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50 shades of grey (well, nine): Interiors just got sexy

Feb 3, 2015

by Rebecca Nee handmade and vintage goods

With less than two weeks to go until the sexiest film of the year is released in time for Valentine’s Day, the colour grey has never been hotter.

So while it’s not quite Fifty Shades of Grey, here are nine options, sure to spice up any dull interior…

1. All tied up

For tying up brown paper packages of course!

Grey twine, £1.50 for 10m, The Polka Paperie

2. Quick fix

Impatient and don’t want to wait for delivery? Simply download and print out this gorgeous artwork to enjoy right away.

Enjoy the little things downloadable print, £3.99, Sweetlove Press

3. Dark and stormy

These coasters made from 100% felt not only look great but will protect your tables from heat and spills too.

Cloud felt coaster set with punched rain detail, £14.50, Pygmy Cloud

4. All natural

Try planting your very own herb garden in these sweet wooden vases.

Wood vases silver set, £19.99, Rustic Frame Shop

5. Sit back

This graphic cushion will liven up any plain bed or sofa.

Decorative throw pillow cover, £22.94, The Motivated Type

6. Spooning

Bring some colour to your kitchen with these hand painted spoons.

Painted wooden spoon in charcoal, light grey and white ombre, £2.75 each, Holly Horton

7. Hold me

This grumpy cat mug will put a smile on the most miserable of faces.

Grumpy cat mug in grey and charcoal, £10, Miri Studio

8. Starry eyed

Sleep tight in the cosy light of this sweet snoozing star..

Grey sleepy star wall lamp, £85, House of Cloud

9. Blurred lines

If grey isn’t your thing don’t you worry – this bedding is available in 30 different colours!

Striped pattern duvet cover, £94.47 for a double, Things that sing

Rebecca Nee is an interiors stylist, crafter/maker and avid DIY-er based in London. A constant tea drinker, she’s happiest when creating, knitting, restoring or adventuring. She’s recently worked with Oh Comely, 91 magazine and Mollie Makes Home magazine and is a contributing interiors expert to the Etsy UK blog!


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