What Colours Go With Mineral Mist?

If you’re looking to add a dynamic finish to your interiors, Mineral Mist is a calm, muted choice that’s suitable for most rooms in the home.

As a shade that delivers a pastel blue finish, if not dressed of paired appropriately, it can make an interior feel cold and despondent.

To avoid your interior feeling cold and clinical, let’s explore what colours go well with Dulux Mineral Mist in a home that ignite warmth, and create a welcoming feel in your interiors.

What Colour Is Mineral Mist?

Mineral Mist is a pastel blue, versatile shade that delivers a relaxing, tranquil edge to any room. Perfect for use in most room from hallways and living rooms, to a boys nursery room.

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What Colour Goes With Mineral Mist?

Tonal Combinations

Mineral Mist is just the most beautiful, pale pastel blue shade, so tonally it works with really well with other blue shades.

Dulux recommend pairing with Stonewashed Blue and River Valley. This trio of colours would look great in a coastal inspired interior.

To avoid it feeling cold, introduce other complementary colours for warmth such as cream and white.

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Neutral Combinations

To create a more neutral interior, pair with greys like Smooth Flint by Dulux or Basically Black. Black is a must have colour for a beautiful accent, especially if you’re looking to create a modern decor scheme.

You only need to use black in small doses, and on accent areas only. This could include small side tables, chair legs, and interior hardware pieces.

Grey can also be considered a cool colour, so again you may want to introduce other warm colours such as cream and white to lift the room. Goose Down is also another great shade by Dulux as it’s a cool neutral grey but also has blue undertones.

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Designer’s Choice Combinations

Dulux always have a set of Designers’ Choice combinations for their shades, these are often wild card colours that go against what we know about painting colours with those that share the same undertones.

I actually love the suggestion of pairing with Caramel Latte and Muted Gold as they exude such warmth and elegance. Browns and golds are coming back as a huge hit in interiors, and they could be introduced in so many subtle ways, from cushions and throws to doors and architraves.

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Mineral Mist & Cream

There are lots of off white, cream shades that could be incorporated into a colour scheme with Mineral Mist, Ivory Lace is a lovely cream shade by Dulux. The reason that cream is a perfect complementary colour is that it will bring instant warmth to the room, whilst it’s not overbearing and trying to make a separate statement.

If you chose to paint one wall in Mineral Mist, use cream on the other walls, or use it as a ceiling colour to easily introduce that warmth.

Think about using it in subtle decor accessories too, or even layering it with furnishings such as chairs, and side tables. A little bit of boucle texture would look sensational with Mineral Mist!

Mineral Mist & White

If cream feels a little bit too warm, why not incorporate a simple shade such as white? It will keep things on the cooler side, but it can provide a beautiful contrast to the paleness of Mineral Mist.

Elevate the room by painting white on the ceiling, this will instantly draw the eye up as you step into the room, giving the illusion of higher ceilings. Now, who doesn’t want that?

Use it on skirting boards, architraves and doors too. It’s still worth introducing some other colours for more depth, be it black, brown or a gold shade.

Mineral Mist & Terracotta

Terracotta is one of my favourite, rustic colours that just looks incredible in most settings. The rich warmth of it would make a beautiful complementary colour to Mineral Mist, and it only needs to be used sparingly to get the desired look.

Introduce it with charming terracotta vases carefully displayed on a shelf, windowsill or bedside table. Think lamp shade bases and even candles. Just a beautiful mix of colours, especially for a coastal, rustic inspired interior.

Looking to incorporate it with paint? An orange based, terracotta sequel shade from Dulux that would pair well with Mineral Mist is Soft Stone.

Mineral Mist & Wood Tones

Perhaps the easiest way to introduce a colour is simply by adding beautiful wood tones with furniture, frames and other decor accessories.

Natural wood adds a gorgeous dimension to an interior, lending a rustic look whilst it exudes warmth. Don’t go overboard and mix too many different wood tones, but some well placed wooden items against the backdrop of mineral mist would look amazing.

Where To Buy

Dulux Mineral Mist standard emulsion for walls and ceilings can be bought from most B&Q stores, but it can also be conveniently purchased from the below online stores;

This shade is just perfect for creating a tranquil, relaxing space. Use in small does, create a focal wall or go all in across your walls with Mineral Mist.

Just remember to introduce other colours to bring warmth, and definition to the space. Are you a fan of Mineral Mist?

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Nicole Sage

Nicole Sage is the founder of Sleek-chic Interiors and is a highly experienced interiors writer and skilled home renovator who has a passion for all things design. She has been featured as an authority at Pinterest, Ideal Home, Daily Mail and in countless other interviews. For 8 years, Nicole has written, observed key interior trends, renovated and undertaken interior short courses at the renown KLC school where she has gained her grounding interior design principles. With a keen eye for detail and a love of creativity, she shares her expertise on the latest interior trends, practical DIY tutorials, and styling inspiration to help others transform their homes into stunning spaces. With a commitment to delivering informative and engaging content, Nicole inspires and empowers readers to explore their own unique sense of style and create beautiful, personalised interiors. Contact her at hello@sleek-chic.co.uk for interiors advice, colour questions and any commentary.

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