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Grey bedrooms are making a huge comeback in the design world. This so-called boring color that used to be quickly discarded is now the belle of the ball. Contemporary designers have played up this color with everything from bright reds to neutral creams, and every look works beautifully.
This makes grey a great choice for showcasing your personal style in your bedroom. This is your space, your private retreat. It should definitely be a reflection of you!
Going for a color that's as versatile as grey is will save you a lot of time, effort, and money in the long run. Use linens and decor accents to add your personality to the room, or if you can't resist the bright wall color, use grey to tone it down and bring a relaxed, comfortable feel to your room.
We found over 70 examples of grey bedrooms to help inspire your inner designer. Keep reading to see how grey can be used to transform your bedroom into the perfect space for you!
1. Use Grey to Warm a Room
Using grey in this space adds the warm and cozy feel that could have easily been lacking. The different shades that are used create a good amount of visual interest, making this room fun to look at rather than boring.
2. Pop of Color
This room uses grey as a neutral along with white for the pink accents to pop against.
3. Grey Creates Industrial Look
The grey on the walls and outlining the bricks give this room a more industrial feel, while the furniture and rug bring in a contemporary look.
4. Shiny Metallics
The grey metallic wallpapers used here are a dramatic touch, and the different shades both warm and cool the room.
5. Mix of Styles
The grey is a great cool tone to contrast with the warmth of the brown and reds used throughout the room.
6. All the Drama
In this room, the white bed is dramatically showcased against the dark grey wall.
7. Grey Focus
The greys used in this room make the focal points. Brown and white on the furniture and walls create a really solid look for the silvery shade to pop against.
8. Subtle Backdrop
Where a lot of bright tones would detract from the main feature of this room, the grey tones used are perfectly subtle.
9. Casual Style
This low-key bedroom uses grey for a cooler companion to the warm green and brown tones used in the bedding.
10. Steely Shades
Subtle hints of grey in the bedding and rug of this room add cool tones to a room that has a heavy dose of warm colors in the furniture and wall colors.
11. Bridge Contrast
Grey in the bedding, curtains, and flooring create a bridge between the black furniture and white walls and accessories.
12. Create Cohesion
Brown in the rug and furniture could look awkward against the white and black in this room. However, the grey in the bed and curtains echos the tones found in the flooring to make a cohesive look.
13. Mix it Up
Mixing different hues of the same color creates a contemporary look in this bedroom that's cozy yet chic. Lighter shades keep the room from being too dark and drab while the darker greys insert a subtle cozy vibe.
14. Quiet Luxury
Using different textures in this room keeps the greys from fading into each other.
15. Dark and Light Contrast
The contrast between the dark and light greys as well as the grey and whites make for great visual interest in this room.
16. Patterns and Solid
The solid surface of the grey closets against the pattern of the blanket and textures of the pillows, rug, and curtains make for a great mix of looks while using one color throughout.
17. Hints of Purple
The accent wall is a great purple-toned grey that's emphasized by the purple accents in the bedding.
18. Bold Wall
The panels of this wall are made bold and dramatic with the dark grey color painted on them.
19. Soft Contrast
Where white and black make for a harsh contrast, using grey against black gives a softer yet still dramatic effect.
20. Make a Focal Point
The wood-paneled wall could have easily overwhelmed the bed in this bedroom. Using grey on the wall directly framing the bed and in the bedding draws attention to it instead.
21. Framing the Bed
Framing the bed with dark grey furniture as well as in the bedding makes the bed stand out in this room.
22. Dark and Cozy
The grey walls and trim make this room warm and cozy even with the light and airy look of the bedding.
23. Bright Room, Light Grey
The lighter shades of grey used in this room add a bit of warmth while still keeping an overall bright atmosphere.
24. Medium Tones
Grey that tends towards the middle of the spectrum, when combined with the dusty rose here, creates a warm and cozy element to an otherwise bright and breezy bedroom.
25. Dark Grey and Gold
When combined with gold tones in the wood and light fixture as well as the dramatic look of the paneled wall, grey transforms this bedroom into a luxurious space.
The clash between dark and light grey as well as the purple tone in the pillows make for a bold contemporary look.
27. Dark Accent
In a room using a lot of light color the dark grey wall and accents give it a focus as well as adding a warm element.
28. Grey on Wood
Grey, especially this shade, can be cold and harsh. Using wood against it, like the accent behind the bed, softens it and makes the room cozy and welcoming.
29. Light Against Dark
Using satiny textures for the grey bedding against black furniture creates a luxurious feel in this room.
30. Bright and Open
Lighter grey colors are perfect for keeping a room bright and breezy.
31. Spot of Color
Grey and white create the base for this room, allowing the colorful pillow on the bed to draw the eye and keep the focus on the bed.
32. Subtle Colors
The greys in this room have hints of purple and green in them, a great way to add hints of color while keeping a neutral room palate.
33. Wine Accent
Using the neutral grey against deep purple makes for a bold statement in this bedroom.
34. Silver and Gold
This look isn't just great on precious metals. Silvery grey against gold designs on the walls makes this room a step above your typical modern design.
35. Soft Pink
The pinks in this room contrast nicely with the dark and light greys.
36. Warm Contrast
The wooden ceiling and accents, as well as the darker grey tones throughout this bedroom, keep it feeling warm and welcoming. The light greys and white walls make this space feel open and fresh.
37. Grey Industrial
Grey in this room is used to keep a fresh and light feel even as the brick and wood elements add a warmer element to the rustic industrial design.
Read more: Industrial Home Decor: A Practical Guide
38. Many Mixes
Grey takes part in all the various contrasts in this room, keeping it sleek and unified even with the many differences in color, pattern, and texture.
39. Jewel Tones
The walls, bedding, and flooring all make a solid neutral for the bright purple to stand out against in this room.
40. Keep it Simple
The minimalist vibe in this room is echoed in the simple colors of grey and white even as the grey is displayed in a couple of different shades.
41. Dark on Light
Dark and light grey contrast well against the brown colors in this room.
42. Comfy and Cozy
Dark grey adds a dramatic yet welcome feel to a room that centers on a white bed.
43. Grey Brick
Dark grey brick makes for a great rustic element in a room that tends more towards minimalistic looks.
44. Dark Grey and Blue
The dark grey in this room has subtle blue tones that are brought out by the bedding used. This keeps the room cozy while also looking bright and open when combined with the white brick.
45. Grey Glam
The design of this room is definitely glamorous. Velvet and metallic grey elements add a look that comes straight from vintage Hollywood.
46. Sleep Tight
The greysin this room are all about adding that cozy feeling. White and cream dominate, but the greys draw you in and make you want to relax.
47. Stark Minimalism
The look of this room is all about minimalism, and the concrete grey walls reflect that. Some plush grey bedding and cushions, as well as wooden elements, soften the design.
48. Matching Patterns
The wallpaper and screens on the table match each other well. Grey used between the two as well as elsewhere in the room tie everything together while keeping the two-toned color scheme from being drab.
49. Curtained Accent
Bold grey curtains create a warm and welcoming feel when used to focus the room to the bed.
50. Simple Colors
Grey tones in this room keep the busy patterns from overwhelming the space.
51. Bright Yellow
Grey is a great base color for any room, but when used with a really bright pop of color like this blue it really shines.
52. Feminine Grey
Dark greys with shades of pink make for a great feminine style in this bedroom.
53. Soft Neutrals
Layering neutrals is easy to do. In this room, a mix of grey and brown tones offer warmth and comfort while the lighter whites keep the atmosphere light and airy.
54. Dramatic Shades
Different shades of one color naturally create a dramatic look. Using different dark shades of grey make this design especially striking.
55. Country Style
Grey and white paired with bold rustic elements give this room a bright farmhouse vibe.
56. Bold Boho
Deep, dark grey on the wall contrasts starkly with the bright white of the bed. When combined with the other elements of the room, this boho look is bold and dramatic.
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57. Southwestern Flair
Bohemian elements make this space casual and relaxed, while the soft greys keep it warm and inviting.
58. Fresh Style
This room uses subtle, light grey and simple patterns to keep its style fresh and bright.
Grey in this room adds a silver glint to the rich textures and purples.
60. Sleep Tight
Dark greys and plush textures make this room soft and comfortable.
This room has a simple elegance thanks to its shades of grey. The metallic sheen on the pillows and the faux fur throw add a hint of luxury as well.
62. Farmhouse Charm
Grey plaid wallpaper makes for a pretty background to this simple yet cozy room.
63. Blue Tones
Hints of blue in the greys used in this room make for a calm, peaceful retreat.
64. Bold Design
Dark grey on dark brown and black make this room bold and dramatic while still encouraging daily naps.
65. Breezy Elegance
Light greys in this room work with the glitzy details to make this simple yet bright space elegant.
66. Warm Comfort
Cozy greys and pink make this bedroom warm and welcoming, ready for relaxing.
67. Richly Designed
Deep greys, as well as luxurious textures, work with rich pinks and purples to make this space soft and comforting.
Metallic and velvet fabrics in grey add a bit of luxury to this bedroom.
69. Grey Stripes
The greys on this bedding brighten a room that could easily be overshadowed by the brick wall.
70. Bold Heights
The dark greys used in this room keep the space grounded in a space where the high ceiling can make it seem too open and empty.
71. Casual Edge
The greys in this room soften the roughness of the brick and concrete walls that make up its industrial style.
Versatile and Stylish
As you can see, grey can be used in any design theme and for any technique. Whether you want to brighten or darken a space, make it more casual or boost the glamour, or simplify a dramatic look, grey is a great color to use in your bedroom.