18 Cozy Paint Color Ideas Inspired By Autumn
From vibrant oranges to earthy greens and browns, fall is best known for its spectacular colors. If your walls are in need of an update, draw inspiration from the season’s most beloved hues. Click through for 20 inspiring paint color ideas that will bring warmth to your space long after the leaves have fallen.
A pumpkin-inspired orange energizes this office nook by designer Tommy Smythe. A stately, cognac-toned leather chair is perfectly suited to the space.
Designer Sarah Richardson painted the lower half of her living room wall a rusty orange shade — a move that not only adds a dash of color, but balances the weight of a chunky pine dresser.
H&H‘s Morgan Michener and Kai Ethier gave terracotta flooring a mod update by painting half of this wall in a similar spicy hue, Red Earth (64) by Farrow & Ball.
Montreal design duo Blazys Gerard opted for a neutral envelope in their own apartment, painting the walls a soft mocha. Oversized artwork and vintage sofas make their living room an inviting place to unwind.
Homeowners Jude Allison and Brad MacArthur aren’t afraid of color, and their eclectic home proves it. The couple painted the walls of their foyer a rich chocolate — Wild Horse (S-G-770) by Behr — and brightened the space with Behr’s Beluga (770F-7) on the trim.
In this country-inspired dining room, trimming painted in a soft green — Benjamin Moore’s Olive Branch (2143-30) — sets the stage for casual entertaining.
In this handsome lounge area, a deep forest green hue is made even more striking thanks to contrasting black crown molding.
Pale oak floors and crisp white paint offset a deep green accent wall in this home office designed by Studio McGee.
A creamy yellow hue — Farrow & Ball’s Savage Ground (233) — cozies up designer James Davie’s library. Rich red accent pillows and pops of Wedgwood blue are a classic pairing that elevates the room’s autumnal feel.
Chamomile-colored walls ensure this bedroom still feels warm on cooler fall days. A gooseberry wreath hung above the bed is a quirky accent.
Designer Connie Braemer painted this great room ceiling a buttery yellow that pairs perfectly with ornate limed-oak panelling.
Mustard-toned cabinetry — Octagon Yellow (7) by Farrow & Ball — makes this country kitchen memorable. Noce Travertine is laid on the floor in a brick pattern to boost the room’s rustic appeal.
Benjamin Moore’s Rattan (AF-375) coats the walls of designer Garrow Kedigian’s Montreal living room, lending it a luxe, cocooning feel.
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Framing the doorway of this great room, Behr’s Leisure (S-H-360) makes a warm and welcoming statement.
In this minimalist principal bedroom, warm ochre walls call to mind an autumn sunset.
Pratt & Lambert’s Columbine (31-22) makes this young girl’s bedroom feel grown-up and sophisticated. Soft textures and a canopied bed create a cozy retreat.
To up the wow factor in a modest powder room, H&H senior editor Joel Bray painted the walls a daring eggplant color: Brinjal (222) by Farrow & Ball. The moody hue feels decidedly perfect for fall.
A deep purple splashed on the walls of this living room creates a sumptuous cocooning effect. Plum pillows and drapes enhance the room’s all-purple decor theme.