Everyone’s got their undies in a bundle over that book, Fifty Shades of Grey. It’s tantalizing and all, but, really, isn’t fifty shades a bit excessive? Over at the home tome headquarters, I wouldn’t say that grey is the dominant color, but we have a few shades and we think they are rather…nifty.
For example, these knitted “poufs” (kind of like ottomans) from cb2 in the yoga studio/dance floor portion of our living room:
And this charming blow fish tea set so kindly given to us by my Aunt Margaret for our wedding:
What’s not to love about this neutral bathmat in our super-sixties guest bathroom? (Paired with a twig-themed shower curtain (also from cb2).
I picked up this basket from a street fair in Manhattan a long time ago, and it goes well with the grey laminate flooring we had installed (from IKEA, now discontinued).
Got this elephant watering can for one dollar at a local yard sale last summer:
Just have a look at this grill cozy: if that isn’t sexy, I don’t know what is:
Come to think of it, pretty much the entire exterior of our house is grey:
So take that, bestselling book! We clearly have it going on over here, too. After all, where shades of grey are concerned, isn’t it more about quality than quantity?