Best Paint Colors and Tips from 2016

Looking for the right paint color for your home? We have hand-picked selections for the best paint colors for interiors and exteriors, low light, natural light, artificial light -- plus tips for choosing the right paint color for any space.

Paint colors are one of the trickiest parts of putting together a perfect room, so we are so glad to have the amazing Cyndy from The Creativity Exchange as part of our team, ready to teach us about paint colors, palettes, and things like undertones and color balances — Cyndy does a great job recommending beautiful paint colors and teaching the principles of what makes certain colors work for certain spaces (and not for others). Be sure to check out all of the great colors and info she shared in 2015 here, and here is what she shared here on Remodelaholic in 2016: the best paint colors of the year! 

Best Paint Colors

If you've been searching for the perfect black paint color, Benjamin Moore Wrought Iron is the perfect muted black -- balanced and warm but still dark and dramatic. 

Wrought Iron

If you’ve been searching for the perfect black paint color, Benjamin Moore Wrought Iron is the perfect muted black — balanced and warm but still dark and dramatic. Read more about Wrought Iron here

Wythe Blue By Benjamin Moore @Remodelaholic

Wythe Blue

Wythe Blue by Benjamin Moore is beautiful versatile light blue-gray paint color, beautiful for both interiors and exteriors, and for cabinets, walls, and more! Read more about Wythe Blue here

Silver Strand by Sherwin-Williams is a beautifully versatile light gray paint color that shines in spaces with low or no natural light.

Silver Strand

Silver Strand by Sherwin-Williams is a beautifully versatile light gray paint color that shines in spaces with low or no natural light. Read more about Silver Strand here


Aegean Teal

Looking for a non-neutral paint color that can still be pretty neutral? Aegean Teal by Benjamin Moore is one of the best rich teal paint colors out there, a transitional paint color that balances warm and cool tones nearly perfectly.  Read more about Aegean Teal here

Pale Oak By Benjamin Moore Is A Perfect Warm Neutral For Natural Or Artificial Light @Remodelaholic
Pale Oak

Pale Oak By Benjamin Moore is a balanced and versatile warm neutral griege (gray/beige) paint color that works beautifully in both full or limited natural lighting and artificial lighting. Read more about Pale Oak here

This beautiful, deep, and rich color is a near-perfect teal paint color, a beautiful choice for an accent wall or furniture. More color tips and inspiration from The Creativity Exchange on Remodelaholic.com

Newburg Green

A beautiful, deep, and rich paint color, Newburg Green by Benjamin Moore is a near-perfect teal, a beautiful choice for an accent wall or furniture. Read more about Newburg Green here

Best Paint Palettes

In January, Cyndy explored the upcoming 2016 trends (and why it’s important to understand the trends, and when you should follow them!)

Trends in Paint Colors for 2016.
Learn how to pick the right paint color to enhance and coordinate with your wood trim and flooring

Paint colors that work well with wood trim and floors. Remodelaholic
Exterior colors are so important to a home’s curb appeal — learn about picking the best colors colors (especially important for resale) and see Cyndy’s all-star exterior paint color picks. 

Exterior paint colors that add curb appeal

Best Paint Color Tips

When you’re building new or re-painting your home’s whole interior, it’s important to get the right color for your space. Read more about getting the perfect whole home paint color here. 

Whole Home Paint Colors that Look Amazing. Remodelaholic

Want to try on a paint color, without lifting a paint brush? Try the Snap It tool, plus others, that let you test out a paint color – virtually!

Creative ways to use Sherwin Williams Snap It tool for finding paint colors.

And be sure to see even more from Cyndy at The Creativity Exchange here, and follow her over on Pinterest for even more color inspiration here

Looking for the right paint color for your home? We have hand-picked selections for the best paint colors for interiors and exteriors, low light, natural light, artificial light -- plus tips for choosing the right paint color for any space.

More great paint color ideas and tips:

100+ interior painting ideas

100 interior wall painting ideas at Remodelaholic.com #painting #walls #design #inspiration

Creating a color palette from a photoHow to create a paint color palette from a photo. 6 free apps that make it easy. Great for decorating a cohesive room and home! @Remodelaholic

How to test a paint color BEFORE you buy it

how to test a paint color before you buy it

 

How to describe paint colorsA Visual Guide to Describing & Selecting Paint Colors

Best Tips and Tricks for an Pro Paint Job

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