Inspiring Colors For 2022
A new year means new colors. From soothing neutrals to lively brights, color can transform your home in an instant and give it that fresh feeling you’ve been looking for. We’ve put together the inspiring color palettes and trends for 2022 that will help you decorate your space. These must-have shades will spice up your home and add the pop of color your home needs.
Natural, earthy shades will remain popular in 2022. Browns, grays, and greens will make your space feel close to nature, giving your home an earthy and feel. Earthy tones offer a warm and welcoming feel to any room while creating an area that is stable for change and creativity. We’ve put together a list of our favorite earthy colors for 2022.
PPG Paint named Olive Sprig the color of 2022. It is light olive green and fits well into any earthy color palette. Its welcoming feel is perfect for entryway spaces, entertaining areas, or even smaller spaces like home offices.
Art & Craft
Art and Craft is a soft brown that was named 2022 color of the year by Dunn-Edwards. It gives a nod to nature with its warm, earthy shade and can be mixed with shades of green for an outdoor feel. It offers a grounding and calm feeling to any room and has a similar richness to walnut wood. Pair with light neutral shades to brighten up the room, or try pairing with jewel-toned accents for a more luxurious look.
Soft & Bright Shades
Soft and bright colors can spice up the look of your space while bringing a smile to your face, making it the ultimate trend for 2022. While earthy tones tend to be a popular option, brighter shades (like Guacamole Green) bring a sense of happiness to the space. They can be used on entire rooms, accent walls, or as decor items for a pop of color.
Guacamole is a bright shade that was chosen by Glidden for the 2022 color pick of the year. It offers a refreshing look without overpowering the room, letting the color soothe and relax your space. Shades of green are becoming more and more popular as people walk to rejuvenate the look of their home and add in a feeling of regrowth and organic vibe. For a more modern but timeless look, mix this color with matte black accents or light wood tones for a more calming appeal.
Cozy & Calm Colors
With more and more time spent at home, it’s no shock that cozy and calm colors are staying a trend for 2022. Comfortable colors create a relaxed and warm atmosphere, helping you kick back and relax in your space. From soothing shades, like Breezeway Green, to relaxing tones like Aleutian, cozy and calm colors can change the look of your home in an instant.
The Breezeway was named Behr’s 2022 color of the year, and we can see why! It is a cool shade of green that gives off a silvery and blue tint, giving off a seaside feel. It’s a light color that gives off a tranquil yet welcoming feel. The cool shade offers a clean look that works well in entryways, kitchens, or even bedrooms. Pair with bright white accents for a coastal feel.
This color was named 2022 color of the year by HGTV Home by Sherwin-Williams and is bound to start popping up in home color palettes. Aleutian, similar to the shade of a pair of blue jeans, gives off a relaxing vibe. It mixes well with soft neutrals with even earthy tones, making it a versatile color to add to your home. With a warm undertone, it works well in popular common areas, like a living room or kitchen.
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