2024 Paint Colors of the Year Look to Instill Serenity
Shades of blue dominate the 2024 trending picks for top colors
December 12, 2023 - By Rankin, Goulder, Kissinger
Above: This home, updated and sold in 2023 by Rankin Goulder & Kissinger beautifully showcases the power of paint to set the mood of a room (photo: Rankin, Goulder & Kissinger)
As we approach 2024, there's a natural tendency to seek a fresh start and contemplate Colorado home upgrades for the upcoming months. Among the most underestimated enhancements is an update of your interior paint. The hues you select have the power to elevate your home in ways you might not have imagined.
Well-regarded paint brands such as Benjamin Moore, Sherwin-Williams, Valspar, and C2 have collectively chosen a range of blue shades as the standout color of the year for 2024. Whether it's coastal-inspired tones, cool blues with green undertones, or vibrant and saturated shades, opting for blue ensures a timeless and excellent choice for your home's defining paint color.
Known for its calming and soothing properties, blue creates an atmosphere of tranquility, making it an ideal choice for various living spaces. The cool undertones of blue evoke a sense of serenity, fostering a relaxed environment that promotes both mental and emotional well-being.
Below are the a collection of the Top Colors of 2024:
Upward, Sherwin Williams: The acclaimed paint brand has selected Upward SW 6239 as its color of the year—an enchanting blue shade inspired by coastal aesthetics. This hue effortlessly complements a range of home design styles and pairs well with antiques, modern furniture, transitional pieces, and even boho interiors.
Blue Nova 825, Benjamin Moore: An exclusive fusion of blue and violet, inspired by the radiance of a newly forming star in space. This shade can be applied to all four walls for a comprehensive look or used as an accent to introduce a vibrant pop of color.
Renew Blue, Valspar: Renew Blue—a soothing blue with green undertones possesses enough saturation to serve as a standalone wall color, yet it also works well as an accent shade for woodwork, entryway doors, and cabinetry.
Thermal, C2: This revitalizing shade exudes a blend of tranquility and excitement, bringing the serenity of the great outdoors into interior spaces.
Limitless, Glidden: Limitless is a honey beige shade that possesses the strength of a primary color while embodying the neutral tone homeowners (and buyers) love.
Cracked Pepper, Behr: If you're prepared to adopt a more atmospheric and daring color scheme for your home, Behr Paint Company's color of the year—Cracked Pepper—inspires homeowners to dive in. This versatile soft black shade serves as a neutral, establishing a anchoring tone that diverges from the traditional white-and-cream color palette.
Peach Fuzz, Pantone (below): Peach Fuzz captures our desire to nurture ourselves and others. It's a velvety gentle peach tone whose all-embracing spirit enriches mind, body, and soul.
Above: Pantone opted away from the blue trend with Peach Fuzz as Executive Director Leatrice Eiseman described as "seeking a hue that echoes our innate yearning for closeness and connection." (photo: Pantone).
With the introduction of new interior paint homeowners can transform and uplift their homes. These shades seamlessly integrate with myriad of design styles, from classic to contemporary. Whether used as a dominant wall color or as an accent, blue has the power to enhance the overall aesthetic of a home, infusing it with a timeless elegance and a touch of serenity that resonates throughout each room.
The importance of implementing simple updates to your Colorado home cannot be overstated. As trends evolve, so does the need for spaces that reflect contemporary aesthetics and functional design. Simple updates, such as the introduction of blue interior paint not only breathe new life into your home but also contribute to a heightened sense of comfort and style.
Above: The cool undertones of blue evoke a sense of serenity, fostering a relaxed environment that promotes both mental and emotional well-being perfect for a children's room (photos: Rankin, Goulder & Kissinger).
Colorado's diverse landscapes, clear blue skies and urban inspirations call for a home that resonates with the beauty of its surroundings. By making subtle yet impactful changes, homeowners can create an environment that aligns with both personal taste and the evolving design landscape, ensuring that their homes remain inviting, relevant, and a true reflection of the unique Colorado lifestyle in 2024 and beyond.
If you are thinking about buying or selling anywhere in the Denver area, reach out to Allison Rankin, Jane Goulder, or Amy Kissinger today! Whether you are a first-time buyer, an investor or a seasoned buyer looking to upsize or downsize, we have the experience, resources and relationships to help and we would love to help you begin your next chapter in the Denver area!
We specialize in preparing your home to maximize your sale including collaborating on updates, paint colors, decluttering, staging and marketing your home.
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