Our Paint Colors

Here’s a quick list of paint colors that we used throughout this house (to see what colors were in each room of our first house, click here). You can also check out where we got almost all of the items in this house here (and all of the items in our first house here).

Door: Valspar’s Eddie Bauer Home in Full Sun (EB1-1) color matched to Valspar’s Duramax Exterior Paint in semi-gloss. Trim color: unknown (came with the house). Siding over porch: Flagstone by Martha Stewart. Door hardware: Rustoleum Universal All-Surface Metallic Spray Paint in Oil-Rubbed Bronze.

Dining room walls: Moonshine by Benjamin Moore color matched to Olympic No-VOC paint in satin. Back of built-ins: Dragonfly by Benjamin Moore’s Affinity Line color matched to Olympic No-VOC paint in satin. Trim: Olympic No-VOC off-the-shelf white paint in semi-gloss.

Cabinet by front door: purchased with that old chipp greeny-blue paint, so we don’t know the color. Front door: Valspar’s Eddie Bauer Home in Full Sun (EB1-1) color matched to Valspar’s Duramax Exterior Paint in semi-gloss.


Upper office wall color: Moonshine by Benjamin Moore color matched to Olympic No-VOC paint in satin with this stencil on top (done in halftone of wall color with pops of leftover paint from kitchen). Bottom office wall color: Benjamin Moore’s Gray Horse color matched to Olympic No-VOC paint in satin. Cabinets: Decorators White by Benjamin Moore Advance (in satin finish). Desk chairs: spray painted in Krylon Ivy Leaf (more on that here and here) Wood counter: Minwax stain in Dark Walnut (sealed with Safecoat Acrylacq).

Kitchen walls (which are wood paneling): Colorado Gray by Benjamin Moore’s Natural line in an eggshellf finish (primed first). Trim: Olympic No-VOC off-the-shelf white paint in semi-gloss. Cabinets: Cloud Cover in Benjamin Moore’s Advance paint. Fireplace (trim & facade): Olympic No-VOC off-the-shelf white paint in semi-gloss (primed first, see this post). Firebox: Benjamin Moore’s Temptation color matched to Olympic No-VOC paint in satin.

Main hallway walls: Moonshine by Benjamin Moore color matched to Olympic No-VOC paint in satin.

Living room walls: Moonshine by Benjamin Moore color matched to Olympic No-VOC paint in satin. Trim: Olympic No-VOC off-the-shelf white paint in semi-gloss. Beams: Shaker Gray 1594 by Benjamin Moore, color matched to Olympic No-VOC paint in satin (dry-brushed on, see this post).

Sunroom Walls: Rockport Gray by Benjamin Moore. Trim: unknown (inherited with the house).

Master bedroom walls: Benjamin Moore’s Rockport Gray in their Natura no-VOC line (it’s an eggshell finish). Trim: Olympic No-VOC off-the-shelf white paint in semi-gloss.

Master bathroom walls: Rockport Gray by Benjamin Moore in their Natura no-VOC line (it’s a semi-gloss finish). Trim: Olympic No-VOC off-the-shelf white paint in semi-gloss.

Back hallway walls: Moonshine by Benjamin Moore (in eggshellf from their no-VOC Natura line). Board & batten: Decorators White by Benjamin Moore in their Advance paint (in satin).

Hall bathroom walls: Elephant Gray by Benjamin Moore in a bathroom friendly satin finish.

Clara’s nursery walls: Proposal by Benjamin Moore’s Affinity Line color matched to Olympic No-VOC paint in satin. Trim: Olympic No-VOC off-the-shelf white paint in semi-gloss.

Clara’s closet walls: Proposal by Benjamin Moore’s Affinity Line color matched to Olympic No-VOC paint in satin. Metallic wall stamps: Folk Art craft paint in Champagne (hand stamped with a potato, see this post).

The playroom walls: Alaskan Skies by Benjamin Moore (in their Natura paint in an eggshell finish).

Guest bedroom walls: Plumage by Martha Stewart color matched to Olympic No-VOC paint in eggshell (with primer, see this post).

Guest bathroom walls, ceiling, and trim: Decorators White by Benjamin Moore in satin. Charcoal color on the mirror: Silhouette by Benjamin Moore.

Laundry room walls: Sesame by Benjamin Moore color matched to Olympic No-VOC paint in semi-gloss (primed first, see this post and this post). Trim: Olympic No-VOC off-the-shelf white paint in semi-gloss.

Basement walls: unpainted cinderblock. Basement pegboards: Hale Navy by Benjamin Moore.

Deck sealer/stain: Olympic Maximum Toner in Cedar Naturaltone (this comes in a semi-transparent finish and a toner – we went with the toner).

Check out what colors were in each room of our first house by clicking here, see where we got almost all of the items in this house by clicking here, and find out where we bought all of the items in our first house by clicking here.