Paint Colours in my Home

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I wanted to break down all of the different colours in my home, plus a little further down you’ll find my favourite paint sheens and when I use them. I hope this is helpful plus you can save the 2 graphics so you have them at a later date!

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Paint Colours

White Dove by Benjamin Moore

 

Natural Cream by Benjamin Moore

 

Chantilly Lace by Benjamin Moore

Walls/Shiplap in the Kitchen

 

October Mist by Benjamin Moore

 

Sea Pearl (walls) and Pale Oak (cabinet) by Benjamin Moore

 

Paint Sheens

This is just a general guide of paint sheens and when I use them! I often pick the same colour for the walls and trim, but change the sheen so it gives them a bit of a different look!

 

 

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14 Comments

  1. Denise
    April 22, 2022 /

    Hi
    Love your colors.
    We are going to redo our kitchen. I like the color of your cabinets.
    I don’t want to use gloss as it shows imperfections so can I use satin on kitchen cabinets? Or is semi gloss better
    Thank you 😊

  2. Emma Courtney
    Author
    April 22, 2022 /

    Hey Denise, my cabinets are closest to a Pearl finish, a satin would work as well! Hope this helps.
    Emma

  3. Sandra Trotter
    May 24, 2022 /

    So inspirational.

  4. Andrea
    July 6, 2022 /

    Hello!

    Your kitchen is gorgeous and such an inspiration. What sheens did you use on the kitchen walls and wainscoting?

  5. Emma Courtney
    Author
    July 7, 2022 /

    Thank you so much Andrea. The kitchen walls are eggshell and the bathroom wainscoting is pearl finish, but I could have used semi-gloss as well.

  6. Basw
    July 15, 2022 /

    Perfect

  7. Dikova
    July 15, 2022 /

    Thank you this is helpful. Do you happen to know what Sherwin Williams dupe might be? Thanks

  8. Emma Courtney
    Author
    July 18, 2022 /

    For what colour?

  9. Celeste
    September 1, 2022 /

    What are your thoughts on doing two different whites for trim and walls? White dove walls and simply white trim?

  10. Emma Courtney
    Author
    September 19, 2022 /

    I think that would look nice, it’s a more traditional look and creates more of a contrast between the two so they stand out more.

  11. Sylvie Ozell
    November 4, 2022 /

    So inspirational ! I love what your doing ! I plan to repaint my living and dining room. I will use White Dove for the walls and the trims. What about the ceiling ??? I have a Victorian new house with a lot of trims. Want to make it more farm house.
    Your thoughts for the Color of the ceiling ?
    Thank you so much !

  12. Emma Courtney
    Author
    November 4, 2022 /

    Sylvie, Thank you so much! My living room and dining room are white dove everything. When you switch the sheen it makes them appear a little different but match perfectly. If you did white dove: walls eggshell, ceiling flat, trim semi-gloss it would be a nice mix.
    Emma x

  13. Christina
    November 17, 2022 /

    Hi Emma, I will be emulating a lot of your paint colours.
    What colour have you done the interior doors?
    For example the doors to your bedrooms and bathrooms?

  14. Emma Courtney
    Author
    November 18, 2022 /

    I believe they are all White Dove by Benjamin Moore! I haven’t repainted any but I think that is what the previous owners used!

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