6 Gorgeous Light Blue Grey Paint Colors for Calm Interiors

Raise your hand if you love a timeless blue grey color for interior walls or decor accents! I’m a raving fan.  Grey paint colors are still all the rage for many lovers of neutral calm palettes, and I previously blogged about designer favorite greys here. However, today, we will narrow in on beautiful chalky blue greys which can be tricky to get right. When too cool and blue, the color runs the risk of baby nursery blue, and too warm can read muddy green or taupe. So let’s explore 6 Gorgeous Light Blue Grey Paint Colors for Calm Interiors. These paint colors have earned accolades from happy decorators.

Here’s a beautiful example of blue grey walls in a bedroom featured on AD here.

The homeowner’s favorite color was blue in last year’s Southeastern Designer Showhouse, and I’m a huge admirer of how the hue was repeated throughout the sophisticated and timeless interiors.

It’s a color I love so you can’t miss light blue greys in the abstracts I paint:

 : Light blue grey abstract painting by Michele of Hello Lovely Studio.

Hello Lovely Studio – a light blue grey abstract painting by Michele.

6 Gorgeous Light Blue Grey Paint Colors for Calm Interiors

When I think of a perfect, soft, quiet, light blue gray paint color, Brooke and Steve Giannetti’s Patina Farm project comes to mind. They painted their steel framed doors and windows with a custom paint color similar to Farrow & Ball’s Pavilion Gray. While so many other modern farmhouse designs call for black painted steel, it was such a lovely calm color choice for interiors graced with peacefully hushed colors.

Can you even imagine how the mood of these tranquil farmhouse spaces might change had these frames been painted black?

So let’s start out with a beautiful chalky light blue grey similar to the custom color used at Paina Farm.

1. Farrow & Ball Pavilion Gray 242

Pavilion Gray Farrow & Ball paint color. Come see Gorgeous Light Blue Grey Paint Colors for Calm Interiors! #greypaintcolors #graypaintcolors #paviliongray #farrowandballpaviliongray

Farrow & Ball Pavilion Gray 242

“This classic mid grey was originally created for a bespoke pavilion, but is also reminiscent of an elegant 18th century Swedish colour. One of the Architectural Neutrals, the subtle blue undertones of Pavilion Gray add a contemporary touch and sense of spaciousness. Combine with Dimpse, Blackened or Manor House Gray in any combination for a scheme that is perfect for the modern family home.”

Grey bedroom walls - Farrow & Ball Pavilion Gray. Come see Gorgeous Light Blue Grey Paint Colors for Calm Interiors! #paviliongray #farrowandballpaviliongray #graypaintcolors #bestgraypaint

Pavilion Gray by FARROW & BALL via

Farmhouse kitchen with cabinets painted in Pavilion Gray estate eggshell by Farrow & Ball. These are Workstead pendants from Trouva. #paviliongray #farrowandballpaviliongray #farmhousekitchen #greycabinets #graykitchen

FARROW & BALL Pavilion Gray via

Farrow & Ball 'Pavilion Gray': Lovely neutral + calm monochrome paletteFarrow & Ball's description of Pavilion Gray, one of their newer paint colors: "A pretty, light gray reminiscent of an elegant color used in Sweden in the late 18th century during the reign of Gustav III." But of course! Love the monochrome palette, too.

FARROW & BALL Pavilion Gray via

Painted Grey Shabby Chic Chest of Drawers in Farrow and Ball Pavilion Gray in Home, Furniture & DIY, Furniture, Chests of Drawers | eBay

Pavilion Gray by FARROW & BALL via

2. Farrow & Ball Blue Gray 91

Farrow & Ball Blue Gray 91 "This is one of those indeterminate colors that hovers somewhere between gray and green, though interestingly, it looks a lot more blue in a well-lit room. It's so nuanced that it's difficult to categorize, which is why I find it appealing. Pair it with creamy whites and, for those who dare to broaden the boundaries of typical Swedish decor, not-quite black." —Shea Soucie

Blue Gray 91 by FARROW & BALLfarrow and ball blue gray

Farrow & Ball Blue Gray 91
“With its subtle mix of blue, green and black pigments, Blue Gray creates the most relaxed of rooms that feel as if they have always been there. It is a cooler, more weathered version of French Gray and has the same almost magical quality of gently shifting between blue and grey depending on the light and time of day.”

Farrow & Ball Blue Gray. Come see Gorgeous Light Blue Grey Paint Colors for Calm Interiors! #bluegray #farrowandballbluegray #graypaintcolors #bestgraypaint

Blue Gray by FARROW & BALL

Farrow & Ball Blue Gray. Come see Gorgeous Light Blue Grey Paint Colors for Calm Interiors! #bluegray #farrowandballbluengray #graypaintcolors #bestgraypaint

FARROW & BALL Blue Gray. Cobweb Creative.

Farrow & Ball Blue Gray. Come see Gorgeous Light Blue Grey Paint Colors for Calm Interiors! #bluengray #farrowandballbluegray #graypaintcolors #bestgraypaint

A Pinch of Style. FARROW & BALL Blue Gray.

Farrow and Ball Blue Gray 91... perfectly complements the tones in the slate. #farrowandballbluegray

FAROW & BALL Blue Gray 88. Photo: Tone on Tone

Farrow and Ball Blue Gray paint on cabinets. #farrowandballbluegray

FARROW & BALL Blue Gray via.

Front door painted Farrow and Ball Blue Gray paint color. #farrowandballbluegray

Blue Gray by FARROW & BALL via

6 Gorgeous Blue Grey Paint Colors for Your Rooms! Come be inspired by beautiful interiors. #paintcolors #farrowandballpaviliongray #benjaminmooresilverlake #benjaminmooresilvergray #sherwinwilliamslightfrenchgray

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3. Farrow & Ball Lamp Room Gray 88

Farrow & Ball Lamp Room Gray 88
“Our most traditional blue grey was originally created when a white room had been stained by the trimming of lamp wicks. Lamp Room Gray creates a softer more lived in finish than Pavilion Gray, while retaining a sense of timelessness. It is surprisingly strong when used in smaller rooms but softens in larger, well lit spaces.”

Bathroom walls painted Farrow and Ball Lamp Room Gray. #farrowandballlamproomgray

Mr. Alex Tate. FARROW & BALL Lamp Room Gray.

Interior with walls painted Farrow and Ball Lamp Room Gray and herringbone wood floors. #farrowandballlamproomgray

FARROW & BALL Lamp Room Gray via

Serene bedroom with walls painted Farrow and Ball Lamp Room Gray. #farrowandballlamproomgray

Lamp Room Gray by FARROW & BALL via

Wall painted Farrow and Ball Lamp Room Gray and modern sconce. #farrowandballlamproomgray

Lamp Room Gray by FARROW & BALL on wall with sconce via EG Design.

4. Benjamin Moore Silver Gray 2131-60

Silver Gray / BM 2131-60 (goes with Revere Pewter) ~~ candidate for the powder room if I paint the kitchen Revere Pewter ~~

Benjamin Moore Silver Gray

“This color is part of Color Preview. A collection of bold, saturated colors that brings spaces to life for those looking to illuminate their world with pure, extraordinary color. A great complement to Classic Colors, Color Preview offers a collection of 1,232 hues that excite and inspire with pure, deep, clear colors that create striking combinations.”

Wall Color is Silver Gray Benjamin Moore. Tranquil bedroom color. #benjaminmooresilvergray

BENJAMIN MOORE Silver Gray via

Reu Architects- Bathroom paint color is Benjamin Moore - Silver Gray. Kallista vanity sink. #banjaminmooresilvergray

Silver Gray by BENJAMIN MOORE. DecorPad.

5. Benjamin Moore Silver Lake 1598

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Benjamin Moore Silver Lake 1598

“This color is part of the Classic Color Collection. Surround yourself with your color favorites. These timeless, elegant, Classic Colors guarantee beautiful, usable color all the time, every time. A collection of 1,680 inspired hues that consumers and professionals have enjoyed for years, the colors in this palette are as timeless as they are forward.”

From Blue to Gray Entryway - thewhitebuffalostylingco.com Benjamin Moore Silver Lake. #benjaminmooresilverlake

White Buffalo. BENJAMIN MOORE Silver Lake.

transitional white bathroom white cabinets carrara marble counter tops benjamin moore silver lake. #benjaminmooresilverlake

Silver Lake by BENJAMIN MOORE. Z Design.

Benjamin Moore Paint Colors. Benjamin Moore Silver Lake #BenjaminMooreSilverLake #BenjaminMoorePaintColors

BENJAMIN MOORE Silver Lake via.

6. Sherwin Williams Light French Gray

Light French Gray by Sherwin Williams. Beautiful grey paint color by Sherwin Williams Light French Gray by Sherwin Williams. Light French Gray by Sherwin Williams. Beautiful grey paint color by Sherwin Williams Light French Gray by Sherwin Williams. #sherwinwilliamslightfrenchgray #LightFrenchGraySherwinWilliams Jacksonbuilt Custom Homes

Light French Gray by SHERWIN WILLIAMS via Homebunch.

Interior Design Ideas - "Pale Gray Cabinet Paint Color" --- Sherwin Williams Light French Gray. #sherwinwilliamslightfrenchgray

Cabinet color: Light French Gray by SHERWIN WILLIAMS via Homebunch.

Warm Gray Paint Colors

Here are some ideas for warm gray paint colors.

Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Best G ay Paint Colors #neutralpaintcolors #paintcolorguide #BestPaintcolors #benjaminmoore #sherwinwilliamsagreeablegray #benjaminmoorereverepewter #benjaminmoorebalboamist #behrsilverdrop

See this post about great calm paint colors.

Best White Paint Colors

Ultimate Guide to Best White Paint Colors! #bestwhite #whitepaint #choosingwhite

Visit this story for a guide to the best white paint colors.

More Light Blue Grey Color Inspiration

For me, Betsy Eby’s ethereal encaustic paintings come to mind when I consider the dreamiest of blue greys.

Betsy Eby Pearl 30 x 30 Encaustic on Panel, 2007

Betsy Eby Pearl 30 x 30 Encaustic on Panel, 2007

Betsy Eby - Amazing size, I can not imagine working on something so big!

Artist Betsy Eby via

Betsy Eby - Songs for the Delta - Exhibitions - Octavia Art Gallery

Betsy Eby Songs for the Delta – Octavia Art Gallery via

Betsy Eby - Encaustic on Panel

Painting by Betsy Eby via

Betsy Eby | Pontchartrain (2015), Available for Sale | Artsy

Encaustic by Betsy Eby Pontchartrain – 2015, via

How does this color affect you? Do you decorate with it in your home?

Round Farmhouse Dining Table
Linen Slipcovered Dining Chair, Set of 2
Louis Upholstered Bench
French Country Sofa
Louis Ghost Chair
Silver Butler End Table
Pamela Arm Chair
Weathered Arm Chair
Rustic Wood Candleholders
Aged Terracotta Pots
Laluz French Country Chandelier
Black Modern Farmhouse Bench
French Linen Dining Chair Set of 2
Galvanized Console Table
French Farmhouse Dining Table
30″ Bar Stool
Rattan Side Table
Beachy White Slipcovered Sofa
Beachy White Slipcovered Armchair
Rattan Armchair
Antiqued French Lamp
Light Grey Rattan Chair
French Country Altar Candlestick
Tulip Style Modern Round Dining Table
Black & White Wool Area Rug
French Industrial Metal Cafe Chair (Set of 2)
Designer Favorite Wall Mirror
Linen Curved Loveseat
White Farmhouse Lantern Pendant Light
French Country 6-Light Chandelier
French Country Loveseat
French Country Upholstered Arm Chair
Oak Accent Stool
Rustic Ring 12-Light Chandelier
French Upholstered Gray Bench
Bridge Kitchen Faucet (Stainless)
Jute ARea Rug
Leather Club Chair
French Candle Style Chandelier
Swedish Writing Desk
French Linen Sofa
Rustic Wood Candlestick Set
French Market Basket
Linen Modern Wing Chair
French Country Farmhouse Baskets
Linen Slope Arm Dining Chairs
Parisian Glass Bottle Vase
Life is Beauty…Pillow
Magnus Table Lamp
Spindle Leg Upholstered Bench
Concrete Table Lamp
Modern Farmhouse Lamp
Marble Coffee Table
White Slipcovered Sofa
Tufted Headboard
Scrubbed Wood 5-Light Chandelier
Aged White Writing Desk
Arched Champagne Wall Mirror
White Maze Quilt Set
Fair Isle Green Rug
Column Table Lamp
Grey Accent Chest
Moravian Star 1-Light Pendant
Highback Armchair
Mini Pendant Light
Inverted Pendant Light
Modern Brass Sconce
White Vase Set
Arteriors Swivel Bar Stool
Apothecary Chest
Grainsack Stripe Armchair
Leather Patchwork Ottoman
Tufted Chesterfield Sofa
Black Tray Table
Industrial Task Lamp
Round Wall Mirror
White Honeycomb Mosaic Tile
Industrial Sconce
Fireclay Farm Sink
Leather Chesterfield Sofa
60″ Round Pedestal Dining Table
Round Marble Side Table
Rustic Rectangle Farm Table
Linen Slipcover Dining Chair
Teak Farmhouse Stool

For more stories with paint color ideas, see:

Best Blush Pink Paint Colors

The Best White Paint Colors

Best Calm Paint Colors

Peace to you right where you are.

~michele

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