Can't find the right gray. Please help!
ilovelattes
April 24, 2014 in Design Dilemma
Looking for a beautiful light soft gray paint for a south facing open concept living/kitchen area. Something to reflect light during the day and have a cozy feel at night.
I love BM Balboa Mist (top swatch) but I find it's pulling mauve-y in this room. The bottom swatches are Barren Plain (too dark) and Gray Owl (too blue-ish and dark).

Any suggestions on what to try next?
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sondramartina
I've tried many of them and I was able to find one without purple or green or blue undertone

It was Sherwin Williams Dorian Gray
1 Like   Thanked by ilovelattes    April 24, 2014 at 10:43AM
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howellmsue
revere pewter or a lighter edgecomb grey
1 Like   April 24, 2014 at 11:54AM
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ilovelattes
^ I've looked at swatches of those but I was afraid that they'd look beige in warmer light.
   April 24, 2014 at 11:58AM
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Jayne
I'm currently doing the same thing! I have swatches of gray painted all over my living room. We had several contenders, but I think we are going to go with Behr Gentle Rain. It's the truest gray of our contenders. I found several to have lots of blue in them.
   April 24, 2014 at 12:09PM
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Inspired Interiors by Wendi, IIDA
Hi! Try Sherwin-Williams' # 7672 Knitting Needles. It's my go to gray!
   April 24, 2014 at 12:14PM
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Kevin Strader
Sherwin Williams "Morning Fog" or "Lazy Gray". Just used them in our basement and have gotten many compliments.
   April 24, 2014 at 12:15PM
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nroth802002
TRY FAWN BRINDLE FROM SHERWIN WILLIAMS GREAT COLOR OF GRAY THAT DOESNT CHANGE HUES & EVEN LOOKED GOOD WITH MY TAN CARPET & WHITE TRIM REALLY RICH & WARMING!
   April 24, 2014 at 12:21PM
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