the perfect mint paint


I’m on the hunt for the perfect mint paint.

I’ve actually already tried about 10 colors, with still no luck.

This is what I’m looking for

robins nest bm


The above color is actually Robins Nest by Ben Moore. But of course with lighting and camera settings it’s a beautiful mint color. Which I must have!

BTW I tried Robins Nest and it’s way too dark for the space and of course not mint.

ontobaby spearmint stick behr


This one is Spearmint Stick by Behr…pretty right? well the swatch is almost fluorescent green. Not exactly what the photo reads. But I still love this color and want it!



More colors I love…

house beautiful






So I’m going to try a couple more colors tonight and hopefully I’ll have a winner, because I’m just dying to show you the room!

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5 Responses to “the perfect mint paint”

  1. sarah dorsey May 23, 2012 at 6:20 PM #

    love that you are doing mint green! perfect for a nursery! have you tried sherwin williams lighter mint or mint condition?


  2. Angie O’Hara May 23, 2012 at 9:39 PM #

    I used BM Healing Aloe and it is a nice mint color, depending on lighting can looks like a light tiffany blue or seafoam green or mint.


  3. brooketamisiea May 24, 2012 at 7:34 AM #

    Love it! Can’t wait to see the finished product!


  4. Liz June 20, 2012 at 6:05 AM #

    Behr sea cap is a nice mint shade when painted on, a bit of a blue tinge to bring down the fluorescent feel.


  5. Jamie July 29, 2012 at 2:13 PM #

    what about BM Daquiri Ice? can’t wait to find out what color you found for the perfect mint!

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