Grey bedrooms are trending these days. If you have recently shopped online or inside a department store, chances are you have started to notice a lot of grey bedroom decor ideas on display. That is not a coincidence. Grey is currently the decorating color of choice and people are looking for ways to incorporate this simple and easy neutral color trend into their bedrooms.
Whether your preferred bedroom style is cozy, simple or luxurious, there are plenty of ways to make the grey bedroom trend work for you. Sometimes all one needs to do is paint the walls a light, medium or dark grey and then add metal accents such as unique lamps or decorative mirrors.
For others, big impact pieces such as a gorgeous grey headboard for the bed or beautiful artwork can make the bedroom pop. No matter if you just bought your first home or you’ve been in the same apartment for years, now is the time to think about going grey.
Here are the best grey bedroom ideas to inspire your imagination and help you come up with creative decor.
Best Grey Bedroom Design Ideas
Modern Grey Bedroom
For a style that is sure to please both masculine and feminine characteristics look no further than medium grey walls, black furniture and metal accents. Placing mirrors in back of lamps and across from windows helps reflect light and adds an airiness to the room.
Beautiful Light Grey Bedroom with White Accents
To achieve this look start with medium grey walls. Next, incorporate a lighter shade bed with a classic tufted headboard and anchor the bed with a farm style bench. A tall flower arrangement allows the eye to look up and make the room appear taller than it is.
Minimalist Grey Bedroom Design
Steal this minimalist Scandinavian inspired design by painting just one accent wall a neutral grey. Add life to the room with green plants and finish with a bright colored lounge chair that will stand out against the grey and white tones to make the room more fun.
Masculine Men’s Grey Bedroom
Exposed light grey concrete walls are left untouched in this bedroom and serve as a decorative textured element all on their own. Warm light brown wood furniture and a soft grey couch balance the room from feeling too sterile. The result is a cool, masculine bedroom.
Cool Decor Concept with Awesome Lighting
No headboard required in this artsy grey and white bedroom. Instead the bed is anchored by a two-toned backdrop of whitewashed shiplap boards below and a dark grey wall above. A large black and white abstract picture is hung in the middle to pull the entire room together.
Soft and Warm Modern Decor
Dark muted purple, pink and light grey-colored bedding make up this modern styled bedroom. A simple framed bird soaring through the sky is placed above the headboard along with unique vases to convey a modern aesthetic with clean lines. A patterned pouf cushion placed at the end of the bed is the perfect spot to put on your morning slippers.
Grey Decor with European Styling
This bedroom shows off how you can use grey decor to achieve an elevated Italian-inspired bedroom look. A wall divider placed behind the headboard provides more visual interest than a painted wall or headboard alone could achieve. Add grey bedding and an area rug to tie the whole room together.
Country Chic Design Concept
For a true mix of sophistication as well as laid back country style start with formal classic pieces such as this grey and white rug and then add in rustic pieces like the curved nightstand. A whimsical flower-patterned duvet provides a hint of country flowers.
Contrasting Dark and Light Grey Bedroom
This modern European bedroom style keeps it interesting with a playful graphic pillow and pictures hung off center from the bed. To keep the room from looking too busy, only use three colors so the space feels united. Add built in armoires instead of dressers and paint them the same color as the walls, a bluish grey to achieve true European style.
Luxury Grey Color Ideas
Take a hint from luxurious hotels and steal this style for home relaxation. Satin curtains, large mirrors, and a silver chandelier provide elevated style to this hotel worthy bedroom. Adding a small space to sit and enjoy a morning cup of coffee before taking on the day is a plus.
Themed Bedroom with Conversational Accents
Grey walls are the perfect neutral base to start off with when trying to achieve a high design look. Next find a show stopping light fixture such as this modern circular metal chandelier and hang above the bed. Instead of painting an accent wall, hang a collection of framed art in unison such as this series of nine pictures to give the room more visual interest.
Bright Bedroom with Patterned Walls
Grey does not always mean boring, especially in this bedroom design where the walls steal the show. While the design may look intimidating at first glance, this is something that can anyone can DIY at home. Gold elements in the form of lamps and curtain rods give this bedroom a classy touch.
Grey and White Bedroom Decor
Not your grandmother’s bedroom. This bedroom design enjoys the contrast of white curtains and bedding to a dark grey seated chest and headboard. Despite the room being carpeted, an area rug with a cream and white design adds character to the room. Mix both gold and silver metals to fully embrace this eclectic style.
Light Grey with Clean Lines and Soft Elements
For a look straight out of a Pottery Barn catalog that you can achieve at home start with light grey walls. Next add a large textured rug with hints of color, specifically blue and white. Throw pillows atop the bed give it a soft playful vibe.
Small Bedroom Ideas
While this bedroom may be small, it has big design personality. The walls are painted in two tones of grey. Darker grey on the bottom and a light grey on the top and ceiling. Add white molding between the two paint tones to add a fun style element that is not often found in bedrooms. Top this bedroom design off by adding a crystal light fixture above the bed for a pop of glam.
Feminine Bedroom with Playful Decor
This room screams of feminine style. Start with a grey accent wall and keep it streamlined with a white bed frame, white curtains and a white nightstand. Textured throw blankets in faux fur, grey and pink add the perfect amount of visual interest to this room so it appears anything but boring.
Gorgeous White, Light and Dark Grey Master Bedroom
A dark grey bed stands out among the white walls and flooring. A large grey area rug is used to warm up the space and works well with the grey bedding to tie in the black and white furniture elements which encapsulate most of the room.
Cozy Dark and Light Grey Bedroom with Purple Accents
Dark grey walls set the stage for this cozy small bedroom with high ceilings. A mix of black and white furniture is perfectly balanced to give the room a cohesive feel. Add a flair of color with decorative pillows and a throw blanket to make the room pop.
Glamorous Grey and Black Bedroom
Achieve this glamorous bedroom look by painting the top half of the walls grey and adding white wainscoting to the bottom half. Next opt for dark grey accents in the form of curtain rods, nightstands and bed skirts. Add personality to the room by adding black and white family photos to the wall.
Light Bedding and Dark Bedroom Walls
A medium grey paint is the perfect backdrop to this happy bedroom style. Next notice the gold tray on the nightstand, gold mirror above the headboard as well as the gold embellished lamps on either side of the bed. Metal accents such as this help reflect light in the room giving it a happy and inviting feel.
Blue and Grey Bedroom
Grey and blue are perfect compliments to each other. Neither one outshines the other, instead both work in harmony to create a serene aesthetic. A medium tufted headboard and light gray walls work well with the blue patterned comforter. Notice the detail in the metal buttoning no the headboard matches the silver mirror and basket under the nightstand. Details such as this help bring all elements of the room together.
Bold Yellow Accent Decorations
Grey walls, white curtains and a pop of yellow throw pillows give this room a gorgeous curated look. The use of a yellow wreath on the bedroom door is a good example of a design piece that works just as well indoors as it does on a front door. The area rug with a rich white pattern give a sophisticated look to the room.
Light Grey and White Bedroom Design
The French are known as stylish people, but when it comes to interior design that also rings true. Steal this grey bedroom style by painting the walls and built-in wardrobe. Next add a French banquet sofa and an accent pillow. The pop of color is pulled from the one painting on the wall.
Classy Grey, Black and White Bedroom
A light grey carpet is complimented with beige walls, light brown nightstands, black framed mirrors and printed photographs of the Eiffel tower which all work seamlessly well together. This sophisticated room sticks to a limited color scheme, but still gives visual interest with its textured carpet and fun striped headboard.
Pink, Purple and Grey Bedroom Decor
Dark grey walls cover the entire room to create a cozy atmosphere in this small room. A crystal chandelier in the middle of the space provides romantic ambiance and works nicely against the soft throw blankets, candles and pink accessories. The narrow shelving allows for the right amount of space to show off pretty artwork.
Neutral grey is found at every turn in this luxurious bedroom. From the headboard to the seating area, curtains and coffee table, this color scheme is trendy. A vase of flowers brings life to the room and mirrored nightstands make the space feel more open.
Clean Lines and Floral Elements
Dark wide plank wood floors are a splendid foundation for this light grey bedroom design. The room feels wider that it actually is because of its striped walls that entice the eye to look side to side. Fun floral and succulent throw pillows give the room added appeal and personality.
Inviting Decor with Peach Highlights
Peach and grey work well together to create a calm and warm atmosphere. The two-toned curtains allow for more light to filter through the pastel peach portion of the curtain. Add a light white quilt to give the space a welcomed feel.
Beautiful Design with Natural Elements
A light wood accent wall provides a rustic touch to this charming bedroom retreat. The chandelier with mirrored details adds a bright glamorous detail, while a purple comforter and matching pillows add a luxurious element. After all, purple is the color of royalty.
Manly Modern Grey and Dark Brown Bedroom
A grey wood paneled accent wall goes modern when paired with an earthy brown headboard and duvet cover. A simple, yet comfortable accent chair and sleek side table provide the perfect space to read a book while sipping tea.
The trick to pulling off this look is to go for black furniture pieces with a shiny finish instead of a matte finish. This allows light to reflect off the furniture and keeps the room bright instead of falling flat. The grey walls and carpet are the perfect neutral to compliment this two-toned room. Keep the light fixture simple, as the black furniture provides enough of a wow factor.
Classic Bedroom with A Pop of Color
Medium grey-toned walls set the perfect backdrop to this classic bedroom style. Add a punch of color with decorative throw pillows. As the seasons change swap the pillows out to give the room a completely different feel.
Chic Modern Room with Feminine Touch
This grey bedroom exudes a cool and sophisticated mod interior. The purple lounge chair situated near the bright window provides a serene space to relax. Wallpaper serves as an accent wall behind the king size bed to give the room some visual interest.
Natural Light and Beautiful Light Tones
This room feels as if you are entering a serene spa. The large window provides lots of natural light to the space while the grey toned walls, bedding and flooring offer a soothing feel. Floor to ceiling mirrors on either side of the room allow light to bounce around the room giving an open feel. Have fun with lighting and dare to have two different types of fixtures.
Contemporary Wall with White Highlights
Who needs a headboard when you can have a bold accent wall instead? This is an easy way to incorporate the grey bedroom trend into your bedroom. Tie the room together with grey bedding and a throw rug. To keep the room from looking dull add some white throw pillows and potted plant.
Bold Design Inspiration
Achieve a designer-inspired grey bedroom look with a statement piece of abstract artwork in grey, white and black tones. Keep the color scheme consistent by placing a large area rug, accent chair, and colored accent wall.