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A little deeper bone white

I'd either like to paint living room, dining room, and hall / staircase with a little deeper shade than current bone white. Or perhaps use bone white but with a deeper shade for a contrast wall, or for hall / stairway off LR. What do you suggest?

And what color(s) for baseboards/trim? Thanks

Thanks so much for your question. I will be happy to suggest colors and ideas for you. Could you please tell me what brand of paint the Bone White is? There are several different brands with that color name.

Thanks so much!

Benjamin Moore (or Behr looks the same to me?) Although I read that B.M. has a touch of yellow, It does not look like yellowish tone in LR/DR, which has bone and brown tweedy carpeting (which looks more of a "taupey" tone to me.) Regardless of lighter trim color, are ceilings just painted "white"? (I love your suggestions, thanks!)

Whoops, I meant Olympic Bone White looks like B.M.?

Thanks for your reply. You could go either direction with your painting plans, either with a darker shade of Bone White, or with an accent wall or hallway. My first thought is to flow a deeper shade of Bone White throughout the rooms, with a nice white for trim and baseboards to offset the wall color. You could add an accent area after painting this color, if you still would like an accent.

You can order a darker shade of Benjamin Moore Bone White using the order page on That will allow you to purchase a sample in a slightly darker shade, to test on your wall. When ordering you will see an option to choose a deeper shade by percentage. This is a great way to get a darker shade of a color you love, without worrying about the variation of undertones among neutral paint colors.

The Benjamin Moore Bone White (or darker shade of this color,) could work well with your taupey carpet, but you'll want to sample to be sure.

I think that sampling color is the best place to start, as you try to decide which direction you'd like to go, especially for matching the carpet. Oh, for the ceilings, a good option is to choose the same color as your trim, but in a flat sheen.

Hope this helps,

Wow, thanks, I did not know about getting a darker shade of the same color. Any suggestion for the white color trim with the Bone White?

Because of the warmth of Benjamin Moore Bone White, you will want to stay away from white colors that are too gray or pink. Sampling the colors next to each other is the best way to choose the perfect white trim colors, also because computer monitors can vary color.

Here are a few suggestions for you to consider:

Benjamin Moore Mayonnaise OC-85

Benjamin Moore Dove Wing OC-18

Benjamin Moore Decorators White 04

Benjamin Moore White Dove 06

Thank you for your question,

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