(Closed) What’s your favorite neutral paint color? Help NEEDED!

posted 7 years ago in Home
Post # 3
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Bee Keeper

I don’t have a go to colour, but what about the “Greige” shade that’s on the wall in the picture of the bedding?

I also like the “November Rain” in this Benjamin Moore swatch collage.

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I know most people will disagree with me but my favorite go to is some form of off white.  Eggshell white or something like that.  My reasoning is that it allows me to change up the colors in the curtains, bedding, furniture etc. as often as I want.  I wouldn’t be committed to any particular color scheme.  (I hate painting.)  It also makes the room look bigger.  For you, I think espresso furniture and that bedding would really pop with the light colored walls – as it does in the pic.  

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

The color of an iced coffee with cream… 🙂 I painted an old apartment that color and it looked so classy and matched with everything.

 

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012 - Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards

I cant make some suggestions, but what brand of paint do you want to use? That makes a difference.

What do you mean by neutral? I like gray as a neutral and could make some suggestions. However, there are some beautiful blues and greens that can be the same.

P.s. Ok. I just saw the bedding and hallway color. No beige! It’s too much beige!

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012 - Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards

The best neurals, per the House Beautiful Favorite Paint issue (consider tracking this down online. It was a special issue and I bet it’s online somewhere):

Bridesmaid or Best Man White Linen

Bridesmaid or Best Man Grant Beige

Bridesmaid or Best Man Glass Slipper

Bridesmaid or Best Man Papaya

Bridesmaid or Best Man Horizon

Bridesmaid or Best Man Mesquite

Bridesmaid or Best Man Racoon Zhollow

Bridesmaid or Best Man Pale Vista

Bridesmaid or Best Man Lookout Point

SW Honied White

C2 Bella Donna

F&B String

F&B Green Ground

Bridesmaid or Best Man = Benamin Moore

F&B = Farrw & Ball

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

My favourite neutral paint colour is Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter. We have it on whole townhouse.

Post # 11
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2010

I don’t have a specific paint color to recommend, but I love a very pale champagne as a neutral. Our living room is painted a champagne so pale you can barely tell it isn’t white, but it gives the room a warm glow that wouldn’t be there with just plain white.

Post # 12
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

My favorite go-to neutral is Benjamin Revere pewtwer color matched to Home Depot’s Behr Ultra

Post # 13
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I love hgtv’s beige from sherwin williams. we live about a mile from a sherwin williams and i am always frequenting there.

Post # 14
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

We painted most of our house (minue the bedrooms) Sand Motiff by Behr – paint and primer in one from Home Depot…here is the best picture I could find of it!

 

and the picture is sideways…but you get the idea!

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