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Find the Best Wall Paint Colors for Your Interior Walls

From light and airy, to dark and moody—we've got 10 tried-and-true interior wall paint colors that are guaranteed to make your room look great.

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Chantilly Lace, Benjamin Moore

We’ve seen white walls take over the design world these last few years, and the classic color is not going anywhere anytime soon. But, finding the right white wall paint colors can be surprisingly difficult. Some shades look blue or yellow in certain lighting. If you want a true white that isn’t too stark yet just the right amount of crisp, try Chantilly Lace by Benjamin Moore.

Ready to get rolling? Here are 10 tips to achieve the perfect paint job.

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Dusty Lilac, Behr


Purple is not just for little girls’ rooms anymore. A muted take on purple, like Behr’s Dusty Lilac, makes a bold statement yet still provides a soothing and sophisticated ambiance. It would look beautiful in a Living or dining room, a powder room or a bedroom. Are you taking the right steps BEFORE paint? Here’s how to prepare your interior walls for painting.

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Passive, Sherwin-Williams


Your search for the perfect light gray is over. Passive by Sherwin-Williams is a great neutral gray with cool undertones. It’s great for any decor style but works best if your home’s color palette includes cool colors like blues and greens rather than warm reds and yellows. Should you paint the trim or wall first? Find the answer to all your paint questions here!

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Salamander, Benjamin Moore


If dark and moody is more your style, you need Salamander by Benjamin Moore; a deep, rich green that is almost black. Try it on an accent wall to add interest to a space, or take the plunge and paint every wall to create a dark oasis. Painting doesn’t have to take all day. Check out these tips on how to paint a room fast.

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Grays Harbor, Sherwin-Williams


Grays Harbor by Sherwin-Williams is a nice mix of blue and gray. It’s definitely on the dark end of the spectrum, but is just the right amount of saturated teal. Natural light will bounce off of it, giving your room a cozy yet refined vibe. Still overwhelmed by choices? Here’s the right way to test paint colors.

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Pale Cherry Blossom, Benjamin Moore


Ever thought about painting your living room pink? Don’t worry, we’re not talking bubble gum pink. Imagine a pale, dusty, blush pink. It’s more exciting than the go-to neutrals, but still subtle enough that you won’t get sick of it. Still skeptical? Roll on a couple coats of Benjamin Moore’s Pale Cherry Blossom; trust us, you won’t regret it. Should you use paint chips? Check out these top tips on how to choose the right paint.

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Yarmouth Blue, Benjamin Moore


Yarmouth Blue is part of Benjamin Moore’s Historic Collection. The beautiful mix of blue, green, and gray creates a timeless hue that works in both traditional or modern spaces. It would look gorgeous in a coastal style room paired with cool wood accents and bright white trim. Psst! Here are the best-kept painting secrets from the pros!

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Felted Wool, Sherwin-Williams


Gray is still a big player when it comes to wall paint colors. But current trends are leaning away from cool grays, and embracing warmer mushroom, taupey grays. If that sounds like just the color you’re looking for, try Felted Wool by Sherwin-Williams. This nature-inspired gray is a nice warm neutral with just a hint of green. Thinking about giving the outside of your home a fresh coat of paint as well? Check out the 19 most popular exterior colors.

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White Dove, Benjamin Moore


For a long time, crisp bright whites have rained supreme. But recently warmer whites have made a comeback. A classic off-white like White Dove by Benjamin Moore isn’t stark or sterile, but doesn’t lean too yellow either. The result is a muted and cozy white with just the right amount of warmth for any decor. Speaking of white, here’s why you might want to rethink white ceilings and try color instead!

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Hale Navy, Benjamin Moore


If you want a timeless dark color (but black is a little too intimidating), you might just need navy blue! Hale Navy by Benjamin Moore is a favorite of designers. It’s dark and rich enough to make a big statement, and the perfect mix of cool and warm tones so it works in almost any lighting.

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Erica Young
Erica Young is a freelance writer and content creator, specializing in home and lifestyle pieces. She loves writing about home decor, organization, relationships, and pop culture. She holds a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.