5 Painted Woodwork Projects Featuring Evergreen Fog

Perhaps our most versatile choice yet, our 2022 Color of the Year adds subtle sophistication to just about any painted surface, and we’re not just talking about walls. We’ve rounded up five creative ways to refresh cabinets, trim, mantels and other painted woodwork with Evergreen Fog, a gentle green-gray that inspires new beginnings.

Exterior of a brick home with shutters painted in Evergreen Fog from Sherwin-Williams.
Photo Courtesy of @kristinascollective
Featured Color: Evergreen Fog SW 9130

Try it on Trim

Ready to make the leap from bright white? Try Evergreen Fog on door trim, window trim and wainscotting. Not only does green perfectly complement the organic quality of woodwork, but it also adds instant cottagecore charm so your space feels welcoming and homey.

Farmhouse mudroom with door trim, window trim and wainscotting painted in Evergreen Fog from Sherwin-Williams.
Photo Courtesy of @thewilddecoelis
Featured Color: Evergreen Fog SW 9130

Refresh the Mantel

Give your fireplace the drama it deserves with a mantel painted in Evergreen Fog. Calming and composed with universal appeal, this color is perfect for the heart of your home. For a special, personal touch, accessorize the space with your family’s most meaningful heirlooms.

Living room with a brick fireplace and walls painted in Alabaster and a mantel painted in Evergreen Fog from Sherwin-Williams.
Photo Courtesy of @thedailydeats
Featured Colors: Evergreen Fog SW 9130 & Alabaster SW 7008

Make Cabinets Feel Modern

Just when you thought this lovely color only worked well in traditional or farmhouse-style homes, think again. Evergreen Fog can be distinctly modern when used on cabinets, especially when their pulls and hardware lean modern. Try it in a bathroom, kitchen, laundry room or anywhere you have cabinetry in need of a contemporary refresh.

Upper and lower bathroom cabinets painted in Evergreen Fog from Sherwin-Williams.
Photo Courtesy of @batesestates.la
Featured Color: Evergreen Fog SW 9130

Add Charm to Shutters

One of the easiest (and chic-est!) ways to add character to your home is to paint the shutters in Evergreen Fog. Familiar and comfortable, the unique color not only makes an amazing first impression, but it also creates buzz-worthy curb appeal guaranteed to make your neighbors green with envy.

Exterior of a brick home with shutters painted in Evergreen Fog from Sherwin-Williams.
Photo Courtesy of @kristinascollective
Featured Color: Evergreen Fog SW 9130

Create a Comfy Kid’s Room

Looking for a color that kids and parents alike can love? Evergreen Fog strikes the perfect balance of calming for you and grown-up for them. Paint a board and batten accent wall then accessorize with a few comfy pillows and blankets, and of course their favorite furry friend.

Child’s bedroom with a board and batten accent wall painted in Evergreen Fog from Sherwin-Williams.
Photo Courtesy of @jensgatheringnest
Featured Color: Evergreen Fog SW 9130

Need a little more guidance before you start that Evergreen Fog painting project? Check out these helpful tips and resources:

  1. Order a free color chip or a removable peel & stick sample and we’ll mail it to your door.
  2. Read our 2022 Color of the Year blog post for room inspiration, coordinating colors and more.
  3. Learn how to paint woodwork including cabinets, shutters, trim and paneled accent walls.
  4. Request a free virtual color consultation to get expert advice on where to use this hue in your home.

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