Dove Tale

No.267

A warm grey with lilac undertones


Dove Tale is a darker version of Elephant's Breath and is perfect for those who are hoping for a warm grey finish. Typical of the colours used by the bohemian Bright Young Things between the wars, it is the perfect choice for the bedroom as its gentle lilac undertone create a soft and inviting feel. Pair with Skimming Stone for the most flattering and subtle scheme. 

Recommended Primer & Undercoat: Mid Tones

Complementary white: Strong White

Dove Tale is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 64.
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* Samples available in Estate Emulsion only. Colours on screen may vary from actual paint.

Inspiration
Divine dressing room in Dove Tale
Divine dressing room in Dove Tale
Beautiful Bournemouth Bedroom
Beautiful Bournemouth Bedroom
Kitchen
Kitchen
Drawing room
Drawing room
Bespoke kitchen by SMB Interior Design
Bespoke kitchen by SMB Interior Design
Oriental Drawing Room in Grade II Listed Draughty Old Rectory
Oriental Drawing Room in Grade II Listed Draughty Old Rectory
Kitchen
Kitchen
Kitchen
Kitchen
Barnes Family House
Barnes Family House
Dove Tail and baubles
Dove Tail and baubles
For he will move mountains...
For he will move mountains...
Cottage hallway
Cottage hallway
Living Room
Living Room
Bedroom one finished
Bedroom one finished
Chambers-Tuck Galley Kitchen
Chambers-Tuck Galley Kitchen
Love this colour!
Love this colour!
Living room
Living room
Living Room
Living Room
Nest of tables
Nest of tables
Nursery
Nursery
ECO-FRIENDLY AND CHILD-SAFE

Back in 2010, we moved our entire range to an eco-friendly water base that’s low odour, low VOC and child-safe, becoming the first in the industry to do so. Easy to clean without harmful solvents, in tins that can be recycled again and again, our paints help to reduce the environmental impact of redecorating your home.


QUALITY FINISHES

Every one of our paint colours is available in a range of durable interior and exterior paint finishes, each rigorously tested to ensure an exceptional depth of colour and long-lasting finish. For the very best results, we always recommend using a Farrow & Ball Primer & Undercoat – see above for the correct tone for this colour.


SAFETY INFORMATION

All Farrow & Ball finishes except Limewash contain isothiazolinones, which may produce an allergic reaction. Farrow & Ball Limewash contains calcium hydroxide which can cause severe damage in contact with skin or eyes. For further information about our products, including guidance on safe use and application, click here to view our advice pages.



Warning icon WARNING:

This product can expose you to chemicals including acetaldehyde, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and methanol, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.



Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Quality First time of using FB paint and am extremely pleased with the results, I will certainly use again.
Date published: 2020-12-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely quality paint I bought this test pot for my new attic room, but ended up using another Farrow & Ball colour. It is very helpful to be able to try colours out. This paint is lovely quality, easy to apply with a really matt chalky finish and great choice of subtle colours.
Date published: 2020-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First class service again! 5l of Dove Tale paint was ordered online. It arrived so speedily and punctually. It was in perfect condition and I am delighted with how my bedroom has turned out.
Date published: 2020-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love the colour! This went a long way and did several coats of all my wooden chests .They look lovely now !
Date published: 2020-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the one ! Having bought umpteen samples of varying shades of grey,putty, beige....I think this is it . A warm grey rather than too cool. Sample painted on a decent sized card to see it in different light -- it`s looking good ...well, almost everywhere.
Date published: 2020-10-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely gorgeous I liked the tester pot so much I bought 5ltrs and painted some sleeves with it it might be expensive but you certainly see the difference with cheaper paint. It goes on beautifully and dries to a lovely silk finish. Would highly recommended and will definitely be back.
Date published: 2020-09-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great grey-purple I love the F&B paints that have purplish undertones. I used rich Brassica for a cozy rear bedroom and the subtly purple Elephant's Breath for a bright front bedroom. So I wanted an in-between choice for the ensuite bathroom. Love it.
Date published: 2020-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful colour I purchased the match pot for the Dove tale loved it and so I bought the paint. Fab to use and a really lovely colour.
Date published: 2020-07-27
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