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Benjamin Moore Gray Wisp ~ Favorite Paint Color

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Hello, friends! I’ve got another favorite color to share with you. Today’s favorite is Benjamin Moore Gray Wisp. It’s one of those colors that looks gray sometimes, blue sometimes, and green sometimes. The lighting and items against it really make a difference in how it appears.

I love this color. I’m hoping to eventually repaint our breakfast room with Benjamin Moore Gray Wisp. It looks nice against wood tones, whites, and neutrals. And it’s a great backdrop for a variety of accent colors.

Cozy Living Room in Benjamin Moore Gray Wisp

Traditional Living Room by Chicago Interior Designers & Decorators Molly Quinn Design

Here’s a great example of how well it mixes with whites, dark wood floors, and even browns and grays. Don’t you love the wood beams in this room? I do.

Peaceful Bedroom Painted with Benjamin Moore Gray Wisp

Tropical Bedroom by Rockport Design-Build Firms Jane Haley LLC

Soft blues and grays are always wonderful colors for bedrooms. Again in this space, the Gray Wisp blends nicely with the dark wood floors and neutral area rug.

Kitchen Cabinets Painted with Gray Wisp

Traditional Kitchen by Portland Kitchen & Bath Designers Jenni Leasia Design

In this kitchen space, these cabinets were first painted with Gray Wisp and then glazed with a brown wax. I love the look of this and would like to have it in our house somewhere.

Gray Wisp Modern Bathroom

Eclectic Bathroom by Mississauga Interior Designers & Decorators Elizabeth Metcalfe Interiors & Design Inc.

Such a snazzy bathroom in this photo. It’s clean and serene. And another example of how nicely Gray Wisp goes with neutral shades.

Farmhouse Living Room in Gray Wisp

Farmhouse Living Room by Austin Interior Designers & Decorators Van Wicklen Design

In this space, the Gray Wisp walls are a nice subtle background for the furniture and accent rug. The white beadboard is a nice contrast and looks pretty against the oak floors. I love the comfortable feeling of this room.

And lastly, here’s a sneak peek of a piece of furniture I painted with Gray Wisp recently. I did some layering techniques and gave it a very worn look. Watch for a full reveal of this piece later this week.

Try a Peel and Stick Paint Sample

Ready to try a sample? Consider using a peel and stick reusable sample from Samplize instead of having to paint a section of your wall.

What is Samplize?

  • Samplize is an online company that sells peel-and-stick paint samples, measuring 9″ x 14.75″, that you can apply directly on to your wall. Samplize samples are painted with 2 coats of real paint and are available with paint from brands including Benjamin Moore, Farrow & Ball, Sherwin-Williams, and PPG.
  • The samples save time, money, and reduce excess paint waste created in the traditional sampling process.

How much do Samplize samples cost?

  • Samplize samples cost $5.95 each.  

What are the shipping costs and where does Samplize ship?

  • $5 overnight shipping via FedEx is offered in the U.S.
  • Samplize ships worldwide. Shipping rates outside of the U.S. vary.

So what do you think of Gray Wisp? Love it? Hate it? Or indifferent to it? I’d love to hear what you think.

Thanks so much for dropping by!

5 Comments

  1. That is a lovely color….I have a lot of red in my home, and quite a lot of antique pine in custom made furniture. We have had a red dining room wall, but I am thinking that I might like a change. I will get a sample of this…it has to deal with walnut paneling on one side, pine dining room furniture in the middle, and antique white on the other two sides. I know, I know…it's a mess to get it "right" :^)
    Many thanks for the hint…I will get out for samples in the next week or so.
    I apprecieate you!!
    Blessings,
    J

  2. That is a lovely color….I have a lot of red in my home, and quite a lot of antique pine in custom made furniture. We have had a red dining room wall, but I am thinking that I might like a change. I will get a sample of this…it has to deal with walnut paneling on one side, pine dining room furniture in the middle, and antique white on the other two sides. I know, I know…it's a mess to get it "right" :^)
    Many thanks for the hint…I will get out for samples in the next week or so.
    I apprecieate you!!
    Blessings,
    J

  3. Is Gray Wisp the color that Restoration Hardware's Silver Sage was based on? I'm pretty sure that's the color I used to paint our interior hall because I loved the look of it in the Resto stores. It definitely changes color in different light… more so that almost any other color I've seen. I love, love, love the color in a room with good natural light but ended up repainting our hall because it was too green with my horrible interior overhead lighting in the hall. I'd love to try it again in a bright space!

  4. Yes…Gray Wisp IS RH Silver Sage. BM developed the original color for RH. RH then decided to break away from BM and retained the name Silver Sage. BM just renamed the color Gray Wisp. I used it when it was the original Silver Sage back in the 90s, and I used Gray Wisp in my current house that we recently remodeled. It is a timeless color and everyone asks me what it is. I love it.

  5. Thanks for info! Do you think grey wisp would look nice in kitchen?
    Using BM Silver Chain, which is light grey on cabinets. TIA!

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