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13 Color Trends You Need to Know for 2019

Keep up with the color trends with this sneak peek at hot hues for 2019.

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Sherwin-Williams broke down its 2019 Colormix Forecast into six categories: Shapeshifter, which includes shades of blue from light to dark, mixed in with a blue sky color that has a strong mix of green. The mix also has an extra white color, a dark beige and a strong yellow color called nugget, which is similar to a yellow mustard color of a year ago.

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Sherwin-Williams’ other palette is called the “Wanderer.” It’s a mix of earthy brown tones. Sherwin-Williams describes it as “sun-washed and warm, this palette can be seen in the baked clay canyons, worn leather and woven wool blankets of the true New West.” Get some southwest decor like this by adding a cactus to your home.

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The Sherwin-Williams Aficionado color collection is designed to evoke nostalgia and timeless tradition with copper and gold colors. In between there is a merlot and deep dark gray. These traditional home decor styles are always in.

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The Enthusiast collection is a little more vibrant. It includes vivid bursts of orange, red, green and blue. It’s designed to provide maximum impact and lots of energy.

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The Naturalist palette inhabits an earthy tone space with a flash of a bright pink. The color group is big on greens with a dark hunter green and a lighter green. It also has a pair of browns with Shiitake, which looks like the mushroom, and felted wool, which is a grayish-brown. Be sure to steer away from these 15 home trends on the way out.

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Raconteur is a bit of a bookish look with its browns and grays. It includes a mauve, rustic red, taupe and beige. Feeling bookish? Study up on 33 really awesome bookcase ideas.

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PANTONEVIEW Home + Interiors Guide for 2019

Pantone Color Institute released its PANTONEVIEW Home + Interiors Guide for 2019 and listed 72 hues of colors. Some of the colors have a culinary bent like Butterum, Cappuccino, Chili Pepper and Cayenne. As you might imagine, they’re shades of brown and red. Do you recall Pantone’s 2018 Color of the Year?

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Pantone Classico Collection

The Classico collection features Rich Gold, Mallard Blue and Apricot Brandy. Check out products inspired by last year’s color of the year by Pantone.

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Décor Aid declares hazelnut paint colors will never go out of style or clash with existing furniture.

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Lilac Gray

Décor Aid claims that lilac gray makes gray hues warmer, more gender neutral and cheery. Find out where lilac gray works best in the home.

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Night Watch

Night Watch is a dark green that Pantone named one of its top paint colors for 2019. It’s a bit of an update on a hunter green that dominated interiors in the 1990s. PPG Paints named it its color of the year.

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Muted Pastels

Pastels have made a comeback recently and with chalk paint it’s easier to see why muted pastels are especially gaining popularity. Check out how chalk paint transformed a bathroom vanity.

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Behr’s 2019 Color of the Year

Behr’s 2019 Color of the Year is Blueprint S470-5 and it’s named that way because of its resemblance to a set of blueprints. It’s also a way of thinking when it comes to using the paint. It can become a space where you build, design or reimagine. Paint a room faster with these tips. 

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