I was originally recommended this colour as I was advised it worked well for woodwork when using Elephant's Breath on the walls. Despite being sceptical as I much prefer white woodwork, I got the decorator to paint all woodwork with it and was disappointed. Much prefer a crisper white for woodwork, so was rather fed up as it was too late to change! However, searched around for a lovely cream colour (with no yellow tones) for another room, and several tester pots later, came back to Slipper Satin for my son's room. Fantastic. Just what I was looking for, but would never have considered it without seeing it as an emulsion on the walls. I've now chosen it for my other son's room and couldn't be more delighted. Just shows you how different paints can look when painted on different surfaces and different rooms.
17 April 2015
Lovely to use very pleased with finish
A great colour with french grey ,good covarage . halfway looks great
12 February 2015
Lovely neutral calm colour
We just used slipper satin in our south facing very sunny bedroom and it works really well. The colour is very neutral, at first it reminded me of very pale latte but as it dried it became paler. At times I can see a subtle grey to it, it's cream with out being yellow. It looks really classy against all white woodwork.
Delivery was extremely fast and the paint quality as always fantastic. It glides on the wall! We were painting on fresh plaster and only needed 2 coats of paint over the undercoat. The great thing about farrow and ball is that it does not smell, so we were able to sleep in the room the same day it had been painted! Highly recommended.
12 January 2015
More yellow than expected
I thought that Slipper Satin would be a shade lighter than Skimming Stone, but it turned out to be quite yellow, which was unexpected. We have Slipper Satin in our hallways and in the playroom. It looks ok, it is very light, so it does brighten up the room but I am not completely enamoured with it as a colour, like I am with Skimming Stone and Elephant's Breath.
17 December 2014
Easy to use neutral colour
Used in my daughters bedroom, bought prior to buying wallpaper but is a very versatile colour - a true light cream, not too yellow in colour. A very flexible neutral warm colour that would look good anywhere.
14 December 2014
Elegant and versatile neutral
A beautiful and elegant neutral off white which evokes the colour of some 1920's silk satin fabrics. I have used it on both walls and woodwork in a west facing bedroom. I have combined it with both Pointing and Elephant Breath and it has worked very well in both cases. The effect is very calming and inspite it has a greyness in it, this colour still manages to achieve a warm and bright effect. Will definitely reccomend!
01 November 2014
Three out of four tins of paint were OK
We uses Farrow & Ball paints a lot as we like the finish which is why the final product rating is good. However this has been given purely as three of the four tins of paint were good.
The faulty tin(in our opinion) which was opened and used after two 5 litre tins had been previously used on the walls crackled and split in places when drying as a second coat over the top of the previous F&B paint.
I must add that the decorating was carried out by a professional decorator who we use a lot and has previously painted F&B paints in a number of our houses over the years with no issues.
The experience has made my wife and I consider looking at other paints in the future.
28 October 2014
I originally bought this colour to go on the ceiling and woodwork of a dressing room in which the new cupboard doors are painted Slipper Satin. Since then I have used it everywhere! It goes with almost every single colour I put it with. It is a grey white but very warm nonetheless. I love it.
09 October 2014