A Very Serene Trend in Paint

COTY or better known as Color of the Year announced by paint companies and trend trackers everywhere are aligning nicely for 2022.

Most are focusing on tranquil, neutral, organic and green.  Gone are the intense, saturated hues of the past, and gray, which dominated décor for a while.  Natural shades that evoke warmth, calm and comfort will be everywhere you look – culture, media, fashion, design, food and technology.

A home’s appearance can directly impact a person’s mindset and this year’s color bring a sense of soothing tranquility.   Of all the cool colors, green is possibly the most versatile.  It connects you to nature and is said to create feelings of balance and vibrancy.  There is a green for every space in your home.

If you were planning to paint in 2022, maybe consider one of these fabulous colors.

Behr – Breezeway

A relaxed and uplifting sea glass green expressing peace and tranquility for forward movement.  Breezeway naturally harmonizes with shades of white, gray and natural wood tones for effortless style in any room. Where a breath of fresh air meets a coat of fresh paint.


Benjamin Moore – October Mist

This gently shaded sage quietly anchors a space, while encouraging individual expression through color. Make room for creativity and nurturing. Evoking the silver-green stem of a flower, October Mist creates a canvas for other colors – and your imagination – to blossom.  Botanical hues ground us in a warm reassurance.


Better Homes & Gardens – Laurel Leaf

A shaded, rejuvenating green that mimics the soothing hues found in nature, such as dusty green eucalyptus. With warm undertones, this color pairs well with creamy whites, cozy beiges, light wood tones and leafy house plants. It’s the perfect versatile shade to create relaxation in any room.


Farrow & Ball – Breakfast Room Green

Described as the brand’s ‘most cheerful green’, this natural-looking tone would look at home in a scheme inspired by cottagecore or even goblincore – yes, that’s a real thing!




Glidden – Guacamole

This spirited yet soothing green brings an organic energy to any space.  Give your home office extra zen or create that bedroom retreat you’ve always dreamed of.




PPG – Olive Sprig

The gray-green shade is a relaxed, but enticing green that emulates the feeling of soothing aloe vera or a fragrant plant – brightening any space with organic liveliness. A versatile color that lives well inside or outside, and blends in with nearly any environment.  Elegant, grounded, versatile and highly-adaptable, it represents regrowth, mimicking nature’s resiliency.

Sherwin-Williams – Evergreen Fog

A versatile and calming hue, a chameleon color of gorgeous green-meets-gray, with just a bit of blue. It’s a simple but sophisticated wash of beautiful, organic color for spaces that crave a subtle yet stunning statement shade.  shade.”

Valspar – Blanched Thyme

A natural shade that encourages a calm balance within yourself and your home  Calming and nourishing – this natural shade encourages a calm balance within yourself and your home.


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