Cromarty

No.285

A muted green grey

This very light green grey is named after the Cromarty Firth estuary, a place of swirling mists mentioned daily in the Shipping Forecast. A neutral yet atmospheric colour, Cromarty brings a muted softness to any room, creating an easy to use finish that is neither too green nor too grey. A shade lighter than Mizzle, it works beautifully when grouped with Blue Gray or Pigeon.

Recommended Primer & Undercoat: Mid Tones

Complementary white: Shadow White

Cromarty is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 39.
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  • Interior walls and ceilings
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  • Interior concrete or wooden floors
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  • Exterior wood and metal
  • Specialist decoration of an older property
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* Samples available in Estate Emulsion only. Colours on screen may vary from actual paint.

 
Colour expertise

A curated palette for your home

 
THE FINEST INGREDIENTS

For a deeper, richer colour

 
SKILLED CRAFTMANSHIP

Created with care in Dorset, England

 
HIGH PERFORMANCE

Beautiful, durable and eco-friendly

Inspiration
Downstairs loo
Downstairs loo
Bedroom and hall
Bedroom and hall
Cromarty painted sitting room
Cromarty painted sitting room
Cromarty painted sitting room
Cromarty painted sitting room
Our guest room
Our guest room
Our guest room
Our guest room
Hand painted kitchen
Hand painted kitchen
Secret staircase
Secret staircase
Hallway
Hallway
Hallway
Hallway
Bedroom feature wall in Vardo
Bedroom feature wall in Vardo
Hallway
Hallway
Edwardian bedroom & fireplace
Edwardian bedroom & fireplace
Midcentury bedroom in Cromarty
Midcentury bedroom in Cromarty
Display cabinet and cupboard
Display cabinet and cupboard
Dining room
Dining room
Dining room
Dining room
Dining room/living room
Dining room/living room
Dining room
Dining room
Feature staircase
Feature staircase
Product Information 
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 132 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.

Customer Reviews 
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful colour I love this colour in our hallway, it has a lovely tranquil feel about it and all our family and friends have commented on it!
Date published: 2019-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Calm It’s a really lovely colour, very calm, blue - green, not too dark nor light. I used this for a small attic single bedroom on all walls and ceiling and it works really well. Used with Wimborne white on the woodwork, a great tone for this colour.
Date published: 2019-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cromarty A truly beautiful and versatile colour that covers previous paint completely and easily. Great service from F&B in getting the paint all the way up to my home in Sutherland.
Date published: 2019-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cromarty modern emulsion The colour is fantastic and slightly changes in different light. The emulsion is the best I have ever used.
Date published: 2019-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Grey green Lovely colour and looks great in hallway. However is definately a grey with green undertones not blue.
Date published: 2018-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from beautiful colour, beautiful paint... Looks even better than I thought, colour is so subtle and for a grey/blue has a lovely warmth - has brightened and transformed a large dark hall and landing area - flatters wooden floors and stairs :)
Date published: 2018-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely Colour It's hard to choose colours without testing first, but I didn't have time, so after viewing many of the user images on the F&B website and Google in general I decided to just go for it, and what a pleasant surprise. It's a very calming shade of pale grey/blue, but not at all cold which is what I was concerned about. It's also very neutral, would work with a wide range of decor. The result is a very restful bedroom.
Date published: 2018-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cromarty - beautiful colour Took me ages to choose a colour for my sitting room walls, and what did I choose? My first choice! This is such a soft neutral green grey and it goes so well with my original furnishings, although I did buy a couple of new cushions to balance it out. My decorator really liked using the paint and I love the chalky matt finish. Very pleased.
Date published: 2018-08-06
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