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Storr Mist – Water Based Paint by Isle of Skye Paint Company


Water Based Paint by Isle of Skye Paint Company to complement our fabrics, mix and match the colour palette.

We are so pleased to be able to offer a selection of paints to purchase as part of our curated moodboard packages or separately. Isle of Skye Paint Company offers forty-five shades of paint in four finishes including exterior paints as well as some beautiful wallpapers. Visit their website to view the full range. If you would like to place an order for a paint, wallpaper or any other Isle of Skye Paint Comapny products not listed here, please send us a message.

Storr Mist

Colour Description:

Delicate warm grey

The Inspiration behind the Colour:

The Storr is a rocky hill on the Trotternish Peninsula. The hill presents a steep rocky eastern face overlooking the Sound of Raasay, contrasting with gentler grassy slopes to the west. The Storr is prime example of the Trotternish landslip, the longest such feature in Great Britain. The area in front of the cliffs of the Storr is known as the Sanctuary. This has a number of weirdly shaped rock pinnacles, the remnants of ancient landslips.

Legend has it that Old Man of Storr was a giant who had lived in Trotternish. When he died, he was buried with his finger left sticking out, creating the ridges. To get up to the Old Man, it is a constant climb. At first, the trail is wide and covered with gravel. Your reward, if he is not covered in mist, is coming eye to eye with the Old Man of Storr.


Please note: Whilst we try to replicate each colour on our website, colour on screen may vary due to a number of factors including screen resolution. We therefore advise that you order a colour card or sample pot to check actual finished colour.

Paint Finishes Explained:

  • Matt: Suitable for interior walls and ceilings throughout the home giving an excellent finish.  Matt emulsion gives a flat matt wipeable finish.  It’s easy to use with the seaweed giving it a low splatter formula and excellent coverage.
  • Durable: Exceptionally durable so perfectly suited to bathrooms and kitchens, along with other busy areas such as hallways.  Durable emulsion provides a soft sheen finish.
  • Satin: Extremely robust and durable eggshell finish that is ideal for all interior woodwork and metal. From furniture pieces, kitchen cupboards, radiators and the underside of baths to skirting boards and doors, this is the ideal complement to Matt or Durable emulsion

Photo Credits:

All Isle of Skye product photographic images kindly provided by Anton Rob RandleIan Cummings and Twilight Photography.

Paint Finish

Durable Finish, Matt Finish, Satin Finish


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