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Paint color It’s 2022, and things are finally starting to look up. As we all know, the past two years have portrayed an absolute pandemonium, from a macroscale to an individual’s existence. Life hasn’t been too kind to us. But humans are exquisite creatures and adroit beings; we always find a way to make things a little more bearable, our lives a little less hopeless, and our living spaces a tad more lighthearted and joyous. There are things we have no control over. Still, when it comes to our homes, our cocoons, and our havens, we have a responsibility to keep our well-being afloat and transform the daunting reality into something soothing or even humorous. Hence, it’s paint time! These are the top paint color trends for 2022; let’s get our hands dirty.

Living the Classics

It might not sound thrilling, and the title indeed can strip away the appeal from the get-go, but hear them out first. We may be accustomed to neutral paint colors and find them excruciatingly dull, but there’s a reason behind this evergreen pick.

Warm me up, neutral

Recent events have been quite the color show. 2022 invites tranquility, the return to innocence. That’s why these warm, neutral tones should be the very base of your painting endeavor. Milky, creamy, calming hues are in; “School House White” – an off-white tone that offers depth and fullness is one of the top picks for neutrals this year. Having warm neutrals leaves room for a plot twist – a bold color wall piece that creates the perfect balance. This could be all you need for a spring improvement project!

Image of a living room.
Give me all the green

All that’s green gives us life – from oxygen to food on our tables. Green. Although probably the universe’s favorite color, we haven’t seen much appreciation for it in interior design. Things are changing, fast lane changing. This is your year, green.

The year of gray-green

There is something irrevocably quieting about this tone, and we 100% endorse it. It offers comfort, sending harmonious signals to our minds, telling us it is okay to stop, breathe in and relax. Also, it possesses an omni-suitable nature reflected in its simplicity and low intensity. It is an excellent choice for your kitchen cabinets, bedroom walls, or entry hallway. Its best friends are some fine music and plants. Lots of plants. “Evergreen Fog” and “Breakfast Room Green” are our favorites.

Guacamole Time 

This one is a great contender for the green team.  It’s ripe and fresh, making it the perfect tone for those who prefer an upbeat shade.  It simply invites the rebirth of energies, but it does so in an organic manner; an invisible hand of gladness.

No gray today

Cold shades of gray haven’t been the most popular bunch during these trying times, and for a good reason. Cold tones are not exactly geysers of pleasantness, nor do they embrace you when things get tough. If you’re planning to rejuvenate your home this year, be it carpentry or painting your walls, try to avoid these unloving, uninviting tones. If you’re opting for gray, go warm gray. When it comes to picking the top paint color trends for 2022, October Mist is at the top of our list. It could be a perfect fit for you, as it’s a cool shade of green.

Light green wall with a black old-school floor lamp.

The colour of the earth

It sounds indomitable, doesn’t it? The earth. Sounds far more impressive than “brown,” that’s a given. Just like the classics, it might put you off a little. All the same, brown tones are one with nature. And by now, you have a pretty good idea of how much we love our green. As the world is approaching its renewal phase, nature-induced inspiration only makes sense. Think of rural land; think of being grounded. That’s where the earthy brown tones come in. Stability. Strength. Give it a go. Or surprise your walls – go Babouche on them, as yellow keeps on trending through 2022.

All the blues and no blues

So, it’s paint job time. Do yourself a favor and get a helping hand during the ongoing painting process; let the moving services take care of everything, as you will probably need to get all the furniture out. Your only worry should be picking the right color for your little sanctuary. And that’s where the blue comes to the rescue.

Which one?

Cold shades of gray haven’t been the most popular bunch during these trying times, and for a good reason. Cold tones are not exactly geysers of pleasantness, nor do they embrace you when things get tough. If you’re planning to rejuvenate your home this year, be it carpentry or painting your walls, try to avoid these unloving, uninviting tones. If you’re opting for gray, go warm gray. When it comes to picking the top paint color trends for 2022, October Mist is at the top of our list. It could be a perfect fit for you, as it’s a cool shade of green.

Blue living room symbolising the top paint colour trends for 2022

Let there be light

Our top pick for a lighter tone would probably have to be Aleutian. It’s the calm before the storm, mesmerizing in its simplicity and stillness. Stillness, that’s the word. We highly recommend it if that’s the feeling and an overall aura you’re going for. It’s sophisticated yet somehow mundane in the best possible way.

Periwinkle Treat

Not exclusively for the brave and the bold, periwinkle provides you with an urge and desire to create, move, and dare to enjoy. This kind of blue is intrinsic to jovial living. It calls for expressionism and imagination, and it will most certainly brighten up your day. Very peri tone is one of the most popular shades the periwinkle family has to offer this spring. You will not be disappointed.

Aubergine Way

Now, this one is for the bold, the road less traveled. Its character is one of an almost black hue, so definitely not for the faint-hearted. But it’s a statement piece saying NO to fear and choosing to get your foot off the brake. Time to live a little! Just painting a couple of your walls could improve the overall energy of your living space, making it a great home improvement on a budget project.

Don’t Forget

Although this represents our top paint color trends for 2022, it all comes down to what suits you and your needs best. Do you like pink? Go magenta. (just don’t overdo it) Do you like red? Get yourself a burgundy accent wall. Paint your kitchen cabinets turquoise, and do what feels good to you. Stay safe and paint well, friends.