Valspar’s 2023 Colors of the Year Will Evoke Positive Emotions
It’s that time once again! Some of our favorite brands are announcing their colors of the year for 2023, and for Valspar, that means a whole bunch of shades to choose from.
The brand has announced 12 trend-worthy and forward-thinking shades that evoke comfort, safety and joy, ideal for any room of the home.
Valspar’s color experts have matched each hue to a specific facet or emotion of life, all relating to what people may find helpful to complement their space. During the last two and a half years, we’ve been spending more time in our homes than ever before, so bringing in positive emotions through decor is a big focus.
According to the brand, homeowners are prioritizing areas of the home with paint to update their well-used spaces. By turning to nature-inspired design, this year’s collection is all about finding new comfort, embracing a flexible lifestyle, rediscovering joy, and leaning into the growing DIY movement that was sparked throughout the COVID-19 lockdowns.
“Valspar’s 2023 Colors of the Year are usable shades that encourage self-expression and anyone can envision in their space,” said Sue Kim, Valspar Color Marketing Manager, in a press release. “With our 12 colors to choose from, you are guaranteed to find a color that is picture-perfect for you!”
Check out the colors and their descriptors below.
Cozy White – Comfort – A comfortable white with a yellow undertone that makes a space cozy like a soft blanket.
Lowe’s: 3008 –10C Cozy White
Independent Retailer: V168 Nice and Easy
Villa Grey – Mindful – A cool grey that is balanced by the warmth of the yellow undertone, a natural hue like a cotton muslin cloth.
Lowe’s: 6005-1B Villa Grey
Independent Retailer: V135-2 Soft Pelican
Rising Tide – Health – A light blue that has a dose of softness, used as a fresh neutral with uplifting qualities of a modern pastel.
Lowe’s: 4008-3A Rising Tide
Independent Retailer: V139-1 Sunday Sky
Gentle Violet – Connection – A white softened by a violet undertone, a harmonious shade promoted by digital connectivity.
Lowe’s: 4002-3A Gentle Violet
Independent Retailer: V126-1 Orchid Blush
Holmes Cream – Joy – A classic tan that is dependable, with a yellow undertone that gives it new life with uplifting qualities.
Lowe’s: 3004-10B Holmes Cream
Independent Retailer: V088-2 Silken Stockings
- Ivory Brown – Natural – A washed brown tone inspired by the shades found in nature, a new warm neutral being incorporated inside and out the home.
Lowe’s: 6006-1C Ivory Brown
Independent Retailer: V135-4 Oyster Shoal
Blue Arrow – Balance – A cooled down blue with a slight yellow undertone, a beautiful shade to find balance between cool and warm shades in the home.
Lowe’s: 5001-3C Blue Arrow
Independent Retailer: V139-3 Lagoon Reflection
Green Trellis – Calm – Tapping into the calming tones of nature, this hazy green has duality – bringing in the calm and liveliness we seek from outdoors.
Lowe’s: 5006-3C Green Trellis
Independent Retailer: V097-3 Stormy Day
Desert Carnation – Inspired –Faded natural terracotta that leaves us inspired to craft a home with individuality and warmth.
Lowe’s: 2005-7C Desert Carnation
Independent Retailer: V085-3 Maple Tan
Southern Road – Contentment – A muted clay with a brown undertone, embracing the life of contentment we seek in living with what we have.
Lowe’s: 1006-9C Southern Road
Independent Retailer: V081-5 Aged Bourbon
Flora – Thoughtful – A deep blackened olive, a new neutral being introduced into the home that embodies charm and sophistication.
Lowe’s: 5004-2C Flora
Independent Retailer: V143-6 Japanese Seaweed
Everglade Deck – Restored – A deep midnight blue, used as an elegant calming shade to restore our mind, body, and home.
Lowe’s: 5011-3 Everglade Deck
Independent Retailer: V138-6 Cadet Song