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hildegard09

I'm so over institutional gray. It seems that every house I've looked at recently that has had ANY remodeling done is painted gray. One house had gray: walls, floors, cabinets, tile (in the kitchen, bathroom & laundry room), furniture, curtains, trim and appliances! I saw the pictures and couldn't believe it. I'm not talking the occasional gray accent here or there, I'm talking full on 50 freaking shades of gray in one house! I feel like I'm looking at a jail cell or county/government office that got the paint at cost! It would be nice to say this was a one off. It would have been nice, but this is happening everywhere. No matter where you look someone has listened to the designer guru's of the web and decided to be zombies and paint it gray! It's almost to the point where I can't see past the gray and it taints the entire house. Whoever is still touting gray as the "it" color of the decade needs to go to designer jail ;)

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beverlynn

@hildegard09, I am NOT a fan of gray!! I grew up in Detroit, went to college in lower Michigan, and lived in Columbus, Ohio for 20 years. It is so cloudy and gray in SE Michigan and Ohio from November through March that I couldn't stand to have anything gray in my house! It's a gray, cloudy day today here in NC, but know the sun will be out tomorrow! No gray, grey, or grey tint in my house, EVER!!

   
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beverlynn

If only I could decide on a color, I'd paint an accent wall in my dining room!


   

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