Paint tendencies arrive and go, but some shades are timeless for any accent wall.

Chelsea Lipford Wolf has tackled a great number of home assignments as co-host of “Today’s Home owner.” She also renovated her to start with house and is swiftly updating her mid-century ranch-style residence.

She’s spanned the paint-coloration spectrum over the several years, but she retains coming back again to these 3 tried out-and-true hues.


1. Not Very Black

Cracked Pepper is a go-to neutral that pairs properly with practically any shade. This dark selection from Behr is just a shade off from black.

“I’ve used Cracked Pepper from Behr on several projects. It seems to be great in pure gentle and artificial (fluorescent) gentle far too!” Chelsea suggests.

Bookshelf wall with TV painted with Behr Cracked Pepper.

It’s excellent for when you will need a darkish shade for an accent wall but don’t want a severe black.

For instance, Cracked Pepper tends to make a wall bookshelf and Television middle (pictured above) stand out in a shiny sunroom we reworked for property owners Chuck and Margy.

Shed in backyard painted with Behr Cracked Pepper.

Cracked Pepper also is effective effectively outside the house. In this backyard makeover episode, we gave the lose a main update with just a coat of the adaptable peppery colour.


2. Finding Your Zen

Zen, also from Behr, is a neutral bluish-green shade reminiscent of seafoam. This organic hue results in a calming atmosphere in any area. 

Trim on ceiling in Chelsea Lipford Wolfe living room

Zen appears to be like terrific in operate and household environments. Chelsea utilizes this shade in her office environment at Today’s Home owner and as an accent on the wall trim and ceiling grid in her dwelling room.

Vanity in Chelsea Lipford Wolfe's hall bathroom

In truth, she likes this shade spouse and children so a lot, she made use of Zen’s “Irish sister” Recycled Glass on her lavatory self-importance. It’s a little bit much more inexperienced and 1 shade lighter on the shade swatch. 


3. Forest Feels

Seeking anything in sage? Chelsea likes to use Eucalyptus Wreath from Behr. This shade is just inexperienced ample to give you a forest come to feel devoid of currently being also intensive.

Chelsea Lipford Wolfe master bedroom with Behr Eucalyptus Wreath accent wall

Chelsea made use of Eucalyptus Wreath for an accent wall in her initially home’s learn bed room. A rest room addition still left the place with only one window, so painting one particular wall gave the room a pop of coloration and complemented the purely natural lights.

Accent wall in dining area painted Behr Eucalyptus Wreath

When we gave property owner Barbara a cozy den makeover, we employed Eucaplytus Wreath for an accent wall in the dining location. It improved the room’s structure and complemented pure lighting streaming in from a substantial window. 

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