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Help picking neutral for north facing house

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Anomaly Sat 20-Feb-16 17:36:14

Right my house is north facing, lounge and hall both dark. I would like to paint them a neutral colour, white, cream, grey or similar. I'd like something to make them brighter. Ideally I'd like it to be a 'popular' colour that isn't likely to be discontinued anytime soon as I'll need to touch up fairly often due to kids and dogs.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

HeyMacWey Sat 20-Feb-16 17:38:45

Timeless by dulux is a popular choice. We have it in north facing rooms and I like it.

TheHighPriestessOfTinsel Sat 20-Feb-16 17:40:13

Almond White? I think it can be a bit magnolia in south facing areas, but more classicly cream in north.

HarlettOScara Sat 20-Feb-16 17:40:58

I was coming to recommend Dulux Timeless as well. It was the only shade that worked in my North facing living room in my last house.

Anomaly Sat 20-Feb-16 18:46:06

That's great, timeless it will be!

Pootles2010 Mon 22-Feb-16 11:16:32

We're using a copy of F&B's pale powder - it works pretty much anywhere. It is actually a very pale green, but looks grey in certain lights, but the green means its warm.

We got a Valspar copy of it, went in to get it matched & they already had it programmed in. Apparently we were the 8th couple that day to ask for it.

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