How to Use Our Colors of the Month in Your Home

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Mesmerized by Black Magic? In a daze over Acacia Haze? We’ll show you how to incorporate your favorite Sherwin-Williams Color of the Month into your next project.

January: Oceanside SW 6496

This deep blue adds so much personality to a space. Paint every wall Oceanside, including the trim, for a sweeping look reminiscent of the open sea. Inject touches of color in subtle ways: Paint the inside of a bookcase green, for example, or use a patterned rug.

Add Personality To Your Space With Oceanside SW 6496 - View Color
Add Personality To Your Space With Oceanside SW 6496 - View Color

February: Acacia Haze SW 9132

Acacia Haze is a great color for bedrooms and anywhere you seek a relaxing ambiance. Pair this paint with neutral window treatments and tone-on-tone patterned fabrics.

Create A Relaxing Ambiance With Acacia Haze SW 9132 - View Color
Create A Relaxing Ambiance With Acacia Haze SW 9132 - View Color

March: Borscht SW 7578

Rich, deep and mesmerizing, Borscht is a dramatic addition to any room. Be sure to balance the strength of Borscht with white trim.

Add A Dramatic Addition To Your Space With Borscht SW 7578 - View Color
Add A Dramatic Addition To Your Space With Borscht SW 7578 - View Color

April: Black Magic SW 6991

Black Magic signals smooth sophistication. Use it to highlight a set of kitchen cabinets or a single wall in a room. Mix with wood furniture, white countertops and just a splash of red.

Create Smooth Sophistication With Black Magic SW 6991 - View Color
Create Smooth Sophistication With Black Magic SW 6991 - View Color

May: Exuberant Pink SW 6840

Perk up a wall, a cabinet or chairs in this playfully retro pink. Pick up the color in a patterned rug or contemporary print, then tie it all together with a few touches of yellow or blue.

Perk Up Your Room With Exuberant Pink SW 6840 - View Color
Perk Up Your Room With Exuberant Pink SW 6840 - View Color

June: Arugula SW 6446

Arugula is a natural in a space with lots of sunlight. Add live plants, a bamboo chair and a botanical print or two, and you’ve got a room that blooms with color throughout the year.

Create A Natural Look With Arugula SW 6446 - View Color
Create A Natural Look With Arugula SW 6446 - View Color

July: Indigo SW 6531

Want to make this nautical beauty shine? Use it as a neutral. Paint bookcases and trims in Indigo to enhance the architectural appeal of a space.

Enhance Your Rooms Architectural Appeal With Indigo SW 6531 - View Color
Enhance Your Rooms Architectural Appeal With Indigo SW 6531 - View Color

August: Queen Anne Lilac SW 0021

This sweet violet can be used to connect one room with an overall interior color scheme. Its smooth, delicate nature ensures that it will impress without overpowering. Use it to add warmth to a contemporary space.

Add A Sweet Touch With Queen Anne Lilac SW 0021 - View Color
Add A Sweet Touch With Queen Anne Lilac SW 0021 - View Color

September: Overjoy SW 6689

Hold on to summer all year with this happy color. Overjoy loves to be paired with fun, colorful fabrics and artwork. Anchor the space with white trim for a look that is bright, not brassy.

Hold On To Summer With Overjoy SW 6689 - View Color
Hold On To Summer With Overjoy SW 6689 - View Color

October: Shell White SW 8917

With just a hint of yellow, this white works great as a main color or as an accent for brown or gray walls. Shell white is perfect when you want a neutral with a little pep.

Use Shell White SW 8917 As A Main Color Or Accent - View Color
Use Shell White SW 8917 As A Main Color Or Accent - View Color

November: Rojo Dust SW 9006

Rojo Dust is an earthy red that works brilliantly with natural materials and a mix of textures. Create a simple yet stunning accent wall with Rojo Dust as your main color, complemented by equally warm shades of yellow and gray.

Use Rojo Dust SW 9006 As A Main Color Or Accent - View Color
Use Rojo Dust SW 9006 As A Main Color Or Accent - View Color

December: Functional Gray SW 7024

Practical and modern, Functional Gray makes a memorable statement when contrasted with pure white trim. Add coral accents to a room bathed in Functional Gray for a subtle punch of color.

Use Functional Gray SW 7024 As A Main Color Or Accent - View Color
Use Functional Gray SW 7024 As A Main Color Or Accent - View Color

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