10 Best Basement Paint Colors
Turn your basement into a cozy retreat with these fresh and inviting paint color ideas.
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Basement Paint Color: Lush Blue
Basement Paint Color: Warm Gray
If you prefer a lighter basement, Fossil Grey by Glidden is a warm, light gray that creates a perfect blank canvas for any decor. This basement by @tayashomepaige shows how decorating with all neutral colors can create a relaxing and inviting vibe.
Basement Paint Color: Deep Gray
Basement Paint Color: Authentic White
A common color choice in basements is white, and for good reason. White paint can brighten a space without a lot of natural light, as shown here in this basement by @havenhomesolutions. But there are so many whites to choose from! For a bright, true white without any yellow undertones, try Polar Bear by Behr.
Basement Paint Color: Glam Gray
The walls were first painted with a metallic gold base coat, then a crackle finish, then painted with Benjamin Moore Gray. If you’re not ready to take on such an elaborate painting technique, simply paint the walls gray, then decorate with gold accents for an equally glam look.
Basement Paint Color: Night-Sky Blue
Basements tend to have lower ceilings than the rest of the house. To make the walls seem taller, paint the ceiling a dark color. The technique is used beautifully here by @brickendhaus, who painted the ceiling of her basement office Naval by Sherwin-Williams.
Basement Paint Color: Gorgeous Green
Turn your basement into a jewel box with rich, dark colors for the walls and furniture. The dark green walls (Courtyard by Sherwin-Williams), blue sofa and pops of orange work together in this basement by @melmitchia for a jaw-dropping effect.
Basement Paint Color: Warm Black
We’ve talked about dark colors in the basement, and you can’t go much darker than black! It’s a risky choice that can deliver beautiful results, as shown here in this basement by @samanthajacksondesigns.
Basement Paint Color: Teal
The basement is the perfect place to try out exciting color combinations that might seem too bold for the main part of the house. In this basement by @your_design_partner, the teal walls (Grand Canal by Sherwin-Williams) really pop, especially when paired with the paprika orange color in the rest of the decor.