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BM shaker beige, putnam ivory, or bleeker beige

Posted by bbell (My Page) on
Mon, Dec 2, 13 at 23:02

I just had my kitchen painted bm hawthorne yellow and the color is totally wrong. I debated this color versus behr clam chowder for over a year and finally decided on the bm hawthorne yellow and just got tired of the white walls. Right now I wish I kept my white walls.

My cabinets are chestnut stain maple, beige backsplash, crystal granite. I get sunlight all day long in my kitchen. I was considering shaker beige, Putnam ivory, bleeker beige and maybe even Monique bisque. Does anyone have any pics or suggestions that would match my cabinet colors?


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RE: BM shaker beige, putnam ivory, or bleeker beige

HI there,

putnam ivory is great u have to try that.


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RE: BM shaker beige, putnam ivory, or bleeker beige

Here is my kitchen in Putnam Ivory, with light oak cabinets. I liked it so much I painted my living room the same color.

I painted the ceiling Elephant Tusk, which looks like a white next to the walls, but is a lot warmer.

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In progress, in natural light - you can see the ceiling color against the white light fixture. I was running out of paint, so I didn't paint behind all the cabinets.
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Looking at the two photos together, obviously the color is different with and without flash. The top one looks yellow; the bottom one is more accurate, at least on my monitor.

This post was edited by annkh on Wed, Dec 11, 13 at 18:09


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