The Best Neutral Paint Colors For Your Home

August 5, 2021

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The best neutral paint color roundup for your home is one scroll away! This week we’re chatting about all things neutral and our go-to interior shades that work well in just about every home.

Choosing to go with a neutral paint shade in your home is a timeless decision that actually provides you with ample options! Many people think neutral is another word for beige; however, neutral could also infer bright whites or deep, dark grays. Nonetheless, these shades have a way of setting the canvas for your space to get creative with accents and pallets. Neutral paint shades also offer the promise that as your style changes, its timeless shades will grow with you.

If you are looking for the best neutral paint for your space, scroll through this post for photo examples and their undertone details before making your final choice!

BENJAMIN MOORE CLASSIC GRAY

Classic Gray is used in the main living space at #thetonkahouse

For us, Classic Gray is the chameleon of neutrals. We love using it as a soft neutral that works as a base for any decor style. While this is a universal shade, it still offers the perfect amount of contrast against white trim. We’ve used it in the #thetonkahouse, the #raspberryhillhouse, and #thetreehousereno, and we love how versatile it is!

BENJAMIN MOORE SWISS COFFEE

Swiss Coffee was used in the foyer at #thelakeloft

We have to say that Swiss Coffee is the perfect choice for a neutral off-white color that works beautifully for interiors and exteriors alike. It tends to look slightly warm in tone, but never yellow! We used Swiss Coffee at #thelakeloft, and we love how inviting it makes our entryway feel.

BENJAMIN MOORE GRAY OWL

We used Gray Owl at the #daytonhorsehouse in the main living space

Gray Owl is a tried and true shade of ours that definitely lyes on the true grey spectrum. It’s more of a mid to light neutral gray, and it’s one of Benjamin Moore’s best-selling neutral paint colors. If you’re looking for a gray paint color that adds some brightness but is still gray, then we recommend this paint color!

BENJAMIN MOORE ALASKAN SKIES

Alaskan Skies was used at the #independencecustom in the main living space

The perfect neutral shade might not exist, but Alaskan Skies certainly comes close! We find that this neutral shade is both peaceful and luminous at the same time, making it a go-to for living rooms, kitchens, and even bathrooms. It works almost anywhere. Alaskan Skies is a Benjamin Moore Classic (for obvious reasons)!

BENJAMIN MOORE SEA PEARL

Sea Pearl was used in the pool bath at the #countrysidecustom

Sea Pearl is our go-to neutral white shade and is a part of the Benjamin Moore Off-White Color collection. This shade is inherently sophisticated and endlessly versatile for any space within your home. Sea Pearl offers the clean and crisp white look you’re after while also bringing warmth and character to your space. It’s truly a jack of all trades!

Who knew choosing the perfect neutral shade could be so difficult? If you’re looking to skip the trial phase of painting your walls numerous different colors to find the perfect one, we promise these shades are worth the plunge. Did we miss one of your go-to neutral shades? Let us know your tried-and-true shades below!

Other Helpful Links

THE BEST WHITE PAINT COLORS FOR YOUR HOME

OUR FAVORITE PAINT COLORS

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT PAINT COLOR FOR YOUR SPACE

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