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Paint - is there a modern alternative to magnolia?

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Finbar Mon 20-Jun-16 18:13:33

We've got to paint hallways landings and stairs in a neutral colour and one that won't darken the area any more than it is.
Any suggestions as to what light, non-offensive, ideally on-trend colours I should look at?

2cats2many Mon 20-Jun-16 18:14:13

Yes- antique white.

plimsolls Mon 20-Jun-16 18:16:19

Dulux Clouded Pearl? It's a pale blue/grey white.

And isn't there a Timeless White that's popular on here? I haven't seen it in real life though.

whois Mon 20-Jun-16 18:23:34

Dulex timeless white. One coat. Boom.

whois Mon 20-Jun-16 18:29:54

Did my whole house in timeless white ready for sale and it looked lovely.

Tinklypoo Mon 20-Jun-16 18:30:09

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GrandmaJosephine Mon 20-Jun-16 18:56:31

Polished pebble by dulux. Lovely pale grey

TheImprobableGirl Mon 20-Jun-16 18:57:28

I thought everything was F&B elephant breath nowadays? Or have the times moved on... Or greige ?

Finbar Mon 20-Jun-16 21:16:34

this is great - thanks. The Dulux site is rather good too. ALthough the whites all look very yellow.

Marmitelover55 Mon 20-Jun-16 21:31:46

Another vote for Dulux Timeless

Ilikedogs Mon 20-Jun-16 21:37:38

We have Dulux Egyptian cotton (very light grey) in the hallways and Dulux timeless in our front room. Both are good neutrals.

IntelligentPutty Mon 20-Jun-16 21:50:32

Second Egyptian cotton.. It's beautiful and light but not a hint of the ghastly yellowy magnolia

JillyTheDependableBoot Mon 20-Jun-16 23:50:21

Dulux Almond White is lovely. Warm but not yellow at all. But it is a very neutral neutral - in my own home unless it was very light I'd want something a bit cooler.

Ruhrpott Tue 21-Jun-16 00:16:10

We have natural hessian, looks great. Not as yellow as magnolia

morningtoncrescent62 Thu 23-Jun-16 10:39:43

I have deluxe Rocksalt - lovely very pale grey.

CremeDeSudo Thu 23-Jun-16 11:21:25

Hate Magnolia. We're buying a new build soon and they're painting Magnolia throughout. I'd prefer white!

I like Natural Calico as a neutral shade. Lighter than Magnolia but less yellowy.

Donatellalymanmoss Thu 23-Jun-16 17:22:37

Jasmine white would be good for a dark space.

Donatellalymanmoss Thu 23-Jun-16 17:23:29

creme why don't you ask them to do a different colour?

CremeDeSudo Thu 23-Jun-16 20:23:01

We'd have to pay extra. Its 75 a room for white! Already paying out enough so it'll have to wait for now sadly..

Donatellalymanmoss Thu 23-Jun-16 20:26:03

Could you buy them the paint? £75 extra a room is ridiculous!!

CremeDeSudo Thu 23-Jun-16 20:45:51

Maybe I'll ask...good idea wink

ChishandFips33 Thu 23-Jun-16 22:07:24

Timeless here...or natural calico

MargotsDevil Thu 23-Jun-16 23:29:50

B and Q Cotton Flower may be a replacement for Cotton White? I love it. DuluxTimeless was far too yellow for me.

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