medium Gray Tiles
The family of reds and oranges provide contrast with gray. Spend a day playing with color swatches in these tones to find the perfect fit for your space.
10. Rose Pink With Multiple Shades Of Gray Tile
This is another variation on the pink and gray theme. Here a muted rose pink creates a soft romantic bathroom when paired with gray and white marble tile and a dark charcoal tiled shower. We particularly love the rose carried over to the trim paint.
11. Orange Accents, Ivory Walls, And Gray Tiles
If you want to use orange for your fixture and backsplash, ivory tones of white are an excellent choice for the walls. It's warmer color acts as an excellent medium to bring the orange and gray together.
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