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Can anyone recommend a light grey for whole house walls

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CambsAlways Sat 13-Jun-20 08:59:27

I’m looking for a nice modern light grey for all over the house can anyone recommend thanks

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squarecloud Sat 13-Jun-20 09:06:33

We've recently painted our living room dulux cornflower white, which is a very light grey. We love it.

We painted the kitchen dulux rock salt, which is an even lighter grey - more of an off white than grey though.

itsmymess Sat 13-Jun-20 09:14:15

My whole house is RAL 9002

I used dulux trade paint made up in this colour

Skirtings little greene French grey light

whatisthislifesofullofcare Sat 13-Jun-20 13:36:09


Do you just ask them in a paint centre to mix it?
Can you buy sample pots?
Also - have you a photo? I have been trying to find the perfect shade for months, about 40 test pots later and they are still too lilac/blue/green/brown.

I’ve used LG french grey pale before, thought it had the palest sage tinge, really liked it and it went well with a nordic pale floor...but this house has sand coloured carpets that I can’t change and is north facing, so I need a slightly warmer greige. TY

bluerad Sat 13-Jun-20 13:45:46

Dulux White Mist is whiteish with a grey tinge and a bit 'cold' but looks lovely. polished Pebble is more grey and warmer.

YippieKayakOtherBuckets Sat 13-Jun-20 15:33:52

Johnstone’s trade in 0903-R60B. A very very pale cool grey.

WitchSharkadder Sat 13-Jun-20 15:39:33

Dulux polished pebble. I've just painted DS's room and it and it's light enough but still very warm.

Lemonsaretheonlyfruit Sat 13-Jun-20 15:46:11

I recently painted all of the walls pebble shore by dulux. It's really nice

CockCarousel Sat 13-Jun-20 15:47:52

Valspar beluga is a really nice light purpley grey. V similar to F&B great white, but not as much of a faff to paint with.

Franticbutterfly Sat 13-Jun-20 15:54:16

Blackened or Ammonite from Farrow and Ball is nice.

BernadetteRostankowskiWolowitz Sat 13-Jun-20 15:57:12

Dulux Goosedown.

Sundaysiesta Sat 13-Jun-20 15:57:31

We had to work with beige carpets in our last home. Deluxe Just Walnut is the perfect grey / greige to bring a modern look without replacing carpets.

whatisthislifesofullofcare Sat 13-Jun-20 15:59:57

siesta thanks

HildaSnibbs Sat 13-Jun-20 16:05:15

My whole house is in Farrow & Ball Ammonite - one of my favourite paint colours - very very pale grey.

itsmymess Sat 13-Jun-20 16:51:14

Yes Brewers made it up for me. RAL are standard colours. Whatever size pots of their base paint so yes I had some very small ones.

This is a useful website

Lightbee Sat 13-Jun-20 16:59:03

Dulux Just walnut is a lovely light neutral grey.

AuntieDolly Sat 13-Jun-20 17:03:45

I really like Crown Cloud Burst

Nixee2231 Sat 13-Jun-20 19:00:59

I have a combination of Skimming stone (lighter) and Elephant's breath (darker) by F&B in the whole house. They are 2 different shades of taupe but it is a very neutral one unlike some others that are pink or green or brown tinten. With our lighting they both look like warm gray and I absolutely adore them both. They go with both warm and cold tones so I find them very flexible.

Kopsy Sun 14-Jun-20 10:56:44

Dulux Just Walnut smile

Katyy Sun 14-Jun-20 17:59:01

Dulux trade paint in swansdown it’s a lovely really soft grey. We tried dulux polished pebble first but found it too dark and cold.

atomicnotsoblonde Wed 17-Jun-20 17:59:54

I've used Egyptian cotton. It looks really good.

minipie Thu 18-Jun-20 12:42:23

Little Greene French Grey Pale
Designers Guild Polished Cement
Sanderson Flint Grey

all have a slight blue/green tint to them but warm not icy

Chrispackhamspoodle Fri 19-Jun-20 10:58:02

Dulux eygyptian cotton is a perfect griege
Polished pebble has a blue tinge
White mist is so pale it almost looks white in my daughters room
I recommend getting any colour mixed up in Johnsons acrylic matt-used this in my daughters room and not only does it go on beautifully but you can scrub off marks without damaging the paint.

palacegirl77 Fri 19-Jun-20 13:56:01

Dulux polished pebble. Loved it so much I bought more and did more the rooms the same. Lovely very light grey

louisthetrumpetswan Fri 19-Jun-20 14:03:32

We've got Egyptian cotton, Polished pebble and Cornflower blue out of the ones that people have mentioned.

The light makes a huge difference with greys. Polished pebble looks light and bright in a room with good light. EC looks distinctly greige in our landing but greyer in the hallway with more natural light.

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