Spring 2020 Paint Colors

Spring calls for a clean slate. It may not be the first of the new year, but it’s a time of regrowth and renewal. We were inspired to focus on clean, black and white spaces, white walls, and a little bit of color this year, as you’ll see with our paint choices.

Please be aware that color may vary due to various light conditions, finish and other factors. It’s always a great idea to test a paint sample on your wall first.

Sherwin Williams Pure White #7005

There’s something about black and white that feels calming, even though high contrast often means high drama. We loved using white walls to give black accents impact, so we chose Sherwin Williams’ Pure White #7005. It’s a cool with a touch of gray so it coordinates easily with black.

Sherwin Williams Tricorn Black #6258

A black wall color may seem over-the-top, but in rooms that get lots of sun, it creates an amazing balance and makes the room feel larger. We love the way it sets off white furniture too!

Sherwin Williams Rosy Outlook #6316

Everyone wants to feel beautiful in their space, so we love using a soft blush pink on the walls, as it’s so flattering. Sherwin Williams Rosy Outlook has a touch of gray and feels both cheery and elegant, especially during this time of year.

Find our best tips on choosing paint colors, or browse paint colors from past catalogs or decorating inspiration by visiting our Pinterest boards.

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Caroline McDonald

Caroline lives for pairing together patterns, mixing furniture styles, and oogling over our newest furniture pieces. As you can imagine, her little 1920's craftsman is in a constant state of flux. Here on How to Decorate, it's her goal to help you turn your home into your own little slice of paradise.


  1. Reply

    Jackie Burke

    March 28, 2020

    Can you tell what the green paint color is in the picture of the living room for the Alana fabric?

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      Abbey Nolte

      January 8, 2021

      Unfortunately I don’t have information on the paint. I would suggest showing this picture at the paint store and they can match it for you.
      Best of luck,