The 10 Best Bathroom Paint Colors Our Editors Swear By
Neutrals offer a realm of possibilities in the bathroom. Look to warm and cozy taupe wall paint to pair with light greens, pinks, and blues, such as with this room's shower curtain and artwork. The soft hue makes even the smallest spaces feel luxurious and serene.
Paint Color: Kid Gloves, Benjamin Moore
Incorporate the cool colors of granite and concrete into your paint for a contemporary twist on gray. Dark wood floors warm up the hue, while bright white trim adds palette-brightening contrast to ensure the result isn't drab. A black vanity provides a final touch of sophistication.
Paint Color: Ozark Shadows, Benjamin Moore
Buttery whites, like this creamy bathroom paint color, boast a lush depth that warms too-cool spaces. Parchment-color walls wash this space in soothing style that accentuates vintage decor. Metallic accents and a pop of pink complete the palette with tranquil elegance.
Paint Color: Writer's Parchment, Behr
Create a spa-like retreat with the coastal aesthetic of soft green paint. Paired with white, the hue bridges traditional and contemporary styles. Pull in an accent color such as beige to warm the refreshing combo.
Paint Color: Hollingsworth Green, Benjamin Moore
Don't dismiss a bright-white bathroom as boring just yet. The classic neutral paint color can be easily dressed up with layers of texture. Look to salvaged wood, straw baskets, and shiny glass tiles to up the style factor of white bathroom wall paint.
Paint Color: White Dove, Benjamin Moore
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With its reassuringly familiar associations with sea and sky, blue universally pleases. This plucked-from-outdoors shade promotes tranquility in the bathroom and can be used brilliantly as an accent wall. Versatile white cabinetry, trim, and flooring brightens the classic look.
Paint Color: Soft Sky, Benjamin Moore
Soft pink wall color provides a delicate backdrop for snowy white accents. Charming beaded board and shimmering silver finishes spotlight the paint color and prevent it from looking too sweet. The hue is warm, making it a nice choice for bathrooms with minimal light, yet subtle enough that it doesn't overwhelm a small space.
Paint Color: Paris Romance, Benjamin Moore
Warmer than other grays but not as harsh as black, charcoal provides a cool, contemporary feel that easily cozies up with patterns and accessories. Natural elements, such as this room's raw-wood vanity, help the hue look down to earth and prove a space doesn't need bright colors to be interesting.
Paint Color: Wrought Iron, Benjamin Moore
Craving calm? Look to nature as your guide. A soft shade of leafy green ushers the outdoors in and remains relaxed with complementary accent colors like sandy beige. A white tub brings breathing space to the look.
Paint Color: Nurture Green, Sherwin-Williams
Beige isn't the only option when you want peace and quiet. This bathroom mixes muddied-up shades of gray and blue with soft cream trim to achieve its soothing attitude. An accent band around the room's perimeter continues the color scheme and visually expands the space, while a few touches of black give it an of-the-moment update.
Paint Color: Earl Grey, Sherwin-Williams