Pink might not be the first color that comes to my mind when you're thinking of painting a room, but believe or not, this hue can add a sophisticated flair to just about any interior. While there's a slew of ultra-feminine pink shades, more and more interior designers are gravitating towards blush paint colors for a refined look.
They are putting their creativity to the test, choosing to showcase the beauty of blush paint in a variety of spaces ranging from closets to bedrooms. If you're curious about the best blush paint options on the market right now, consider these 12 designer recommendations, including several that are just as good as neutrals.
“Benjamin Moore’s Cream Puff is the perfect unexpected backdrop for a contemporary space. Paired with muted shades of silvery gray, this soft blush color will instantly create an understated, sophisticated interior.” —
“It is a neutral blush tone that blends with many colors and has the softest black undertone that add a measure of depth and sophistication. It is soothing to the eye and works equally as well as a background for a subtle creamy palette, but can also serve as a contrast to a stronger color statement.” —
"Pinks can often come across as too sweet or youthful, but Wing It is a beautiful, pale pink with a hint towards coral that’s very sophisticated and extremely versatile. It’s the perfect new neutral!" —
"There’s nothing like the whispery softness of Domingue’s mineral paint in Primrose. Deeply matte but also incredibly luminous, it’s a barely-there pink that falls somewhere between 'Oh, that’s not white?' and the lightest, freshest, most cottony blush you can imagine. It’s hard to describe, but I swear you feel like everything’s all right with the world when you’re enveloped by it. That’s a lot for a paint color to accomplish, don’t you think?" –
"We are often asked to incorporate pink into girls' bedrooms, so we look for colors that can carry them through their youth, into their teenage years. This soft pink is perfect for the walls. It has a hint of gray in it, which makes it easy to switch out bedding and accessories as their tastes change." —
"Pink Ground #202 from Farrow & Ball is our go-to blush. It’s just pink enough without being too much; it’s warm not cool; and it’s delicious in every way." —
"Blush is a color that I rarely use in the interiors I design, but I’ve been working on a unicorn-themed bedroom and I wanted to make the ceiling and the headboard wall pink. Once I came across this blush-toned color, it threw me for a loop! It’s fun, vibrant, and just too pretty for its own good. And once it was on the ceiling and wall, I was in love." —
"Rosetone by Benjamin Moore has such a lovely balance of a warm neutral tan and sophisticated pink. It creates a glow in a space that recedes when needed, but adds an aura of pretty when lit directly. It's such a demure pink." —
"Our favorite blush paint at the moment is Benjamin Moore Paradise Peach 011. We used it in our Kips Bay closet and paired it with brass accessories. We think the effect was fun, energizing, and pretty."—
"It is the most wonderful shade—not too pink, not too peach. It has a luminous effervescence that reminds me of of my favorite Billecart-Salmon champagne. It looks good mixed with any other color, in any finish, in any room and makes a wonderful ceiling color that gives everyone a movie-star glow." —
"Benjamin Moore Early Sunset 2096-70 is one of my favorite blush paint colors. It's a perfect calming color that relates to a coastal landscape of the sun setting over the sound, which the room overlooks." —
"I adore this color. It is deliciously sweet and convivial. There is a freshness that plays so well and can be paired with saturated colors to create a sultry and sexy space." —