Interior Color Trends for 2021

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A native of the area, Curtis Burchett has more than 18 years experience as full-time Realtor. He currently lives in Southwest Roanoke County with his wife and 3 children.

Many of us spent time in quarantine doing home improvement projects – deep cleaning long neglected areas, purging the garage or attic or even fresh paint in a room or two. Color has the power to completely transform the feel of a room. The right palette can add energy to a room or convey a sense of calm in a busy home. When many of us have spent the past several months at home, a fresh coat of paint might be just what you need. If you look around and see that your home could benefit from some spruced up paint, here’s preview of what the paint experts are predicting for the color trends of 2021.

According to Real Simple, “Sherwin-Williams has selected four color palettes that are all about balance and rhythm for its ColorMix Forecast 2021. As we reexamine our country’s past, deal with the present pandemic, and plan for the “new normal,” Sherwin-Williams has chosen palettes that are all about rhythm and “the balance between fast and slow, quiet and expressive, and virtual and physical.’” Sherwin-Williams created four unique palettes for 2021 that blend calming greys and warm tones with “bold blues, muddy greens, muted reds, bright pinks, and warm whites” into workable color schemes for any home. Learn more about the palettes and see all the shades for 2021 at

Behr introduces their Color Trends 2021 Palette as “21 colors to elevate your comfort zone.” Behr highlights six different color schemes ranging from “Casual Comfort” – featuring light warm neutrals and whites that create an inviting feeling in entryways, kitchens and open living spaces, to “Subtle Focus” – with light hues that feel sophisticated and inviting, creating an atmosphere that is effortlessly serene. Behr also highlight a more daring pallete called “Optimistic View” with “A pop of bright color that lifts the mood in any space you want to feel energized.” Lean more about all of Behr’s 2021 picks at

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