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Hi everyone!
Building a new house and we are finaly at the color picking stage and I am losing it! I like all shades of gray, warm and cool tones so at least we know what faimily to stay in but the problem is choosing grays that will compliment each other.
Some background facts:
open first floor plan
very dark expresso floors with specs of black and brown
allwhite trim - moldings, base and window casings
white ceilings

Kitchen: A light "warmer" gray with some brown undertones because my kitchen is cream with light brown glaze.
dark floors, charcoal/ almost black gray island with carera marble (gray vains).
Can you suggest any color that will help pick up the gray speck from the marble but be warm enough for the rest of the kitchen and family room?

For dining room and living room I am not afraid to go with a bolder gray - should also have a hint of wamth because it will be open to therest of the first floor.

Hallways: again, very dark floors, white trim. What kind of gray wouldyou recommend? Husband likes revere pewter but I wouldlike to try abid darker than that... not as light as in the kitchen.. I like the white against gray so I willmost likely hang large white frames with colorful pictures to add some life to thewalls.

Thank you!!!
Emina

Hi everyone!
Building a new house and we are finaly at the color picking stage and I am losing it! I like all shades of gray, warm and cool tones so at least we know what faimily to stay in but the problem is choosing grays that will compliment each other.
Some background facts:
open first floor plan
very dark expresso floors with specs of black and brown
allwhite trim - moldings, base and window casings
white ceilings

Kitchen: A light "warmer" gray with some brown undertones because my kitchen is cream with light brown glaze.
dark floors, charcoal/ almost black gray island with carera marble (gray vains).
Can you suggest any color that will help pick up the gray speck from the marble but be warm enough for the rest of the kitchen and family room?

For dining room and living room I am not afraid to go with a bolder gray - should also have a hint of wamth because it will be open to therest of the first floor.

Hallways: again, very dark floors, white trim. What kind of gray wouldyou recommend? Husband likes revere pewter but I wouldlike to try abid darker than that... not as light as in the kitchen.. I like the white against gray so I willmost likely hang large white frames with colorful pictures to add some life to thewalls.

Thank you!!!
Emina

Thank youPerception04.11.2012 @ 05:19:47 PM

Hi everyone!
Building a new house and we are finaly at the color picking stage and I am losing it! I like all shades of gray, warm and cool tones so at least we know what faimily to stay in but the problem is choosing grays that will compliment each other.
Some background facts:
open first floor plan
very dark expresso floors with specs of black and brown
allwhite trim - moldings, base and window casings
white ceilings

Kitchen: A light "warmer" gray with some brown undertones because my kitchen is cream with light brown glaze.
dark floors, charcoal/ almost black gray island with carera marble (gray vains).
Can you suggest any color that will help pick up the gray speck from the marble but be warm enough for the rest of the kitchen and family room?

For dining room and living room I am not afraid to go with a bolder gray - should also have a hint of wamth because it will be open to therest of the first floor.

Hallways: again, very dark floors, white trim. What kind of gray wouldyou recommend? Husband likes revere pewter but I wouldlike to try abid darker than that... not as light as in the kitchen.. I like the white against gray so I willmost likely hang large white frames with colorful pictures to add some life to thewalls.

Thank you!!!
Emina

I am with Suziebeerbudget04.09.2012 @ 08:42:25 PM

Hi everyone!
Building a new house and we are finaly at the color picking stage and I am losing it! I like all shades of gray, warm and cool tones so at least we know what faimily to stay in but the problem is choosing grays that will compliment each other.
Some background facts:
open first floor plan
very dark expresso floors with specs of black and brown
allwhite trim - moldings, base and window casings
white ceilings

Kitchen: A light "warmer" gray with some brown undertones because my kitchen is cream with light brown glaze.
dark floors, charcoal/ almost black gray island with carera marble (gray vains).
Can you suggest any color that will help pick up the gray speck from the marble but be warm enough for the rest of the kitchen and family room?

For dining room and living room I am not afraid to go with a bolder gray - should also have a hint of wamth because it will be open to therest of the first floor.

Hallways: again, very dark floors, white trim. What kind of gray wouldyou recommend? Husband likes revere pewter but I wouldlike to try abid darker than that... not as light as in the kitchen.. I like the white against gray so I willmost likely hang large white frames with colorful pictures to add some life to thewalls.

Thank you!!!
Emina

Thank you!!Perception04.11.2012 @ 05:25:21 PM

Hi everyone!
Building a new house and we are finaly at the color picking stage and I am losing it! I like all shades of gray, warm and cool tones so at least we know what faimily to stay in but the problem is choosing grays that will compliment each other.
Some background facts:
open first floor plan
very dark expresso floors with specs of black and brown
allwhite trim - moldings, base and window casings
white ceilings

Kitchen: A light "warmer" gray with some brown undertones because my kitchen is cream with light brown glaze.
dark floors, charcoal/ almost black gray island with carera marble (gray vains).
Can you suggest any color that will help pick up the gray speck from the marble but be warm enough for the rest of the kitchen and family room?

For dining room and living room I am not afraid to go with a bolder gray - should also have a hint of wamth because it will be open to therest of the first floor.

Hallways: again, very dark floors, white trim. What kind of gray wouldyou recommend? Husband likes revere pewter but I wouldlike to try abid darker than that... not as light as in the kitchen.. I like the white against gray so I willmost likely hang large white frames with colorful pictures to add some life to thewalls.

Thank you!!!
Emina

Hi everyone!
Building a new house and we are finaly at the color picking stage and I am losing it! I like all shades of gray, warm and cool tones so at least we know what faimily to stay in but the problem is choosing grays that will compliment each other.
Some background facts:
open first floor plan
very dark expresso floors with specs of black and brown
allwhite trim - moldings, base and window casings
white ceilings

Kitchen: A light "warmer" gray with some brown undertones because my kitchen is cream with light brown glaze.
dark floors, charcoal/ almost black gray island with carera marble (gray vains).
Can you suggest any color that will help pick up the gray speck from the marble but be warm enough for the rest of the kitchen and family room?

For dining room and living room I am not afraid to go with a bolder gray - should also have a hint of wamth because it will be open to therest of the first floor.

Hallways: again, very dark floors, white trim. What kind of gray wouldyou recommend? Husband likes revere pewter but I wouldlike to try abid darker than that... not as light as in the kitchen.. I like the white against gray so I willmost likely hang large white frames with colorful pictures to add some life to thewalls.

Thank you!!!
Emina

No photos yetPerception04.11.2012 @ 05:32:02 PM

Hi everyone!
Building a new house and we are finaly at the color picking stage and I am losing it! I like all shades of gray, warm and cool tones so at least we know what faimily to stay in but the problem is choosing grays that will compliment each other.
Some background facts:
open first floor plan
very dark expresso floors with specs of black and brown
allwhite trim - moldings, base and window casings
white ceilings

Kitchen: A light "warmer" gray with some brown undertones because my kitchen is cream with light brown glaze.
dark floors, charcoal/ almost black gray island with carera marble (gray vains).
Can you suggest any color that will help pick up the gray speck from the marble but be warm enough for the rest of the kitchen and family room?

For dining room and living room I am not afraid to go with a bolder gray - should also have a hint of wamth because it will be open to therest of the first floor.

Hallways: again, very dark floors, white trim. What kind of gray wouldyou recommend? Husband likes revere pewter but I wouldlike to try abid darker than that... not as light as in the kitchen.. I like the white against gray so I willmost likely hang large white frames with colorful pictures to add some life to thewalls.

Thank you!!!
Emina

Hi everyone!
Building a new house and we are finaly at the color picking stage and I am losing it! I like all shades of gray, warm and cool tones so at least we know what faimily to stay in but the problem is choosing grays that will compliment each other.
Some background facts:
open first floor plan
very dark expresso floors with specs of black and brown
allwhite trim - moldings, base and window casings
white ceilings

Kitchen: A light "warmer" gray with some brown undertones because my kitchen is cream with light brown glaze.
dark floors, charcoal/ almost black gray island with carera marble (gray vains).
Can you suggest any color that will help pick up the gray speck from the marble but be warm enough for the rest of the kitchen and family room?

For dining room and living room I am not afraid to go with a bolder gray - should also have a hint of wamth because it will be open to therest of the first floor.

Hallways: again, very dark floors, white trim. What kind of gray wouldyou recommend? Husband likes revere pewter but I wouldlike to try abid darker than that... not as light as in the kitchen.. I like the white against gray so I willmost likely hang large white frames with colorful pictures to add some life to thewalls.

Thank you!!!
Emina

BacksplashPerception04.11.2012 @ 05:30:12 PM

Hi everyone!
Building a new house and we are finaly at the color picking stage and I am losing it! I like all shades of gray, warm and cool tones so at least we know what faimily to stay in but the problem is choosing grays that will compliment each other.
Some background facts:
open first floor plan
very dark expresso floors with specs of black and brown
allwhite trim - moldings, base and window casings
white ceilings

Kitchen: A light "warmer" gray with some brown undertones because my kitchen is cream with light brown glaze.
dark floors, charcoal/ almost black gray island with carera marble (gray vains).
Can you suggest any color that will help pick up the gray speck from the marble but be warm enough for the rest of the kitchen and family room?

For dining room and living room I am not afraid to go with a bolder gray - should also have a hint of wamth because it will be open to therest of the first floor.

Hallways: again, very dark floors, white trim. What kind of gray wouldyou recommend? Husband likes revere pewter but I wouldlike to try abid darker than that... not as light as in the kitchen.. I like the white against gray so I willmost likely hang large white frames with colorful pictures to add some life to thewalls.

Thank you!!!
Emina