Brown paint can dominate when used on its own. However, with a little creative thinking, it can be used to great effect.
When it comes to interior design, brown paint is often overlooked when deciding on a colour palette. However, there's no reason why you can't use brown paint throughout your home. After all, it takes its colour cues from the natural world.All Brown Paint Colours
Top 2023 Brown Shades
Is this your first time using brown paint to decorate? Get ready to discover a rich and rewarding palette. Our selection is packed to the brim with brilliant colours, ranging from light tans to earthier brown shades.
Searching for a muted room backdrop? Our Lama V466 brown paint makes the perfect starting point for contemporary spaces. Pair with light grey accents and white trims to complete the look.
Looking for something more sophisticated? Our Stonehenge V477 showcases the complexity of brown paint. With subtle hints of subtle rose, this breathtaking brown looks perfect when teamed with purple and blue accents.
Classic, dramatic and versatile. Mole L487 is a dark-grey shade with subtle hints of brown offering a moody and rich atmosphere. Mole L487 can be mixed with either light shades for a timeless look, or with dark shades creating a contemporary, stylish look.See More
Vibrant Brown Shades
Brown paint doesn't need to be more boring. Our range of vibrant brown shades is the way to go if you're looking to create a space that's stylish and versatile.
Our Foxtrot S417 paint shade has subtle hints of pink that can be used to create feminine flair in any room. Perfect for lounges and bedrooms, this gorgeous brown paint goes great with gold and metallic accents. You can also work in brighter fabrics and pink upholstery to let the core colour sing.
If you're after a more earthy tone, our Etruscan S471 brown paint is a good option. Although darker, this brown paint is still a vibrant option. Keep it simple with white accents or go all out and team with dramatic yellow and gold.
Our Xi'an M409 brown paint is even livelier. This classic shade can be used just about anywhere. A stunning backdrop for kitchens and bathrooms, this is an ideal wall colour and works beautifully with beige or grey paints and white cabinets and room accents.
Light Brown Shades
Sometimes, a lighter shade of brown is called for. Thankfully, our paint categories are stocked with suitable options.
Our Lama V466 brown paint is a brilliant choice for bedrooms. If you like the stripped-back aesthetic of grey and monochrome, this is one colour definitely worth considering. Team it with simple monochrome accents or add a vibrant flourish of pink touches. This light brown shade is also good for giving new life to tired furniture.
Want to go even lighter? Our Driftwood V484 brown emulsion paint delivers the goods if you're looking to create a relaxing retreat. You can use this shade to coat entire walls in any space, before adding essential warmth with fiery accent colours and fabrics.
Our Granulite K484 is another good option for those looking for light brown shades for decorating projects. This breathtaking brown emulsion paint has distinct purple accents, making it easy to coordinate with pinks, purples and greys.
Dark Brown Shades
If you're not afraid of a richer palette, dark brown paint is the way to go. The good news is that we stock a huge variety of dark browns that can be put to good use in any room of the home.
Planning on redecorating a living space or bedroom? Our Wilderness N462 paint is a dark and daring choice. Reserve for feature walls in smaller rooms or go all out in larger spaces. When it comes to complementary colours, reach for vibrant yellows, fiery oranges or glistening metallics.
Our Sacher L462 dark brown paint is another solid option. This one is a little warmer in tone, making it perfect for bedrooms and snugs. Pair with natural woods, green plants, and grey upholstery.
Picking the Right Brown for your Home
The colour brown is perfect for painting, so don't be afraid of using it for your next decorating project. Browse our full range of browns today to find the perfect shade for your next painting job.
Looking for inspiration and design ideas? Read on for some essential tips on how to transform your spaces with brown paint.
Brown Living Room Paint Colours
Brown is the perfect paint colour for living rooms. Warm and inviting, dark brown paint can help you cocoon a space. If you're looking to open things up, a light brown is the way to go. A subtle tan creates a sense of calm, while also giving the illusion of extra space.
Not sure which brown to go for? Give our Tamarix K480 brown paint a try. This shade is suitable for contemporary rooms and traditional spaces alike. Add some sophistication with dark woods or take a more modern approach with metallics and monochrome accents.
Searching for something more inviting? Our Granulite K484 is bang on trend. Coordinate with cool greys or classic white. Alternatively, mix things up with deep orange and brilliant blue paints.
Brown Bathroom Paint Colours
Many of us stick with white or grey when decorating bathrooms. However, brown paint can create a cosy ambience that's hard to beat.
Start with something like Shiitake N484 if you're looking to fill walls with a new colour. This classic shade works particularly well with white and chrome bathroom fixtures and fittings. Need to inject some colour? Throw in some green trailing plants and yellow accessories along with your brown bathroom paint.
If you're ready to lighten things up, our Driftwood V484 brown paint is worth a second look. Just the ticket for bathrooms of any size, it can be used on walls and ceilings alike. Alternatively, use it to give bathroom cabinets and furniture a new lease of life.
Brown Bedroom Paint Colours
A bedroom is where you retreat to at the end of a busy day. It should be relaxing, a true sleep sanctuary. To achieve this, a brown palette is the way to go.
For contemporary interiors, go with a darker brown like our Alexandrite N464 brown paint. This masculine shade is easy on the eye and a great fit for smaller spaces. Pair it with hardwoods and metallic finishes to great effect.
If you prefer a more subtle palette, how about our Sacher L462 brown? You can use it on every wall or highlight a particular section with a darker shade. This shade is one of the most versatile in our range and goes well with just about any colour.
Brown Kitchen Paint Colours
Much like our orange paint offering, our selection of brown paints are a superb choice for kitchens. Warm and stimulating, the right brown colour can transform the hub of the home.
If you're looking for a wall and ceiling colour to coordinate with traditional kitchens, go for something like Lama V466. Perfect paired with white or grey cabinets, this colour can also be used to overhaul existing furniture and shelving units.
Looking for a more muted colour? Our Driftwood 484 brown paint colour should fit the bill. An effortless addition to any kitchen, this wall colour can be teamed with just about any type of wood or metal.