flexiblefullpage - default
Currently Reading

A Colorful Perspective for Pros Who Paint in 2022

Sponsored Content Paints / Stains / Finishes

A Colorful Perspective for Pros Who Paint in 2022

Valspar’s 2022 Colors of the Year offer a curated palette of trending hues for professionals and DIYers


By Valspar October 5, 2021
Rustic Oak paint color

A home’s appearance can directly impact a person’s mentality, and homeowners today are asking pros for design solutions to help bring a sense of tranquility to their homes. “Colors can power moods, energizing us with confidence, strength, and curiosity — allowing us to express ourselves with color anywhere — whether it be a full room, an accent wall, trim, or furniture,” says Sue Kim, Valspar Color Marketing Manager. 

A natural paint palette with shades evoking warmth, calm, and comfort, such as Valspar’s 2022 Colors of the Year, can help pros who paint elevate their clients’ homes, resulting in a more positive outlook for the future. Valspar curated these trending hues for professionals and DIYers to easily incorporate into existing design elements of a home.    

 

Entryway/Mudroom Paint Colors

Any professional knows that entryways and mudrooms set the tone for the rest of the space. Whether it’s a simple, elegant foyer or a well-used mudroom with built-in benches and storage, professionals know that these spaces need durable, easily cleanable surfaces. A rich, warm color that adds an element of sophistication while being reminiscent of the comforts of home is Valspar’s Rustic Oak. Rooted in nostalgia, this warm coppery shade is evocative of familiar colors from the 70’s and 90’s.

When it comes to curb appeal, Valspar’s Fired Earth is a dark, yet approachable shade that adds a level of sophistication to both interiors and exteriors. Fired Earth has a warm depth that evokes a feeling of stability and comfort for visitors or residents.

Fired Earth

 

Living Room Paint Colors

Living rooms that will feature artwork, area rugs, or other colorful eye-catching details could benefit from warm tones of gray such as Valspar’s Grey Suit, an elegant and balanced hue that works to create a cohesive look. “Softer shades of gray have always been popular because they feel light and airy, but these grays have begun to shift from cool to warm shades,” says Kim. “Designers and homeowners are encouraging professionals to help them be more daring with neutral colors, introducing deep and dark shades that feel very comfortable — and with that, deep shades of charcoal are being embraced to create a cozy retreat.”  

Grey Suit

 

Home Office Paint Colors

Professionals know that after the last couple of years, home offices have become blended into many living areas, whether it’s a room with a door or a desk set-up tucked into a living room, bedroom, or kitchen. Walls and built-in cabinets or storage cubbies can create a unified look that can divide an open space into different zones. “With a lot of people still working from home, there’s an increased need for office space,” says Kim. “Blue shades are perfect for a home office because they increase focus and productivity. Mountain River, another Valspar 2022 Color of the Year, is a timeless shade for any home office.” 

Mountain River

 

Paint Colors for Bathrooms and Bedrooms

Bedrooms and bathrooms need uplifting and restorative colors to bring a sense of calm and optimism to the beginning or end of the day. “With colors shifting to warmer natural shades and an ongoing desire to create a calm cozy aesthetic, Valspar’s Subtle Peach is a beautiful soft shade that brings comfort to any living space.” 

With paints and stains formulated with pros in mind, Valspar has the next job covered with a range of quality products. Pros have access to personalized advice with Valspar’s team of pro specialists, offering tools, tips, loyalty rewards and more. Find your local rep through the rep finder at Valspar.com

 

Related Stories

Building Materials

Prices for Building Materials Posted Another Gain in May

The most recent PPI report offers little relief for builders bogged down by record high prices for building materials

Remodeling Projects

The Home Remodeling Projects With the Highest Joy Scores

These renovation projects brought homeowners the most happiness during the COVID-19 pandemic

Building Materials

Prices for Softwood Lumber Drove Up January PPI

Building materials prices continue to increase at the start of 2022, with inflated softwood lumber and paint costs leading the charge 

 

Advertisement
boombox1 -
Advertisement
native1 - default

More in Category




Advertisement
native2 - default
Advertisement
halfpage1 -

Create an account

By creating an account, you agree to Pro Builder's terms of service and privacy policy.


Daily Feed Newsletter

Get Pro Builder in your inbox

Each day, Pro Builder's editors assemble the latest breaking industry news, hottest trends, and most relevant research, delivered to your inbox.

Save the stories you care about

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet lorem ipsum dolor sit amet lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.

The bookmark icon allows you to save any story to your account to read it later
Tap it once to save, and tap it again to unsave

It looks like you’re using an ad-blocker!

Pro Builder is an advertisting supported site and we noticed you have ad-blocking enabled in your browser. There are two ways you can keep reading:

Disable your ad-blocker
Disable now
Subscribe to Pro Builder
Subscribe
Already a member? Sign in
Become a Member

Subscribe to Pro Builder for unlimited access

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.