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Here’s Why Agreeable Gray Works Anywhere

Have you ever walked into a room that felt cold and unfinished? Most of the time a stark shade of gray can make a room feel cold and empty.

You can’t go wrong with agreeable gray Sherwin Williams paint because it is not too gray or not too beige. This color has a warm feel that can make a room feel cozy and finished.

The name agreeable gray says everything you need to know about this paint color. It literally agrees with any interior design style and warms up a room.

agreeable gray living room

Agreeable Gray SW 7029

Agreeable gray is one of the most popular neutral paint colors by Sherwin Williams. Understandable so because this color is not just another shade of gray.

This color can appear more gray or more beige depending on the lighting and the decor in a room. Agreeable gray has yellow undertones that can make a space feel inviting.

Agreeable Gray Hex Code: #D1CBC1

RGB: 209 / 203 / 193

LRV: 60

agreeable gray Sherwin williams

Difference in Lighting

Both of the walls below are painted with the paint color, agreeable gray. The natural lighting and incandescent lighting can make a big difference in the appearance.

As you can see with natural sunlight, the paint color appears more beige and warmer because the yellow undertones show through.

Then with incandescent lighting reflecting off the painted walls, the paint feels more gray and cooler.

So, keep in mind the surrounding home decor items and lighting will totally change the look and feel of this color.

Painting your walls this shade of gray and adding texture will create space that you will never want to leave!

agreeable gray in different lighting
See how the color changes with lighting?

Agreeable Gray Sherwin Williams – Kitchen Cabinets

Here are greige kitchen cabinets painted in agreeable gray paint by Kayley Miller Home. Kayley did an amazing job updating this kitchen on a budget!

If you do decide to paint your cabinets a shade of griege, I recommend painting the surrounding walls with a white paint color or a darker color to add contrast.

Another thing to consider when designing your kitchen would be to add a white oak or black kitchen island to help break up the neutrals a bit.

greige kitchen cabinets

Easily Update a Space with Paint

You do not have to live in a modern farmhouse style home for this paint to easily blend with your style.

Regardless of your style and surrounding fixtures, this paint color will work because of its forgiving undertones.

If your home is filled with lots of orange flooring then you should consider painting your walls a greige color for a quick makeover.

The color of this paint will help tone down the orange floors without competing against it and make the space look more updated.

agreeable gray kitchen

As you can see this is not just another boring tan neutral color paint. This shade of greige can work in any space or with any style due to the undertones in the color.

This agreeable gray kitchen helped tone down the outdated orange floors and blended nicely with the dark gray painted cabinets in this kitchen.

Below is agreeable gray painted in a office space without windows, but the griege color still gives off a warm feel even without neutral lighting in the space.

agreeable gray


I hope you feel inspired to paint a room agreeable gray by Sherwin Williams after reading through this post. If you aren’t quite ready to commit to this project, I have some tips and tricks to painting a room without tape.

I highly recommend going with a Sherwin Williams finish is Satin because it is more durable, wipeable, and makes any color appear more vibrant.

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