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What colour is your hall/stairs/landing?

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WireCat Fri 27-Feb-15 22:37:37

Ours is currently a horrible yellow.

Half papered & half painted.

It's getting decorated at the end of March.

It needs to be a light colour. One colour under the dado & another at the top.

Just wondering what colour to paint it. I don't like blue. Don't really want green either.

I'm just afraid I will end up with boring shades of beige!

BumWad Fri 27-Feb-15 22:39:25

F&B pavilion grey. It's nice

WireCat Fri 27-Feb-15 22:43:28

Will look that colour up. Thanks .

Rewy Fri 27-Feb-15 22:44:16

Cornflower white

BikeRunSki Fri 27-Feb-15 22:46:48

Dulux sunshine yellow.
I love it.

wfrances Fri 27-Feb-15 22:47:18

f&b shaded white bottom of dado
all woodwork,ceiling,top of dado -f&b all white
dark wood floor

beanandspud Fri 27-Feb-15 22:47:54

Magnolia. Sorry.

emwithme Fri 27-Feb-15 22:48:56

Dulux natural calico. Boring but not magnolia.

wonkylegs Fri 27-Feb-15 22:51:56

Have just changed ours from previous owners 2 shades of yellow to black below dado, creamy off white above with brilliant white woodwork. It looks very chic and surprisingly much lighter than it previously was, I was worried as downstairs is quite dark as there are no windows but it looks great. I think it helps that it's a Victorian house so the proportions of wall above 2/3rds means that the dark paint >1/3rd doesn't overwhelm the wall just grounds it. I saw something similar on F&B website with a dark plum colour that worked well too if black is too scary.

WireCat Fri 27-Feb-15 22:54:10

Lots of ideas here, thank you. It's quite a large space. It's a 70's house.
Not very light though.

I love purple, but sadly wouldn't suit that space.

mrspink27 Fri 27-Feb-15 22:56:39

Do you need the dado?

TallboyMcChesty Fri 27-Feb-15 22:58:55

Farrow and Ball Tallow mixed in Dulux Diamond Matt. Love it.

NotLoveActually Fri 27-Feb-15 23:01:46

Extreme clean sparkling white, and the one wall a dark-ish grey colour. nicer than it sounds!!

rationaloptimist123 Fri 27-Feb-15 23:02:00

STRICTLY Farrow & Ball Clunch in this house


rationaloptimist123 Fri 27-Feb-15 23:02:35

That was irony btw

Ihatemytoes Fri 27-Feb-15 23:03:55

Dulux Porcelain Doll. A lovely soft grey

WireCat Fri 27-Feb-15 23:04:30

We don't need the dado but it's lots of work to remove it. Plus I think it will be nice to have 2 colour shades.

WireCat Fri 27-Feb-15 23:05:26

And there was me going to google it rationaloptimist grin

BawbagBiggins Fri 27-Feb-15 23:14:09

Sometimes it looks white and gold, sometimes it looks blue and black!

But in reality it's F&B amonite but in Johnstones paint

beachyhead Fri 27-Feb-15 23:16:07

Elephants Breath from F&B

WireCat Fri 27-Feb-15 23:21:40

Ha ha bawbag

Kids at school kept shoving their phones in my face today asking me what colour the dress was. Thought it was something to do with their prom, which is more important that their GCSEs hmm

wowfudge Fri 27-Feb-15 23:36:21

We have Crown Wheatgrass above the dado and F&B Oxford Stone below.

Kitsmummy Sat 28-Feb-15 07:45:44

F&B Purbeck Stone (being painted tomorrow) but it will be darker than you're looking for

TeacupDrama Sat 28-Feb-15 08:14:38

Unfortunately previous owners painted all the wood chip a lovely hideous shade of deep olive. Goes beautifully with deep Victorian cornicing shock

Madamecastafiore Sat 28-Feb-15 08:16:44

Mouses back so no good for you.

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