No. W7

Skimmed Milk White

Archive Collection: Skimmed Milk White is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 2.
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75 Years of Perfecting Paint
  • Handcrafted in Dorset
  • Free Delivery on all Sample Pots

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A mid-tone off white

Skimmed Milk White is a mid-tone off white with extraordinary softness. Its laid-back nature creates rooms that feel as if they have been that colour forever, whether used on woodwork alongside a stronger wall colour, or on walls with a Snow White trim for a more contemporary feel.

Archive colours are made to order therfore refunds & returns are unavailable .

Complementary white: Snow White

Key features

The finest ingredients

The finest ingredients

We’re dedicated to perfecting the art of paint. At our home in Dorset, we combine the finest ingredients, 75 years of experience and technical precision to help you create beautiful spaces that stay beautiful. Even in our colour rich paints, less than 8% of the tin is the colour. The other 92% is what creates the quality, depth and extraordinary response to light that transforms your home. 
 
Paint is like coffee. The colour is the froth on the top, but it’s the quality of the rest of the cup that makes it taste good. 
– Richard Ball, Farrow & Ball Co-founder 



We use twelve exclusive pigments, all specifically selected for their colour intensity. We take colour seriously, so naturally, we only accept the very best. By using these same pigments to make every colour in our palette, all our shades combine effortlessly, making it easy for you to put together a cohesive colour scheme. 

Deeper, richer colours

Deeper, richer colours

Packed with pigment for an extraordinary response to every kind of light.

We add generous helpings of rich pigment to create our signature look – deep colours with complex undertones. The same space that feels bright and airy in morning sun, can feel cosy and intimate by evening. Our teams design each shade under every kind of light, so it will be perfectly balanced in every setting.

Extraordinary response to light

Extraordinary response to light

We spend months carefully crafting and testing each of our paint colours to make sure they share our signature extraordinary response to light. This beautiful reaction to changing light, like bringing out different undertones or shifting intensity, is what makes our paint so special.

Interior and exterior finishes

Interior and exterior finishes

From walls, floors and furniture to radiators, skirtings and sheds, our range of paint finishes can help you transform almost any surface in your home (and outside it, too).

We even have multi-surface finishes like Dead Flat® and Full Gloss, so you can tackle walls, woodwork and metal at the same time. 

Our comprehensive range is comprised of paint finishes that not only look beautiful, but offer different practical benefits. Designed for a variety of different surfaces, each finish is compatible with our high-performance Primers & Undercoats to ensure exceptional coverage, adhesion and depth of colour. 


Find your perfect finish:

Available in new
Dead Flat

 

Walls, woodwork
& metal

Kitchen walls & ceilings

Bathroom walls
& ceilings

Ceilings

Interior
woodwork

Interior
flooring

Front doors
& woodwork

Exterior
metals

Exterior walls

Traditional plasterwork

Intricate mouldings


Recommended Primer & Undercoat

Primers & UndercoatPrimers & Undercoat

Mid Tones

Based on the colour Bone, using our Mid Tones Primer & Undercoat adds the richest depth of colour to some of our best-selling shades.

Made with the same natural ingredients and pigments as our topcoats, our Primer & Undercoat is the crucial foundation for creating a rich, even and longer lasting finish.


Colour Schemes

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accent Colour Off-White
No.3
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trim Colour Light Gray
No.17
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accent Colour Blue Gray
No.91
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trim Colour Pigeon
No.25
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accent Colour James White
No.2010
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trim Colour Lime White
No.1

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Sample selection contains 3 x 100ml Sample Pots of our beautiful All White, Wimborne White and Pointing.

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Here at Farrow & Ball, white is never just white. We have over twenty shades to choose from, all with different undertones to create different moods.

 

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! I was worried about some of these negative reviews but we went for it and it's awesome. I doesn't read green like avocado at all to me. It's a cool earthy neutral. It's great.
Date published: 2023-10-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Disappointed So very disappointed in this color. I’m a long time customer of Farrow and Ball and have loved all the colors I’ve used for my interiors…Light Stone, Stoney Ground, Old White, Broccoli Brown, Pale powder, Matchstick, Orange White, Light Blue. I was expecting a type of white since the name is Skimmed Milk but this is a muddy, greenish gray. I use skimmed milk in my coffee every morning and this paint has no resemblance to skimmed milk. I was an idiot and didn’t try a sample can so lesson learned. Please change the name for idiots like me.
Date published: 2023-04-08
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