Purple may seem just as daring as adding black or charcoal grey to a bedroom, but it’s how it’s utilised in the space, and the shades that are used which will create that make or break look in an interior. If you’re looking to refresh your room with this unsuspecting interior colour, these 15 stunning purple and grey bedroom ideas are definitely ones you are going to want to try NOW in your home. We might imagine purple as some bright, gaudy, unworkable colour, but this is what shades are for. Create a gallery wall or opt for just one singular large scale canvas print for an eye-catching focal point in the room. Think blinds, curtains, cushions and throws – be mindful about texture and different materials too to create that layered, visually interesting space. Layer differing shades of purple for a visually interesting and warm space.
This bedroom setting sees a combination Benjamin Moore Dark Lilac 2070 30 and Lavender Mist 2070 60 paint in use. Lilac is another hot way to use purple in a bedroom setting, and this Lilac and grey wallpaper perfectly fuses these two colours for an understated, and subtle colour introduction to a bedroom.
You don’t have to dramatically use purple in a bedroom to get that sense of warmth and character from the colour.
Keep things a little bit moodier by going for a charcoal grey and deep purple, aubergine colour combination. Deep purple bedding is one of the best ways to really get that sense of luxury and decadence, whilst it looks ultra cosy too! A few wall placed items of grey is all you need, this could include curtains, cushions, bedding, throws and any decor accessories on display.
Lilac and pastel grey is one of the most restorative and easy on the eye combinations, it’s soft, calming and fuses together perfectly. These mauve bed sheets are the perfect addition as the ruffled pillow cases bring a gorgeous texture with them.
Use a pastel grey bed frame, and incorporate lilac as much, or as little as you want if you want to position it as the main dominant colour in the room.
Start slowly with a simple pop of purple florals against a grey backdrop.
Testing the colour in the space and living with it for a while is a great way to start getting used to the pairing. It may seem small, but a simple purple pop like this is sometimes all you need to create that stand out contrast.
If panelling, wallpaper and standard paint feel too uninspiring, opt for a grey brick style feature wall. This brings a hugely defining and grounding aspect to the bedroom, and it looks great again purple bedding, throws and cushions for a stylised, warm contrast.
To enjoy this colour in your bedroom it could be as simple as introducing a singular purple piece of furniture for a stand out look that’s effective, warm and contrasts beautifully with grey as the dominant colour in the room. Think lilac purple and pastel grey, or aubergine purple with charcoal grey – pairing the right tones will create that mature, stylish, yet ultra relaxed space.
There are some really elegant and highly refined ways to use purple in a bedroom, and you can certainly expect to see a lot more of lilac and aubergine in interiors over the coming years.