Summer 2023 Paint Colors

With the sun-filled days of summer now in full swing, it’s finally time to infuse our homes with summer paint colors that provide the vibrant energy and refreshing hues that define this beloved season.

Find your next favorite wall color from our Summer 2023 catalog below, and be sure let us know in the comments which paint color is your favorite!

Please keep in mind 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.

Wythe Blue #HC-143 Benjamin Moore

If you’re looking for a bold accent that can instantly infuse a room with character and personality, this summertime greenish-blue hue is one of our all-time favorites. As you can see above, this paint color reveals a soft, breezy blue in the strong natural daylight of summer which radiates a sense of spaciousness.

However, as evening falls, the green undertones really come to life, imparting a cozy and inviting atmosphere that’s perfect for unwinding after a long day.

Knoxville Gray #HC-160 Benjamin Moore

Not only is Knoxville Gray a sophisticated color that finds balance between warmth and coolness, it also serves as an excellent backdrop for using bold accent colors on large anchor pieces (such as this Cornflower Blue Paulette Cabinet shown above).

This paint color truly offers a versatile canvas to express your inner decorator and create a summertime sanctuary in your home, whether that’s in a bedroom, living room, or even a bathroom.

Urban Bronze #SW7048 Sherwin Williams

This deep, earthy brown provides any room with warm undertones that evoke the essence of golden summer evenings. The depth of Urban Bronze is especially beneficial during the summer months when the sun’s rays cast beautiful shadows and create a cozy ambiance indoors through its subtle hints of gray and green.

When used in a home office or bedroom, this paint color is a great grounding element that brings a touch of sophistication and timeless elegance into your home.

Taos Taupe #2111-40 Benjamin Moore

With its warm, earthy tones and subtle elegance, this captivating shade offers a serene and versatile option for transforming your home into a peaceful summer haven. The neutrality of Taos Taupe allows it to harmonize beautifully with various color palettes and home decor styles.

Pair it with soft creams or warm whites for a light and airy feel, or add pops of vibrant colors like turquoise, coral, or even sunny yellow to infuse your home with the vibrancy of summer.

Fog Mist #OC-31 Benjamin Moore

With its light and airy tones, Fog Mist serves as an excellent color pallet for showcasing natural elements and textures in any room, allowing them to shine as bright as the summer sun. Integrate natural wood accents and woven textiles with this wall color to create a harmonious blend that connects your home to the great outdoors.

Fog Mist provides the perfect backdrop to embrace the refreshing charm of summertime throughout your home.

Stratton Blue #HC-142 Benjamin Moore

We wanted to end this year’s summer 2023 paint color guide with our personal favorite hue: Stratton Blue. This soft, grayish-blue color evokes a sense of calm and tranquility while its green and gray undertones add depth and complexity, creating a paint color that is both soothing and sophisticated.

Stratton Blue offers the flexibility to be used as a focal point or as a subtle accent in your home. Apply it to an entire room to create a soothing and cohesive environment, or use it as an accent color on a feature wall to add visual interest and depth.

If you’re looking for more paint color ideas, find our best tips on choosing paint colors or browse paint colors from past catalogs. You can also check out our YouTube channel or read these related posts to get inspired:

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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.