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From walls to floors, kitchens and bedrooms, to bathrooms and garden furniture – grey is not going anywhere. The classy colour makes rooms feel grown up and sumptuous and works fantastically well with pops of bright colour. Grey is versatile, grey is luxe and more importantly grey can be used by everyone. When using grey in your interior, the trick is texture. Cynics would argue that grey is boring and one dimensional but layering different feels and looks of the colour ensures that it is anything but. Mix faux fur, chunky knits and thin knits, linens and cottons. Similarly pair with pastels to create an instantly calm effect. Soft shades combined together are harmonious so think dusky pink, mint green and light yellow. For a Image credit - yampi / Shutterstock.com Image credit - PlusONE / Shutterstock.com Scandinavian inspired home, combine grey with cool blue tones and for a boho vibe, contrast grey with warm red, yellows and pinks. Alternatively, mix grey with grey. Fuse different shades together, allowing the colour scheme to work as one. You’ll be surprised at how many different shades and tones of grey you can find. An off white sofa will look great against a rug which is slightly paler than the walls. Grey is a minimalist colour so accessories should also be minimal. Keep it simple and allow the grey walls to do the talking. Install a couple of bookshelves and decorate with a few ornaments. However if you dare to be bold, then grey wallpaper makes for a brilliant backdrop especially


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