" True Gray" for Door & Shutters(Briarwood Siding)

nehomeNovember 11, 2012

My two story colonial style home currently has clapboard siding painted BM Briarwood, trim is off white,shutters and front door are currently a high gloss black. I was thinking of softening the black a bit and going with a dark gray. Some of the BM paint chips I've picked up have a navy cast to them in the sunlight (BM witching hour, gravel gray, racoon fur,day's end) I have three other swatches (wrought iron, gray, black panther)that I don't think have a navy cast but I've been looking at so many shades of gray and black I'm not sure anymore. Can anyone recommend a true gray accent color that works well with Briarwood? I'm off to buy samples for the 3 paint chips that I think will work.

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You might want to try posting this on the Home Decorating forum.

I'm having difficulty imagining BM Briarwood with gray because Briarwood looks brown on my screen.

    Bookmark   November 15, 2012 at 10:42AM
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I can't comment on the Briarwood color you mentioned but I have Black Panther on my bathroom cabinet - it's a nice black, soft not too stark. A nice color if you are looking for a softer look. I can't comment how it looks in the sun, it's a small bath without natural sunlight.

    Bookmark   November 26, 2012 at 5:55PM
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