While spring is typically the time when people start thinking about repainting their homes, fall is actually the perfect season to do it. The weather is still warm enough to let you air out your space while you paint—not to mention the crisp autumn breeze is refreshing. Not only that, but you're about to spend a lot more time indoors and possibly entertain for the holidays, so a décor refresh is in order. Since paint is the most affordable way to completely transform your space, it's the perfect home update to make before the frenzy of the holidays start.
If you're thinking of repainting your home (or part of it) this season, the next part is picking the perfect paint color palette. To help you do this, we turned to Sherwin-Williams's 2019 trend forecast report. According to the paint brand, these are the next big color palettes about to take over the décor world—and they're beautiful. So pick the one you like best and get your rollers ready. These are the only fall color palettes you should decorate with this season.
If You Love Moody British Homes
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Sherwin-Williams calls this moody color palette inspired by British accents and '60s nostalgia Aficionado. "Like a bookcase of leather-bound classics, this polished palette evokes nostalgia and timeless tradition," the trend report reads. "With copper and gold anchored by merlot and deep, dark gray, these tailored tones make everything feel impeccable, tasteful and elegant."
If You're Not Afraid to be Bold
Sherwin-Williams's boldest color, Enthusiast, is inspired by maximalism and over-the-top opulence. The brand describes the ideal customer for this color palette as passionate and eclectic. "They have a calling to be unique," says the trend report. "They embrace the details and create scene-stealing worlds that burst with beauty. The proof is in this palette that features bold pops of vivid color, maximum impact and lots of energy."
If You Love Bringing Nature In
Inspired by botanical prints and terrariums, Sherwin-Williams's Naturalist color palette is perfect to mix with greenery. "With roots in the forest, this palette's colorful tendrils grew in hothouses and conservatories until they became these lush, sophisticated tones," reads the trend report. "Ranging from mushroom to leafy green to passionate floral pink, they've now found a place where they'll never fade."
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If You Love Earthy Tones
This neutral-packed warm color palette, Raconteur, is inspired by desert oases, luxury safaris, and the storytellers who keep ancient traditions alive. "From ancient sagas to today’s motivational speakers, we love our storytellers," reads the trend report. "With colorful accounts, they sum up our very nature and remind us how we’re all connected. Passed from grandmothers, traders and nomads, the tales traveled the world, gaining artistry, until we've translated them into a rich and modern palette that spans space and time."
If You Look Forward to the Future
Sherwin Williams's Shapeshifter color palette is inspired by healing energy and artificial intelligence. This bright and bold palette is filled with inspiring cosmic hues. "There are those who always seem a little ahead of their time," reads the trend report. "Visionary and creative, this palette reaches into the cosmos and returns with a whole universe of inspiration. Atmospheric wisps of colors, grounded by deep, dark blues, capture the unique space between technology and spirituality."
If You're a Nomad at Heart
"Some spirits can never be fenced in," reads the trend report on Sherwin-Williams's Wanderer trend report. "They need to soak in the blue of endless horizon and the subtle earthy colors of the high plains and desert. Sun-washed and warm, this palette can be seen in the baked clay canyons, worn leather and woven wool blankets of the true New West."
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