Best Dark Brown Paint Colors

My favorite rich dark brown paint colors are in this post!

Best dark brown paint colors.

We have be in the grey color world for a long time now. It was only a matter of time that we would swing back around to our trusted brown color. But this time a rich chocolate brown paint color is in.

Sophisticated and dramatic, a deep brown paint color can make a huge impact in a room without it feeling too cold.

Let me share my favorites with real home examples.

Best Dark Brown Paint Colors

  1. Black Fox from Sherwin Williams

This paint color looks so good with vintage antique colors. These aren’t listed in any particular order but it’s definitely fighting for the number one spot!

2. Hearthstone Brown from Benjamin Moore

This is a rich, dark chocolate color that would look so good painted in a cozy family room like this image. Such an amazing rich brown.

3. Silhouette from Benjamin Moore

Probably the ‘lightest’ of the dark brown colors on this list, it’s just a stunning dark brown. The monochromatic color scheme with the trim painted the same color is definitely growing me.

4. Stone Brown from Benjamin Moore

Does this color ever look good with leather camel colors! This looks like a gorgeous milky chocolate bar.

5. Tanner’s Brown Farrow & Ball

Okay not really a fan of the red ceiling but the richness of this dark brown is exotic looking! Love it with the black accents.

6. Wenge from Benjamin Moore

Wow, this board and batten wall treatment makes it look just like a chocolate bar. Now I’m hungry. The darkest color of my favorite dark brown paint list and I’m surprised by how much I love it.

7. Urbane Bronze from Sherwin Williams

Probably the most famous of all the dark brown paint colors on the market, there’s a reason why so many designers chose this one over and over again. It’s neither grey or brown. It is the perfect in between color.

8. Barista from Benjamin Moore

This color makes everything painted in it look rich and luxurious. What a gorgeous room to boot!

9. French Press from Benjamin Moore

This is a perfect classic dark brown color without it looking too dark. This would look cozy in a bedroom!

What do you think of a dark brown paint color? I think it’s the new dark neutral and we’ll definitely be seeing more of it. Let me know which one’s your favorite in the comments below.

Best Brown Paint Colors:

Sherwin Williams

  • Black Fox SW 7020
  • Urbane Bronze SW 7048

Benjamin Moore

  • Hearthstone Brown 2109-20
  • Silhouette AF-655
  • Stone Brown 2112-30
  • Wenge AF-180
  • Barista AF-175
  • French Press AF-170

Farrow & Ball

  • Tanner’s Brown

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  1. I first said brown was coming back pre-Covid and my friends laughed at me! But I kept seeing warm beiges, dark browns and milk chocolates showing up in many places and then SW chose Urbane Bronze as its Color the Year a couple of years or so ago, and finally people were glad to get on board my brown train. It’s been my favorite color for over 20 years ( I even have a Pinterest board titled, ” I dream in brown.” I’m so happy it’s back!! Thanks for sharing all these yummy shades, I just got up to get a piece of Dove’s dark. 🙂

  2. Thank you for this post! I have been considering painting my bedroom dark brown, so I did a search and found this post. It is very helpful! I didn’t know dark brown was in but I loved the idea.

    1. Hi Melanie,
      Thank you for your comment! It is definitely in now! We’ve had the stark grey for so long now I think it was bound to happen. I’m glad this post helped you!
      Hugs, Jamie

  3. I might not be a brown lover, but my family loves it and they won’t miss a single chance of having brown in house be it decor, clothes, furniture, you name it and they have it. So, I am sure they will love this blog and definitely use one of these idea in our house.

  4. I love these colors. I want to add one to a bathroom with a lot of beige travertine look tile with a dark pink undertone. which of these darks would tone down the pink?

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