Picking a generic nursery color is hard enough. Pulling the very best shade from the vast and ever-growing sea of tiny paper paint chips taking over your house? Well, that’s even harder.
Need an intervention? Step away from the sample cards! These popular nursery paint colors offer a no-fuss, no-fail solution to all your nursery color problems. Whether you’re tickled by pink, pondering neutrals, or digging something a little more dramatic, we’ve got your next color crush right here.
These are our picks for the best nursery paint colors.
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Looking for the perfect combination of sweet and chic? You can’t go wrong with a rosy blush like Sherwin-Williams' Intimate White.
Classically feminine without being overly girly, this subtle hue will stand the test of time, taking your pink-loving princess (or prince) well into his or her teenage years.
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A muted shade of baby blue, Breezy Beach offers a softer, more soothing version of this classic nursery palette staple, adding a touch of sophistication that will allow it your child’s room to grow with them.
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Want to bring a little warmth and cheer to your neutral nursery space? Try Benjamin Moore’s Crisp Linen. This sunny shade of soft, butter-colored ivory could almost be mistaken for very a pale yellow. Pair it with clean white accents to bring out the color’s rich and creamy goodness.
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In search of the perfect nursery neutral? Clean and versatile, Valspar’s Silver Shimmer is a dependable color. With just a touch of brown, this popular shade of greige offers plenty of warmth without seeming muddy.Continue to 5 of 11 below.
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Navy is the must-have nursery neutral for lovers of bold, statement-making color, but finding the right shade can be tough. Looking for a weighty, color-saturated hue with a touch of cooling violet? Look no further than Sherwin-Williams’ Anchors Aweigh.
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When it comes to colors that soothe and refresh, you can’t beat aqua. And when it comes to aqua, you can’t beat Benjamin Moore's Morning Sky. Clean and cool, this soft blue-green hue pairs beautifully with bold citrus accents for an energetic palette that’s perfect for a girl or boy.
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Often overlooked, peach is one of the most flattering and versatile shades of pink. Looking for that peachy perfect color? Try White Peach by Behr. Warm and comforting, this pretty hue never fails to create a cozy space.Continue to 9 of 11 below.
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Need a no-fail solution to the difficult choosing a purple problem? Try New Age by Benjamin Moore. A fresh and feminine shade of lilac, New Age boasts all the soothing powers of blue with just enough pink to keep things from feeling gloomy.
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Soft and refreshing, mint green is a wonderful gender-neutral option for the nursery. Digging the minty goodness? Why not freshen up your little one’s space with a few coats of Valspar's Mint Hint. This versatile shade looks great with pastel accents, but also pairs nicely with black, white, gray, and even gold.
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