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Cozy up with these autumnal color palettes

Autumnal mood board made up of Lick paint samples

WordsMegan Lambert


You only need to glance outside to see that autumn has arrived. The trees are turning golden, crunchy leaves line the pavements. Conkers abound. We’ve all got a favorite time of year and for many, it’s the coziness of autumn that speaks to them. It’s the season of muddy walks, Sunday roasts, and crackling fires but, unlike autumn leaves, an autumnal color palette can be evergreen.

Opting for an autumnal color palette isn’t about ensuring your home is ‘on trend’; it’s about creating a cozy and welcoming environment, year-round. So to help you do just that, here are some autumnal color palettes.

Our autumnal color palette

This year’s autumnal color palette has a lot in common with the earthy tones of 2020’s autumnal paint color trends, with a little more focus on warmth. We’ve seen our communities get bolder with their color choices, and that’s reflected in this color palette. From warm beiges and greens to earthy oranges and reds—there’s even a splash of yellow in there.

Lick autumnal colour palette

Before you start wondering which wall to paint which color, you don’t need to use all of these paint colors. Our autumnal color palette is just meant as a guide to inform your decor. Take a look at our guide on how to make a mood board to find out how. So, whether you favor a soft, warm or darker palette these autumnal colors will have you preparing to hunker down for hibernation.

Soft autumnal colour palette

Inspired by nature, this soft autumnal color palette has a lot in common with the Japandi style interior trend. Beige 01, Beige 02 and White 03 create a tonal backdrop, without it being bland, whilst a splash of Yellow 02 or Orange 02 is a little bit of sunshine on a crisp autumnal morning. Together, they create a color palette that’s light, bright, yet still warm. Discover everything you need to know about beige paint colors to get the look.