flat into eggshell ??

Old 02-07-06, 11:22 AM
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Question flat into eggshell ??

Would I be able to put a few drops of flat into an eggshell from a different company to get a hint of off white? Both are latex and premium paint.
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All latex paints are interchangeable but when mixing 2 different bases it will change the properties of the paint. Adding flat to eggshell will result in less sheen and possibly less washability. Whenever custom mixing 2 paints together be sure you have enough to do the job as it isn't likely you could both duplicate the color or sheen.
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what 2 colors are you mixing to produce "off white"?
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Take it back to where you go it from and ask them to add some colorant to it. Or take it to a local paint store, they'll usually do it for you as well.
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Yes, the best option is to take it back and add pigment.

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