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Valspar reveals fresh lineup of new shades in 2023 colours of the year

Valspar reveals fresh lineup of new shades in 2023 colours of the year

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2022 — Today, paint and coatings brand Valspar announces its 2023 Colours of the Year with 12 trend-worthy, forward-thinking, beautiful and livable colours. This year’s colours are composed of comfort, acceptance and joy – not a temporary solution but a lasting change.

Valspar colour experts have thoughtfully matched each colour to a specific facet or emotion of life, all relating to what people may find helpful to complement their space. Homeowners are prioritizing areas of the home with paint to update their well-used spaces. By turning to nature-inspired design, this year’s collection is all about finding new comfort, embracing a flexible lifestyle, rediscovering joy and leaning into the growing DIY movement.

“Valspar’s 2023 Colours of the Year are usable shades that encourage self-expression and anyone can envision in their space,” said Sue Kim, Valspar Colour Marketing Manager. “With our 12 colours to choose from, you are guaranteed to find a colour that is picture-perfect for you!”

The 2023 Colours of the Year

All 12 colours are available at Lowe’s stores, and Independent Retailers nationwide. Please note that colour names vary at each retailer. See below for the full list of colours and how they add inspiration in a space.

Cozy White 3008-10C – Comfort – A comfortable white with a yellow undertone that makes a space cozy like a soft blanket.
Villa Grey 6005-1B – Mindful – A cool grey that is balanced by the warmth of the yellow undertone, a natural hue like a cotton muslin cloth.
Rising Tide 4008-3A – Health – A light blue that has a dose of softness, used as a fresh neutral with uplifting qualities of a modern pastel.
Gentle Violet 4002-3A – Connection – A white softened by a violet undertone, a harmonious shade promoted by digital connectivity.
Holmes Cream 3004-10B – Joy – A classic tan that is dependable, with a yellow undertone that gives it new life with uplifting qualities.
Ivory Brown 6006-1C – Natural – A washed brown tone inspired by the shades found in nature, a new warm neutral being incorporated inside and out the home.
Blue Arrow 5001-3C – Balance – A cooled down blue with a slight yellow undertone, a beautiful shade to find balance between cool and warm shades in the home.
Green Trellis 5006-3C – Calm – Tapping into the calming tones of nature, this hazy green has duality – bringing in the calm and liveliness we seek from outdoors.
Desert Carnation 2005-7C – Inspired – Faded natural terracotta that leaves us inspired to craft a home with individuality and warmth.
Southern Road 1006-9C – Contentment – A muted clay with a brown undertone, embracing the life of contentment we seek in living with what we have.
Flora 5004-2C – Thoughtful – A deep blackened olive, a new neutral being introduced into the home that embodies charm and sophistication.
Everglade Deck 5011-3 – Restored – A deep midnight blue, used as an elegant calming shade to restore our mind, body and home.

Free colour tools available from Valspar

For small changes to your home that can make a big impact, Valspar offers colour tools to help you feel confident in your paint buying decisions. Free Colour Consultations from our Colour Experts offer personalized advice allowing you to find your perfect colour! DIYers can also save a trip to the store by having paint chips sent directly to their home for free directly from

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