Is beige coming back in style? Are you looking for beige paint colors? We will answer these questions with the most popular Behr beige paint colors.
For over a year, a rumor has been going around that the color beige is coming back in style. But I wonder if it has ever completely gone out of style? I know in our house I decided to keep some beige rooms. Personally, I think beige and gray look beautiful together and make a lovely neutral color scheme.
So with all these questions and thoughts, I want to introduce you to the most popular Behr beige paint colors, talk about their undertone, LRV, and the best places to use the color.
This article will include white colors with warm undertones and beige colors that contrast nicely with white colors like these in my best Behr white paint colors.
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Popular Behr Beige Paint Colors
So what do you think has shifted the decor from cool to warm tones? In recent years, farmhouse decor and matte finish cool colored paints were the trend. Then last year, Cottagecore decor came onto the stage with its cozy maximalist designs and moody tones. I personally think warm paint color palette was re-birthed from Cottagecore, as well as other designs.
You can see how it looks with these dreamy Cottagecore bedroom ideas.
But warm colors have never left us, all the farmhouse decor just played them down, white painted shiplap walls and so on, and since they are back as a great option, here are the top colors to make selecting your paint color much easier.
- Blank Canvas
- Swiss Coffee
- Antique white
- Off white
- Navajo White
- Linen white
- Cottage white
- Spanish sand
- Even Better Beige
- Aged Beige
- Sentimental Beige
Because Behr paint has been a more recent favorite paint brand choice, I have only used it several times so in this post, I will be sharing one of the colors I have used in my home and then cross reference some Sherwin Williams and Benjamin Moore colors that look similar to these Behr beige colors.
I hope you love these beige neutral colors. Let's find your new perfect color!
- LRV – You'll read the term LRV throughout the post. It stands for Light Reflectance Value. The highest LRV is 100. The higher the number, the more light will reflect from the color. A high LRV is a highly reflective white and is great for a small room or a room that you want to be bright and sunny. You can learn more about understanding LRV in paint in this post.
- RGB – RGB is the amount of red, blue, and green in each color. The colors with higher red levels will have warm tones, and a higher blue will be a cooler white.
- Paint Delivery: Did you know you can select your BEHR® Paint online and have it shipped to your door? If you plan ahead, this will save you so much time because your paint will arrive in the mail. Consider purchasing other supplies like paintbrushes and trays at the same time.
- Curbside Pickup: Add the paint to your Home Depot cart on the app when you decide on your paint color. Order the paint on the app for car delivery at the store. You will save yourself so much time and frustration from waiting in line at the paint counter. (Order a day or two in advance. Because of staff shortages, sometimes it takes a couple of days to get notified that your order is ready.)
- Trim Paint Colors: When picking paint for your whole house, I recommend you pick the same trim color throughout your whole house. It is a great way to keep your home's appearance consistent and make your life easier.
Blank Canvas by Behr
Let's start with looking at the white colors with a warm undertone.
This photo is a little darker than the color appears in person, but Blank Canvas is one of my new favorite creamy white colors, and it was Behr Paint's color of the year. With an LRV of 84, it has a color balance of R 241 G 237 B 225 giving it a creamy undertone, this is a gorgeous light color with a warm neutral undertone. Anything above 90 is pretty bright, making this white a nice calming warm white. You can see how I used it when I turned my closet into a pantry.
Blank Canvas is a popular color for a reason. This is a great paint color for interior walls, trim, ceiling, furniture – just about everywhere!
Behr Swiss Coffee
Swiss coffee by Behr is so similar to Blank Canvas that you probably cannot tell when they are painted side by side. I love this color also, and it is very similar to Alabaster by Sherwin Williams, which I used in my niece's home.
Because this paint color is another warm white, we used it in her guest bathroom. Look how lovely it turned out. This is a great paint color for walls, trim, ceiling, floors, and more. It even works great as an exterior paint.
The LRV, light reflective value on this color is also 84, making it a nice warm color but still bright enough to look great in small spaces and nicely reflect natural light. It has a color balance of R 241 G 237 B 224. If you want a white color with a beige undertone, this is your color but if you want a more beige-beige color, then keep reading because I have some beautiful ones to share.
Swiss Coffee is great for walls, trim, doors, furniture, accent walls, cabinets, ceilings, and exterior.
Behr Antique White
Antique white has a little more color and shows an even warmer white look. It is a beautiful warm neutral paint color. It is similar to Benjamin Moore Bone White, and here is an example in my living room.
I love this color because it gives just a hint of contrast up again a white white color like ultra pure white by Behr. The LRV is 73, so it's a nice warm shade. The color balance is R 232 G 221 B 202. With the higher red balance, it's a warm and cozy color.
Great places to use this color are walls, trim, doors, cabinets, exterior, and furniture.
Off White by Behr
Off white is similar to antique white by Behr but ever so slightly darker. I have a paint color in my hallway that looks very similar to off white so you can get an idea of what it will look like in your home.
Off White has a LRV of 76, so it's a little brighter than Antique White. With a color balance of R 231 G 226 B 210, it's heavier on the reds and greens, so it has a warm undertone.
The best places to use this color are walls, doors, cabinets, exterior, and furniture.
Frequently asked questions:
What is the most popular beige paint color?
The most popular beige paint color is by Sherwin Williams called Accessible Beige. After years of designing homes, this color is selected more than any other beige color.
Is Behr Aged Beige warm or cool?
Aged Beige by Behr is a beautiful color with a warm undertone. If you look at the color numbers, it is high on red, then green, and a much lower blue, making it a nice warm neutral.
What are the most popular Behr beige paint colors?
In my research for the best Behr beige paint colors, I found that the beige colors on the whiter side are used the most. For example, Blank Canvas and Swiss Coffee are white colors with a beige undertone. But if you are looking for the most popular Behr beige color with a deeper value, I see Aged Beige and Even Better Beige trending.
Navajo White has a color balance of R 235 G 222 B 196. That very low blue score means it has very warm and yellow undertones. The LRV of 74 means it's not very light reflective, adding to the warmth of this color. Navajo White is great for walls, cabinetry, and furniture.
Linen White is also in the white color family.
Has a whiter look with a LRV of 85. The color balance of R 247 G 237 B 216 means it's not as beige-y as some of these colors, but it still has a warmer tone. It's great for walls and ceilings.
Cottage white is also in the white color family with a higher LRV of 82.
With a color balance of R 243 G 233 B 214 it has nice warm undertones that are great for walls, furniture, cabinets, and exteriors.
Spanish Sand is still considered a white color, but it's right on the cusp of a true beige.
With an LRV 64 you're getting more depth of color. With a color balance of R 220 G 208 B 189, Spanish Sand is great for walls, cabinetry, trim, and furniture.
Even Better Beige
This beige paint color is admired so much until Behr made it a paint color of the month in 2022. Even Better Beige is so similar to Accessible Beige by Sherwin Williams, and if you know anything about Sherwin Williams paint, then you know this is one of their top colors. Knowing that makes me think no wonder Even Better Beige is popular.
With an LRV of 60, it's a warm and cozy color. The color balance of R 212 G 202 B 186 makes it a really pretty light beige. To help give you an idea of what it will look like in your home, here is a photo of Jenna Sue Designs‘ bathroom. Look how pretty and warm this color is on the walls.
The best places to use Even Better Beige are walls, doors, furniture, cabinets, and exterior.
Aged Beige is in the neutral color family. This one is a very pleasant beige color with an LRV of 63.
With a color balance of R 215 G 207 B 192, it will make your room feel warm and cozy. walls, trim, exterior, furniture, and cabinets. If you use this on a ceiling, keep in mind it will make the ceiling feel lower. So if, for example, you have very high ceilings in your dining room and want to make the room feel cozier, Aged Beige is a perfect choice.
Sentimental Beige is more of a greige color, which means it has grey and beige put together. It has an LRV of 69, so it's a nice warm color with a deeper look that isn't too dark but not too white. If you'd like to learn more about greige, check out this post.
With a color balance of R 224 G 216 B 197, it's heavier on the red tones, so it has a little bit of red undertones but not too much. walls, trim, cabinetry, exterior, floors, and furniture. We'll talk more about the best greige paint colors in a new post soon!
Did you find the perfect new paint color for your home from these popular Behr beige paint colors? Whatever you consider to be your perfect shade, your home will feel warm and cozy. I think you'll see that beige will become more and more popular. If you have any of these colors in your own home, I'd love to hear about it in the comments. Let me know what color, where you used it, and what you think of it. Looking for a cooler color? Check out my post about best Behr gray blue paint colors for a cool calm aesthetic.
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Wednesday 17th of May 2023
Awesome information! This is information that I can certainly use. Thanks!
Thursday 18th of May 2023
You're welcome. Glad it is helpful!