Your browser isn't supported
It looks like you're using an old web browser. To get the most out of the site and to ensure guides display correctly, we suggest upgrading your browser now. Download the latest:

Welcome to the MSE Forums

We're home to a fantastic community of MoneySavers but anyone can post. Please exercise caution & report spam, illegal, offensive or libellous posts/messages: click "report" or email forumteam@. Skimlinks & other affiliated links are turned on

Search
  • FIRST POST
    • dalehitchy
    • By dalehitchy 28th Sep 17, 9:37 PM
    • 57Posts
    • 39Thanks
    dalehitchy
    What colour would you say this wall is?
    • #1
    • 28th Sep 17, 9:37 PM
    What colour would you say this wall is? 28th Sep 17 at 9:37 PM
    I went to IKEA and fell in love with this room. Love the dark furniture and colour of walls. Trying to figure out the colour of the wall.... It looks like a mix between a grey and a brown to me.... But my sense of colour is awful ....




    Trying to find a similar colour online...
    http://www.diy.com/departments/colours-dark-horse-matt-emulsion-paint-25l/1270138_BQ.prd

    Think that's too dark and brown though
    Last edited by dalehitchy; 28-09-2017 at 9:48 PM.
Page 2
    • scottishblondie
    • By scottishblondie 3rd Oct 17, 8:53 AM
    • 1,974 Posts
    • 1,251 Thanks
    scottishblondie
    if you go back and find a member of staff they may well be able to tell you the brand and colour. We spotted some tiles in an Ikea kitchen display that we really liked, and a very helpful member of staff toddled off and found out the supplier and tile name for us. Make sure and go at a quiet time though, or you won't stand a chance of getting someone who has the time to do that!
    • POPPYOSCAR
    • By POPPYOSCAR 6th Oct 17, 7:27 AM
    • 10,623 Posts
    • 22,058 Thanks
    POPPYOSCAR
    Ok so I went back to IKEA. Turns out they have a little information poster on each room to tell you exactly what paint and floor they used.

    Funnily enough I actually bought the tester pot of what they used but I thought it was a darker then the one In the photo.

    The colour was 'Dark Horse' ... It was B&Q's own brand paint. It's deffo more of a dark brown more than a grey but it does have elements of both colours. Think they were quite accurate with the colour description.
    Originally posted by dalehitchy
    The lighting will make a lot of difference.

    Your room presumably has natural light from windows, Ikea has no natural light.

    In our living room the walls look anything from grey to pale blue depending on the time of day and amount of light coming in.
Welcome to our new Forum!

Our aim is to save you money quickly and easily. We hope you like it!

Forum Team Contact us

Live Stats

4,840Posts Today

9,647Users online

Martin's Twitter
  • Yes. Theyre being paid. They're responsible. Especially for a scam that's been reported over 20 times andseen vulne? https://t.co/Q0pHZ7iH3W

  • Quite right.Broken system as the six week delay forces the most vulnerable into debt at a crisis moment https://t.co/951fogq5ej

  • This is a good brief summary of the evidence I have to the lords on the problems with our student finance system... https://t.co/LQqggZMlgH

  • Follow Martin