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Favorite Paint Colors ~ The New Williamsburg Collection from Benjamin Moore

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Today I’ll be previewing a portion of a palette of historical hues from the 18th and early 19th centuries instead of just one single color.  We’ll be taking a look the at Williamsburg Collection
from Benjamin Moore. This color palette has 144 timeless, beautiful paint colors .

The theme of this color collection is “where trend meets tradition”. Within the palette, there are 45 authentic Williamsburg colors curated by Benjamin Moore and The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.  For more information about Williamsburg, visit here.

Here are some of my favorites.  All of the photos are from Benjamin Moore.

Williamsburg Paint Colors from Benjamin Moore

The soft aqua and neutral tan with the crisp trim look so heavenly. It’s very reminiscent of homes found in Williamsburg.

Upper Walls:  CW-585  Ewing Blue, Lower Walls:  CW-30  Market Square Shell, Ceiling:  CW-595  Chesapeake Blue, Trim:  CW-5  Harwood Putty

Benjamin Moore Tyler Gray

 Tyler Gray is a favorite neutral in the collection.  Much like the ever-popular Revere Pewter, it would pair nicely with almost any other color.

Walls:  CW-50  Tyler Gray, Ceiling:  CW-650  Palace Pearl

Williamsburg Wythe Blue

The Williamsburg Wythe Blue in the back of the bookcases really makes a statement. It’s a nice contrast and all of the decor items really stand out against it.

Shelves:  Bracken Cream CW-105, Back of shelves:  Williamsburg Wythe Blue CW-590 

Cornwallis Red Williamsburg Paint Color

Talk about a color that says “Wow”!  That Cornwallis Red is a showstopper!  I love the way it pops against the Washington Blue.

Walls:  Washington Blue  CW-630, Highboy:  Cornwallis Red  CW-315

Benjamin Moore Carter Gray

Carter Gray is such a striking, bold color and looks great with the blue and green bottles and the orange accents in this room.

Walls:  Carter Gray  CW-80, Trim:  Capitol White  CW-10

Spotwood Teal and Everard Blue

This wall color is wonderful!  If you’ve visited Williamsburg or any other similar historical sites, you know that the paint colors used back then were very different from what we use today.  The colors then were vibrant and clear.  Think bright greens, blues, reds, etc. 

Walls:  Spotswood Teal  CW-545. Trim:  Everard Blue  CW-575

Benjamin Moore Harwood Putty

You just can’t go wrong with Harwood Putty.  It’s a fabulous white with the slightest touch of cream.

Walls:  Harwood Putty  CW-5

Williamsburg Stone Paint Color

The Williamsburg Stone color is another great neutral that would go with most any other color.

Walls:  Williamsburg Stone  CW-25, Doors:  Mopboard Black  CW-680, Trim:  Harwood Putty  CW-5

Williamsburg Palace Pearl Paint

Stairs and Wainscotting:  Williamsburg Wythe Blue  CW-590, Walls:  Palace Pearl  CW-650, Back Hall:  Claret  CW-305

Williamsburg Damask Yellow Paint Color

Walls and trim:  Damask Yellow  CW-400

Williamsburg Mopboard Black

Door:  Mopboard Black  CW-680, Trim:  Gunsmith Gray  CW-65

Try a sample

Are you ready to try one of these beautiful colors in your home? Brush on samples are available from Benjamin Moore here: Color Samples.

And you can save $5 on your first order of peel and stick samples here: Peel and Stick Paint Samples.

 

Thanks so much for dropping by!

6 Comments

    1. Aren't they gorgeous? I'm sure I'll be finding something soon that "needs" to be repainted, just so I can use one of these colors!

  1. I love that Carter Gray too! It goes against everything I'm trying to do in my house right now (lighten things up) but it's gorgeous. Thanks for all the inspiration… I have several rooms on the "to-paint" list.

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