I'll never be a person who decorates with neutrals. Not because I don't love how clean and fresh it looks, but because I don't seem to get it right. When I try neutrals, it turns out looking bland and boring.
I found these pictures of rooms that were done well with neutrals, and I love them. I think the trick is to use a lot of natural elements. Wood, brick, rattan, wicker, glass are great things to use when making neutral look cool. Check them out:
Pictures found here.