If repainting rooms in your home is on your to-do list this year, you’ll want to catch up with the 2018 color trends before doing so. This year, we’re going to see bold, statement-making colors that will give a pop of sophistication to your home in wonderful and unexpected ways. Continue reading below to see what colors we can expect to see trending this year.

A Twist on Black
This year, expect to see shades of black. Yes, you read that right. The sleek color is taking over spaces all over, from kitchens to bathrooms to dining rooms, this color gives a sophisticated and classic look to any room. Be sure to pair it with light, neutral colors, such as creams, taupes, and light colored woods. Check out Deep Onyx or Black Flame by PPG Paints.

An Abundance of Berries
Not the actual fruit, but colors inspired by them. You can expect to see shades of raspberry pink, deep strawberry reds, and even blueberry inspired colors. Whether you’re looking to add a vivacious pop of color, or just need a little warmth in your chosen room, this entire color scheme has any type of color you could want. Try Caliente or Caponata, both by Benjamin Moore.

Calming Blue-Greens
These colors will always be a favorite, and can add a calming effect to any room you add it to. While the calming qualities of this color work wonders in a bedroom, bathroom, or home office, it’s neutral enough to add to kitchens, living rooms, and dining rooms. If you’re looking to add this color to your home, you can try out Boca Raton Blue, or Fort Pierce Green, both by Benjamin Moore.

Updated Neutrals
Whether you’re a cool grey person, or you prefer shades of taupe, there’s one thing we’re certain of: all neutrals will be getting a face-lift this year. Because of their versatility, you can use these colors in any room you like, and since there are so many different shades, you’re sure to find the right color for any room in your home. If you’re looking for greys, try Delray Grey or Soho Loft, by Benjamin Moore, or if you want warm beige, try Driftscape Tan or Broken Arrow, both by Benjamin Moore.

No matter what paint color you’re looking for, the professionals at McDermaid Painting can help you find it. Come visit us at 716 San Antonio Rd., Suite B in Palo Alto, CA, or visit our website to learn more about our services.