Blue, Gray, & Yellow Living Room

Blue, Gray, & Yellow Furniture Color Schemes & Decorating Ideas

Blue and gray decor make small spaces seem larger and create a tranquil feel in living rooms. Warm yellow contrasts these cool hues for a vibrant and cheerful look. Different combinations of these three colors can enhance a variety of design styles from chic and modern to cozy and coastal.

Ashford Landing Living Room SetGray sofa set with blue and yellow wall art on a gray rug.
Contemporary gray sofa set with gray accent pillows and a matching ottoman, blue and yellow wall art and a gray throw rug.

Dark shades of gray and blue complement each other in this contemporary, minimalist space. Yellow decor accents add life to serene blue and gray furnishings without taking control of the room. With such a bright color, small touches like accent vases, wall art or throw blankets may be all you need.

Surfside Living Room SetGray & multi-colored coastal style sofa set including blue tones accented with yellow lamps.
Gray & multi-colored coastal style sofa set including blue tones accented with yellow lamps.

Although it uses many of the same colors, the beachy inspiration room above creates an entirely different feeling than the previous modern and moody interior. Here, decorating a living room with yellow, blue and gray decor produces a light, casual and lively space. The traditional, muted blue loveseat plays well against the sunny yellow accents in this room.

Santoro Living Room SetBlue leather sofa set with yellow accent pillows, gray and blue wall art, and a gray, blue and yellow rug.
Blue luxurious button tufted leather sofa set with yellow accent pillows, blue and yellow wall art and a blue, gray & yellow rug.

A leather couch and loveseat bring a classic, tailored look to the living room above. Matching blue seating keeps this design simple and balanced, while varying shades of gray and yellow decor on the vibrant throw pillows, serene wall art and muted rug, add a touch of contemporary style.

Sofia Vergara Living Room SetBlue modern sectional with yellow and blue accent pillows, gray metal coffee table, gray wall art, and a blue and gray striped rug.
Contemporary blue sectional with chrome legs & yellow and blue accent pillows set with a circular chrome coffee table and a blue & gray striped rug.

Soft shades of gray and blue decor produce a soothing, almost monochrome effect in this calm living space. Light walls and silver-framed art contribute to the room's serene mood, while a delicate yellow accent pillow, blanket and tray introduce just enough visual interest to please the eye.

Trevino Living Room SetSmoke gray leather reclining sofa set with yellow accent pillows, brown marble-topped end tables and blue and yellow wall art.
Smoke gray luxurious leather sofa set with a yellow accent pillow paired with marble-topped end tables and blue and yellow wall art.

Bright yellow pillows and accents stand out in sharp relief against the dark gray leather seating in this inspiration photo. Pairing bright and dark colors like these create a striking look that draws attention. Other contrasts in the room include the dark wooden tables and crisp, white rug.

Reina Point Living Room SetGray leather sectional with tufted cushions with blue and yellow accent pillows, blue and yellow wall art and a gray rug.
Chic gray leather sectional with tufted cushions combined with blue and yellow patterned pillows, blue and yellow wall art, and a gray rug.

In the conversation area above, gray decor takes a front seat, while pops of blue and yellow accents peek out from pillows and wall art. For designers that aren't ready to invest in a bold blue couch or bright yellow curtains, small touches of vibrant hues like these can really wake up a neutral space.

Sofia Vergara Living Room SetGray sofa set with a blue accent blanket and pillow, yellow wall art, and a gray rug.
Gray sofa set with a blue accent blanket and pillow paired with yellow wall art and a gray rug.

The gray rug and blue decor pictured here complement this room's charcoal gray couch and loveseat. While using these cool tones together is a natural choice for interior design, it can be appealing to throw in unexpected colors as well.

While silver may be the most obvious pairing choice for gray, golden yellow lamps, frames and wall art add elegance, drama and warmth to this blue and gray decor.

A Chic Collaboration

The combination of blue, gray and yellow living room decor is great for the decorator who wants a relaxing space that has a little intrigue. Balanced by chic, neutral gray, these bright shades will sing in your living room decor.