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.
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.
1. Dark Crimson
2. Flirt Alert
3. Fire Cracker
"Bright red-hot hues will give way to rustier versions with orange and brown undertones," according to Woefel. Don't be afraid to blur the lines between red and orange tints for a bold look.
Woelfel believes orange is having its moment right now. "Oranges are transitioning from sweet and tropical to burnt and brewed with a cast of red," she says. "The lines will continue to blur between these two color families as orange continues its influence."
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