How to Get the Downton Abbey Look

The style and décor of one of the most beloved television shows, Downton Abbey, have influenced the following colors to inspire that look in today’s historic homes. Rich deep reds, wood-toned browns, refreshing pastels and creams grounded by utilitarian grays, have each been inspired by the amazing settings portrayed on the show. The colors below are just a sample of Kelly-Moore’s new color system—The ColorStudio Collection. All would be perfect to use when redecorating a Victorian home.

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Part of Kelly-Moore’s ColorStudio Collection, inspired by Downton Abbey, Volcanic Rock covers the upper walls of this foyer, providing a rich contrast to the Rotunda White painted woodwork and natural hardwood floors.

For more information about these colors or to purchase paint from Kelly-Moore’s new color system—The ColorStudio Collection—inspired by Downton Abbey, visit

By Mary Lawlor

Kelly-Moore’s Manager of Color Marketing, Mary Lawlor tracks the paint industry’s color trends and develops both consumer and trade-friendly color tools for Kelly-Moore.

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