Ralph Lauren's "Hopsack" got me loving graywhen I painted it in my bathroom (walls & ceiling)against white beadboarded walls:These next few pictures are of a home from a House Beautiful article about a year & a half ago. I love the color schemes & the Belgian style of the rooms:
Amazing antique table from Belgium.
Above, the natural cypress ceilings, Belgian antique table, Chairs slipcovered in gray linen, simple linen roman shades & strong, rustic antique hanging lanterns just give such a simpl, natural elegance to this room. I love it. It looks so effortless.
Here's their bedroom, with warm gray walls. I love the antique dresser with the vase of flowers on it:
Check out these really different & beautiful rooms from this month's issue of Country Living, which features Monique Keegan's home in Ohio. (Photography by Don Freeman):
I love this bathroom.
Her basement studio.
Dark, moody living area. Just makes you want to hunker down & have a glass of wine by the fire.
Monique collects vintage medical paraphanelia & displays it beautifully. If you look at all of the pictures above, you may recognize lots of items.
Country Living House of the Year 2008:
If you have time, I think it's worth checking out more of Country Living's 2008 House of the Year, which was inspired by a gorgeous gray wallpaper (above)
And also this amazing home in Connecticut:1795 Home
Maybe you'll want to go gray like me!