These Are the Most Popular Paint Colors Right Now, According to the Experts

Updated 06/26/18

Nothing gives your home a summer refresh quite like a fresh coat of paint in a unique new color. That's why the experts at Behr Paint have revealed the most popular paint colors homeowners picked for their décor projects from around the country over the last year. Based on the most popular color families, they've created a guide to all the hues, tones, and shades you'll want to know before selecting the one that's right for your home. 

Dining Room
West Elm

Whether you're looking for a pop of color with bold reds and oranges, or you prefer more subtle shades of greens and blues, there's a color for you. According to Behr color expert Erika Woelfel, upcoming trends to look out for are cool shades of green, rustic orange tones, saturated yellow hues, smokey blues, and dusty lilac purples. Take a look at the popular paint trends in each color family below and start prepping for your latest DIY project.

Popular Paint Colors
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West Elm Cotton Canvas Pillow Cover $29


Agate Coaster
Anthropologie Agate Coaster $14


1. Dark Crimson
2. Flirt Alert
3. Fire Cracker

1. Dark Crimson
2. Flirt Alert
3. Fire Cracker

Framed Print
West Elm Framed Print $159


watermark brass bistro table
CB2 Watermark Brass Bistro Table $249


Consort Susie Italian Modern Chair $3000


Colorado Vase
Anthropologie Colorado Vase $18 $16

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