6 Great Colors for Your Nursery

Apricot paint
Marko Metzinger
Trouble choosing a hue? Don't turn Santa Fe Red with frustration. We asked pros to share their baby-room picks. P.S. If you're concerned about fumes, you can get the shade color-matched in a zero-VOC formula.
Marko Metzinger
Marko Metzinger

"Forget about pink and blue! Green is more unexpected. This particular shade is cheery and spring-like. It has a way of bringing the outdoors in. What's more, it's gender neutral."

JOHN LOECKE
Benjamin Moore Sounds of Nature 556

Marko Metzinger
Marko Metzinger

"I still love pink walls; however, picking just the right pink can be tricky. This isn't too bubble gum, but it's not too white either. It's tranquil and delicate—simply the perfect backdrop."

CRISTIN BISBEE PRIEST
Farrow & Ball Middleton Pink 245

Marko Metzinger
Marko Metzinger

"I chose this happy shade for my daughter Vivi's room. It changes with the light, which I love. It's bright and light during the day and cozy at night."

JONI LAY
Valspar
Aqua Glow 5007-9B

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Marko Metzinger
Marko Metzinger

"This is the softest shade of violet, with a touch of gray. It's light enough to go with other colors and can grow up with a little girl."

JANELL BEALS
Sherwin-Williams
Silver Peony SW 6547

Marko Metzinger
Marko Metzinger

"Yellow is a great option, and this is that elusive, just-right shade—not too bright, buttery, or creamy. It works for a boy or a girl."

HOLLY CENTURINO
Behr
Lemon Souffle 350B-4

Marko Metzinger
Marko Metzinger

"Apricot lends instant warmth. For a girl, fuchsia accents would be just gorgeous. For a boy, you can add turquoise and navy."

DARLENE WEIR
Benjamin Moore
Apricot Tint 086

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