Color Guidance

If you’re looking for the top shades of a hue or how you can bring a design style to life, you’ve come to the right place. Our Color Guidance category features all of the basics to help you build a colorful home.

Get Cozy With Organic Modern Style

Get Cozy With Organic Modern Style

Create a warm and inviting space that captures a little bit of everything with Organic Modern style - a look that makes home feel like the only place to be....

Your Go-To Color Theory Guide

Your Go-To Color Theory Guide

Color is the first place our minds go when painting a space. Use our Color Theory Guide to find the perfect hue that checks all the boxes....

A Single-Hue Haven: Painting Walls, Doors & Trim the Same Color

A Single-Hue Haven: Painting Walls, Doors & Trim the Same Color

A space that’s dipped head-to-toe in a single color feels like it's dripping in charm - why can’t we get enough of this all-in look? We’re here to count the monochromatic ways....

Connect to Your Space With Warm & Cool Neutrals

Connect to Your Space With Warm & Cool Neutrals

Looking to get more intentional with how you connect to a room? Channel the energy by using the right tone - will it be warm, cool, or a balance of both?...

9 Ways to Play With Color & Perspective

9 Ways to Play With Color & Perspective

Want your ceiling to feel higher or room to look bigger? Play a simple trick on the eye with these perception hacks that alter your space with a little paint....

Our Top 5 Shades of Blue

Our Top 5 Shades of Blue

Blue is a tried-and-true favorite when it comes to paint colors - that's why we're rounding up our top five shade....

Our Top 5 Shades of Gray

Our Top 5 Shades of Gray

It's no surprise that gray is adored for its versatility - that's why we're rounding up our top five shades of this classic neutral....

The Year of You: A Self-Guided Meditation to Finding Color

The Year of You: A Self-Guided Meditation to Finding Color

Finding the hues that make you the happiest comes from a little self-reflection and following your intuition....

Our Top 5 Shades of Greige

Our Top 5 Shades of Greige

Who doesn't love the duo of greige? We're rounding up our top five shades of greige paint colors to bring you the best of both worlds....

Our Top 5 Bold Neutrals

Our Top 5 Bold Neutrals

Our top five neutral paint colors prove that going neutral doesn't have to mean a shade of white or gray. Let's get bold with a new take on neutrals!...

Seeing Navy in a New Light

Seeing Navy in a New Light

Navy blue's universal appeal adapts to any design style, that's why we’re shining a spotlight on Naval, our Color of the Year 2020....

Put Your Space to Work With Color

Put Your Space to Work With Color

Whether it’s your home office or a place for hobbies, we’re sharing how you can put your space to work with these color palettes....

Grayed Out?

Grayed Out?

We’re starting to see the trend shift from cool to warm as another neutral is making its way back into our homes....

Open-Concept Living

Open-Concept Living

While these airy layouts have been popular for years now, people are starting to crave spaces that are more defined and personalized....

Rethink Pink

Rethink Pink

Put on your rose-colored glasses and rethink the way you see pink....

3 Tips for Painting With Dark Colors

3 Tips for Painting With Dark Colors

Looking to go bold with a dark paint color? From starting small to creating balance, keep these three tips in mind to create a harmonious space....

Our Top 5 Shades of White

Our Top 5 Shades of White

Not sure where to start? Our top five shades of white include everything from cool to warm & everything in between so you can find the perfect paint color....

Embrace the Look of Simple Elegance

Embrace the Look of Simple Elegance

Whether you fill your home with antiques or new finds, the right colors will pull it all together for a fresh, timeless style....

Get a Little Edgy With Modern Style

Get a Little Edgy With Modern Style

Pair the latest trends with timeless details and add a pop of color to show off cutting-edge angles and materials....

Relax in Farmhouse Style

Relax in Farmhouse Style

Whether you live on 10 acres of property or a high-rise in the city, you can make farmhouse style your own with these easy ideas....

Farmhouse Color Basics

Farmhouse Color Basics

We reveal everything you need to know about pairing colors with farmhouse furniture and accessories....

Go for the Bold With Eclectic Style

Go for the Bold With Eclectic Style

Show off your globally-influenced furnishings and accessories with a vibrant color palette....

3 Ways to Use White Paint Colors

3 Ways to Use White Paint Colors

Want a fresh, clean look in your home? Here are three easy ways you can use white paint colors to maximize the style in your space....

Creating Color Flow in an Open Floor Plan

Creating Color Flow in an Open Floor Plan

Follow these tips for achieving color and balance in an open floor plan....

How to Choose a Living Room Color

How to Choose a Living Room Color

We're here to help you and your family decide on how to spruce up the living room with a new splash of color. Get your ideas here!...

Neutral Paint Colors Bring Warm & Cool Together

Neutral Paint Colors Bring Warm & Cool Together

With their knack for complementing colorful furnishings, neutral paint colors bring out the best in any design style....

3 Tips for Going Bold

3 Tips for Going Bold

Sherwin-Williams Color Expert, Sue Wadden, offers up tips on how to use bold colors in your space, so your place will stand out....