10 Must-Try Paint Colours
Designers understand the expressive power of paint — and these rooms prove it! Don’t even think of starting your next paint project before perusing this motivating gallery of colourful spaces. Whether you’re decorating a living room, bedroom, hallway or even a laundry room, you’ll find the most on-trend hues here. Not sure how these brilliant BEHR colours will look in your space? Visit the BEHR Colour Studio to see more projects, find paint colours and even preview a BEHR colour using a photo of your room! But first, click through these photos for a dose of colour inspiration.
A panelled wall painted with BEHR® Restless Sea PPU13-20 delivers major impact in this elegant and tailored space by Studio McGee. The clean-lined emerald velvet sofa, expressive artwork and gold-trimmed table offer beautiful contrast against the blue. A leggy tripod lamp and open armhairs keep the overall look of the room light and modern.
A bold door — painted with BEHR® Noble Blush MQ4-4 — pops against gold-flecked wallpaper in designer Elsie Larson’s hallway. The co-founder of A Beautiful Mess balanced these feminine touches with a modern console and bench, plus a spectacular Jonathan Adler brass chandelier. Not sure whether you’re prepared to go pink? Visit the BEHR Colour Studio to give this paint shade a virtual test run!
Looking for the perfect paint shade to pair with pretty upholstered dining chairs? Designer Alison Giese found it with BEHR® Park Avenue MQ2-55. This lovely greige looks especially modern when paired with white-painted moulding and trim. A sculptural Saarinen table and white chandelier offer a modern touch, while nailhead trim on the chairs and punchy tableware add eye-catching detail. Park Avenue or a similar paint shade would look equally good in a living room or bedroom, too!
Design fans of any age will appreciate the room-refreshing power of peach paint! In this space, designer Carmen Collins chose BEHR® Life Is A Peach T17-05 to make a fresh statement. Warm metals, leggy furniture and hits of black keep the overall look crisp. Check out the BEHR Colour Studio to see if there’s a peach shade you can bite into for your home.
Walls in BEHR Stepping Stones PWL-85 offer a restful counterpoint to crisp white built-ins and a pretty patterned chair. Complete with a stone fireplace and a large wood table, who wouldn’t want to curl up with a book in this room by designer Rachel Oliver? Visit the BEHR Colour Studio to see other beautiful rooms in beige, greige and off-white.
What makes a traditional kitchen feel fresh? Bold articulated sconces, large windows and cabinets in BEHR® Black Sapphire PPU15-19. Crisp counters and a lively yellow runner also brighten this kitchen by Centerline Design. Not sure if you’re ready for black cabinets? Upload a kitchen photo in the BEHR Colour Studio and see what you think!
Grey walls add sophistication to an eclectic space. Here, designer Carmen Collins chose BEHR® Laid Back Gray T17-09 to balance a nailhead-trimmed headboard and blush linens. Discover more gracious grey rooms and choose your favourite version of the hue at the BEHR Colour Studio.
BEHR® Regatta Bay 550F-6 makes a bold colour statement in this pretty yet crisp bedroom design by Michelle Turchini. A gold-toned light fixture and pair of lamps warm up the scheme. Looking for the right blue for your space? Upload a bedroom photo through the BEHR Colour Studio and try different blue hues on for size.
Vintage photos, a brick fireplace and a traditional chair and ottoman all layer a sense of history into this space by designer Kate Johns. BEHR® Evening Hush 770F-6 on the walls offers beautiful contrast to the cottage-chic white-painted ceiling. Find more stunning bedrooms and choose your favourite blue paint shade at the BEHR Colour Studio.
A soothing palette of white and BEHR® Off White 73 evokes calm in a typically busy spot. Designer Jodi Foster used a bench with built-in storage, handy hooks and baskets, and durable, easy-to-clean tile to keep the mudroom in order. The laundry area boasts plenty of storage and counter space, plus a beautiful view. Not sure which neutral to choose for your house? Visit the BEHR Colour Studio to find top picks and room inspiration.