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Monday, February 25, 2013

Benjamin Moore's Best Beige Paint Colours Part 2

Benjamin Moore HC-26 ~ Monroe Bisque


Although many of today's homeowners are opting to paint their walls in trendy shades of grey, there are still those of us who love the natural warmth of a beautiful beige.

After receiving such a positive response to my original post: Benjamin Moore's Best Beige Paint Colours, I decided to share a few more of my favorite BM beiges.



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Each with their own unique undertone, these light to mid-toned beige paint colours create a soft and inviting backdrop for both modern and traditional design styles.

Did you spot a shade of beige that you think would be the perfect colour for your own home?

~ Wendi ~ xo

20 Reader Comment(s):

The enchanted home said...

Beautiful (and helpful post) for anyone considering a good beige. I used Manchester tan in my old family room and loved it, its warm without being too yellow. Enjoy your day!

Jennifer@ClassicStyleHome said...

I love Manchester Tan!

Infuse With Liz said...

Ooh I am enjoying these posts! We are still considering what color to use in the living room. I need something with a hint of green but not overbearing. I like that Manchester Tan. I'll pull that out of my color fan deck!

Julie Taylor and Danni Greenwalt said...

I used Benjamin Moore HC 24....its similar to your first image. I believe its a little darker but its in the warm tones. Its really pretty.

Teresa at Splendid Sass said...

It is so difficult to chose a beige color! Thank you for sharing this list, Wendi.
Happy Monday.
Teresa
xoxo

Designed by Nature said...

These paint colour posts are so helpful, Wendi!! I think I like Bleeker Beige the best. It looks like a great neutral that would go with anything.
-Bunny xox

Amy@eatsleepdecorate said...

I love the Bleeker Beige! It seems like it would be a great match for almost any home no matter the style! I will be pinning this once again!

Anonymous said...

Thank you for listing the undertones. I have a hard time seeing them on my own. It's an important part of picking the paint color. Very helpful post, thanks again.

Calypso In The Country said...

I have Monroe Bisque in my home but mine always looks much more yellow than your first picture. I have always liked it in person but whenever I take a picture in my house, I want to change it! I love how you listed the undertones - so important when choosing colors! Great post!
-Shelley

Nancy said...

I like the last one, but I love the light fixture in the first image! How fun. I think I'm done with beige...wonder what the 'new beige' is this year? I think gray might have been last year...what do you think?
xo Nancy
Powellbrowerhome.com

Anonymous said...

Thank you for your great posts on BM colors. I get very confused with respect to undertones. I painted my entry way BM Lighthouse Landing. I love it!! I'm a little disconcerted that it has a red undertone because my beige carpet has yellow undertones and I think that yellow and red undertones used together clash?? The entry is floor is oak but the carpet is only a few feet away. Should I repaint with a beige that has a yellow undertone?
Jan Walton

Wendi @ Classic Chic Home said...

Hi Jan,
Please send me an email and I'd be happy to discuss your concerns about your front entry paint colour.
~ Wendi

Carolyn@Sweet Chaos said...

I don't have any beige at the moment, but I do like Manchester Tan. Pretty photos!

Anna said...

Oh my gosh, I love your list! I'm thinking about using Brandon Beige for my guest bathroom, and your post inspires me to move forward with that plan! I also used Manchester Tan for my dining room and I couldn't be happier with how it turned out:
http://www.thewriterandresidence.com/virtual-tour-dining-room/

Anonymous said...

Love these two posts on "beiges" - I am not in keeping with the present "gray addiction" that is seen everywhere lately.
I feel these warm colors are timeless and will always be in style.
Thanks for narrowing the choices for us.
Lauren

Anonymous said...

I have Monro bisque on the walls ... and I have a white on the base boards, but looking for something to go with the monroe bisque on the windows.?

Anonymous said...

What beige would you suggest for the whole house. I have cork bm in my dining room. You see that color from the living room, which is connected to the rest of the house.I don't want a yellow undertone.

Gwen said...

nice

Anonymous said...

What is the best white for trim to compliment Manchester tan? From the picture above it looks creamy white which I like.

Karen said...

Yes, I would like to know what white would look good with Manchester tan as well. Bleeker too.

Karen

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