Monthly Color Highlight: Benjamin Moore Natural Cream OC-14

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Benjamin Moore Natural Cream

Neutral colors are a safe option when it comes to paint color in most homes. But did you know there are a variety of shades of neutrals? Read on to learn about Benjamin Moore’s Natural Cream.

What color is Natural Cream?

When designers talk about natural cream paint, they have may have one vision, while you understand another. It is important to be specific when describing natural cream, and understand all it’s color properties. Let’s dive in…

Is Natural Cream a natural color? This universal color falls on the warmer side of the spectrum, but pairs well with both cool and warm colors. Cream is lighter than beige and has different undertones of orange/peach, pink or yellow. Hence making it warmer.

Is cream lighter than beige? Not to be confused with cream, beige is not an off-white color. It leans more towards light brown and khaki or taupe.

Is cream the same as off-white? Cream can be considered “ivory” or “off-white.” These terms are interchangeable with this color scheme.

Is cream or white more flattering? To many this is a personal preference. White has been known to be clean and modern. Cream on the other hand, is softer and more inviting.

What colors look good with Natural Cream?

There are a variety of shades of cream, that compliment Natural Cream. Benjamin Moore Chantilly Lace is a popular color interior designers use. Blue-Gray colors like smoke, or warmer colors like Crestwood Tan also compliment the universal cream color.

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*Photo credit: Julie Blanner

 

 



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