The Color of the Year is our favorite time of year. Not only does each big name in the home decor space unveil their destined color of the year for the year ahead, but it is also a time to reflect the year and plan to better ourselves and the environment around us. 2023 is predicted to be the year or self-expression, so it's a no brainer that these beautiful paint colors are predicted to shape our home decor next year. To help with your New Year inspiration, we've matched up each Color of the Year with a gorgeous wall stencil that would be beautiful as a painted feature wall design that is right on trend for 2023. Check out what these top home decor influencers say will be trending in 2023... Which is your favorite?
Better Homes & Gardens: Canyon Ridge
"Canyon Ridge brings a sun-baked, cozy warmth that is deep-rooted in the comforts of home. The color is a versatile design choice and works well painted across a full room or as a subtle accent wall," says BHG style director Jessica Thomas.
Benjamin Moore: Raspberry Blush
Anatolia Tile Stencil
"Never a backdrop, Raspberry Blush is the definition of charismatic color. This unapologetic shade of red orange had us thinking: bold, bolder, boldest. This sentiment flows through the rest of the palette as we immerse ourselves in hues that make a statement."
Sherwin Williams: Redend Point
Chunky Cable Knit Stencil
"People have been drawn to nature-inspired and earthy tones the past couple years, and this is something that will continue into 2023 and beyond," says Sue Wadden, director of color marketing at Sherwin-Williams. "Greens, blues, and browns can make any space feel safe, calming, and grounded yet still energized."
Glidden: Vining Ivy
Papua Palm Leaves Stencil
"[Vining Ivy] is energizing yet grounding, and it works in literally any space," said Ashley McCollum, Glidden color expert, in a press release. "Its versatility takes the guesswork out of design, leaving consumers with more time to indulge in the things that matter most to them."
Dutch Boy: Rustic Greige
Baraka Tile Stencil
"The importance of overall well-being remains a primary focus in everyday lives," said Ashley Banbury, Dutch Boy senior color designer, in a press release. "That's why more DIYers are dedicating time and energy to designing personal spaces that make them feel cozy, protected, and calm."
Dunn-Edwards: Terra Rosa
Fortuny Damask Stencil
“We’re putting health and wellbeing first, making time for escapism and embracing nostalgia ... This translates to design through lush, sophisticated touches with equal parts prettiness and drama," said Sara McLean, color expert and stylist for Dunn-Edwards.
Valspar: Blue Arrow
Duomo Tile Stencil
"[They] are usable shades that encourage self-expression and anyone can envision in their space," said Sue Kim, Valspar color marketing manager, in a press release.
Shop all Royal Design Studio stencil designs here to pair with The Color Of The Year... or with any color palette you choose! The beauty of painting stencils is that they are easily customizable and can be painted with any color and on any surface.