subway tile + open shelves (wood tones warm up grays). dark grout, gray floor tile For kitchen, lighten cabinets to match open shelves tones, add white subway tile w grey grout and keep grey paint on wall. Consider wood tile instead of hardwood floor.
A doorway from a covered patio into a home. Everything about this semi outdoor space seems lovely to me. The arched glass door, the weathered gray deck flooring, the built in bench seating. The neutral color scheme and of course all of the natural light.
Why I love a weatherboard house - the classic shadow line created by weatherboards make these houses so much more receptive to colour than a one dimensional rendered surface, ensuring they are a designer's dream.