2020 Vision: The Top Paint Colors for the New Decade

It’s almost hard to believe that we’re at the beginning of a brand new decade. And with the passage of time from one decade to the next, you may be thinking about ways to punch up the interior of your home. One great way to do that is with interior paint. Before you begin your DIY home painting project, take some time to consider the colors that will really bring your Jacksonville, FL home to life. After all, we’re at the beginning of the roaring ‘20s! Let’s make this decade something to remember. Choosing paint colors for your home doesn’t have to be a daunting task. You simply have to choose what moves you, what works for the style of your home, and what will make you feel the best.

2020 paint color trend


Let’s take a look at some paint color trends that are sure to help you bring in the new decade in style.

Just Outside of Neutral

Neutral paint colors are timeless, of course. But what if you want to do something a little special for 2020? There are some beautiful paint color options that can feel neutral without feeling so, well, neutral! You can create an inviting environment in your home by employing some slightly upbeat neutral hues on the walls. We’re loving burnt orange and red-wine shades. These are great for trim, accent walls, doors, and the like. They can add a pop of color without being too overwhelming.

Jewel Tones All-Around

If you’re looking to instill a feeling of calmness in your home, then jewel tones might be exactly what you’re looking for. These cool hues have actually been shown to reduce anxiety and help encourage sleep. So think about using jewel tones in bedroom areas in your Jacksonville, FL home. With just a little bit of jewel-toned blue, your DIY interior paint project can turn your bedroom into an absolute oasis.

You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Paint Tone

2020 could be the year that you get back to nature! No, we’re not telling you to go spend all of your time in the woods (unless you want to!); we’re talking about interior paint color. You can re-engage with the natural world by bringing some of those hues into your home. Natural green shades are great for living areas, kitchens, and bathrooms. Create a relaxing space in your home by pairing natural green paint with other natural hues - like browns, beiges, or blues. It’s like getting back to nature without leaving your home.

Light Romantic Hues

Another paint trend for 2020 will have you tickled pink. Soft pinks are deceptively good colors for interior paint. They are perfect for more than just baby girls’ rooms, too! If you get the right salmon-tinted pink, you can add a level of romanticism to your dining room, hallway, or living space. A blush pastel pink can actually serve as a new neutral - which looks fantastic with white or wood accents. Before you begin your interior painting project, take some time to consider what romantic pinks can do in your Jacksonville, FL home. They pair beautifully with teal and beach-themed details, so they fit right in here in the Sunshine State!

In the Navy

One of the most timeless shades that are making its mark in 2020 is navy blue. Why is this timeless shade making such a big splash now? Well, it’s because it’s one of the most versatile interior paint colors out there. Not only can it stand on its own, but it can also pair with virtually any type of palette you may want to use in your home. Navy blue interior paint pairs with both muted palettes and flashier tones. Not only that, navy blue has some special qualities about it. We talked a little before about how blue interior paint can have a calming effect… and that applies to the navy, too! But with navy blue, you get the best of both worlds. You still get the calming vibes, but you can also satisfy your desire for the rich interior color.

2020 blue paint color trend


Still More Blue

We’re going to wrap this list up by turning to the experts. Pantone Color Institute has been on the bleeding edge of color trends since 1963. They work with brands to determine what color works for advertisements, products, etc.; and they also lend advice about interior paint trends. This year, the Pantone Color Institute has chosen a classic blue to be the “it” color for 2020. The color experts at Pantone definitely had relaxation in mind this year. They noted that classic blue hues are the perfect balance for today’s technology-filled world.

Jump into the New Decade

You’ve heard the phrase “new year, new you” over and over again, we’re sure. So why not make a resolution for your home this year? We’re at the beginning a new decade, and that’s the perfect time to take on that DIY interior painting project that you’ve been wanting to tackle. Take these color trend ideas and move forward into 2020. After all, this is the time where we get to define what the “vibe” of the 2020s is going to be! We all have ideas as to what the 1960s looked like; and who can forget the splashy neon of the 1980s? Let’s make the 2020s something memorable.

When you’re ready to get started on your Jacksonville, FL interior painting project, look no further for the best tips, tricks, and trends to help you get the job done right.

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