14 Beautiful Grey and Yellow Nurseries

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    The Perfect Neutral Nursery Combo

    Whether you’re waiting for a delivery-day surprise or creating a shared space for a mixed-gender duo, grey and yellow is the perfect color combo for a gender-neutral space. It even has science on its side. According to color psychologists, this popular paring has much more to offer than meets the eye.

    Calm and contemplative, the color grey has many soothing elements. That said, it can also create a sense of dreariness in large doses. Yellow, by contrast, is usually associated with happiness and motivation, but overdo it and you may have a fussy, over-stimulated baby on your hands. The magic happens when you combine the two, creating a balance that is as beneficial as it is beautiful.

    Need another reason to love this chic combo? How about 15? These pin-worthy yellow and grey nurseries may be all the convincing you need.

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    Minimalist Nurseries

    Sweet and sophisticated, this beautiful space designed by Jillian Harris adds definition to a clean white contemporary space with a subtle grey polkadot print and rich mustard yellow accents.

    Want the same look for less? Skip the wallpaper or pricy decals and give this fabulous painting technique from A Beautiful Mess a try.

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    Modern Nurseries

    A stunning mountain mural sets the scene for this contemporary grey and yellow woodland nursery room from Le Clair Decor.

    Creating a mountain mural of your own is easier than you might think. All you need is a pencil, a ruler, a roll of painter’s tape and a little patience. Need some inspiration? Here’s a round-up of our favorite mountain murals.

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    Rustically Chic Nurseries

    A single, unifying shade of bold yellow ties an eclectic assortment of vintage furniture finds together, giving this imaginative grey and yellow “woodland fairytale” space from Project Nursery a boost of energy and a rich, cohesive feel.

    Love the mix-and-match look? Put our five simple guidelines for coordinating mismatched furniture to the test!

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    Sun Shower

    A dark and stormy grey paired with bursts of bright yellow provide the perfect backdrop for this sweet “sun shower” themed space from Our Little Life.

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    Rugs For Rugrats

    A bold patterned area rug in an even bolder shade of yellow makes a dramatic statement in this grey and yellow nursery space spotted on Project Nursery.

    Need help finding the right rug for your little one’s space? We’ve got you covered with these three simple tips.

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    Sharpie DIY

    With its rich and moody grey, energizing pops of citrusy yellow and orange, and one-of-a-kind hand-drawn Sharpie chevron accent wall, this small but mighty space from Preparing for Peanut is a DIY designers dream!

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    Color Boost

    Bookstrucker Photography / Alykhan Velji Design

    A subtle blue-tint boosts the psychological power of this beautiful grey nursery space from Alyvelji Designs by lending the anxiety-fighting properties of blue to the soothing elements of grey, creating a sense of calm that balances nicely against the room’s energetic yellow accents. 

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    Creative Color Blocking

    Sunny yellow and grey nursery room
    Photo: Design Dazzle

    Prefer something a little bolder? Look no further than this chic and modern, yellow and grey nursery space spotted on Pinterest.

    This inspiring space sets patterned accents against solid blocks of color, creating a rich, multi-dimensional space that allows both design elements to shine. 

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    Navy, Grey and Yellow

    Rich navy and sunny yellow set against a light and neutral grey gives this stylish Pinterest find a sweet and preppy palette with lots of pop! 

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    Chevron Nurseries

    Soft textures and pale yellow accents meet bold pattern in this sweet, grey and yellow nursery room from House 36.  The result? A totally chic, easy-to-recreate look that won’t break the bank! 

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    Striped Accent Wall

    This budget-friendly space, spotted on Deavita, offers yet another show-stopping accent wall conjured by the undeniable magic of painter’s tape! An inexpensive paper pom-pom focal piece only adds to the room’s wow factor.

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    Muted Gold

    For a fresh and sophisticated take on the grey-and-yellow trend, try pairing grey with a rich shade of mustard gold as shown here in these simple yet stylish designs spotted on Le monde de Sioux.

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    Nordic Nursery

    Black, white, and grey twin nursery with pops of yellow and nordic style
    Photo: Idealista

    Simple black-and-white patterned elements, like those used in this cheery Nordic-inspired nursery from Design Dazzle, are the perfect, no-fail way to punctuate a grey and yellow space without making the design look too busy.

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    Sunny Nursery

    From the handcrafted baby mobile and colorful song-inspired wall prints to the grey chevron accent wall featuring a single yellow stripe representing the one and only light of your life, this adorable “You are my Sunshine” themed nursery, spotted on Pinterest, couldn’t be cuter if it tried!