Matchstick

No.2013

The shade of unbleached wood

This versatile and understated tone is named after the unbleached wood used in the stalk of a match. With the tiny addition of black, this neutral timber colour creates delightfully understated rooms which are warm without feeling creamy. In well lit rooms it has a fresher quality, especially when contrasted with White Tie or other Yellow Based Neutrals, while feeling more relaxed and traditional in a darker north facing room. 

Recommended Primer & Undercoat: White & Light Tones

Complementary white: White Tie

Matchstick is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 73.
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Inspiration
Kitchen 2
Kitchen 2
Kitchen
Kitchen
Living /dining room
Living /dining room
Matchstick with slipper satin fire surround
Matchstick with slipper satin fire surround
Living room
Living room
Rectory Cottage Living Room
Rectory Cottage Living Room
Kitchen at home
Kitchen at home
Kitchen Larder
Kitchen Larder
Welcoming Foyer
Welcoming Foyer
Matchstick in Bedroom
Matchstick in Bedroom
Luxury and Calm
Luxury and Calm
Farrow & Ball exterior
Farrow & Ball exterior
Farrow & Ball front of house
Farrow & Ball front of house
Living room, Normandy
Living room, Normandy
Living room, Normandy
Living room, Normandy
Living room, Normandy
Living room, Normandy
Bedroom in Matchstick and India Yellow
Bedroom in Matchstick and India Yellow
Dining room
Dining room
Chair in Charlottes Locks
Chair in Charlottes Locks
Kitchen in White Tie and Matchstick
Kitchen in White Tie and Matchstick
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

Our paint colours are 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: This product can expose you to chemicals including acetaldehyde, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! We went with matchstick after trying a few sample pots that were suggested to go with the Yukotori paper we got from F &B. Matchstick complements the Yukotori wallpaper beautifully and we couldn’t be more pleased! Feels like a brand new room, thank you F&B for such lovely products.
Date published: 2021-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality assured I have always used FB paints. The depth of colour is amazing. Easily washable preventing me having to repaint on a regular basis, which in the long term saves me money.
Date published: 2021-04-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great coverage Covers well. Really smooth and creamy. The colour is lovely. F&B have a great range of paint and all the colours are fantastic
Date published: 2021-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delivery time Ordered 2 cans of Matchstick on Tuesday afternoon, delivered to me on Wednesday morning - beat that!
Date published: 2021-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rich Matt Colour Been wanting to use F&B for years. Hubby used it for our lounge. It's a fab cover and finish. Delighted with it. Thank you x
Date published: 2021-02-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I think this is the kne I’ve got the colour fan but needed to try Matchstick in a certain area and it’s worked A lovely earthy neutral This year I have sworn no more grey, I want warmth and Earth tones, wood and colour
Date published: 2021-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Contrast Bought as a contrast wit India Yellow and was really satisfied with the result
Date published: 2020-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous colour Love this shade of grey against the white in my bathroom. Gorgeous depth of colour, makes a bath with a gin and tonic even more perfect.
Date published: 2020-11-19
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