Learn more about Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray, including its undertones, how it compares to other popular grays, Repose Gray and Agreeable Gray, as well as color palettes that it works best with.
Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray
You already know that most of my home is painted with Sherwin Williams Repose Gray and Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray. But one color that I frequently get asked about is the color in our dining room. Those of you who have noted that it looks darker than the Repose Gray in the adjoining hallway are in fact, right. Our dining room is actually painted Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray, which is the next darkest shade on the same color card as Repose Gray.
Initially, I was not thrilled with how Mindful Gray looked alongside alllll the dark wood in our dining room. It really brought out the green undertone in it and frankly made the room look dark. However, since switching out our wicker chairs for lighter fabric ones, it has considerably brightened the room and almost completely eliminated any undesirable undertones.
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Mindful Gray vs Repose Gray
If you are considering these two paint colors for your home, consider your furnishings and other nearby colors. Like I previously mentioned, lots of wood tones will bring out a strong green undertone in Mindful Gray but less so in Repose Gray. I would consider Mindful Gray a mid-tone gray while Repose Gray is a much lighter gray with a warm undertone. Repose Gray is actually my all-time favorite gray because it never feels cold, even in a room with a lot of cool white and cold light. While we have only used Mindfulful Gray in our dining room, our kitchen, entryway and landing are all painted Repose Gray.
Mindful Gray vs Agreeable Gray
If you are looking for a gray that’s got about the same depth as Mindful Gray but without so much of the green undertone, Sherwin Williams’ Agreeable Gray might be a better bet for you. In fact, Agreeable Gray is regularly hailed as one of the best warm grays out there.
Hopefully if you’ve been struggling to figure out if Mindful Gray is for you then this post will have been of some help to you! But if you still have any lingering questions, drop me a comment below!