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5 GRAY Paint Colour Palettes for a Kid’s Bedroom (PART 1 of 3)

Posted on February 18, 2023 by KylieMawdsley

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Before Pinterest, people didn’t pay as much attention to the colour palette in their kid’s bedroom or nursery. Whatever colour the wall happened to BE was how it stayed until the kids moved out 18 years later.

However, thanks to the online world, our eyes have been opened up as to how kids’ rooms can not only be fabulous spaces for kids to be in but they can ALSO be integrated into the style of the entire home!

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So for those of you looking to FAB up your wee one’s bedroom, here are THREE (recently updated to FIVE) of my fave GRAY paint colour palettes, including main wall and accent colours…

Whitewash wood shiplap ceiling, built ins, High Reflective White, Stonington gray. Kids toy storage in playroom, gray carpet. Kylie M Interiors edesign



I love the high contrast, but balanced vibe of this palette. Blue is a great colour when paired with gray, keeping things calm and collected while a vibrant shade of red adds a dose of fun!

GRAY paint color palette ideas, boys, girls, unisex, them they bedroom or nursery

WALL OPTIONS (a): Benjamin Moore Gray Owl, Big Chill, On the Rocks, Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray

ACCENTS (b, c, d, e)  Benjamin Moore Schooner (b), Benjamin Moore White Dove (c), Benjamin Moore Tropicana Cabana (d), Benjamin Moore Exotic Red (e)

For an accent colour to be appreciated as part of an intentional palette, you should see it three times in a space. Ideally, you would be able to draw a triangle between these three red pieces (which means this colour is spread nicely throughout the room, not clustered in one spot).

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This room is inspired by neutrals with pops of colour for those who want a bit more energy. If the orange and red don’t do it for you, replace them with darker shades of green for a calm, restful, organic palette. While the red and orange jazz things up, the overall look is a little bit rustic and a little bit rock and roll!

paint colour palette ideas using gray and accent colours for kids bedrooms or nursery

WALL OPTIONS (a): Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray, Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter and Repose Gray

ACCENTS (b, c, d, e, f): Benjamin Moore Chelsea Gray (b), Sherwin Williams Aesthetic White (c), Sherwin Wiliams Invigorate (d), Sherwin Williams Chinese Red (e), Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal (f)

Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray, boys, girls, them, they bedroom with orange, blue and gray accents. Kylie M interiors edesign, client photo

The Best Paint Colours for a Kid’s Bedroom

The best gray paint colors for your room. Benjamin and Sherwin. Edesign, Kylie M Interiors online paint colour services. Home decorating and diy ideas blogger.market

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This colour palette is a bit more high contrast than the above two and has a mood that could lean nautical OR super-hero, depending on the accent pieces and decor you put with it! But regardless of the theme you choose, this bedroom is fresh, fun and timeless with the light gray walls and navy blue and red accents – LOOOVE it.

paint colour palette, gray ideas with accent colours for kids nursery or bedroom. Kylie M Interiors Edesign

WALL OPTIONS: Sherwin Williams Big Chill, Silverplate and Tinsmith are also awesome, as is First Star

ACCENTS (a, b, c, d): Benjamin Moore Labrador Blue (a), Benjamin Moore Super White (b), Benjamin Moore Caliente (c), Benjamin Moore Newburyport Blue (d)

Best gray paint color for boys room. Benjamin Moore Gray Owl with black Iron Ore door. Kylie M Interiors Edesign. Online paint color consultant



This palette takes a more subtle approach. And while I’ve got a darker charcoal gray with lighter warm gray/greige main walls and coral and navy blue accents, you can jazz up this palette almost any way you like with a wide range of accent colours!

Feature wall dark gray with light gray walls, paint ideas, palette for kids bedroom or nursery, unisex. Kylie M Interiors

Where Should I Do a FEATURE WALL & What Colour Should It Be?

FEATURE WALL OPTIONS (a): Benjamin Moore Amherst Gray or Chelsea Gray, Sherwin Williams Grizzle Gray or Dovetail

MAIN WALL OPTION (c): Benjamin Moore Edgecomb Gray(c), Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray or Classic Gray

ACCENT COLOURS (b, d, e):  Sherwin Williams Naval (b), Benjamin Moore Hot Spice (d), Sherwin Williams Tricorn Black (e)



This palette takes a slightly softer, warmer gray approach with a muted soft country look.

Soft, romantic kids room paint palette with gray. Boy or girl. Kylie M Interiors edesign

WALLS OPTIONS (a): Benjamin Moore Balboa Mist, Collingwood, Classic Gray, Sherwin Williams Popular Gray, Agreeable Gray

ACCENT COLOURS (b, c, d, e): Benjamin Moore Chelsea Gray, Amherst Gray, Sherwin Williams Dovetail, Classic French Gray (b), Sherwin Williams Comfort Gray or Softened Green (c), Benjamin Moore Chantilly Lace (d), Benjamin Moore Odessa Pink

Benjamin Moore White Dove, Platinum Gray feature wall, teen tween girl room. Gray carpet. Kylie M Interiors Edesign (2)


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The best gray paint colors for your room. Benjamin and Sherwin. Edesign, Kylie M Interiors online paint colour services. Home decorating and diy ideas blogger.market

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Kylie M Interiors Edecor and Edesign



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