It’s probably no surprise that white paint, whether on walls or woodwork, is popular in many homes. It’s timeless and gives homeowners a neutral base to complement and highlight furniture, décor and interior selections. But not all white paint colors are created equal, and while at first glance they may all seem the same, there can be vast differences in undertones and finishes, creating a large impact on a space’s aesthetic.

We’ve narrowed down some of our go-to white colors that can work in every home.

Sherwin Williams Snowbound

Snowbound has a cooler, almost gray, undertone and is more of a true white without feeling stark.


Sherwin Williams Alabaster

This popular paint color adds softness and warmth without feeling too creamy. It’s the perfect neutral, off-white. It’s works well on walls or trim.


Benjamin Moore Simply White

Simply white is crisp and clean with a touch of warmth. It’s versatile, pairing well with both warm and cool color palettes, and is perfect for cabinetry, built-ins, trim, walls and ceilings. It’s a well-balanced white.

Simply White

Benjamin Moore Ballet White

Although not a true white, with its soft beige undertone, Ballet White is a light yet saturated color. It gives walls dimension and pairs well with other whites. It’s a lovely option for traditional spaces and adapts well to changing natural light throughout the day.

Ballet White

Benjamin Moore White Dove

This creamy paint color is known for its reflective quality, offering warmth and creating a welcoming space. It’s a great option when used in an interior with ample natural light and works well in any design setting.

White Dove