Lots of talk of the color gray!
houzz? not sure
From Restoration Hardware, this collection of wonderfully soft greened grays:
the middle one is “Silver Sage”, surrounded by Pale Silver, Light Silver Sage, Sea Green and Blue Sage. What is there to say except that these are very, very pretty colors!
Then, we have lots and lots of ads in the shelter magazines featuring gray:
Some really wonderful dish towels from Studio Patro:
To catch up on some more stories about this color, see Joni Webb at Cote de Texas and Amanda at AB Home Interiors.
I’m flipping through some magazines I have here, just to check out how prevelent this color is. Take a look through Interior Design for July; or Martha Stewart Living for August (Home Design with Keven Sharkey).
From Galbraith & Paul, this rug in smoke:
Fabric in silver:
How about these great chairs from Chairloom:
As Joni says, you have to be very careful when choosing gray. The variations are subtle: do you want it cool with blue tones , or warm with yellow tones? A real battleship gray? Or mixed with taupe?
I am doing some very serious thinking about gray for our new house. I am becoming more and more enamored of neutrals with, of course, splashes of REAL COLOR, as in orange or red.
Here is a sneak peak of part of our new kitchen:
(complete with gray countertops!)