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Grey bathroom ideas

Grey bathroom ideas

Posted by Nicky Kingston in Inspiration | 3 years ago 3 min read

Whether the popular, and somewhat racy, book "Fifty Shades of Grey" had anything to do with it, there's no denying that grey is the on-trend colour of the moment when it comes to bathroom decor.

The great thing about this trend is that is super-easy to pull off in bathrooms of any size. So why not spice up your bathroom life with our grey bathroom ideas?

First things first, please don't panic at the mere mention of grey. It's a colour that's all too often associated with negative things like rain clouds or bad moods—which is actually pretty unfair. If done well, grey can add a real uplift to your bathroom decor, making it look modern, bright and ultra-stylish.

Metro subway dark grey bevelled gloss wall tile 100mm x 200mm

Grey metro tiles are massively on-trend at the moment. The gloss finish will help to enhance the feeling of light and space in your bathroom

There are many different tones of grey to use, all of which coordinate brilliantly with other brighter coloured accessories, like a lime green towel or even a baby pink bath mat! Grey also adds a calming feel to any space, which, if you think about it, is exactly what you need in what should be the most relaxing room in your home.

Thankfully the days of avocado bathroom suites are behind us, meaning it's highly likely your bathroom will feature white ceramics. This makes it ideally suited for the addition of a few grey elements, without overpowering the room. So here are a few grey bathroom ideas for you to try.

Grey furniture

Grey is the new white as people are seeking a contrast from the white of their ceramic furniture by introducing grey furniture into their bathroom. Our Dulwich grey bathroom furniture range offers attractive traditional furniture in a contemporary grey colour, which will really help to set the scene in your bathroom.

Dulwich grey bathroom furniture

Painted walls

Painting the walls a dark slate grey will help to make any other colours really stand out, creating a luxurious feel to the room. Matching dark walls with white furniture and a pop of colour through towels and other grey bathroom accessories works really well.

Craig & Rose earl grey kitchen & bathroom paint 2.5L

Why not try adding wall panels and painting them grey? It works brilliantly well in traditional style bathrooms

Tile it!

Grey tiles are a great way to add colour to your decor, without having to replace or redesign the whole bathroom. These can either be for the walls or the floor or maybe even both (depending on your budget).

Matano light grey textured stone effect matt wall tile 250mm x 600mm

These grey tiles come with an intriguing zebra stripe design, adding texture to your walls

Shady work

Using a range of different shades of grey adds a real touch of style and luxury. Why not try to combining grey and white walls or flooring with black furniture? We think this room looks gorgeous with a mix of subtle colours.

Dulwich traditional roll top bath with dragon feet black

If your budget doesn't stretch to a full bathroom refurb, why not simply upgrade your storage?

Share your grey bathroom ideas

Most of the grey bathroom ideas we've showcased come from individual styles, so we'd love to hear how you would incorporate grey into your bathroom. Tweet us: @VictoriaPlumUK #GreyBathroomIdeas

Author, Nicky Kingston

Posted by Nicky Kingston in Inspiration | 3 years ago

Nicky is our resident Stylist and loves bringing new and exciting bathroom trends to life. Nicky’s passion for design led to a 1st class degree in Surface Design & Textiles, before earning a reputation as a home stylist in London.

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