Every year paint companies and color experts pick out a paint color of the year. 2020 colors range from vibrant to peaceful. See what colors I think will be trending and be inspired to add some to your home.
Paint Color of the Year
One of my favorite things to do each year is searching for the color of the year selections. It is a great way to see where our hues are taking us.
Most the time the colors are spot on, at least from my perspective, but then there are colors that I think to myself where did that come from.
This year I can easily see myself recommending some of the colors, and there are other colors that I have been trying to figure out a way to blend them into our modern farmhouse decor style.
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The first color we want to share with you is Sherwin Williams color of the year 2020 Naval SW 6244.
Naval is said to be a rich navy that creates a calm and grounding environment. A tone that will warm up any room.
If you love the color, this is an excellent choice for your walls, door, cabinetry and so on. But if you are more of a neutral person, then I would recommend using it as an accent.
I think this color is telling us that interior paint colors are moving to art deco influences.
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Cavern Clay SW 7701 was Sherwin Williams color of the year for 2019. A color that would warm up any room.
First Light 2102-70 is Benjamin Moore's color of the year for 2020.
This rose hue has been a growing trendy color in 2019 and looks like it might just explode in 2020.
This is the perfect color to remind you of a gorgeous sunrise or sunset. Who wouldn't love to bring that indoors.
First Light is perfect on walls, doors, furniture and accessories.
Benjamin Moore AC 690 Metropolitan, their color of 2019, is still a color that is trending right now and will be the perfect accent to this year's color, First Light.
Behr has released their color of the year for 2020 to be Back to Nature S340-4.
Back to Nature is a color that does just that and is a beautiful color for outdoors, but would look amazing inside your home too.
This is a color that would look great in your office, on your cabinets, in your living room or bedroom.
It's a subtle color that doesn't steal the show, but would be a great accent color.
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Blueprint S470-5 is a warm denim mid-range hue and was Behr's color of the year for 2019.
The color of the year for PPG is Chinese Porcelain PPG1160-6.
Blue is a timeless color and PPG has nailed it with Chinese Porcelain.
The blue with violet undertones is a serine color that takes you outdoors.
If your entryway is asking for a makeover, Chinese Porcelain is a great color to start with. It's inviting to any guests that might cross the threshold of your home.
PPG paint color of the year in 2019 was Nightwatch PPG1145-7.
Minty Fresh DE5687 is to 2020 color of the year from Dunn-Edwards.
What a clean color this is. If you're tired of white, but don't want a bold color in your home, than Fresh Mint is a beautiful option.
This is a perfect color to lighten a room that doesn't have any natural light coming in.
There are so many options of where you could incooperate this color in your home. Anywhere from your kitchen walls, to your bathroom, to your outdoor patio.
Fresh Mint is a breath of fresh air for your home.
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Dunn-Edwards color of the year from 2019 was Spice of Life DET439.
Pantone Living Coral
Pantone's color of the year for 2019 was Living Coral and we're all waiting on pins and needles for them to release their color of the year for 2020.
In case you are wondering Pantone is a company who creates a color chart that other companies use as a guide.
Many businesses have a color that is on the Pantone chart. They use those colors on the table whenever they are working with other industry to print their stationary order shirts and so on.
It is a big deal to see what Pantone picks. In some ways they are the leader of the color pack, so to say.
This year Pantone delivers the surprising color Living Coral 16-1546.
I think this color will be fabulous in coastal homes. It will make a great accent hue.
Overall I think all the paint companies and experts have given us great color options for 2020.
What is your favorite color and where would you use it?
I am toying with the thought of painting a door which is what I did several years ago when I painted my front door Benjamin Moore Wythe Blue.
I feel in love with that color then so you never know if you will fall in love with one of these colors now.
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