Sampler: Pink paint

A shade that can handle the heat

From left: Fuchsia Fizz, from £13.99 for 1L, Crown; Petunia, £12 for 2.5L, Colours at B&Q; No.127 Lotus Pink, £44 for 2.5L, Designers Guild

Film, Television and Theatre Collection, Colour FTT-006, £46 for 2.5L, Mylands

Leather 191, £42 for 2.5L, Little Greene

Eton Mess, £39.50 for 2.5L Matt Emulsion, Fired Earth