Jump to content

White illusion anyone? white paint colours needed

  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 Rosepickles

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:31 AM


Just wondering if anyone has any recommendations for white interior paint colours. I am soon moving into a new place that is quite small and looking at painting the walls in some kind of white. The flooring will be bamboo in the living areas - here is a link if anyone wants to see http://www.premiumfloors.com.au/bamboo/arc-bamboo-champagne/ and will be putting carpet in the bedrooms (haven't picked the colour yet).

My friend recommended white illusion as she used it in her previous house, so unfortunately I cant go and see it in real life. I am looking for a white that is not too stark but also not a yellow or creamy colour and also not too grey, if that makes sense.

I will be trying a sample pots but thought I would see if anyone had any recommendations of something they have used and loved.

Thanks original.gif

#2 josh2003

Posted 24 January 2013 - 12:45 PM

We've just painted our new extension in half Resene Alabaster which is just a clean, chalky white. It certainly doesn't look yellow, but doesn't look too stark at the same time.

If I can take a decent picture that shows the colour, I'll post it this afternoon if you like.

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

  • ek-comp-springfree

    Win a Springfree Trampoline!

    Click now for your chance to WIN a Springfree Trampoline (R54 Compact Round) plus Australia-wide delivery ? valued up to $1774!

  • <i></i>

    How dogs could make children better readers

    Issues around children learning to read are rarely out of the news. Which is hardly surprising – becoming a successful reader is of paramount importance in improving a child's life chances. Nor is it surprising that reading creates a virtuous circle: the more you read the better you become. But what may come as a surprise is that reading to dogs is gaining popularity as a way of addressing concerns about children's reading.

  • <i></i>

    Mum's warning about 'creeps' on popular teen app

    Just when you thought it was totally safe to let your kids on social media (just kidding, nobody really thinks that), here comes another warning of ways creeps will try to contact our kids.

  • <i></i>

    Let preschoolers invent their own spelling, experts say

    Find out how to help your child in the light of the new findings.

  • <p>

    Do your kids get too many presents? There's an app for that

    Three out of four Australians believe they are overspending on their kids by hundreds of dollars each month. And then there's the gifts.


Top 5 Viewed Articles

Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.