Top 12 Neutral Paint Colors

Posted on Mar 10, 2020 by Brookside Admin
Posted in Color Inspiration

Edgecomb gray wall

Neutral paint colors will always be a go-to for contractors, decorators, and do-it-yourselfers. Check out our list of top neutral paint colors from Benjamin Moore Paints and PPG Paints.   Our employees voted on the top colors they see chosen in-store every day and these were the winners!

1: Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter (HC-172)

Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter

A light gray with warm undertones, this classic shade creates a unifying look that calms and restores. A great transitional color, it's perfect for an open floor plan.

2: Benjamin Moore White Dove (OC-17)

Benjamin Moore White Dove

Unerring style defines this classic, softly shaded white. Light and luminous, it is a favorite choice for moldings and trim. 

White Dove Trimmed Living Area

A fireplace trimmed in White Dove, courtesy of Satori Design for Living.

3: Benjamin Moore Simply White (OC-117)

simply white paint color

Fresh as the first snowfall, this clean, crisp, multi-purpose white is a perennial favorite for trim, ceilings, and walls. 

4: Benjamin Moore Gray Owl (OC-52)

Gray Owl is an all-out unadorned, approachable color that pairs beautifully with stainless steel appliances in a modern kitchen. 

Gray Owl

Cozy bedroom painted with Gray Owl, courtesy of Elizabeth Mayhew.

5: Benjamin Moore Edgecomb Gray (HC-173)

Benjamin Moore warm gray

A go-to gray that's timeless with a modern edge, this earthy, organic neutral is soft and stylish, creating a setting that feels distinctly personal. 

6: Benjamin Moore Chantilly Lace (OC-65)

chantilly lace

As delicate and refined as the lace it was named after, this crisp, clean white evokes images of pure silk, soft linen, and simpler times. 

Bright Living Room

Chantilly Lace living area with bright, modern décor. Courtesy of Homepolish

7: Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray (HC-170)

Stonington Gray

"I've found that this hue looks pure and fresh at any time of day or in any type of space. It's not too dark, not too's just right." - Caitlin Murray for

8: Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal (HC-166)

Kendall Charcoal Dark Gray

Rich, deep, and luxurious, Kendall Charcoal pops beautifully when paired with crisp white room accents and trim. A versatile neutral, it also works well with most color schemes. 

Home exterior in Kendall Charcoal

Courtesy of, a home exterior in Kendall Charcoal. [/caption]

9: Benjamin Moore Decorator's White (OC-149)

Decorator's White

"Nothing beats a clean crisp white wall and my go-to is Benjamin Moore Decorator's White. It is crisp and slightly cool, making it the the perfect backdrop to pop other colors used within a room." - Ohara Davies-Gaetano

10: PPG Delicate White (1001-1)

PPG Delicate White

Delicate White is a pale, true, winter white with a non-existent undertone. It is a perfect paint color for a main wall, trim or accent for your project. Pair it with almost any color.

Modern Living Area

This modern living area is crisp and clean in PPG's Delicate White, courtesy of

11: Benjamin Moore Coventry Gray (HC-169)

Benjamin Moore Coventry Gray

Benjamin Moore Coventry Gray is an all-star gray that has been extremely popular in the last five years because it’s such a beautiful and versatile color.

Coventry Gray walls in natural light

12: Classic Gray (OC-23)

This color is part of the Off-White Color collection. Inherently sophisticated and endlessly versatile, the Off-White collection offers subtle nuances of whites that suit tranquil, serene environments as well as creates color-enhancing accents for dynamic spaces. A compilation of 152 white and off-white color.

Let this collection of warm grays, cool grays, greiges, beiges, and whites inspire you to freshen your home, inside or out.. For these top 12 neutral paint colors, visit your nearest Spectrum Paint location to speak to one of our experts for your next project!

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