Knowing the most popular Sherwin Williams paint colors will make selecting the right color so much easier. This post will not only give you a list of colors to start with when selecting a paint color but it will also direct you on how to determine the right color for you.
Popular Sherwin Williams paints have helped transform rooms for many years.
Paint is truly one of the easiest, and cheapest room transformations in our world of home decor. It can transform a space in one day with a little work and money. It can change the mood of a room instantly.
It’s like magic, but it is so hard to decide when there are hundreds of colors to choose from at Sherwin Williams.
That is why I decided to write a post about the top 12 most popular Sherwin Williams paint colors for your interior and I wrote another post about the popular Sherwin Williams exterior colors too.
Disclosure: This post is not sponsored by SHERWIN WILLIAMS. I just really love their paint and wanted to share with you!
POPULAR SHERWIN WILLIAMS
So, when I came up with this idea I figured the best way to learn would be to call Sherwin Williams stores all over the United States and ask what are the top selling paint colors at their store.
My husband, Marty and I contacted stores in Orlando, Atlanta, Boston, St. Louis, Seattle, Phoenix, Los Angles and Tallahassee. Tallahassee is the location I physically went to and spoke with.
Now, first let me say that the Sherwin Williams employees at these locations were so friendly and helpful! I was amazed at how well they knew their products. They all would start naming paint colors from memory.
They would say, well lets see, how about accessible beige, sea salt, tradewind, in the navy, repose gray, tricorn black, alabaster and so on. You get the picture.
I was surprised when I found many colors that were the same all over America like repose gray, accessible beige, alabaster and pure white.
Here is what paint colors I found in common.
POPULAR PAINT COLORS
- Pure White SW 7005
- Alabaster SW 7008
- Sea Salt SW 6204 (Southeast & Northeast)
- Tradewind SW 6218 (Southeast)
- Repose Gray SW 7015
- Mindful Gray SW 7016
- Agreeable Gray SW 7029
- Accessible Beige SW 7036
- Passive SW 7064
- Distance SW 6243 (Southeast)
- In the Navy SW 9178
- Tricorn Black SW 6258
There are lots of other colors that are not on this list but I figured 12 was a good number to start with.
Also, as a side note, you might have noticed that Pure White is missing from the photo above. Unfortunately, they were out at the Tallahassee location.
However, if you click on any of the colors in the bullet list above, it will take to the Sherwin Williams site where you can see the color.
PAINT COLOR TIPS
If your a play it safe kind of person try Accessible Beige, Agreeable Gray, Repose Gray and Mindful Gray.
If you want something for your walls that is timeless and everything matches it go with Alabaster.
If you love nautical decor try Tradewind, In the Navy and Sea Salt. Sea Salt also is a great color for farmhouse decor too.
And last Tricorn Black works nicely on exterior shutters and interior trim too.
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SHERWIN WILLIAMS WEBSITE
Speaking of the website lets talk about it for a minute. It is very user-friendly and gives you all the paint color options to play with in different types of rooms.
I wish this were around in the 90’s when I start designing.
It would have helped many of my clients.
HOW TO PICK YOUR PAINT COLOR
Now that you know what the popular colors are for Sherwin Williams, let’s talk about picking your color for your house.
Most people get overwhelmed by the hundreds of colors to choose. So start with an inspiration like art, rug or fabric.
Find your pattern, then ask yourself what colors in that inspire you for your walls, trim and ceiling.
The next step is going to these popular colors and see if any of them work with your inspiration piece.
Pick out two or three and take them home.
Tape them on the wall in different areas of the room and live with them for a day.
Watch how the color changes throughout the day. Make sure you like what it is doing in your space. Now you probably have your color.
If you still have doubts get a sample size of paint and paint it on the wall. Then you will know.
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I hope this information will help you become the artist of your interior space. Follow these steps to selecting the right color for your home or read more about selecting a ‘Fixer Upper’ paint color on another post at Life on Summerhill.
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