The Best Paint Color For Your Zodiac Sign

Your Perfect Hue Is Written in the Stars

paint colors based on your zodiac sign

Illustration: The Spruce/ Alison Czinkota 

When committing to a paint color that will shape your surroundings, it's important to consider how different hues make you feel. At the end of a long day, do you seek the comfort of a soft blue, or the energy boost of a fiery red? When figuring out the exact right paint color for your personal environment, it's helpful to think about your emotional needs based on your astrological sign. Below we've outlined the best paint color for each zodiac sign, sourced from our new paint line.

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    Capricorn (December 22-January 19): Gravity Gray

    Best paint color for capricorn: gravity gray

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    You’re a no nonsense type, and it shows, Capricorn. You want things to be clean and simple, and being in an environment that reflects this is exactly what you need to come alive. Picking a shade like Gravity Gray gives you a great neutral backdrop to add pops color to if you choose. A shade like this allows the things you bring into your home to be in the spotlight rather than the walls themselves. Plus, everyone knows that neutral colors are always a classic, exactly like you.

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    Aquarius (January 20-February 18): Antique Teal

    Best paint color for aquarius: antique teal

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    You are anything but conventional, Aquarius, so it’s no shock that the color you should choose for your walls would reflect it. You’re drawn to shades that inspire you and don’t make you feel closed off, so picking one such as Antique Teal gives that pop of bright color that stimulates your creativity and gives a fun energy to the room. It also allows you to feel comfortable and alive in your element.

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    Pisces (February 19-March 20): Breezy Beach

    Best paint color for pisces: breezy beach

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    As a classic water sign, you feel most at home when you’re surrounded by colors that remind you of the ocean. Blue shades are your favorite to dwell in and also tend to reflect a sense of playfulness. Going with a shade like Breezy Beach gives a bright, free-flowing atmosphere that calms your spirit while allowing the space to feel more open and relaxing, which is exactly what you crave in your life. 

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    Aries (March 21-April 19): Persimmon Orange

    Best paint color for aries: persimmon

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    When it comes to excitement and boldness, you already know we’re looking at you, Aries. You’re consistently drawn to powerful colors, such as red or orange, which is no surprise due to its association with power and energy. Putting an orange-red hue on your walls may seem like a strong choice, but choosing a shade like Persimmon Orange allows you to feel in your element without coming off too harsh. And this shade won't make others feel intimidated or driven away. 

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    Taurus (April 20-May 20): Quiet Green

    Best paint color for taurus: quiet green

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    You like things to be calm, collected, and put-together—exactly like you. Earth tones tend to suit you well since they give you a sense of being grounded and calm, even when everything else is chaotic and beyond your control. Going with a shade such as Quiet Green will re-energize you and give you the feeling of being connected to the Earth and all the inspiration that comes with it.

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    Gemini (May 21-June 20): Wax Pepper

    Best paint color for gemini: wax pepper

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    You aren’t one to like limits placed on your creativity, and you certainly enjoy having options that are full of potential and the chance to really let your personality shine through. You lean towards brighter colors that represent possibility and warmth, and selecting a shade like Wax Pepper will definitely appeal to the brighter side of your personality. It will also give you the creative challenge of designing your entire room around this eye-catching shade.

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    Cancer (June 21-July 22): Lilac Sand

    best paint color for cancer: lilac sand

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    Home tends to be exactly where your heart is, so it’s extremely important that your space reflects exactly who you are. Selecting a shade such as Lilac Sand gives off a calming, relaxing vibe, which is extremely beneficial due to how often your emotions weigh you down. You need a place that not only gives a welcoming vibe to your guests, but allows you to feel balanced and relaxed. This particular shade can help contribute to the solace and peace you need to recharge for the next day.

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    Leo (July 23-August 22): Electric Kumquat

    Best paint color for leo: electric kumquat

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    You have always been one to grab the spotlight when you walk in a room, so it's no surprise that you would like your room to grab anyone’s attention when they enter it! You have a flair for the dramatic and tend to lean towards bold or bright shades that make statements. Something like Electric Kumquat, with its warm and welcoming hue that demands to be seen, is a perfect fit for you.

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    Virgo (August 23-September 22): Cosmic Sapphire

    Best paint color for virgo: cosmic sapphire

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    Nothing says practical like you, Virgo. You aren’t against going with brighter or bolder shades, but you tend to lean towards tones that can work with just about anything. This fits in nicely with that sense of calm and control you crave. Cosmic Sapphire's dark shade pairs nicely with multiple neutral colors, so you can really bring a room together. You'll stress less and be able to really take charge of the space however you see fit.

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    Libra (September 23-October 22): Rose Power

    Best paint color for libra: rose power

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    You not only want to feel at home, but you want anyone else who steps foot inside to feel the same. With how often you enjoy entertaining guests, you want something that evokes comfort while also giving an elegant vibe. Choosing a shade such as Rose Power, something soft, dreamy, and inviting, will really reflect exactly what you’re looking for. The lighter shade can really bring a sense of balance and harmony to the room, which is exactly the kind of setting where you flourish the most.

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    Scorpio (October 23-November 21): Cold Brew

    Best paint color for scorpio: cold brew

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    Anyone who knows you is aware of your passion and intensity, and you want your space to reflect those traits as well. You are drawn to all things bold and dramatic, so choosing a shade such as Cold Brew isn’t challenging or strange for you. You know having a space that lets you retreat from the rest of the world and allows you to reflect is important, and darker tones give you that quiet, yet intense atmosphere you thrive so well in.

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    Sagittarius (November 22-December 21): Blue Marlin

    Best paint color for sagittarius: blue marlin

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    As much as you love to be out and about in the world, it may not seem super important to determine what shade to cover your walls with. The truth is, you’ll always need a place to come back to that gives you a calm and relaxing space to recharge in. Picking a shade like Blue Marlin is reminiscent of the sky or the ocean—a reminder of how open your world is, even in the moments you need to take a break and unwind.

Lacey Ramburger is a freelance writer based in Owensboro, KY. She is the author of a poetry book, "Being Whole," and dozens of articles. Her areas of expertise include the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), relationships, and astrology.