Neptune

Saffron Paint

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Saffron is our ‘true’ yellow – less orange than autumn 2016’s Mustard (which you’ll now find in our archive collection). It’s still richly-pigmented though: a grounded and warming yellow, rather than a very bright or pastel-toned one. Try pairing it with Salt for a fresh feel, or even Ink to create a dramatic contrast.
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Where to use it

Make Saffron your palette’s foundation – all over your walls or across kitchen cabinetry – and it’ll feel undoubtedly sunny, bringing welcoming warmth and optimism. Or feature it in smaller ways – on furniture or in a cabinet’s interior.

Our palettes

To make choosing paint a bit easier, we have an edited collection of 28 shades. They’re split into seven nature-inspired palettes, each with four hues that work together particularly well. Then we have a new seasonal shade twice a year that moves into our archive afterwards – you can still order these whenever you like though.

The finishes

Like all our paints, this one comes as matt emulsion or eggshell. The emulsion’s shine-free and gives walls a velvety look. And the eggshell’s like its namesake – there’s just a hint of sheen. Both are water-based, so all you’ll need to clean your brushes (and yourself!) is warm water and perhaps a little soap.

How to use it: emulsion

Matte emulsion’s generally best for walls as the flat finish blurs any imperfections in the plaster. But there’s nothing stopping you from using it on woodwork and metal if you’re looking for a slightly chalky character.

How to use it: eggshell

Our eggshell’s got a 10-20% sheen level. It’s best over the top of our primer on woodwork (like furniture, skirting boards and doorframes) or metal (like radiators). And because it’s a bit more durable, it suits walls in higher traffic areas (like hallways) or where you’re likely to need to wipe them (such as kitchens). It’s great in a bathroom too where it’s likely to be steamy.

About our paints

Our paint formulas are made with both people and planet in mind. They’re just about as low in VOCs (volatile organic compounds, which release harmful chemicals and unpleasant odours) as is possible to be, and are both suitable for vegan lifestyles and never tested on animals. They’re made in the UK by our trusted partners who have been mixing paint since 1740, and they’ve also got great coverage – depending on the colour, just two coats should be all you need.

  • $key: $value
  • Litres: 0.125ltr
  • Weight: 0.25kg
  • Width: 70mm
  • Height: 70mm
  • Paint Application: 2 coats recommended
  • Drying Time: 1-2 hours
  • Sheen Level: 5% (Very Matt)
  • Recommended Primer: Water based primer
  • Water-Based: Yes
  • Recommended Application Method: Brush or Roller
  • Product Code: PNT-MAT-SAM-AF
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  • For tailored items and fitted cabinetry, we can only refund 80% of the cost.
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