How to decorate with cream colours

Cream is great for bringing a relaxing and warm feeling to a space. It pairs effortlessly with browns and greys, and can also work well with dark reds and lavender. 

Read on for some inspiration for your cream coloured home project, and for information on cream colour paint options available to you here in Australia.

cream Colour Schemes

Cream is popular for living spaces but can also work very well in bedrooms and bathrooms. Depending on how it is used it can add elegance, comfort and warmth.

When pairing with white, be sure to make the difference between the shades definite and noticeable.

cream Colour palette

The cream colour chart above includes some of the most popular cream colours used for interior decorating. Cream is produced by mixing yellow and white, and is considered a pastel colour. 

While similar to “off-white”, in interior design we generally consider cream colours to slightly warmer, and off-white to be more light greys and browns.

cream Colour Paint

One of the most popular colour varieties out there, you’re not going to go wanting for options of cream paint. Here are a handful of options from Dulux Australia:

wHITE TUSK by Dulux

clotted cream by Dulux

perfect pearl by Dulux

prestige white by Dulux

whisper white by Dulux

Benjamin Moore cream Paint

While you might struggle to find Benjamin Moore paint in Australia, they do have a great range of colours that can serve as inspiration for your project.

If you’re really set on one of their colours you can always ask your local paint shop to mix up a duplicate.

Here are some of our favourites:

Benjamin Moore - indian white

Benjamin Moore - Mannequin Cream

Sherwin-Williams Paint

Another big American paint manufacturer with some great cream colours in their range, here are our favourites from Sherwin-WIlliams:

Sherwin-Williams elephant earth

Sherwin Williams irish cream

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