mixing Aura sheens

cal_dreamerMarch 26, 2012

I have a few gallons of Aura paint colors that I decided not to use. From my daughter's house I have some that is too dark, and from mine, too light.

For fun I want to mix them together in different proportions to see if I can come up with something I like for a spare bedroom.

Unfortunately, I just realized that some of the paint is matte and some is eggshell. Can I mix them? The final sheen on the wall doesn't really matter, I'm just worried about separation or clumping or ???

Anyone mixed different sheens together before?

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paintguy22

It should be fine as long as you mix it very well.

    Bookmark   March 27, 2012 at 1:33AM
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cal_dreamer

Thanks, I hate to waste it. We used Harmony at my daughter's house, then had it modified with a touch of green to make it less "fleshy" but then felt it was too dark.

I bought Battenberg for my living room, but it turned too weird yellow in the late afternoon.

Between the two colors, there's probably a nice neutral tan/beige for my back room - which is now a dark battleship blue/gray.

I'll mix it with a drill attachment when I get the proportions right.

Thanks Paintguy!

    Bookmark   March 27, 2012 at 10:22AM
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