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Benjamin Moore Gray Owl

Benjamin Moore Gray Owl

Benjamin Moore Gray Owl

Benjamin Moore Gray Owl

I tried to picture the house that Mrs. Ben must live in.

Color

Gray Owl (2137-60 or OC-52 - same color, 2 different collections!) has been a very popular gray paint color for the past half decade, alongside Benjamin Moore's other popular gray, Stonington Gray. If you are looking for a gray paint color that adds some brightness, but is certainly still a gray, then this may be the paint color you're looking for.

Agreeable Gray has an LRV of 62. LRV, or Light Reflecting Value, is the number that refers to how light or dark a color is on a scale of 0-100. The closer the number is to 100, the lighter it is (white being the lightest). The closer the number is to 0, the darker it is (black). (Source: jennakateathome.com)

Use

I very rarely use Classic Gray but when I do, it’s this exact lighting situation above with an abundance of natural light. Gray Owl, Repose and especially Stonington would go too cool/sterile and maybe even light blue in this light.

MyPerfectColor spray paint is a fast-drying durable acrylic enamel coating suitable for interior or exterior use. MyPerfectColor custom spray paint matched to Benjamin Moore OC-52 Gray Owl enables you to conveniently achieve a professional spray-smooth finish in any color in any sheen. It sticks well to most surfaces including metal, plastics, powder-coatings, cabinets and primed or previously painted wood. (Source: www.myperfectcolor.com)

Best

All paint is custom-made to order. While most orders ship within 48 hours, the lead-time for paint made to match Benjamin Moore 2137-60 Gray Owl depends on the type of paint needed. Interior and exterior house paints usually ship within 1 to 3 days, while custom spray paint typically takes 3-5 days to ship. The transit time depends on your location and the shipping method you choose. If your need is immediate, select Expedited Production during checkout. Most expedited production orders ship within 24 hours on business days. Please contact MyPerfectColor if you are concerned about a specific deadline. We do our best to make sure you get your paint on time. Learn more about paint lead times at MyPerfectColor.)

The best interior and exterior paint lines are the Aura. Aura is Benjamin Moore's latest paint technology - their Gennex platform, which features brand new resin and colorant technology for superior results. The second level would include the Regal interior or Moorgard exterior lines of paint, and the Moorwood line of exterior stain. The Ben interior and exterior lines of paint offer a value priced quality level of paint. The Ben lines are based on the new Gennex technology, but a less expensive price point for those who don't want to spend for the additional quality of Regal or Aura. (Source: www.myperfectcolor.com)

Great

A stormy gray isn’t as fresh and clean looking as a gray with a cleaner blue or blue/green in it. It has a subtle, low-key look and can be a great backdrop for artwork as shown below. And while Stonington Gray does have a slight blue undertone (that can sometimes flash a bit green), it’s pretty soft and subtle.

So, if you’ve seen my own foyer, you’ll know I’m TOTALLY partial to the light fixture Shannon and Aaron have here in their very lovely foyer. And while we use Benjamin Moore Nimbus (also a very true, but bit darker gray with an LRV of 60) I love how Owl Gray looks in this space with a great amount of natural light. (Source: heatherednest.com)

 

 

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