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Tile Color Spotlight: 3 Looks with Shetland Wool

By Pearl

In the world of decorating, neutrals play well with others, and Shetland Wool is no exception. Beloved by all for its ability to bridge the gap between classic and contemporary, this versatile hue can fit into almost any mold. Lending itself to a laid-back elegance, Shetland Wool’s in-between gray-beige hue (i.e. greige) strikes the perfect balance between luxe and comfort. Today, we’ve highlighted three ways to decorate with this sumptuously subdued hue.

Tile Color Shown: Shetland Wool

Marbled Magnificence

We love marble, and it’s even harder to resist when paired with Shetland Wool’s earthy greige hue. It’s warm and inviting undertones elegantly grounds marble’s luxurious surface. And because they’re both sturdy materials for kitchens and bathrooms, marble and greige tile make for a perfect pair.

We love the imaginative use of a marble backsplash under this kitchen’s gray hood, anchored by a greige tile backdrop.

The greige paint above this bathroom’s heavenly marble wainscoting keeps the space warm and inviting.

Blue + Gold

The beauty of Shetland Wool tile is its ability to offer an elegant backdrop for almost any hue. Gold and blue especially lend greige a splash of color that feels timeless.


Just a touch of gold in your kitchen fixtures or hardware can be enough to elevate greige from subdued to sophisticated.

This blue vanity has gray undertones that are echoed in the greige tile wainscoting and play to a more masculiine aesthetic.

Consider pairing Shetland Wool and Nautical for a handsome and inspired escape.

Tile Color Shown: Shetland Wool

Tile Color Shown: Nautical

Cottage Comforts

Shetland Wool tile inevitably evokes a sense of softness and comfort, which is why it looks so at home in country-chic bathroom and kitchen designs.

To keep a greige tile wall or backsplash feeling cohesive, consider accenting other pieces with matching paint. This freestanding tub does the job beautifully.

This greige tile backsplash subtly echoes the painted cabinetry while adding a refreshing sheen to the space.

And of course, you can’t celebrate cottage chic without a beautiful mantel. This greige herringbone fireplace elegantly highlights the focal point of this refined yet rustic space.

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