Here at YourHomeStyle, we absolutely love Farrow & Ball. Their iconic paint shades like Stiffkey Blue, Cornforth White and Sulking Room Pink are all over Instagram and Pinterest.

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But if you've got a lot of wall space to cover or you're decorating on a tight budget, a premium brand like Farrow & Ball might be a little bit out of your price range. We get it! So we've scoured the high street decorating brands for the closest colour matches to the most popular Farrow & Ball shades.

Plus, our dupes guide now contains affordable alternatives to Farrow & Ball's colours for 2022. Read on to see our colour matches for Babouche, Incarnadine, Stone Blue, School House White and Breakfast Room Green, among others!

Of course, you can always use a paint mixing service to try and obtain a perfect match to your favourite shade - many decorating stores offer custom colour matching. However, the accuracy of the match can vary a lot depending on the brand and the colour, and there's always the risk you'll be disappointed with the final result. By opting for an existing paint colour, you know you'll get exactly what's on the tin.

One final note before we get started - don't forget that the final appearance of any paint shade can vary hugely depending on a number of factors, including the orientation of your room, placement of light sources, even the type of lightbulbs you use. The colour that looks perfect on a screen or on a swatch in-store can look totally different on your wall, so we'd always recommend buying a few tester pots or stickers and trying them out before you buy.

Check out our tester pot paint projects here for an even more budget-friendly makeover too.

Farrow & Ball alternatives: best budget paint colour matches

Click on a colour to jump to the dupe, or keep scrolling to see them all.

Farrow & Ball blues

Farrow & Ball greens

Farrow & Ball neutrals

Farrow & Ball greys

Farrow & Ball pinks

Farrow & Ball yellows

Farrow & Ball reds

Best Farrow & Ball blue dupes

Farrow & Ball Stone Blue

Farrow & Ball Stone Blue

Dulux Stonewashed Blue

Dulux Stonewashed Blue

A lively warm blue, Farrow & Ball's Stone Blue is a versatile shade that adds instant uplift to any space. Dulux's Stonewashed Blue brings a similarly bright and breezy feeling, suitable for transforming whole rooms or for adding a pop of colour on doorways, window-frames, radiators or upcycled furniture.

Buy Dulux Stonewashed Blue

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Farrow & Ball Hague Blue

Farrow and Ball Hague Blue

Dulux Azure Fusion 1

dulux azure fusion 1

Colour card supplier E-Paint rates Dulux's Azure Blue 1 as 'virtually indistinguishable' from Farrow & Ball's Hague Blue - the highest colour match on their scale. We reckon you'd need to be a professional painter to tell them apart - and even then it's not a given. This atmospheric shade will add drama to any space, from hallway to living room.

Buy Dulux Azure Fusion 1 from Dulux and Ebay

Farrow & Ball Stiffkey Blue

Farrow and Ball stiffkey Blue

Dulux Heritage Midnight Teal

Dulux Midnight Teal

We reckon Midnight Teal from Dulux's Heritage range is the closest match you'll find to F&B's iconic Stiffkey Blue - we can hardly tell them apart! Although it's part of Dulux's premium offering, you can usually pick it up for around £30 for 2.5l, meaning it's still significantly cheaper than Farrow & Ball's £49.50.

Buy Dulux Heritage Midnight Teal

Farrow & Ball Railings

Farrow & Ball Railings

Homebase Nighttime Blue

Homebase Nighttime Blue

One of the most recognisable Farrow & Ball shades, Railings is a dramatic inky blue-black which looks just as good outside on a front door as it does inside on a feature wall, or even a whole room! If you do want to embrace the dark look in a larger space, you can save a fortune by opting for Homebase's Nighttime Blue, which starts at just £13 for a 2.5l tin.

Buy Homebase Nighttime Blue

Best Farrow & Ball green dupes

Farrow & Ball Breakfast Room Green

Farrow & Ball Breakfast Room Green

Valspar Night Vision

Valspar Night Vision

We had to search high and low for a colour match for Farrow & Ball's charming Breakfast Room Green, a unique shade that manages to be both cheerful and sophisticated. We finally found a match so close we think experts would struggle to tell the difference - Night Vision, from Valspar, available at B&Q.

Buy Valspar Night Vision

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Farrow & Ball Studio Green

Farrow & Ball Studio Green

Dulux Alpine View

Dulux Alpine View

With green proving to be the colour of the year and dark decor having a moment right now, dark green is the ultimate on-trend choice. Studio Green is a classic Farrow & Shade - so much so, it was actually the colour the founders chose for their first studio, hence the name. For that same 'so dark it's almost black' vibe, opt for Dulux's darkest green, Alpine View.

Buy Dulux Alpine View

Farrow & Ball Mizzle

Farrow & Ball Mizzle

Crown Poetry

Crown Poetry

Farrow & Ball's Mizzle is named after the uniquely British mix of mist and drizzle which so often hangs over our island, and the shade combines a grey sheen of rainfall with a soft green landscape. Crown's Poetry, from the premium Crafted range, gives off a similar dreamy grey-green vibe, eminently suitable for any room.

Buy Crown Poetry

Farrow & Ball Sap Green

Farrow & Ball Sap Green

Dulux Sea Nettle

Dulux Sea Nettle

Yellow-toned greens inspired by leaves, plants, moss and seaweed are everywhere at the moment, part of a wider trend towards bringing nature into your home. We love colours like Farrow & Ball's Sap Green for a porch or boot room, but opt for a budget-friendly alternative like Dulux's Sea Nettle and you can comfortably paint a much larger space without breaking the bank.

Buy Dulux Sea Nettle

Farrow & Ball French Gray

Farrow & Ball French Gray

Dulux Gooseberry Fool 3

Dulux Gooseberry Fool 3

Farrow & Ball's French Gray is a chic and timeless green-grey that will elevate any room - from a kitchen to a bedroom, this shade looks elegant anywhere. Dulux's Gooseberry Fool 3 brings those same vibes, offering a grey-green that brings more personality than a beige or grey, while still being soothing enough to be used as a neutral.

Buy Dulux Gooseberry Fool 3

Farrow & Ball Green Smoke

Farrow and Ball Green Smoke

Crown Family Tree

Crown Family Tree

Crown's Crafted collection is full of stunning timeless tones in a premium finish, including Family Tree, a muted blue-green that makes a fantastic budget-friendly alternative to Farrow & Ball's Green Smoke. You might have noticed that green kitchens are the new blue, so why not jump on board the trend?

Buy Crown Family Tree

Best Farrow & Ball neutrals dupes

Farrow & Ball Ammonite

Farrow & Ball Ammonite

Dulux Dusted Moss 2

Dusted Moss 2

Okay, we have to admit we're pretty pleased with ourselves when it comes to this one! Sitting in the middle of warm and cool neutrals - but we think tipping just slightly towards warm - Farrow & Ball's Ammonite takes its name from the fossils found along Dorset's Jurassic Coast. But it's worth knowing that Dulux's Dusted Moss 2 is wonderfully similar, offering a slightly warm greige that perfectly reflects a pebble beach.

Buy Dulux Dusted Moss 2

Farrow & Ball Peignoir

Farrow & Ball peignoir

Dulux Expresso Delight 4

Dulux Expresso Delight 4

A delicate pale pink, inspired by the type of gauzy chiffon dressing gown from which it takes its name, the tinge of grey in Farrow & Ball's Peignoir gives it a grown-up feel that makes it a sophisticated neutral for any room.

There's a tiny hint of brown in Dulux's Expresso Delight 4, but it makes a lovely alternative to Peignoir if you're looking for a warm, pink-toned neutral that's versatile enough to complement any room.

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Buy Dulux Expresso Delight 4

Farrow & Ball Elephant's Breath

Farrow & Ball Elephant's Breath

Dulux Bleached Lichen 2

Dulux Bleached Lichen 2

As the craze for cool greys begins to give way to a preference for warmer tones, more and more of us are looking for cosier neutrals. Farrow & Ball's warm grey Elephant's Breath is a super on-trend option. Luckily, Dulux have an impressive colour match in their comfortingly earthy Bleached Lichen 2.

Buy Dulux Bleached Lichen 2

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Farrow & Ball School House White

Farrow & Ball School House White

Dulux Cameo Silk 1

Dulux Cameo Silk 1

School House White is one of Farrow & Ball's classic shades - a warm off-white that adds character to any surface. Luckily, there's a brilliant budget alternative out there in the shape of Cameo Silk 1 by Dulux, which offers the same softness and slight cream undertone.

Buy Dulux Cameo Silk 1

Farrow & Ball Skimming Stone

Farrow & ball Skimming Stone

Dulux Egyptian Cotton

Dulux Egyptian Cotton

According to a survey by home insurers Hometree, Dulux's Egyptian Cotton is the most Instagrammed paint of summer 2021 - that's no surprise, given that this subtle greige an almost perfect match for Farrow & Ball's popular Skimming Stone. A classic neutral tone, use to add warmth and texture to walls that might seem 'cold' in white - for instance, in a bedroom.

Buy Dulux Egyptian Cotton

Farrow & Ball Cornforth White

Farrow & Ball Cornforth White

Dulux Pebble Shore

Dulux Pebble Shore

Many of us are choosing the palest of greys over plain white or cream, as a soothing neutral backdrop that works with any decor scheme, from period to contemporary. Farrow & Ball's Cornforth White has become one of their most popular shades, and Dulux's Pebble Shore offers the same understated versatility for a high street price.

Buy Dulux Pebble Shore

Farrow & Ball Jitney

Farrow & Ball Jitney

Homebase Fine Taupe

Homebase Fine Taupe

A warm brown neutral inspired by the beaches of The Hamptons, the swish New York seaside colony favoured by the rich and famous, Jitney is a classic Farrow & Ball shade. If you're looking to bring this rich, earthy tone into your home on a budget, check out Homebase's own-brand emulsion in Fine Taupe.

Buy Homebase Fine Taupe

Farrow & Ball grey dupes

Farrow & Ball Down Pipe

Farrow & Ball Down Pipe

Dulux Thunder Clouds

Dulux Thunder Clouds

Down Pipe is a classic Farrow & Ball shade. This deep lead grey with undertones of blue is so familiar to interiors fans that it's tricky to find a perfect match. However, we think Dulux's Thunder Clouds offers an affordable option for any decorators keen to capture that moody sky vibe.

Buy Dulux Thunder Clouds

Purbeck Stone

Purbeck Stone

Valspar Graceful Grey

Valspar Graceful Grey

Now this was a tricky one! We had to rack our brains for a grey that evoked the warm undertone of Farrow & Ball's beloved Purbeck Stone, but we reckon Valspar's Graceful Grey gives this soft and sophisticated earthy tone a run for its money.

Buy Valspar Graceful Grey

Farrow & Ball pink dupes

Farrow & Ball Setting Plaster

Farrow & Ball Setting Plaster

Lick Pink No.2

Lick Pink No.2

Farrow & Ball's Setting Plaster is a tricky shade to match, with its mellow undertone of yellow creating a dusty pink that can look like a pale terracotta in the right light.

Enter Lick, a new challenger brand on the paint market that we have been following with interest! Rather than offering hundreds of colour options, their palette spans a handful of key shades - and luckily, one of them happens to be Pink No. 2, the perfect alternative to Setting Plaster!

Buy Lick Pink No.2

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Farrow & Ball Sulking Room Pink

Farrow & Ball Sulking Room Pink

Dulux Wild Mushroom 2

Dulux Wild Mushroom 2

A deep muted rose, Farrow & Ball's Sulking Room Pink is a stunning shade for a dreamy bedroom scheme or a light-filled living room. The good news for budget-conscious shoppers is that Dulux's Wild Mushroom 2 is almost identical to the untrained eye, offering the same musky, dusky romance for a high street price!

Buy Dulux Wild Mushroom 2

Farrow & Ball Dead Salmon

Farrow & Ball Dead Salmon

Valspar Cozy Cocoon

Valspar Cozy Cocoon

Despite - or perhaps because of - its unusual name, Dead Salmon is one of the most familiar Farrow & Ball colours, a warm brownish-pink that looks at home in any room, and can appear anything from buff to deep mushroom depending on your lighting.

Not only does Valspar's Cozy Cocoon have a somewhat more appealing name, it's also an almost-perfect match for Dead Salmon. It's very slightly darker though, so be sure to test it first - particularly if you're decorating a room that's short on natural light.

Buy Valspar Cozy Cocoon

Farrow & Ball yellow dupes

Farrow & Ball Babouche

Farrow and Ball Babouche

Dulux Banana Dream 3

Named after the soft leather slippers traditionally worn in Morocco, Babouche would work best in a light-filled room that can show this zingy yellow off to its best advantage. A deliciously lemony yellow, Dulux's Banana Dream 3, brings the same sunny vibe on a high street budget.

Buy Dulux Banana Dream 3

Farrow & Ball India Yellow

Farrow & Ball India Yellow

Crown Yarn

Yarn Crown

A rich and vibrant mustard tone, Farrow & Ball's India Yellow has been popping up on our Instagram feed for a while now - it's great for walls, but also makes a wonderful choice for giving upcycling furniture a colourful makeover. For a slightly cheaper option, check out the warm and rich Yarn from Crown's premium Crafted range.

Buy Crown Yarn

Farrow & Ball red dupes

Farrow & Ball Eating Room Red

Farrow & Ball Eating Room Red

Valspar Wine Cask

Valspar Wine Cask

Wine-red shades are increasingly popular as part of a shift towards deep and dramatic jewel tones, and Farrow & Ball's Eating House Red fits the bill perfectly. If you're looking for something similar at a budget-friendly price point, Valspar's Wine Cask offers the same lush burgundy.

Buy Valspar Wine Cask

Farrow & Ball Incarnadine

Farrow & Ball Incarnadine

Elle Decoration by Crown Velvetine No. 442

Elle Decoration by Crown Velvetine No. 442

One of the brand's lesser-known colours, Incarnadine was a bit of a surprise pick for Farrow & Ball's colours for 2022. However, it didn't take us long to find a fab high street alternative for this rich crimson - Velvetine, from the Elle Decoration range by Crown. This effortlessly glamorous red is just the thing for giving any room a luxurious makeover.

Buy Elle Decoration by Crown Velvetine

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Can't find the shade you're looking for? Why not check out the new collection of Lick paint colours, which include restful tones inspired by nature.

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Rebecca MessinaEditor, YourHomeStyle.uk

Rebecca is the Digital Editor of Your Home and HomeStyle

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