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7 Timeless Paint Colors For Your Home

These beautiful hues will never go out of style!

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Photography: Michael Angelo Chua (Main Photo)

If you think that the classic paint color is white, then you might want to reconsider. Even though white goes with any style, there are myriad other hues that can add drama and depth to your home. And these paint colors are subtle enough to be treated as “neutrals.”

Eggshell


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If you want to take baby steps away from white, eggshell is the way to go. It’s a little bit warmer and deeper than beige, and can work in any space, from living room to nursery. For a similar color, try Boysen’s Crystal Sparkle.

READ: A Lovely, Resort-Like Home In The City

Butter yellow


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This color was once associated with mumsy, country-style houses; but this lively, vibrant hue can be used even in sleek, Scandinavian-inspired interiors like this. To get a modern version of this color, try Kinder Yellow from Boysen.

READ: A Traditional Home Gets A Scandinavian Upgrade

Blush


Millennial Pink was the hottest color of 2018, but the softer, lighter Blush is here to stay. Try mixing it with light grays and metallic for an updated look. A nice, new Blush paint color to try: Skin is In.

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READ: 5 Must-See Photos Of Millennial Pink Interiors

Terracotta


Do you still think this earthy hue is merely for Mediterranean houses? Think again, because terracotta works equally well in modern-minimalist homes. For similar paint color, try Phoenician Find.

READ: A Stunning 450sqm Modern Minimalist Home

Tiffany blue


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Robins’-egg-blue or Tiffany blue was once the “it” color a couple of years ago. But it has become a color classic, and is versatile enough to work in delicate, feminine interiors or modern, gender-neutral rooms. For a lighter take on Tiffany blue try Bluegrass Suite.

Cornflower blue


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Once the color-of-choice for little boys’ rooms, cornflower can be used throughout the house. This blue tint works especially well with other soft pastel colors. For a similar paint, try Cyber Police. 

READ: This 31sqm Condo Is A Pastel Dream

Medium warm gray


Gray has become the neutral shade du jour, and can go well with any interior, from feminine and classic, to masculine and modern. So your room won’t become too dark, paint only your major wall in this shade. Try Livestream from Boysen’s new Color Trends.

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Boysen Paints are available at hardware stores nationwide.

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