5 Classic Paint Colors That We Just Can’t Get Enough Of

A kitchen with poised taupe walls and a white refrigerator.

In a year marked by a color of the year as vibrant as Ultra-Violet, it seems appropriate to look at some classic paint colors. Don’t get me wrong. Ultra-Violet is great. But not everyone finds purple a realistic color scheme. Because not everyone is ok with Ultra-Violet, let’s take a look at 5 classic paint colors that we just can’t get enough of.

Benjamin Moore’s Guilford Green

Gulfford green HC-16 incorporates 5 classic paint colors.
Because it’s serene-feeling, we love Guilford Green! | Architectural Digest

Guilford Green was Benjamin Moore’s color of the year in 2015. It has remained popular ever since. It has been a “voice of reason” through 2017’s Greenery craze. And it looks promising for 2018’s era of Ultra-Violet. This cool, classic green that will never go out of style.

An arched doorway in a room with green walls painted with classic paint colors.
This decorator wisely paired the color with crisp white. | Evolution of Style

Valspar – Gravity

A round white paint color.
Valspar offers us Gravity, a cool gray that’s truly neutral. |Architectural Digest

Gravity (4005-1B) is one of Valspar’s best-selling shades of Gray. It’s cool and clean. Because gray is a true neutral, it’s a nice alternative to white for displaying art pieces.

A baby's room with a classic grey crib.
In addition, it makes a perfect gender-neutral nursery.| Oohs and Ahs

Sherwin-Williams Dover White

A white paint color on a white background, classic.
Dover White has just a touch of cream. | Sherwin-Williams

Of course, a white must be on this list of classics! Dover White is white without being blinding. Perfect!

A kitchen with white cabinets and a large island showcasing classic paint colors.
Because it’s classic, choose this shade to repaint your kitchen cabinets. Instantly classy! |Made by Mood

 Sherwin-Williams Poised Taupe

If the name “Poised Taupe” rings a bell to Livinator readers, it’s because we have talked about this color before. This was SW’s color of the year in 2017. And it’s still a best-seller for 2018. In fact, we wrote an article about the versatility of Poised Taupe. Guess what…we still love it!

A classic bedroom with a bed.
Poised Taupe in the master bedroom creates a warm environment

Behr – In The Moment

A can of paint with the words in the moment, available in classic paint colors.
As comfy as a faded pair of blue jeans, this is a color classic. | Behr

Behr’s 2018 Color of the Year is In The Moment and it’s a classic! It’s a cozy blue that is the color of your favorite pair of faded blue jeans. The denim blue paint colors have been trending for years now.

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A living room with classic green walls.
And like those jeans, it can be either casual or dressed up! | Behr

Try One of These 5 Classic Paint Colors

So if you want to be on trend, but can’t picture yourself painting your home purple, don’t despair! These classics are still hot sellers that will never go out of style.

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