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Annie’s Go-To White Paint Colors

If you’re looking to spruce up a room in your home, it’s no secret that the easiest way is with a fresh coat of paint—white paint, if you ask us.

While some may think white paint lacks a certain “wow factor,” we can’t get enough of this timeless color family! From warm buttery hues that yield a tinge of yellow or beige to cool and crisp shades that offer hints of pink, blue or gray, there’s no shortage of beauty found within the white rainbow.

When it comes time to choose the perfect shade of white for your walls, however, we understand that the task can be overwhelming (to say the least). With this challenge in mind, Annie compiled a list of her go-to whites for the home, with hopes that you’ll find the whole process a bit easier and more enjoyable.

Without further ado, here are Annie’s most beloved, tried and true shades of white:


  1. Farrow and Ball: Pointing 2003

A warm white with hints of yellow, this shade looks beautiful alongside almost every paint color and all on its own.  Try pairing it with other shades of white to create a lovely monochromatic color scheme.


Photo: pointing 2013

Source: Farrow & Ball Website (us.farrow-ball.com)


  1. Valspar: Honeymilk

With just a hint of beige, this soft off-white hue is a timeless, ideal neutral for any room.


Photo: Honeymilk

Source: elledecor.com


  1. Sherwin-Williams: Dover White

Clean and inviting with just the right amount of beige, this beauty pairs nicely with purples, blues, greens, yellows and reds.


Photo: dover white

Source: homebunch.com


  1. Benjamin Moore: Decorator’s White

Crisp and modern, this white offers lots of warmth while staying true to its roots in any lighting situation.


Photo: Best-Benjamin-Moore-Decorators-White

Source: http://decor.immocercle.com/


  1. Benjamin Moore: White Opulence

With hints of yellow and beige, this versatile shade captures light beautifully and yields a warm, inviting glow year-round.


Photo: White Opulence

Source: Vogue.com

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