Ask Erika: Kristin

by Erika Woelfel

Colorfully, Behr reader Kristin asked us about the best taupe colors. Read Erika’s advice below!

I am looking for a taupe color to paint the interior of my home. I had originally selected Cappuccino Froth, but the hue has too much pink in it. Would you suggest a few other options?

 

Thanks,

Kristin

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Hi Kristin,

Thanks for writing in. The color you are looking at is a bit complex. It is a taupe-gray that contains a slightly rosy tint. Depending on how much light is in the room, it could turn a little pinkish on the walls.

If you are looking for something without the reddish base, consider Ashen Tan N220-2 or Doeskin Gray N200-2. Both are taupe colors that do not show off a rosy tint, and are found on either side of Cappuccino Froth in the color display. It is always a good idea to test colors in an area to make sure they work with lighting in your home and other decorative products like flooring, window treatments and furniture.

Colorfully yours,

Erika

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