2017's Trending Paint Colors

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 9:20 AM (EST)
2017's Trending Paint Colors
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We are a little ways into 2017, which can only mean one thing… it’s time to look at color trends in the home!

We are a little ways into 2017, which can only mean one thing… it’s time to look at color trends in the home!

According to Behr, this year’s paint palette will feature a variety of sophisticated colors and hues. Behr has divided its color forecast into three easy categories for 2017: Confident, Composed and Comfortable.

Social butterflies and those with a creative personality may identify with the Confident color choices, this year those consist of blues, reds and bright greens. These are fantastic color choices for capturing you attention and sparking your creativity. The Composed color palette includes calming taupe’s and earthy greens, perfect for those looking for a traditional style or décor in a more modern space. Blues, yellows and pinks will make up the Comfortable palette. This color selection is best for those looking for a splash of color without being too lively. 

Here are some excellent rooms to use for inspiration and get an idea of what each color palette has to offer. We can't wait to see what the rest of 2017 has in store!

Trending Paint Colors
Trending Paint Colors

CONFIDENT: DUSKY BLUE

Blue doesn’t have to leave you feeling blue. Inspired by the colors of the ocean, Endless Sea by Sherwin-Williams gives the best blend of bold and blue to any room’s décor, great for accenting taller ceilings and bringing a fresh take on normally calm color.

Similar to image: Endless Sea by Sherwin-Williams

Endless Sea by Sherwin-Williams
Endless Sea by Sherwin-Williams

CONFIDENT: BLUE-GREEN

Make a statement with saturated greens with Behr’s Jade Dragon. Bring an extra bit of flare to your space with a vibrant green and orange accent combination. 

Get to image: Jade Dragon by Behr

Jade Dragon by Behr
Jade Dragon by Behr

CONFIDENT: SUNSHINE YELLOW

Think yellow is too much? Think again! Bring a sophisticated yet energetic splash of color to your home with Fiesta Yellow by Benjamin Moore. Perfect for a high energy and creative look. 

Similar to image: Fiesta Yellow by Benjamin Moore

Fiesta Yellow by Benjamin Moore
Fiesta Yellow by Benjamin Moore

COMPOSED: MINERAL GRAY

A modern hue with an ode to traditional style has never looked better. Rich in color but dark in grey, bring a refined mood to your dining or bedroom with this great color selection from Behr.

Similar to image: Shades On by Behr

Shades On by Behr
Shades On by Behr

COMPOSED: LIGHT BLUE-GREEN

Refined, calm and of course composed. Bora Bora by Sherwin-Williams combines a lightness with a modern feel. A blend of aqua and teal this hue feels right at home in a minimalist space.

Similar to image: Bora Bora Shore by Sherwin-Williams

Bora Bora Shore by Sherwin-Williams
Bora Bora Shore by Sherwin-Williams

COMPOSED: EARTHY GREEN AND TAUPE BEIGE

Create a calming atmosphere and relaxed mood in your home, Farrow & Ball bring together earthy greens and soothing taupe to make a paint color perfect for those wanting a more neutral tone. Great for kitchens and large living spaces.

Similar to image: Strong Neutral Tone by Farrow & Ball and Feathery Blue by Farrow & Ball

Strong Neutral Tone by Farrow & Ball and Feathery Blue by Farrow & Ball
Strong Neutral Tone by Farrow & Ball and Feathery Blue by Farrow & Ball

COMFORTABLE: POWDERY BLUE

Take the leap into color! Bring something a little different to your home with this summery shade of green and blue. Bring in a little brass and dark wood floors for the perfect accent combination.

Similar to image: Gentle Aquamarine by Sherwin-Williams

Gentle Aquamarine by Sherwin-Williams
Gentle Aquamarine by Sherwin-Williams

COMFORTABLE: PASTEL PINK

Show off your space with the lively color of Mixed Fruit from Benjamin Moore. Inspired by Rose Quartz this color is fantastic for offices spaces and bedrooms, this shade highlights the natural lighting in a room.

Similar to image: Mixed Fruit by Benjamin Moore

Mixed Fruit by Benjamin Moore
Mixed Fruit by Benjamin Moore

COMFORTABLE: DUSTED YELLOW

Bright accent pieces – like the soft yellow console – energize this room's muted gray walls.

Get the look: Gold Hearted by Behr

Gold Hearted by Behr
Gold Hearted by Behr