Decorating With Gray
The hints of yellow in warm grays telegraph earthiness, comfort, and coziness. When you test on walls, check colors morning, noon, and night, says Moore: “In some light, a yellowish gray can look taupe.” For rooms without much natural light, pick a warm shade; its slight golden hue will make a dark space less dreary.
Warm Grays: Light
“I often see this uplifting color in Parisian homes, "says Ahern. "To me, it conveys low-key luxury and contentment.”
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