Best Sherwin Williams Colors For North Facing Rooms


Finding a suitable color for a north facing room is not without its challenges. 

Understanding why your room is dark is an important first step in deciding the best paint color and whether other elements will have to first be changed in order to achieve an overall brighter look.

Understand Why Your Room Is Dark

A green undertone paint color is is ideal for northern exposure rooms because it neutralizes cool tones in paint colors without having to add yellow.

The Types of Colors That Work Best in North Facing Rooms

SW Accessible Beige is a greige (think beige and grey) which tends to lean slightly more to the beige side of life. This is a beautiful contemporary greige so forget those yellow toned beiges of the 2000’s.

Grays and Greiges Accessible Beige

We saw in my post about 2022 home decor trends that beige is coming back strong! If you are looking to revamp and choose a trendier earth toned color for your home – this may be the perfect choice.

Kilim Beige

Agreeable Gray is Sherwin Williams best selling color for good reason. It’s a wonderfully versatile greige with brown and purple undertones.

Agreeable Gray

Silverpointe is a real chameleon so this paint color will vary quite significantly depending on the artificial light you have in your room – as I always say get a swatch and try this one out in your home to see!