Color Guide: Top Paint Picks from the Experts at Benjamin Moore

You’ve finally decided to paint that room in your house. And what’s more, you’ve even decided on the general color direction. But here’s where things get tricky. Say you want a red room – do you go with a bright berry hue or something more like a deep maroon? Confused? Take a deep breath. With so many shades to choose from, we asked our friends at Benjamin Moore to help us narrow things down. Here, their top picks by color from the made-for-Rue 24-hue palette.


Red: Pomegranate AF-295 or Watermelon Red 2087-20

Blue: Breath of Fresh Air 806 or Gentleman’s Gray 2062-20

Green: Stokes Forest Green 2035-40 or Dill Pickle 2147-40

Dark Neutrals: Sparrow AF-720 or Kendall Charcoal HC-166

Yellow: Soleil AF-330 or Blanched Almond 1060

Purple: Chambourd AF-645 or Old Claret 2083-30

Have more questions or want to pick up a color? Visit Benjamin Moore.

By Keriann Coffey, Associate Editor

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