grape gum by benjamin moore

Color Spotlight: Grape Gum by Benjamin Moore

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When you think of a purple-purple, Benjamin Moore’s Grape Gum 2068-20 is it. It’s a “classic purple that can go in both a playful and sophisticated direction”.

Really, it’s a deep blue-purple that you could use in a bedroom, a dining room, or as an accent wall in any space. I could even picture this color above white board and batten in a powder room (or as a fun little “pop” in any small space).

Coordinating colors include:

  • White Heron
  • Heaven
  • Steam
  • Wish

It has an LRV of 7.21, which isn’t surprising, considering it’s an incredibly dark color.

How Can I Get a Sample?

The best way to try out Sherwin Williams paint colors is to order a 12”x12” peel-and-stick sample from Samplize.

A few things I love about these true color samples:

  1. You can easily move them around from room to room.
  2. They cost MUCH less than traditional sample pots, brushes/rollers, and foam boards.
  3. They are more environmentally friendly.

Plus, they’re typically delivered in just 1-3 business days, so you don’t have to add one more errand to your list (and then go back again and again when you don’t like how they look in your space). 

What is a Color Spotlight?

Every day this month, I’m highlighting a different paint color for my readers — mainly colors I haven’t really talked about before on the blog — as a fun little project.

They’re super quick blurbs that you can read in less than five minutes (NOT long, drawn out color reviews).

This will not only expose you to a variety of fun hues you might not have considered, but it’ll also give me fresh ideas for future blog posts.

You can view the entire Color Spotlight collection here.

Happy decorating!


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