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Looking for the right white and losing my mind!

Sanjana Pillay
5 years ago

I live in a 1987 built CA home with high ceilings open plan no architectural details what so ever (no molding or frames or casings). My style is a mid century modern with enough color and textures to make it warm. After living with dull mud colored beige for 5 years since we bought, I finally have budgeted the $$ to retexture from knockdown texture to 80/20 and am looking for a crisper white that is no too stark and cold but not beige or yellow or too bright either. So far, I have tried walls with


1) Strong White from Farrow and Ball a bit too beige for the light we get in MB but I have to live withe it.

2) BM cloud nine for kids room but a tad too much of the green undertones.

3) BM Super white: Fine in the mornings but shadowy and stark as soon as the light goes down.


Now these mistakes on the second floor, I have to live with and they are not awful. But the 1600 downstairs is open and would be an awfully expensive mistake and hard to live with. So calling all paint pros who delve in white to please help! THANK YOU!!!

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