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.
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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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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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Love bold color? Try Watermelon Slice by Behr. This vivacious shade of coral combines the femininity of pink with the refreshing vitality of orange for a rich, energizing hue that’s perfect for your little star.Continue to 5 of 10 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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Best Peach: Behr White Peach 220C-1
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.
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Need a no-fail solution to the notorious “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.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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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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