25 Grey Walls Ideas That Aren’t Boring

grey walls ideas that aren't boring cover

Grey is a very popular color for home decor: it’s rather neutral, it fits most of decor styles and has a lot of shades to go for. Many homeowners prefer white or grey walls, and this is a great choice for creating a neutral canvas to fill but let’s face it: such colors are very plain and can make your space a bit boring. If you aren’t going to fill the space with something extra bold and eye-catchy or play with textures, you risk to get a very plain room. How to avoid it? Make your walls interesting! We’ve already shared some non-boring white walls, and now it’s time to have a look at grey ones.

Molding/Panels

Molding and panels of various kinds are sure to make your walls interesting. Grey walls with molding are sure to add a refined touch to any space, from a dining room to a bedroom. As for panels, there are tons of different ideas to try – from just bold decorative panels to those with acoustic features. You may go for a single statement wall with panels or molding, or just cover all the walls with grey panels of your choice for soundproofing.

a geometric grey panel statement wall in the dining room looks cool and very contemporary

a geometric grey panel statement wall in the dining room looks cool and very contemporary

a graphite grey molded statement wall accentuates the bed instead of a headboard

a graphite grey molded statement wall accentuates the bed instead of a headboard

eye-catchy grey wall panels make this elegant space even more elegant and welcoming

eye-catchy grey wall panels make this elegant space even more elegant and welcoming

grey geometric panels spruce up the neutral space and make it more eye-catching

grey geometric panels spruce up the neutral space and make it more eye-catching

make your neutral dining room interesting with eye-catchy grey wall panels like these ones

make your neutral dining room interesting with eye-catchy grey wall panels like these ones

very dark grey wall molding is a great idea to add a refined touch to the interior

very dark grey wall molding is a great idea to add a refined touch to the interior

soundproof your space with geometric felt panels on the wall that will add a catchy touch at the same time

soundproof your space with geometric felt panels on the wall that will add a catchy touch at the same time

Wood

Wood is timeless and it’s ideal to add a natural touch to any space, it always works! Incorporate wood of greyish tones into your space decor with a cool statement wall or even all the walls clad with grey wood. If you have a woodland or chalet interior, try a grey weathered wood wall or walls. If it’s a coastal or beach home, go for light grey wood plank walls, they can be rough and washed out as much as possible.

whitewashed greyish wood planks bring a coastal feel to the space and look very natural

whitewashed greyish wood planks bring a coastal feel to the space and look very natural

weathered wood panels bring a harsh and rustic vibe like no other material and work for many spaces

weathered wood panels bring a harsh and rustic vibe like no other material and work for many spaces

a rustic woodland guest bedroom with a weathered wood plank wall and faux taxidermy for creating an ambience

a rustic woodland guest bedroom with a weathered wood plank wall and faux taxidermy for creating an ambience

graphite grey plank wall done in a geometric pattern for a structural and textural look

graphite grey plank wall done in a geometric pattern for a structural and textural look

a double guest bedroom done in chalet style with a grey weathered wood wall for a statement

a double guest bedroom done in chalet style with a grey weathered wood wall for a statement

a dark grey wood plank statement wall is ideal for a chalet or woodland-inspired bedroom

a dark grey wood plank statement wall is ideal for a chalet or woodland-inspired bedroom

refreshing coastal  room is done with a grey plank wall and floor for a washed out coastal feel

refreshing coastal room is done with a grey plank wall and floor for a washed out coastal feel

Bricks

Brick clad on the walls and ceiling is extremely popular and fits many styles, from industrial to minimalist. Go for a grey brick wall or walls of different looks – sleek modern bricks for a contemporary space, rough grey bricks for an industrial or vintage space, such an idea is great for adding textures to the space.

a light-colored grey brick wall adds texture to the space and white furniture refreshes the area

a light-colored grey brick wall adds texture to the space and white furniture refreshes the area

make a grey brick wall or walls for a masculine bedroom, it's a win-win idea

make a grey brick wall or walls for a masculine bedroom, it's a win-win idea

a monochromatic space with a grey brick wall that makes it more interesting

a monochromatic space with a grey brick wall that makes it more interesting

a contemporary industrial kitchen with rough grey brick walls and a ceiling  stainless steel

a contemporary industrial kitchen with rough grey brick walls and a ceiling stainless steel

Plaster/Concrete

Plaster is very popular for walls today, and it’s a great idea to add a subtle texture to your walls. Concrete is a modern and industrial solution that actually always works, and grey concrete is almost classics. Try what you like and get inspired!

grey plaster is rather neutral but looks textural and more interesting than a plain grey wall

grey plaster is rather neutral but looks textural and more interesting than a plain grey wall

even the most neutral space will look bolder and more interesting with a grey plaster wall like this one

even the most neutral space will look bolder and more interesting with a grey plaster wall like this one

grey concrete with wood makes the bathroom interesting and rough, it stands out

grey concrete with wood makes the bathroom interesting and rough, it stands out

a minimalist bathroom with light grey plaster walls and floor looks very peaceful and welcoming

a minimalist bathroom with light grey plaster walls and floor looks very peaceful and welcoming

make your contemporary space a bit more industrial and catchy with a grey plaster statement wall

make your contemporary space a bit more industrial and catchy with a grey plaster statement wall

spruce up your simple industrial bedroom with a dark grey plaster wall behind the headboard

spruce up your simple industrial bedroom with a dark grey plaster wall behind the headboard

a full grey concrete bathroom with a mosaic floor in the shower, a very durable solution

a full grey concrete bathroom with a mosaic floor in the shower, a very durable solution