Color Cues: Getting Cozy With Gray

Cozy gray decorating - living room with gray velvet furniture, leather and warm accents
SHOP: ottoman | leather chesterfield | similar chair

What comes to mind when you hear the word GRAY?   Is it words like warm, cozy, inviting…?

I chatted about design trends with a friend recently whose answer to that question would be “not so much”.  She can’t embrace the gray trend because, in her opinion, grays are just too cool.  And that’s okay.  Not everyone will embrace every trend, and you should decorate with what you love.

But maybe you really like gray, or are considering it, and you’re wondering how to make it cozier.   Pair gray with any of these ideas (or, better yet, all of them) to move gray decorating to the cozy side.

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How To Turn Your Master Bedroom Into A Restful Retreat

Dark and moody master bedroom retreat with warm colors and lots of texture
SHOP Curate Whitney Bedroom

Life can be crazy busy at times, and hectic schedules may keep us in high gear until late into the evening.  Even once we’re home, the house is active with meals, chores, and activities.

That’s why we all need a dedicated space that we can count on to wind down and relax.

Enter – the master  bedroom.  Here are some ideas for making it, and keeping it, a restful retreat:

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Outdoor Decorating – Fall Planter Inspiration and Tips

Beautiful fall planter inspiration - a mix of grasses and fall color

Even though the weather has been amazingly summer-like this past week, there are definitely signs of fall in the air. Leaves are slowly turning, late sunrises and early sunsets are squishing our days, and a light jacket is usually needed when the sun goes down.

So.  It’s for sure.  Fall will officially happen soon.  And, in keeping with nature’s determined march toward it, most of us will start transforming our indoor and outdoor spaces as well.

Maybe nothing too big to start, but at least a nod that says we’re getting ready.  Like fall planters, for instance…

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