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Cook's Blue

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Cook's Blue 4.4 5 11 11
Worth the price After I received the color swatches from Farrow & Ball, I seriously thought that I would just take the one I chose to my paint store for color matching. I changed my mind, ordered the actual paint--Cook's Blue in Modern Emulsion--and waited for it to arrive. Although it stated that it would take 5 to 7 business days to arrive, it was less than 3 days before it was at my door. I painted my kitchen yesterday and I am thrilled with the results. I definitely made the right decision. June 28, 2014
End result is a very warm blue We changed the color of our bookcase from oriental to cook's blue. Using a white base color to make sure the dark mahony like color was not visible anymore, we had to use 2 layers of cook's blue. Being a book case, this was actually a bit annoying because it is quite a bit of work. And also as it turned out the small pot we bought was not enough to paint the bookcase, so we had to buy another. (the bookcase is not that big actually) So our advice would be to buy more than you need if you're painting a bookcase. The end result however is really beautiful as we are used with FB. April 2, 2014
colour nothing like what I expected I was very disappointed when I painted my door this colour it was nothing like the colour on the website April 2, 2014
A shed with style Painted my studio, The Literary Shed, this colour. It's gorgeous. It's also much lighter and more intense than in the colour swatch shown. March 22, 2014
A Warm Blue Our son aged 19 years chose this colour for his bedroom. I was worried it would be a cold, harsh colour but it is not and is actually a warm blue. Must have red undertones or something? He likes it, I like it. The ceiling is white flat emulsion and skirting in white eggshell (both Decorators own). In the past we have had colours on the ceilings but feel because they are just under 8 feet high white suits them best. The paint was applied to lining paper in 2 coats, no undercoating, and has a lovely smooth finish having been applied using a brush. Our Decorator likes this brand of paint. Now to choose the floor colour. Test pots in use for either Borrowed Light, Blackened, Downpipe or Railings onto the previously painted (cream-ish) wooden floor. October 24, 2013
Beach blue After spending ages trying to find the right shade of blue for our holiday cottage front door we decided on cooks blue. I was a little apprehensive wondering if it may be too bright but the results are fantastic. We love the look its everything we wanted. The colour on this website is nothing like the real shade and in full sun its softer than when in the shade. I wouldn't want to paint too much as its a bold statement colour but on our front door along with white render its wonderful...already had compliments! October 23, 2013
Great product and service Used it to paint my new henhouse and it now looks superb. September 12, 2013
Excellent as always Regularly use F and B in UK and first choice always for quality paint. Colour remarkably close to the shade card. Finish on wooden shutters excellent. This was my first order on the website for delivery in France. Price much higher than UK and delivery charge horrendous. Shall ensure that I take paint with me next time! September 7, 2013
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A match to the Cooks Blue described in the Farrow & Ball book Paint and Colour in Decoration. Dark Tones undercoat.

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