Skimming Stone

No.241

A warm light grey

This stony off white takes its name from a 19th century skim, or plaster colour, but often reminds us of childhood afternoons skimming stones. With its warm light grey undertones, Skimming Stone is extremely versatile and particularly suited to soothing bedroom schemes. One of our Contemporary Neutrals, it sits with the lighter Strong White and darker Elephant's Breath for a clean and contemporary look, but can also be used in a darker statement scheme alongside Pelt or London Clay. 

Recommended Primer & Undercoat: White & Light Tones

Complementary white: Strong White

Skimming Stone is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 194.
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* Samples available in Estate Emulsion only. Colours on screen may vary from actual paint.

Inspiration
Stone & Chrome - In-Frame Shaker Kitchen
Stone & Chrome - In-Frame Shaker Kitchen
All I want for Christmas........
All I want for Christmas........
Victorian Lounge
Victorian Lounge
Holiday cottage bedroom
Holiday cottage bedroom
Contemporary kitchen in Skimming Stone
Contemporary kitchen in Skimming Stone
Kitchen of the Old manor
Kitchen of the Old manor
Nursery
Nursery
Perfect neutral palate for our lounge.
Perfect neutral palate for our lounge.
Perfect neutrals for our Victorian lounge
Perfect neutrals for our Victorian lounge
Bedroom
Bedroom
Master Bedroom
Master Bedroom
Hallway
Hallway
Living Room North facing
Living Room North facing
Bespoke kitchen by SMB Interior Design
Bespoke kitchen by SMB Interior Design
Kitchen
Kitchen
Joan Taylor - The Stable
Joan Taylor - The Stable
The Loft
The Loft
Kitchen
Kitchen
Kitchen
Kitchen
Oval Room Blue Living Room
Oval Room Blue Living Room
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 finish Beautiful colour and finish. Transformed my bedroom.
Date published: 2020-09-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from gorgeous paint I didn't know i wanted this colour until it had been on my bedroom wall for a few days so i'm really pleased i didn't have to go through the brain ache choosing another, sometimes it looks grey, sometimes it's pinky beige, perfect, i love it.
Date published: 2020-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful paint After much research I bought this paint for my bedroom. The quality of the paint is amazing, went on like a dream and the coverage is brilliant. Definitely worth the money.
Date published: 2020-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely soft colour We have just had the hallway painted with Skimming Stone emulsion , we are so pleased with the result. It’s brought our hall up to date and is such an easy on the eye colour.
Date published: 2020-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this paint Was fed up with the mess of gloss paint and how quickly the white turns yellow so I now use F&B Estate eggshell. Easy to use, dries quickly and colour doesn’t deteriorate. Pricey but it’s durable and long lasting so not repainting so often. Also love the colours
Date published: 2020-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stunning coverage and beautiful colour The coverage is so good I ended up using much less than what I had estimated. The colour itself is a very elegant shade of warm grey with great contrast on white woodwork / detailing, very elegant and quite relaxing too, would buy it again with no hesitation whatsoever!
Date published: 2020-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Serene and Calm! Initially purchased for only the kitchen cupboards but ended up doing all the tiles as well. Really fabulous paint (modern eggshell), easy to apply and super consistent. Love it. And it goes on primed tiles beautifully.
Date published: 2020-08-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great service, paint and finish! Brilliant service! Easy to order and speedy delivery. When only one tin of paint arrived I rang the number on the invoice and the second tin arrived the next day! Very courteous, efficient customer service. You get what you pay for! Quite expensive but the paint is a lovely colour, had a good application and finish and the brushes/rollers washed out well with warm, soapy water. Only hope that it wipes down well as there’s a hand print on there already! A bonus was that there was no nasty paint smell during and after painting and the paint dried quickly. The colour is just what we wanted and changes slightly in different lights to produce an interesting variation and effect. Overall very satisfied!
Date published: 2020-08-13
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