Paint colours to try in 2019

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Pantone's Living Coral means orange is the new black! Try out other combinations with these suggestions

If you’re looking for a way to kickstart your new year, what better way than giving your home a new coat of paint. Inject these paint colours chosen by renowned interior designers around the world to give your home a new lease of life.

10 paint colours to try in 2019

1. Metropolitan by Benjamin Moore

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The wall is painted in Metropolitan | Image source: Benjamin Moore

A sophisticated shade of gray helps bring balance to a room. The colour oozes ambience and is calming. The neutral tone is a popular choice.

2. Blueprint by Behr

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The wall is painted in Blueprint| Image source: Behr

Described as “Warmer than denim, but softer than navy” by Erika Woelfel, vice president of Colour and Creative Services at Behr. Blue is perennially popular, but this soft mid-tone shade is particularly calming. Apply to a wall in the bedroom, kitchen or bathrooms.

3. Cavern Clay by Sherwin-Williams

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The wall is painted in Cavern Clay | Image source: Sherwin-Williams

Cavern Clay’s brown shade brings the outdoors into your home. Best use of these paint colours is in a room where you can relax.

4. Night Watch by PPG Paints

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The wall is painted in Nightwatch |Image source: PPG Paints

The rich shade of dark green by PPG Paints is versatile and evokes a connection with nature. It’s best used in rooms that have limited views of the outdoors.

5. Garden Patch by Dutch Paints

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Image source: Dutch Boy

The lighter green by Dutch Paints is warming and best paired with other soft, neutral colours. Consider painting your living room or bedrooms for a calming effect.

6. Spiced Honey by Dulux

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Image source: Dulux

The caramel shade is a great colour to bring warmth in the winter season. Because of its vibrant tones, you don’t need a lot of paint colours for great effect.

7. Tiru by Graham & Brown

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Image source: Graham & Brown

The bold, teal tone creates an inviting atmosphere in the home. Consider applying the paint colours in your living room or areas where guests will be spending time in.

8. Stainless Steel by Clark+Kensington

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Image source: Clark+Kensington

Apply this bright shade of blue and violet to an accent wall in the living room or bedroom to inspire creativity.

9. Valspar: Orange Slice

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Image source: Vaspar

Zesty Orange allows for experimentation with contrasting hues of paint colours. Try in your office or a spare bedroom.

10. Nude by Rockett st George

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Image source: Rockett st George

The cheeky pink compliments darker hues to create a soft, interior space.