The Perfect Neutral Paint Colour: An Easy Home Upgrade

The key to staging a house properly is allowing the buyer to be able to see themselves in the house. This translates into keeping paint, decor, and furnishings neutral and easily changeable. There is a fine line between "boring" and "neutral" when it comes to decorating and home staging. These go-to neutrals with subtle shades will be anything but boring when executed in your home. Here are 16 neutrals to help sell your house.

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1. Blue/Greens

 1. Quick Silver (Sherwin Williams) 2. Patriotic Blue (Benjamin Moore) 3. Wickham Gray (Benjamin Moore 4. Light Blue (Farrow and Ball)

1. Quick Silver (Sherwin Williams) 2. Patriotic Blue (Benjamin Moore) 3. Wickham Gray (Benjamin Moore 4. Light Blue (Farrow and Ball)

A blue or green based neutral paint colours is a subtle way to add a calm and refreshing light to a room. These colours are cool and dreamy and are a great way to add interest without being too bold.

2. Whites 

 1. Simply White (Benjamin Moore) 2. Borrowed Light (Farrow and Ball) 3. Chantilly Lace (Benjamin Moore)

1. Simply White (Benjamin Moore) 2. Borrowed Light (Farrow and Ball) 3. Chantilly Lace (Benjamin Moore)

White is an instant classic to add to your home. White paint colours are classic, bright and clean. While a large number of neutral paint colours can appear to be white or "off white", these colours have a brighter base and will appear as a crisp white in a room. Pure white is a simple way to add simplicity to a space.

3.Pinks/Purples

 1. Opulent Opal (Behr) 2. Oyster (Benjamin Moore) 3. Spooled White (Dunn-Edwards) 4. Touch of Gray (Benjamin Moore) 5. Morristown (Benjamin Moore)

1. Opulent Opal (Behr) 2. Oyster (Benjamin Moore) 3. Spooled White (Dunn-Edwards) 4. Touch of Gray (Benjamin Moore) 5. Morristown (Benjamin Moore)

Light pink and pale purple toned paints are a softer and more feminine way to add neutrality to your home. These paint colours add a coziness and gentle feel to your walls. They are warmer tones which can be beneficial when painting large spaces with larges windows and lots of natural light.

4. Grey/Beige 

 1. Silver Fox (Benjamin Moore) 2. Halo (Benjamin Moore) 3. Alabaster (Sherwin Williams) 4. Portland Gray (Benjamin Gray)

1. Silver Fox (Benjamin Moore) 2. Halo (Benjamin Moore) 3. Alabaster (Sherwin Williams) 4. Portland Gray (Benjamin Gray)

The most classic and versatile neutral is the grey or beige toned neutral. These colours are timeless and sophisticated and can be a great jumping off point for any colour palette. Designers and homeowners often jump to these colours because of the neutrality they offer compared to other tones. 

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