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Dark blue, almost navy paint recommendations...

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spotty26 Fri 07-Mar-14 13:51:14

Can anyone recommend a nice colour with good coverage? Ideally only 2 coats.

Thanks

OnePlanOnHouzz Fri 07-Mar-14 17:00:17

In my experience going from a light colour to a dark usually takes at least 3 coats no matter what type of paint it is ?! F&B have some lovely blues ! Best to see a good size samples in the room so you can see the effect with the amount of light in the room !

anotherverydullusername Fri 07-Mar-14 17:37:43

Hague Blue from F&B is lovely. I have a very similar inky blue in one room and it gets a lot of appreciation!

noddyholder Fri 07-Mar-14 18:08:13

Craig and Rose smalt looks great and coverage is excellent.

WiseChildren Fri 07-Mar-14 18:11:54

Dulux Teal Tension covered well in two coats.
Found it a bit oppressive to live with tbh, although it's a lovely colour it will be going soon!

tobiasfunke Fri 07-Mar-14 18:16:46

I used this on some sliding doors that were painted white. It only took 2 coats. It has been admired.

www.diy.com/search/crown%27s%20original/Crown-Originals-Matt-Paint-1987-Denim-2-5L-11117857

ShoeWhore Fri 07-Mar-14 18:46:45

I had a nightmare finding a nice navy blue. Got some mixed up from the Valspar range in B&Q in the end. Very pleased with it and they have hundreds of colours.

spotty26 Fri 07-Mar-14 21:01:04

Thanks everyone. Will investigate in the paint shop.

IHeartKingThistle Fri 07-Mar-14 21:05:26

We have F+B drawing room blue. Not as dark as Hague Blue but pretty dark and gorgeous.

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