Peach Fuzz: The 2024 Pantone color of the year

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Previously, we have seen bold and vibrant colors throughout 2023 through the Pantone Viva Magenta. Magenta inspired homes to take a step into empowerment and fearlessness in self-expression within the home décor and accent walls. This year, we are taking a walk-through tranquility and enlightenment within our colors. Pantone announced 2024’s Color of the Year as Peach Fuzz 13-1023, a heartfelt peach hue bringing a feeling of kindness and tenderness.

This warm, cozy shade draws in comfort and tenderness, highlighting our desire for togetherness or perhaps a feeling of sanctuary. Nestled between pink and orange, this hue invokes a new modernity centered on the human experience of enriching and nurturing the mind, body, and soul. Introducing soft and cozy Peach Fuzz 13-1023 into home creates a welcoming ambiance, promoting feelings of gentle warmth, whether appearing on a painted wall, in home décor, or acting as an accent within a pattern. The color infuses our most personalized worlds with a comforting presence.

Color Palette

Deciding how to incorporate this warm and cozy tone within your home? Pantone has created several color palettes with complimenting colors that can help you decorate with Peach Fuzz. The Peach Plethora color palette is a monochromatic collection that includes a range of peach tones, from barely beige to peachy pink. These colors work together to create a cozy and welcoming environment. The color palette includes Pristine, Peach Fuzz, Honey Peach, Peach Puree, Peach Pink, Georgia Pink, Peach Blossom, and Peach Pearl. With these colors, you’ll be able to create a space that exudes warmth and comfort.

If you’re looking to create a lively and colorful atmosphere, consider trying out Pairings! This palette features a friendly mix of tonal color pairings, including two variations from the pink, orange, blue-green, and blue families that beautifully complement each other. The palette offers a range of hues, such as Pink Yarrow, Aurora Pink, Peach Fuzz, Blazing Orange, Bermuda, Baltic, Nautical Blue, and Little Boy Blue, that can help you achieve a harmonious and cheerful look.

Or, how about trying out some sophisticated and urbane Libations in shades of Branded Apricot, Peach Fuzz, Marsala, Almondine, Almond Peach, Grapeade, and Sauterne? These earthy tones complement the color of the year and offer inspiration for your home décor. Whatever inspires you, you’re sure to find a complementary palette among these colors.

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Furniture & Decor

Selecting furniture and décor stands out as a pivotal aspect of space design, often considered the defining touch—a finishing flourish. Keeping your color palette in focus while picking out furniture and décor is essential. Adhering to a specific palette ensures that mixing and matching elements will appear effortless and harmonious within the space. While choosing to place this beautiful peach tone throughout a room, make sure you are adding touches of colors to complement your design choice. With soft colors like Peach Fuzz, images of traditional interior design styles resonate with in nuance of this pop of cozy elegance. The choice is up to you in how you incorporate this color within your favorite interior design style!

Photography by Alan Tansey

Peach Fuzz is an excellent color to use as a warm neutral base for any room. You can add a touch of softness to the bedroom by incorporating bedspreads/duvet covers, fun wall art, or accent chairs with ottoman. Experiment with patterns and textures to create a stylish look. You can also use light, breezy curtains in peach or light tones to dress up the windows. Adding accent throw pillows, lighting, or layering with rugs can bring warmth and coziness into the room.

If you choose to use peach fuzz as an accent color for your space, such as in vases, frames, or area rugs, consider using neutral-tone furniture pieces to highlight these accents. This will help to create a balanced and harmonious look that is pleasing to the eye. Ultimately, the choice is yours in how you incorporate this color within your favorite interior design style!

Photography by The Nordroom
Photography by The Nordroom

Design Ideas

To infuse this color into your space for a striking effect or to introduce subtle details, consider incorporating it through an accent wall, wallpaper, or even by completely saturating the room in this hue. When setting the ambiance in specific rooms, it’s essential to be intentional with your design choices.

Accent walls present a simple yet imaginative method to add depth and character to your space. The options are boundless when it comes to crafting an accent wall: from wainscotting, judges paneling, and slat walls to geometric designs and board and batten, the choices are vast. Designing an accent wall is a canvas for your imagination and interior style. Woodgrain offers an extensive array of molding profiles, empowering you to create a unique accent wall. Explore our molding profiles through our molding finder or locate a nearby dealer to get started on your project.

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To incorporate this color in a more subdued manner, consider using wallpaper on various surfaces, from walls to ceilings. Similar to paint, the positioning of wallpaper can significantly alter the perception of a room, making it seem more spacious or cozier, among other effects. Peach Fuzz wallpaper Flight by Phillip Jeffries is a perfect, dreamlike balance of this hue. Take inspiration and try it out as an accent wall or place it throughout the room.

One interesting technique for interior decoration is color drenching. It involves using various shades of a single color throughout a space, including walls, furniture, and accents. You can even apply this technique to the ceiling. Starting with the walls is the best approach for choosing a color. So, if you want to create a harmonious and cohesive look in your space, color drenching is worth considering.

Photography by Halle Peterson
Photography by The Nordroom

Peach Fuzz introduces a refreshing and tranquil vibe into our living spaces, infusing them with a sense of serenity and dreaminess. Its soft and comforting undertones make it an ideal choice for those seeking a calm sanctuary within their homes. Whether you choose to embrace it as a warm neutral base or as an accent color, Peach Fuzz has the power to transform any room into a haven of relaxation. Consider incorporating it into your interior design through subtle touches like throw pillows, wall art, or even as a dominant shade on your bedroom walls. With Peach Fuzz, you’re not just following a trend; you’re inviting a timeless and soothing elegance into your living space, creating an atmosphere that resonates with tranquility and comfort. Embrace the warmth, subtlety, and charm of Peach Fuzz, and let your home be a reflection of the peaceful retreat you deserve.

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