Soft Pastels, Blushing Pinks, and a Touch of Nature: Paint Companies Forecast 2023 Color Trends

Where last year was a garden of green shades from paint companies, 2023 stands out for its diversity of color predictions and the emphasis on more neutral hues like pastels and warm whites. There is a shade to inspire every form of self expression in your home, from the white/black contrast of Blank Canvas or Darkroom, to three different takes on pink!








Behr 2023 Color of the Year: “Blank Canvas”

This neutral shade that Behr describes as a “warm and welcoming” white harmonizes with a wide range of hues that can be used anywhere in your home.







Benjamin Moore 2023 Color of the Year: “Raspberry Blush”

One of a few colors trending this year in the pink and rose range, Benjamin Moore’s Raspberry Blush is a “vivacious shade of coral tinged with pink.” This bold red orange is an exciting choice for an accent wall or to make a stylish design statement in a powder room or other small space.







Glidden 2023 Color of the Year: “Vining Ivy”

We love Glidden’s description of “Vining Ivy,” as “bluish greenish something in betweenish”. A jewel tone that echoes colors of the forest, this is a versatile shade that works in both modern and traditional homes.






Sherwin Williams 2023 Color of the Year: “Redend Point”

This warm and hue, described as a “blushing beige,” is earthy and comforting, a reflection of trends toward connecting with nature in our homes over the past several years. Adaptable to many spaces in your home, Redend Point could act as a modern neutral alternative to white or beige.








HGTV Home by Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year 2023: “Darkroom”

HGTV’s nostalgic shade and the Vintage Homestead collection it’s part of “looks to the past for a sense of comfortable ease.” Inspired by film photography, Darkroom is a deep black with purple undertones that can bring a sense of romantic artistry to your home on one wall or on doors and trim.







Dunn-Edwards 2023 Color of the Year: “Terra Rosa”

This “deep, rosy pink hue with a touch of terra-cotta,” is Dunn-Edwards’ pick as a “strong but approachable” neutral. Influenced by health & wellness, nostalgia and the natural world, Terra Rosa would bring sweet warmth to a bedroom or wherever you want a sense of healing comfort.









Valspar 2023 Colors of the Year: “Comfortable, Joyous, Beautiful”

Valspar’s 2023 collection includes soft neutrals, sweet pastels, and soothing shades of blue and green. The collection emphasizes shades that “encourage self expression”, are effortless to use, and bring a sense of inspiration to every corner of your home. Trends are a creative place to start when considering how color is used in your whole home remodel or new home, one of the most influential decisions in the design process.