Hottest Colors For New Home Owners

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The home market could not be hotter right now. Buying a new home is so exciting. It’s also a chance to start fresh, take some chances and up your style game!

Hottest Colors For New Home Owners

I’ve got four hot colors from Benjamin Moore for new homeowners that will wow your friends and family at the housewarming party and have you feeling cozy for years to come.


Here are the four colors I have chosen:

  • Collingwood, color code OC-28
  • Puritan Gray HC-164
  • Aegean Teal 2136-40
  • Potters Clay 1221
  • Amazon Soil 2115-30

Let’s start off with a great color that you can use throughout your home called Collingwood, color code OC-28.  This is a great greige that won’t make a room feel too cold. It’s a warmer grey that contrasts wonderfully against white furniture, dark hardwood floors and pairs great against my next color, which is Benjamin Moore’s Aegean Teal.

Aegean Teal is an aquamarine that was named from the Aegean Sea and it was the Benjamin Moore Color of the Year in 2021. It’s the perfect color to take a moment to reset.  It’s a breath of fresh air for a new space and it shines when it’s mixed with various shades of blues, greens, and golds in a room.

The next two colors I want to share are bolder colors that I think would make a statement in a new home. They are Potters Clay and Amazon Soil. Potters Clay is a sandy, orange color that that gives you a sunbaked sensation. When you paint a room in this color it will provide the space a sense of warmth and comfort. Amazon Soil is one of my favorites, is a dark and dusty mauve. It almost gives a suede appearance because of the brown undertones.  These two colors can be used together in combination for wall paint and décor pieces.

Here’s an Annie tip for you after you move in! When trying to determine which room to paint first, choose one room that doesn't require too much work and make that space your new-home getaway. You'll have a place, with your color and style, where you can relax and dream about the day when every room in your home is just the way you want it.

Still not sure which color to go with? Head over to your locally owned Ace Hardware and pick up a paint sample. It’s a great way to test the paint color before you tackle an entire room.

Published on 1/12/2022.
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