Create an Unforgettable Stay with These Guest Room Paint Colors

Encourage family and friends to stay a while with colorful, decorative guest room ideas that will make anyone feel welcome in your home. Whether they’re staying for one night or one month, invite guests into your home with a guest room paint color palette that helps them settle in and get a good night’s sleep.

Photo: Benjamin Moore

Versatile Neutrals

When it comes to guest room paint colors, neutrals are always a safe bet. These shades create a serene and welcoming atmosphere, making your guests feel right at home. Consider options like Benjamin Moore’s Spring Thaw 1508, Shabby Chic 1018, and Museum Piece CSP-40. Paired with midcentury modern-style lighting, minimalist linens, and thoughtful bedside touches, these neutrals transform your guest room into a cozy retreat.

Insider Tip: Greige is a fantastic choice, offering the perfect blend of gray and beige. Its appearance can vary based on lighting conditions, so test different greige paint samples in your guest room to find the ideal shade for your space.

Photo: Laurey W. Glenn; Styling: Liz Strong

Frame White with Painted Trim

For a subtly colorful approach, swap traditional white trim for a soothing sea green and complement it with a lighter green on the ceiling. This delicate contrast creates a visually pleasing environment. To achieve this look, consider using Alabaster by Sherwin-Williams (SW 7008) for the walls and crown molding, Jasper Stone by Sherwin-Williams (SW 9133) on the window trim, and Sea Salt by Sherwin-Williams (SW 6204) on the ceiling.

Photo: Laurey W. Glenn; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

Complementary Colors

Add depth and interest to your guest room by using slightly darker trim colors that accentuate the walls. Consider a palette of light and dark blues with gray undertones, such as Niebla Azul by Sherwin-Williams (SW 9137) on the walls paired with Blustery Sky by Sherwin-Williams (SW 9140) on the trim. These colors harmonize with various neutral bedding and curtain choices, giving your guests a visually appealing and cozy space.

Photo: Benjamin Moore

A Natural Retreat

Your guest room isn’t just for visitors; it’s a space that can serve multiple purposes. When not in use, it can become your office, a playroom, or your personal oasis. Choose paint colors that resonate with your taste, as you’ll be spending time in this room as well.

Natural hues like Copley Gray HC-104 provide versatility and adaptability throughout the year. When paired with wooden furniture and soft linens, this color creates a serene and earthy ambiance. Remember to pay attention to the room’s accessories. Thoughtfully decorated spaces, complete with little extras like toiletries and fresh flowers, will make your guests feel truly welcome and at home.


Personalize Your Guest Room

When decorating your guest room, keep in mind that it should be a reflection of you and what you love. Regardless of the color scheme you choose, ensure that your guest room is thoughtfully styled and feels deliberate. This attention to detail, along with little extras, can transform your guest room into a warm and inviting space that your visitors will adore.

At Bob Kunst Painting, we’re here to help you achieve your ideal guest room with expert painting services. Feel free to reach out for consultations and personalized advice on transforming your home. After all, creating unforgettable spaces is what we do best.

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