Calke Green

No.34

A traditional sage green

This rich and traditional green is a cleaned version of a colour originally found in the breakfast room at Calke Abbey. It is best used either on its own on both walls and woodwork, or with a darker neutral like Old White to enhance its deep sage notes. It is particularly suitable for smaller rooms and studies due to its dark and masculine feel. 

Recommended Primer & Undercoat: Dark Tones

Complementary white: Slipper Satin

Calke Green is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 93.
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* Samples available in Estate Emulsion only. Colours on screen may vary from actual paint.

Inspiration
The Study
The Study
Colourful Kitchen
Colourful Kitchen
Colourful Kitchen
Colourful Kitchen
Glorious green loft bedroom
Glorious green loft bedroom
Bookshelves in the study.
Bookshelves in the study.
A room decorated with Classic style antique furniture
A room decorated with Classic style antique furniture
Drawing room in Calke Green
Drawing room in Calke Green
Study In Churlish Green and Calke Green
Study In Churlish Green and Calke Green
Study In Churlish Green and Calke Green
Study In Churlish Green and Calke Green
Bathroom in Babouche, Wimborne White and Calke Green
Bathroom in Babouche, Wimborne White and Calke Green
Dining Room In Calke Green
Dining Room In Calke Green
Gentleman's Drawing Room/Library
Gentleman's Drawing Room/Library
Listening Room
Listening Room
Lounge at Christmas
Lounge at Christmas
Kitchen painted with Calke Green
Kitchen painted with Calke Green
Traditional look
Traditional look
Kitchen painted with Calke Green
Kitchen painted with Calke Green
Fabulous colour
Fabulous colour
My Victorian inspired bathroom
My Victorian inspired bathroom
Victorian
Victorian
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.


Corrosive icon Harmful icon 

Limewash: Danger. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Exterior Eggshell and Exterior Masonry: Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects. Contains isothiazolinones. May produce an allergic reaction.

All other finishes: Contains isothiazolinones. May produce an allergic reaction.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great paint! I bought this to try and match some existing paint. It wasn't a perfect match but I loved the colour! If I repaint the room I know what I am going to use. Farrow & Ball paints are great quality and there is such a great colour chart and range of finishes. Something for everyone.
Date published: 2020-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great service I was expecting some delay due to Covid in the delivery of my paint but was pleasantly surprised by the speedy and efficient service. I always buy Farrow and Ball paint now. It retains its colour better than other paints so is worth the higher price.
Date published: 2020-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous colour and finish I bought this while trying to find the perfect green for a secondhand side table that needed some love. It took less than two of these tester pots to do 3 coats, gorgeous colour, dried quick and has a really smooth matte finish. Will definitely order these tester pots again.
Date published: 2020-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful colour We used this to pain our kitchen cupboards and it looks amazing. So pleased.
Date published: 2020-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful colour Wonderful colour, with so much depth and changes to the colour with the light. Very expensive looking and good paint to work with.
Date published: 2020-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous paint! Came fast This paint is by far the best quality and most gorgeous paint I've used. It went on so smoothly and I used far less than I bought. It was also delivered within a couple days. Never going back to other paint brands!
Date published: 2020-08-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this colour I have been moving houses and painting this colour for ten years. I know this is mad but I love it. My passion for gardens comes into the house so this colour helps me create my indoor jungle. This colour says home to me
Date published: 2020-08-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally the bedroom I wanted! Since moving onto my home 5years ago, the master was on its 3rd repaint.... I just couldn't get it right. After perusing the F&B site I decided to go dark! Lots of test pots later, I settled on Calke and it is beautiful. Classy and rich but still light enough so the room doesn't feel pokey. It reflects the light beautifully at all hours of the day and is easy to mix with other colours. As always, it went on like a dream and two good coats have given a gorgeous, deep colour.
Date published: 2020-07-22
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