Cream Wall Paint – (which colors are the best?)

This post on the best cream wall paint colors first appeared here last year.

Since we’re going to be repainting our Florida home soon, I thought I’d bring it back…

I’m considering using at least one of these cream wall paint colors for almost every room in our vacation home.

Cream wall paints are growing so much in popularity right now.

Like most people, I’m craving a bit of warmth and moving away from all bright white interiors.

Benjamin Moore Linen White a populare cream paint colorBenjamin Moore’s Linen White on our mudroom walls.

What are the best cream wall paint colors?

Cream wall paints will work in every room of your home.

Interior designers rely on these creamy white color choices when designing a living room, family rooms, dining rooms – really any living space.

These paint colors are all popular for a reason.

Warm and inviting – these versatile neutral wall colors are so easy to work with.

However, finding the right shade of cream can be daunting.

So today, it’s all about narrowing down all these options to three of the best cream wall paint colors to use.

When it comes to warm white paint colors, these are all tried and tested wonderful options.

You can’t go wrong with these.

Benjamin Moore Linen White

cream paint color sample of Linen White by Benjamin Moore

Starting off with Benjamin Moore’s Linen White.

This neutral paint color with creamy undertones is what we have on our mudroom walls (as seen in the image above.)

Are there any yellow undertones here?

The answer is yes, there is a slight bit of yellow tones in this paint, but it’s very subtle.

The contrast of this warm, rich cream color with our dark wood floors works great in this room.

This cream wall paint also works great with white trim.

All of the trim work in our mudroom is painted in White Dove by Benjamin Moore.

Benjamin Moore Chantilly Lace

chantilly lace on bedroom wallsOur guest bedroom with Chantilly Lace on the bedroom walls.

While I have more of a detailed review of Chantilly Lace in a separate post, I did want to mention it again here.

This warm cream color is a great option to keep in mind when looking for a cream wall paint color.

After seeing it in our guest bedroom, above, I’ve become a big fan of this color.

Chantilly Lace has a slight warmth to it.

It’s the perfect color for a cozy bedroom vibe.

I love the sense of serenity this color has.

This is also a great color choice for your kitchen cabinets!

Chantilly Lace paint sample

Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee

center hall colonial hallway with cream paint on wallsOur upstairs hallway.

The third cream wall paint color I recommend is Benjamin Moore’s Swiss Coffee.

This is a fabulous soft neutral paint choice.

Swiss coffee is one of my all time favorite colors.

We have this beautiful subtle color on our hallway walls and it continues up the stairs to our finished attic.

Like most center hall colonial homes, the lighting is not great in this hallway so I tried to take two different angles to give you a better sense.

This is a gentle cream color which contrasts perfectly with our dark hardwood floors.

I’ve got a full blog post dedicated to Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee.

In it, you can see how our dining room looked with this warm neutral wall color.

cream color paint Swiss Coffee on upstairs hall waysSwiss Coffee looks great with the brown neutrals of our antelope runner.

cream color paint sample of Swiss Coffee by Benjamin Moore

Sample Your Cream Wall Paint Color Choices

You need to love the paint colors you choose for your walls.

Which is why I can’t recommend trying it out as a sample in your home first.

Because, as you can see from my photos above – even the surrounding light from one room to another can differ.

It’s so important to consider your light source, as this will vastly change the look of the actual paint color.

Even the time of day can have a huge impact here.

Also, don’t underestimate the importance your floor colors can play here.

They all can reflect light differently.

Live with a few samples for a few days before making your final decision.

Always be sure to test the color in natural and artificial light too!

Also, another great way to test out a paint color are these self sticking paint samples.

Doesn’t this sound so clever?

No messy paint cans to deal with before you commit! Win/win!

If you’re at all curious, you can find them here and try it out as a sample in your home first!

peel and stick cream wall paint color sampleSamplize peel and stick paint sample.

Samplize non-damaging adhesive backing allows for viewing in multiple locations and in different lighting without marking up your walls!
Produced with genuine manufacturer paint.

I tend to use a lot of Benjamin Moore paints, but I have nothing against Farrow and Ball or Sherwin Williams, or any other well known paint brand.

These brands all offer similar cream color options and can be found over on Samplize as well!

Cream Wall Paint Color Conclusion

Hopefully, you found these cream paint colors helpful in your decision making process.

If you do end up using any of these beautiful creamy wall paint colors in your home, let me know!

Even better, send me a photo – I’d love to see it.

Any other questions, please shoot me an email or leave it in the comments below.

I’ll be more than happy to answer them.

Which reminds me… I’ve already answered a popular inquiry on the best white paint colors to use for trim and baseboards, (just in case your wondering:)

Here’s a few more paint color reviews on some other favorite warm neutral wall paint colors –  Benjamin Moore’s Calm and Benjamin Moore’s Putnam Ivory.

And, many readers have found this post on how to pick the best ceiling paint colors for your home, very helpful!

I tend to use a lot of Benjamin Moore paints, but I have nothing against Farrow and Ball or Sherwin Williams, or any other well known. paint brand.

These brands all offer similar cream color options.

Additional Cream And White Paint Color Inspiration:

If you’re looking for even more white and cream paint color inspiration, be sure to check out these other posts by clicking on each title below-

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