Traditional paints from Little Greene

Little Greene historic paints have been developed in association with English Heritage and are available in a wide range of period colours.

The appearance of paint colours vary according to the adjacent colours in the room and the lighting conditions.
To prove your choice we recommend you apply a sample pot of colour to your room area and observe the changing light conditions throughout the day - apart from the effects of electric lighting, natural sunlight can change dramatically between early morning and sunset.
Despite the fact that we use many colours to decorate our personal environments, the vast majority of colours used are based on the naturally occurring minerals of iron and the transition metals. These compound colours are found in nature and have been used for centuries.
Ochre:Used in Lemon Tree, Light Wicker,
Oak Apple, Daylight and Tash
Umber:Used in Pillar, Rectory White, Welcome, Al Fresco, Batsman,
China Clay
Red Oxide:Used in Adventurer, Harmony, Julie's Dream, Pot Red, Simplicity and Tuscany
Lamp Black:Used in Courtyard, Grey Stone, Juniper Ash, Light Challinor, Weekend, and Spark's Grey
This site was last updated on: 20 June, 2013
Paint colours shown below are available in good sized sample pots which can be sent by post or collected from the shop.

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