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I have a medium & dark brown plank kitchen floor and black /brown/grey countertop with white cupboards, I am trying to find a paint color that goes.  The kitchen is open to dining room, living room, halls and stairway, so the paint has to be a light tone. We were thinking of a darker color in the kitchen and doing a feature wall in living room but we can't seem to pick a color we agree on.  We're looking at beige and tan tones but are open to any color.  I purchased a Benjamin Moore Sisal but it is too dark and doesn't look good so I need to go with a lighter color.  Any suggestions

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gmcauley's picture

Hello nbochon,

If you're looking for lighter paint colours, try Lynda Reeves' list of her favourite white paints:

Or read up on Tan Wall Colours ( or our Editors' Favourite Paint Colours (

Good luck with the kitchen!

Gwen McAuley (gmcauley at

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