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5 Unexpected Rooms You Can Paint In Gray

Designers suggest other areas where you can use this soothing and moody neutral

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Photography: Dairy Darilag (Main Photos)

Stormy gray, ash gray, charcoal gray—these different shades of gray have become ubiquitous in our homes, and are some of the favorite colors designers love to paint their living rooms and bedrooms in.

This is no surprise, as gray has moved on from being a somber shade to becoming a versatile yet elegant neutral. “Ash or light gray is a neutral that works well to substitute predictable white,” says interior designer Frenjick Quesada, who is known for his use of the shade. “It tones down the mood of the space while keeping it modern and sleek.”

But aside from using soothing gray in general areas like living rooms and hallways, and in places of rest like bedrooms, here are other unexpected areas in the home that you can use the shade in—like baby's nurseries:

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