Bathroom Paint Color Help?? Eggshell or Semi-gloss?

lisaj1354April 19, 2013

My bathroom will be ready for paint in about a week.

I'm looking for a true med/light grey that doesn't read either blue, green or pink.

I'd prefer Benjamin Moore.

Also - are people doing semi-gloss on the walls these days? Or just eggshell?

Anyone have any suggestions?

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BM Aura Bath & Spa is a bathroom paint that I used for my walls. It is a matte finish. I have Aura satin for the door and case work. But I may have purchased another line from BM for the cupboard I painted in satin.

It really is a personal preference. I can't stand the tactile texture of a matte finish, so I don't rub my hands on my walls :) I love a smooth glossy finish to touch, so I like it at the doorway. But, I love the velvet LOOK of matte. For me it also depends on how many shiny surfaces I have. I like to play off of flat with a little shine and vise versa.

    Bookmark   April 19, 2013 at 5:02PM
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BM Revere Pewter is a lovely grey - only you can say if it will read right in your space with your other finishes. I say you get some samples and try them out.

    Bookmark   April 19, 2013 at 5:18PM
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Just a note that the "new" BM paints, as I have discovered, aren't quite like the old ones... (My store has new as in, they are just changing over to new formulas).

I used eggshell on the walls of the bedrooms and pearl on the bathroom walls. Pearl was plenty shiny for me.

    Bookmark   April 20, 2013 at 10:59AM
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