What color wall paint would look good with a gray couch?

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I have a gray couch (on the darker side) and yellow pillows.
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  • Shira Shira on Jan 08, 2015
    Hi, would you be able to upload a picture of your couch so that we can best advise you?

  • MaryStLouis MaryStLouis on Jan 08, 2015
    I think a pale blue-gray would work. Depending on the actual tones you're working with, you may be able to use a soft sea green to highlight both the yellow and gray you already have.

  • Jackie Golladay Jackie Golladay on Jan 08, 2015
    yellows

  • Meredith selman Meredith selman on Jan 08, 2015
    i see lime green with black stencilwork.

  • Country Design Home Country Design Home on Jan 08, 2015
    Hi Eileen! This really depends on what else is in the room and what hue of gray the couch is. Some grays have a blue tint and some have a green, some more purple. The two photos attached illustrate that point. So you need to figure out what kind of gray is in your sofa before you choose a color that will complement it.

  • Sandee Sandee on Jan 08, 2015
    litighter gray or sage green!

  • Becky Becky on Jan 08, 2015
    soft turquoise....the three colors together are amazing!

  • Pat Pat on Jan 09, 2015
    I used a much lighter gray than the couch and it turned out lovely! Accented with pillows, etc.

  • Shanandoah Shanandoah on Jan 09, 2015
    Maybe yellow... not too whooping bright, though.

  • Louis.hargrove Louis.hargrove on Jan 09, 2015
    plums or pinks colors

  • Penny Hughes Penny Hughes on Jan 09, 2015
    I went with a blue...

  • Wendie Lauriola Wendie Lauriola on Jan 09, 2015
    Lilac or lavender

  • Tegma Tegma on Jan 09, 2015
    I agree with Meredith Selman above. I saw these colors with lime green/apple green walls with a touch of black décor on the walls on BHG, and it was fantastic! Of course, it depends on what other colors you have in your home. Rust would be great, too! I wouldn't go with any grays or white if you want a pop of color and lots of oooh's and aaah's! It is sooo striking with the bright green, which is very much "in" right now!

  • Tegma Tegma on Jan 09, 2015
    By the way, I was born and raised in Pawtucket. I'm now 73, and live in PA. Great to see a post from an ole' hometown gal! P.S. I'm looking at an ad on this same page, from Wayfair. It has a dark gray sofa pictured with yellow pillows. The walls look white. I guess it all depends on whether you like lots of color or not, and what color your woodwork is, too.

  • 861650 861650 on Jan 12, 2015
    I can't help but wonder how light/dark your couch is and what is the style? Further, what color is your floor? Possibly a soft white wall for a contemporary look? Do you have a cushion you can remove? Take it to the paint store and compare colors. Beats guessing every time.