The most BEAUTIFUL green-blue-gray blend paint color for walls
If you’re looking for the PERFECT blend of green, blue and gray, look no further than Sherwin Williams Comfort Gray.
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What type of paint color is Comfort Gray – is it a COLOR or a GRAY?
While its name might SUGGEST gray, Comfort Gray is actually a green paint color (blend) with the color showing up to the party JUST enough to be obvious without overstaying its welcome. We’ll get into its particular blend shortly.
With its slightly higher chroma (color), Comfort Gray can be a gorgeous choice for north-facing rooms, whereas gray paint colors with green-blue undertones can often look icy cold. It’s also a beautiful choice for south-facing rooms or spaces with western exposure, helping to balance out the warmth of the sunshine!
What’s the LRV of Comfort Gray
Comfort Gray has an LRV of 54, making it a light-medium depth paint color, but on the HIGHER side of this range for sure.
This slightly lower LRV along with its extra bit of color makes Comfort Gray a beautiful choice for bright and light rooms as well as darker rooms (as long as you’re not expecting an abundance of color).
Not sure what LRV is? It could save your paint lovin’ life – read all about it HERE.
What are the undertones of Comfort Gray? Will it look overly green or blue?
Just like the lighter version, Sherwin Williams Sea Salt, Comfort Gray is a NINJA. While it should cater to a green undertone, it easily leans into blue. However, unlike Sea Salt, it rarely becomes DOMINATED by the blue and usually shows up as a beautiful blend.
What’s the best way to sample any paint color?
Let’s take a quick break to talk about paint samples…
Undoubtedly, you’ll be heading out in the near future to grab paint samples – stop right there! I want you to check out SAMPLIZE. Samplize offers peel and stick paint samples that are more AFFORDABLE, EASIER and more ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY than traditional paint pots. Here are just a FEW reasons why I recommend Samplize to my clients…
- samples arrive ON YOUR DOORSTEP in 1 DAY, depending on location
- they’re more affordable than the samples pots/rollers/foam boards that are needed for traditional paint sampling
- if you keep the samples on their white paper, you can move them around the room
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What’s the best white trim color if my walls are Comfort Gray?
- Sherwin Williams Pure White
- Sherwin Williams Alabaster (expect the yellow undertone of Alabaster to show up a bit more against Comfort Gray)
- Benjamin Moore Chantilly Lace
Is Comfort Gray a good exterior paint color?
It’s not that Comfort Gray isn’t a good option, it’s just not a POPULAR option as the majority of homeowners lean into neutrals or white. As it relates to COLORS, more people prefer blue or green on exteriors rather than blends.
Is Comfort Gray a popular color for kitchen cabinets?
What paint colors are similar to Comfort Gray
- Benjamin Moore Gray Wisp
And if you’re thinking of color matching between brands (ie: getting Benjamin Moore to make a Sherwin Williams paint color), you might want to read THIS first.
What paint colors go well with Comfort Gray
- some light grays with blue-green undertones
- some warm light grays with gentle violet undertones
- darker blue-green blends
- some dark gray paint colors, but doesn’t love those with violet undertones
There you have it! Hopefully, you’ve figured out whether Comfort Gray is the color for you. If not, you know there’s more where that came from!
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