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Decorate with shades of grey

Decorating with light shades of grey allows you to decorate in so many styles and with so many colour combinations, that grey should be the new white. Whisper-soft grey walls provide the perfect backdrop for building up layers of colour to create a personal decorating scheme for any home.


We took some of the beautiful room settings from Ideal Home magazine to show you how easy it is to decorate your home in muted shades of grey. You can combine grey with almost every other colour in the spectrum, giving you the freedom to bring in colour and texture for modern, fresh living spaces in a home.

Take a trip to your local Plascon paint outlet and select colour swatches in shades in grey. At home, pair these with colours already in the room to see how the colours work together.

It's always a good idea to use Prestik to stick paint swatches onto the wall to be painted. This allows you to view the paint swatches under different light conditions and at different times of the day, to see how light affects the colour.

Get some colour inspiration with the Plascon Inspired Colour System. While this colour system helps guide you with colour choices, bear in mind that the colour shown on the screen may be different than the actual colour. That's why it's always a good idea to have colour swatches in hand.

ABOVE: Grey with a hint of green or blue provides a cool, calming backdrop for warm neutrals. Add your take on casual country style with a comfortable, linen-look suite, striped fabrics and weathered wood furniture.

Take your colour cues from the room settings above, but don't forget to select colour swatches before having paint mixed.


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