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.

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 & BALLa
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

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." âShea 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.”

Blue Gray by FARROW & BALL

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
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 and ball lamp room gray
Lamp Room Gray 88 by FARROW & BALL

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.”

Interior with walls painted Farrow and Ball Lamp Room Gray and herringbone wood floors. #farrowandballlamproomgray
FARROW & BALL Lamp Room Gray via
Wall paint color: FARROW & BALL Lamp Room Gray. Design/Photo: Richardson Interiors.

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

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.

6. Sherwin Williams Light French Gray

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

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

French Basket
Courtney Lamp Base
Capri Blue Candle in Mercury Glass
Tuscan Terracotta Urn Vase
Rustic Reclaimed Elm Cabinet
Flameless Candles & Remote
Antiqued Brass Candlesticks
Natural Linen Napkins
Black Taper Candlesticks
Bonjour Pillow
Vintage Chinese Bench
French Country Lamp
White Ruffle Spread + Shams
French Laundry Basket
Farmhouse Dining Table
Gertrude Wood Bench
Upholstered Dining Chair Set
White Ruffle Quilt Set
San Jose Handleset for Front Door
Round Farmhouse Dining Table
Linen Slipcovered Dining Chair, Set of 2
Louis Upholstered Bench
Louis Ghost Chair
Pamela Arm Chair
Sweater Weave Basket
Rustic Wood Candleholders
Aged Terracotta Pots
French Country Wood Chandelier
French Linen Dining Chair
Galvanized Console Table
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Bar Stool
Beachy White Slipcovered Sofa
Rattan Armchair
Diptyque Oyedo Candle
Cross Back Dining Chair
French Country Candle Holder
Tulip Style Modern Round Dining Table
French Industrial Metal Cafe Chair (Set of 2)
Designer Favorite Wall Mirror
White Farmhouse Lantern Pendant Light
French Country 6-Light Chandelier
French Country Loveseat
French Country Upholstered Arm Chair
Faux Bois Candleholders
French Ticking Stripe Pillow
Bridge Kitchen Faucet (Stainless)
Jute Area Rug
Farmers Market Wreath
French Candle Style Chandelier
Reclaimed Wood 3 Leg Stool
Belgian Linen Sofa
Rustic Wood Candlestick Set
French Market Basket
Linen Modern Wing Chair
French Country Farmhouse Baskets
Life is Beauty…Pillow
Magnus Table Lamp
Spindle Leg Upholstered Bench
Belgian Style Lamp
Modern Farmhouse Lamp
White Slipcovered Sofa
Scrubbed Wood 5-Light Chandelier
Arched Champagne Wall Mirror
Marble Column Lamp
Moravian Star 1-Light Pendant
Highback Armchair
Mini Pendant Light
White Vase Set
Round Woven Placemat Set
Leather Patchwork Ottoman
Brisa Dreamquest Sofa
Modern Brass Globe Pendant
Industrial Sconce
Fireclay Farm Sink (Reinhard, 30″)
Leather Chesterfield Sofa
Boheme Madera Bench
Round Marble Side Table
Rustic Pedestal 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.


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