Farrow & Ball Green Smoke
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Green Smoke No.47 by Farrow & Ball
A deep blue-green by Farrow & Ball, Green Smoke is stunning whether used on the exterior of a home or inside.
I absolutely love the colour green and in particular Green Smoke.
I love it so much that I used this rich paint colour in my basement renovation – not once but twice! I’m sharing some of those photos here on the blog with you today.
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In this colour review video of Green Smoke by Farrow & Ball, I share:
- The undertone of my featured colour
- Colour comparisons in order to easily see the different colour tones
- Best white paint colours for the trim and ceilings
- Beautiful colour combinations to inspire you for your decorating project
You might be wondering where I used Green Smoke in my basement reno. You can see in the photo above we painted the wall in the family room area, Green Smoke.
The second place where I used this colour will be revealed a bit further along.
Farrow & Balls’ Green Smoke
After you watch the video if you would like all the information I discuss in one convenient place look no further than my new Perfect Colour Palette for Green Smoke.
My Perfect Colour Palette also includes 10 colours that go beautifully with Green Smoke, plus a 2-page step by step How-To for choosing a cohesive colour palette in your own home.
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Green Smoke Colour Review Video
This smoky green blue brings a real calmness to any interior space.
As you can see below, it’s when we start to look at comparisons to other colours, that things become very interesting.
Inchyra Blue No.289 & Bancha No.298
When I do Colour Consultations in a client’s home, I am always comparing colours so they too can easily see the differences between the paint colours.
When I hold my large paint boards up to a decorative element such as fabrics, wallpaper or subway tile and then swap out one board with another board, it becomes clear as to which colour will work best.
Best Whites To Pair With Green Smoke
White Tie No.2002 By Farrow & Ball
Pointing No.2003 By Farrow & Ball
All White No.2005 By Farrow & Ball
I can assure you that the best colour for your project already exists, you just need to know the 5 Steps on how to choose the right paint colour the first time.
Fabulous Colour Combinations
Green Smoke with Ball Green, Mouse’s Back & Stiffkey Blue
A beautiful palette bringing lovely colours from nature together. The crossbill wallpaper from A-Street Prints worked so well with these four colours.
I used part of this colour palette in the second space in my basement where we used Green Smoke – our laundry room.
We chose Green Smoke for the cabinetry this time and a dark blue for the walls. The bird and branch wallpaper incorporate the other two nature-inspired colours from the palette.
Ball Green No.75 By Farrow & Ball
Mouse’s Back No.40 By Farrow & Ball
Flooring can also be a part of how you use the colour palette, as you can see in my laundry room above. It is not intended that all the colours in the palette be paint.
Stiffkey Blue No.281 By Farrow & Ball
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All of the colour combinations shown above plus more options for you to choose from are included in my Perfect Colour Palette of Green Smoke.
Green Smoke is also included in my Farrow & Ball Classic Collection along with 9 other gorgeous F&B colours.
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Remember, it only takes one mistake to take your home decorating project from divine to disaster. Don’t let the paint be what stresses you out!
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And if you love greens, make sure you check out the Colour of the Year by Benjamin Moore and all the Colour Trends for 2022.
Cheryl| 1 February 2022
The Green Smoke cabinets in your laundry room look beautiful with the wallpaper, off-white countertops, and wood floor!! Perfect combination.
I like the off-white countertops better than the black countertops shown in the kitchen design. I like the kitchen and laundry room (where the work gets done) to be light and carefree. 😉
Claire Jefford| 26 June 2022
Thank you Cheryl! I agree with the light and carefree look in the places we must spend lots of time in, doing some sort of work. We must enjoy these areas, so doing what you love in terms of decor is best 🙂