Paint - Sample Pots

Colour: Minack
Our unique paint palette is inspired by the colours of Cornwall. With 30 colours available, evoking its ever-changing skies, wild and rugged coastline, sandy coves and sheltered creeks.
Our sample pots cover up to 1-2sqm, so they are the perfect way to see how our colours transform your home or for use for small craft projects.

Available to order in four finishes in larger sizes - Eco Emulsion, Ego Eggshell, Eco Gloss & Masonry.
  • All sample pots are Eco Emulsion
  • Made in Britain
  • 100ml

Minack - A lovely soft yellow inspired by the succulent covered cliff tops at this iconic landmark overlooking Porthcurno Bay.

Atlantic Breeze - A subtle green/blue that is created when the strong Atlantic breeze whips the top of the waves along the north Cornish coast.

Mizzle - A warm grey that can sometimes cover the coast in a blanket of mist and the land and sea become one.

Manderley - A clear blue as classic as the line form Dame Daphne Du Mauriers novel Rebecca, last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again?

Drift - Washed up on shore and dried in the sun and salt, a very useable greyed yellow.

Frenchman's Creek - A green as deep, strong and mysterious as the natural creek in the Helford that inspired this colour.

Mullion - A warm neutral, based on the colours of the cottages in this cosy fishermans cove.

Fal Oyster - A soft neutral as found in the native Fal Oysters that are harvested from the sea and river bed of the Fal Estuary, and are famed for their distinctive sweet, fresh and delicate flavour.

Sea Thrift - This pink plant thrives on the rugged cliff tops around Kynance cove, gently bobbing and swaying in the wind.

Clotted Cream - A quintessentially Cornish colour as thick and delicious as the real thing.

Hepworth - A cool stone grey lit by the astonishing light in St Ives brings to life the sculptures of Barbara Hepworth.

China Clay - A white china clay has been mined in Cornwall for hundreds of years and has made some of the finest bone china in the country.

Sea Fret - A soft misty grey that shrouds the coastline, also known as a smugglers friend.

Lands End - A warm sand colour that wraps around and outlines the dramatic coastline as the land falls away into the sea.

Porthminster - A beautiful aqua so synonymous with the bay in St.Ives.

Fistral - A cool contemporary sky blue that is visible on a clear day in the wide expanses of Fistral bay.

Eden - A lush and tropical yellow/green inspired by the vegetation at the Eden Project, St Austell.

Mackerel Sky - A natural phenomena where the sky and the clouds are broken by a dramatic pink as the sun sets and glistens like a mackerels back.

Cornish Blue - Traditional Cornish kitchenware was decorated with this beautiful mid blue and cream stripes.

Lusty Glaze - A wonderful turquoise green to rival some of the waters in the Mediterranean, that can also be found at this beautiful beach on the north coast.

Storm Brewing - A warm grey that descends as the storm approaches.

Engine House - This brick red can be seen all over the landscape, towering above the trees, a reminder of Cornwall's rich industrial heritage.

Sennen Blue - Standing above Sennen Cove you look down to this magical blue, deep and bright and strong.

Bedruthan - A rich teal which echoes the deep turbulent seas off the spectacular North coast.

Crabber - A washed and whitened red used to preserve the sails of the working boats around Falmouth

Star Gazey - The blue of baked mackerel peeping out of piping hot pastry in a traditional winters pie.

Gig Red - Flashes of this racey red cut through the Cornish waves as gigs vie for victory.

Logan Stone - These grey stones are said to be a favourite meeting place of Cornish witches, who rode to them on ragwort stems.

Nankersey -Home to many Packet ship owners and Naval Captains in the 18th Century, this soft Aubergine reflects the tasteful elegance of this beautiful village.

Prussia Cove - A deep indigo that reflects the depth of the waters overlooking this smugglers cove.

Saffron - The strong yellow of the saffron bun, a Cornish delicacy to delight the taste buds.

 Delivery Of Your Order

We aim to deliver quickly. Generally your order will be printed and processed  within a few hours and we often manage to fulfil all orders within a couple of days but please allow 3-5 working days to receive your order. Please note that during busy times, Like Christmas, it may take up to 10 working days to receive your order. If your order is needed urgently, please call us on 01326 450811 and let us know and we'll prioritise that for you.

We use Royal Mail and well known couriers such as DPD, Fed Ex and UPS who provide a great user friendly and flexible delivery system. Most of our orders are sent out on a next day tracked delivery with an SMS text alert giving you a time slot and delivery options. We charge £4.95 for all deliveries within the UK.

Do you live outside of the UK?

Not a problem, we deliver worldwide with very affordable shipping options. This is shown at the checkout. We have tried to make it as cost effective as possible for you as we want you to have some of Cream Cornwall in your home! For example, our cushion covers are able to be sent as a large letter which makes it very reasonable. If you have a lot of items that you would like, just email us and we will always try and get the best price we can for you. 

We don't charge for packing and only charge what we pay for postage.

Stock Levels

Though our site does not show ‘live’ stock levels, most of the goods will be in stock. Should goods not be readily available to fulfil your order we will contact you normally  within 24 hours, giving you the opportunity to amend, cancel or wait. However, generally out of stock items will say OUT OF STOCK and may give you the opportunity to pre-order, along with an expected arrival time.

What Happens If Goods Are Out Of Stock?

We'll email or call you to let you know that there will be a delay in shipping your order and normally give you an estimated date of arrival when goods are expected back into stock.

We can recommend alternatives and you can decide if you want to amend your order, wait for it to come back into stock or cancel it. If you do choose to wait for items to come back into stock we will send out your order in separate shipments at no extra cost to you. 

We do our best to meet the delivery timescales that we quote but occasionally deliveries can be late sue to circumstances outside of our control.


Faulty Or Missing Items

Please let us know within 48 hours of receiving your order if you have any issues with missing, faulty or damaged goods. Email us at quoting your order number and full name. If possible please email a picture of the damage as this will help us to quickly resolve any issues and decide on appropriate steps to rectify the problem which we will always sort as quickly as possible.