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 134.
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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 Lovely colour and finish Am pleased with the product always a really lovely paint to use
Date published: 2020-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great paint! No smell, great finish. Lovely colour. Matches sample pot perfectly.
Date published: 2020-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing paint I bought this for my kitchen and due to lockdown we have not managed to get all finished so no splashback fitted. I just wipe wall with damp cloth and all the food comes off . Been doing this for 10 weeks now.
Date published: 2020-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A beautiful Calm I have used Skimming Stone so many times and on moving have painted our bedroom in Skimming Stone. It is such an understated colour that is so calm to look at and gives the room an elegant and classic look.
Date published: 2020-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely colour Master bedroom is north facing with a very large window but still wanted a colour that was peaceful and calm . Skimming stone is both . So lovely to wake up in a room that light and bright . Paint was a dream to use . Would highly recommend this colour.
Date published: 2020-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous colour I bought this for my hallway..it’s a gorgeous grey/ stone neutral and goes fabulous with my Heritage collection Karndean floor.
Date published: 2020-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful I bought this to paint some furniture to match the walls. So beautiful and reflects the light making it look different hues. About to tackle the radiator next
Date published: 2020-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Excellent product well worth the money - colour and consistency perfect
Date published: 2020-02-22
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