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9 grown-up pink paint colours you never knew you needed in your life

Pink paint is no longer just for nurseries. Here are 9 shades to prove it.
9 grown-up pink paint colours you never knew you needed in your life

Jump on Pinterest and you'll be inundated with Millennial pink  — a dusty pastel colour that's been compared to a mix of salmon and grapefruit — on everything from garbage cans to books. It's the latest proof that we've fallen in love with pink all over again. And it's for more than just décor accessories — from neutrals to bold hues, here's how to bring it onto to your walls.

9 best grown-up pink paint colours you never knew you needed in your life

Romantic pink

This dusky pink is sophisticated, but still playful. It’s perfect for a living room, or even a front door. Cinder Rose, Farrow & Ball.

9 grown-up pink paint colours you never knew you needed in your life

Prettiest pink

A light, pretty pink with a sophisticated edge (thanks to a touch of grey). Could work anywhere from a nursery to an adult’s bedroom. Calamine, Farrow & Ball.

9 grown-up pink paint colours you never knew you needed in your life
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Dusty pink

Without feeling too sugary, but still very pink, this warm shade is great for a bedroom, living room or even an entryway. Pale Petal, Benjamin Moore.

9 grown-up pink paint colours you never knew you needed in your life

For the neutral lover

The greatest thing about this pick? It’s basically a beige, with a hint of pink, so it’s a great neutral if you’re not into bright hues. Unfussy Beige, Sherwin-Williams.

9 grown-up pink paint colours you never knew you needed in your life

Bright pink

If jumping on to trend bandwagons is your thing, this vibrant pink is for you. It’s bright and bold, and would look great in a small powder room paired with gold accessories. Sweet Taffy, Benjamin Moore.

9 grown-up pink paint colours you never knew you needed in your life
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Pastel pink

From Chatelaine’s own Everyday Extraordinary Colour Collection, this pastel pink pairs incredibly well with greys and other neutral colours. Rose Petal Macaroon, Home Hardware.

9 grown-up pink paint colours you never knew you needed in your life

Grey-pink

This is the ultimate grown-up pink for anyone who really loves a classic pink hue. Grey undertones uplift it to feel very sophisticated. Paisley Pink, Benjamin Moore.

9 grown-up pink paint colours you never knew you needed in your life

Coral pink

This bright and cheery shade has coral undertones, making it the perfect shade for a more traditional style of decor. Shell Coral, Behr.

9 grown-up pink paint colours you never knew you needed in your life
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Just a touch of pink

This pastel colour is considered a warm white and we love it because it provides just a delicate hit of pink. Sugarcane Pink, Valspar Paint.

9 grown-up pink paint colours you never knew you needed in your life

More:
The best neutral paint colours that aren’t white
The 10 grey paint colours designers always use
How to paint: our 30 best paint tips ever

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