The colors for the new year reflect the furthering look toward new beginnings, fresh starts, and moving towards expanded possibilities. The colors create gorgeous backdrops, striking focal pieces, and starting off points to create areas in your home that center on calm feelings and renewal. Continuing with our review of the colors of the year, Part III will look at Krylon, Sherwin Williams, and Valspar.


Krylon’s color for 2023 is Spanish Moss. This matte green hue has gray undertones and a feeling of coming back to nature. This spray paint can be used on different types of surfaces, such as metal, plastic, and wood. You can use it on chairs, shelving, lighting fixtures and more, to bring rich color to your space. This beautiful color pairs nicely with copper shades and golds. It also works with various textures and lusters. You can try out various pairings to see what works best for your space.

Sherwin Williams

The Color of the Year for 2023 for Sherwin Williams is Redend Point. This earthy mauve hue with pink undertones is a neutral color and is able to pair with cooler and warmer hues. This color is perfect for creating a cozy, comfortable atmosphere all around your home. This color can be a beautiful backdrop to your spa-inspired bathroom, give an intimate feel to celebrations, and help create an oasis of calm for a peaceful sleep. Try this color in many rooms of your home and see how it transforms your space.


Valspar’s Color of the Year for 2023 is actually the Colors of the Year. Rather than one shade, Valspar has chosen 12 colors to highlight for 2023. These colors include Blue Arrow (cool blue with yellow undertones), Cozy White (warm tone with yellow undertones), Desert Carnation (medium brown), Everglade Deck (deep midnight blue), Flora (deep olive), Gentle Violet (pastel purple), Green Trellis (hazy green), Holmes Cream (classic tan with yellow undertones), Ivory Brown (warm brown), Rising Tide (cool grey-ish blue), Southern Road (clay with brown undertones), and Villa Grey (cool grey with yellow undertones). Valspar matched their colors of the year to specific moods to bring attention to the fact that colors and moods are intermingled. The room color can affect the emotions and thoughts of the people in the room. People within rooms can speak about how the room makes them feel or what emotions it brings up. These color options mean that you can find colors to match your style and mood no matter what they are.

So many options for colors to mix and match that you might want to try out several ideas over a while to capture the perfect feel you are going for when remodeling your space.