ASK THE DESIGNER “What Is Your Favorite Gray Paint Color?”

Ask The Designer: “What Is Your Favorite Gray Paint Color?”

“What Is Your Favorite Gray Paint Color?” This weeks Ask The Designer featured Question comes from: Christy Harper @ Harper House

What Is Your Favorite Gray Paint Color Christy?

Christy- “We all know how stinkin’ hard it is to pick out paint colors, and even though we’ve remodeled and painted a gazillion rooms in the past – I still have trouble choosing the right color. So it’s always great to do your research and get recommendations from others in the industry. One of my own absolute favorite grey paint colors to use is Intellectual Gray by Sherwin Williams. This is the color we painted the exterior of Mouse House and I love it! It’s a taupey gray with slight greenish/brown undertones. I highly recommend it!”


All shades of grey are super popular right now as we revisit our roots from the 1920’s, subway tiles and Carrera marble everything!!! My favorite interior paint color is –Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray. It is my absolute go to “greige” and it works great with everything. For exterior use I used Sherwin Williams Dorian Gray accented with Gauntlet Gray. I get asked all the time for my exterior paint colors by new prospective buyer/builders in our growing area. I also used these color together in several projects like the $100 Room Challenge Stenciled Bird Bathroom and the Ceiling in the most recent ORC Week 5.

Great question Christy, be sure to check out all the designers favorite gray paints, including mine at Christy’s link: Christy Harper Grey Paint Colors – Top Bloggers Favorites


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  1. Rosaline Jansen

    I love gray paint, this is a great read since gray and white are all the rage right now! Thanks for sharing this post.

  2. Maggie

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  3. gigi58

    Really informative blog article.Really looking forward to read more. Will read on…

  4. Aubrey Andrews

    My husband and I are thrilled, that you ended our paint color disagreement. So we have you to give thanks to for that. Thank you for the whole lot!

  5. Elsie Todd

    All I hear is a bunch of whining about one thing Paint colors. Sort it our people, it’s gray!

  6. Addison Wheeler

    I needed to post to say thanks once again for your incredible things you’ve shown on this website. I have several gray paints that I love and it is nice to see what all the designers like too.

  7. Alicia @ What a Difference A Day Makes

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  8. Amelia Grayson

    Thank you so much for giving everyone such a remarkable information picking paint is hard, and picking the right color is even harder. Any tips on how to pick the right gray for your home now that we have the preferred list?

  9. Our Little Fox Hole

    I am glad your writing about this. As gray has become the new white, I have had the desire to reposing my home. I do however have trouble picking colors. I appreciate you for churning out these good color selections to narrow the field. Thanks!

  10. Original Olivia

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  11. sunshine and daisies

    Gray paints are hard for me they are either too blue or too purple

  12. Liza Munford

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  13. Torri Sykes

    This really answered my problem, thanks!

  14. Chloe

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  15. Aw, this was a really nice post. An idea I wish to put in writing gray it’s the new…..well grey.

  16. Wanda Floyd

    Thanks for that info. ladies I am always on the search for a good gray paint!

  17. April Helmsworth

    I have been studying this information and facts from the bloggers, thank you for those color selecting techniques. Most of the ladies here are actually pros for this reason, and now without a doubt I have been enjoying them. Many thanks!!

  18. the cheap jordan’s

    Oh my goodness! This is an amazing article lady. I never know what gray paint to choose. Thnkx

  19. Ashley Meaurs

    You made some great suggestions I will have to check them out as we are looking to repaint soon.

  20. Georgia Gal

    I picked up a lot of details, on these complex matters. You guys undoubtedly surpassed our own expectations. Many thanks for such informative, tips about this topic.

  21. Madison

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  22. Addie Mae Says

    I truly wanted to get you alls advice on this, grey paint is vast world of options. I know it is also very poplar right now too.

  23. Terry Haide

    I am writing to let you know how much this article is helping me out. Grey paint is not an easy pick, so thank you all for the help.

  24. Patrice

    I have checked your paint color for gray, you all have a lot of great ideas. Thanks for sharing so many great ideas.

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    I was looking up most popular gray paints and came across this post. Not only is it packed full of information from a bunch of bloggers but it lead me to your wonderful site. Funny how things work out, I am adding you to my rss reader.

  27. Gabby Sawyer

    I am really into gray right now and choose the “right” gray paint is not as easy as it may seem. Thanks for such a comprehensive list and great tips for color selections.

  28. The Delightful Farmhouse

    I just wanted to let you all know that I found this post so very helpful in choosing my gray paint for our home, plus I might have stalked around your shop my style page a bit too.

  29. Sara Smith @Weebly

    Nice post. I learn something new and challenging on blogs I stumbleupon every day. It will always be exciting to read articles from other writers and practice something from other websites.

  30. Urban Farmgirl

    I need this reference guide gray is on the paint list this year.

  31. Farmhouse Fixer Upper

    So glad you mentioned this post about the gray paints, this is really very helpful in the world of many gray paints. A true gem of knowledge and information.

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