These 15 Color Trends Are Dominating 2018

Spoiler: Yellow's making a comeback in TWO major ways.

Ngoc Minh Ngo

It's no secret that changing your paint colorcan change the entire look and feel of a room (Sherwin Williams found it's the first thing people notice when they walk inside, according to its 2018 survey). But choosing just the right shade can be tricky. Let these experts' recommendations inspire your next project.

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sage
SYLVIA MARTIN
Sage

's new "it" color makes a bathroom calm and tranquil. Why is it so popular? The greyish green color is soft and muted, but not boring.

$139, homedepot.com

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marigold yellow
Matthew Hranek
Marigold

We're obsessed with this mustard yellow color — and Etsy predicts it’ll be huge this year, too. It has a retro ’70s vibe that infuses any space with happiness.

$37, homedepot.com

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ultra violet
NGOC MINH NGO
Ultra Violet

Pantone's 2018 color of the year is undeniably bold and beautiful. The company describes its pick as a "dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade."

$143, homedepot.com

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color trend
Benjamin Moore
Crimson

Strong, radiant, and full of energy, this shade is the obvious way to make a bold statement. If you don't want things to feel too dark, keep the rest of the room white for contrast.

$34, homedepot.com

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color trend
Sherwin-Williams
Ocean Blue

This jewel-toned blue is the color of wanderlust right in your own home. It'll make you feel like you're on vacation, even if the closest you're getting to an island escape is your laptop's screensaver (sigh).

$40, homedepot.com

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Millennial Pink
Michael J. Lee
Blush

Dubbed "," the peach-salmon hybrid refuses to go away. It can even serve as a neutral in your space, since it's so muted.

$4, homedepot.com

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iron chauvin lanterns
David Duncan Livingston
Autumn Maple

Pantone named "Autumn Maple" as one of its top shades for (surprise, surprise) fall, but the color looks fresh year-round.

$29, homedepot.com

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Thomas Loof
Emerald

Deep emerald isn't going anywhere—it's a timeless color that also feels modern. Try it on a floor instead of traditional wood.

$35, homedepot.com

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deep teal
David Tsay
Deep Turquoise

Moodier tones are a thing for living rooms and bedrooms this year. Add patterned pillows, a colorful rug, and greenery for a Moroccan-inspired lounge.

$4, homedepot.com

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Courtesy of Tessa Neustadt
Black

Black, in theory, sounds like it would turn your home into a bat cave, but keep an open mind. It looks super sleek on just one wall when you keep the rest of the room light.

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$4, homedepot.com

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Courtesy of Lark & Linen
Stone White

If crisp white feels too stark and hospital-esque, we hear you. Stone white has a little more warmth to it, so it feels more inviting.

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$4, homedepot.com

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Green Den
Eric Piasecki
Olive

If your style is more traditional, olive green might be the right move. It's also ideal for millwork and trim

$5, homedepot.com

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Ngoc Minh Ngo
Yellow

Sunny rooms are trending again. If it's too bold for your walls, incorporate it into your furniture, instead.

$9, homedepot.com

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Amy Neunsinger
Dusk

Fact: You can never have too much blue. It'll make you feel like you're living by the coast, no matter where you are.

$4, homedepot.com

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2017 Color Trends
Janet Mesic Mackie
Beige

The latest spin on classic white: Employing it on every available surface. Paint the entire room, including the walls, ceiling, trim and fireplace.

$5, homedepot.com

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