1. "The perfect ivory—you can use it with abandon and it always looks great"
Buy it: C2 Paint America's Cup (C2-064); c2paint.com
2. "Would be gorgeous in a gloss finish on powder room walls, or even on a dining room ceiling against grasscloth walls"
Buy it: C2 Paint Atoll (1168-M, retired)
3. "The ideal calm counterpoint to intensely bright accent colors"
Buy it: C2 Paint Mirage (5249-W, retired)