Yellow and grey living room ideas

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Totally chic and ultra modern, grey is fast becoming the colour of the decade to decorate with right now especially in your living room. Why? Because it makes the perfect contemporary neutral. It will provide the ideal backdrop to creating a grey living room scheme you’ll love whatever your taste.

Versatile grey has many shades to redefine a space; for instance, the palest of shades can form a light, bright base for key furniture pieces to stand out, or a deeper more dramatic shade can form a focal point for you to work around, from confident charcoal to cool pebble the palette encompasses a wide spectrum of useable tones. And, being a neutral it works with almost any secondary colour, especially bright colours as they jump out against their aloof partner with zing.

One such shade is yellow the ultimate mood booster; with a mellow undertone it is cheerful without being too in-your-face or in its boldest form will give rooms confidence and freshness. When teamed together, yellow and grey are a match made in heaven as the pair work in harmony. Calming grey tones down the strength of yellow and in return the uplifting, sunny shade gives grey a personality and strength it wouldn’t have on its own. Grey and yellow living room colour schemes can be worked to many tastes and styles, for instance pretty primrose and grey can add a twist to traditional floral wallpaper in country rooms, also with connection to the industrial trend cement and charcoal shades become even more dramatic and contemporary with warm mustard. Or, if you are after a more traditional style you can’t go wrong with sophisticated old gold teamed with soothing ash.

From playful, zingy looks to a more classic approach take a look at our gallery of the latest yellow and grey living room ideas that are brimming with personality and style.

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