Color of the Month: Malted

A casual living room with pink walls and white fireplace mantle and trim.

In February we reflect on various aspects of love and compassion. This includes self-care and meaningful connections with the people and experiences that hold special significance in our lives. The BEHR February Color of the Month, Malted N160-3 is a light mauve-brown that enhances spaces with a warm glow. This barely-there neutral pink hue creates a sense of understated sophistication in most living spaces. This  gentle pink reminds us of the importance of  fostering a harmonious balance between selfcare, personal growth and meaningful relationships.

The top view of an open paint can featuring a pink color called Malted.

Gray and understated pink walls create an inviting effect with a contemporary edge.

A contemporary, home interior with classic sideboard and decorative accessories, the wall color  is pink.
Wall: Malted

Blush tone kitchen cabinets  and light neutrals create a sense of joy and optimism that feels warm and friendly while a gleam of metallic gold accent embellishes in this kitchen.

A contemporary kitchen with an unexpected color combination, gray cabinets and light pink walls.
Wall: Whipped Cream, Upper Cabinets: Tranquil Gray, Lower Cabinets & Island: Malted    

This diffused pink and emerald green pairing defines this dining room as a new traditional design with a sophisticated and nostalgic effect.

The entrance of a dining room with dining table, green velvet chairs and pink wall in background
Walls: Malted, Doors & Trim: Polar Bear

This refined pink is easy on the eye, and ideal for creating a relaxing environment to rest and sleep.

A teen bedroom with a cottage-core aesthetic.  The walls are pink and the décor accents are metallic gold.
Walls: Malted, Trim and Beams: ULTRA PURE WHITE®

Malted is warm and soothing pink, perfect for a cozy corner or reading nook.

A reading nook surrounded with pink walls and pink decorative pillows.
Wall: Malted

A pink front door makes a fun, warm and approachable first impression.

A farmhouse exterior home detail featuring a light pink front door.
House Body: Polar Bear, Door: Malted

A soft shade of pink adds the perfect amount energy and making it the perfect color for an outdoor swing.

A pink porch swing.
Swing: Malted

For more ideas on how to use Malted and to explore the full BEHR® 2024 Color Trends Palette visit

Colorfully yours,


Note – Due to varying screen displays, the colors shown on this page cannot be represented in their true qualities. These should only be considered a guide. Please refer to color cards and 8 oz. sample containers for true color reference. Color samples allow you to apply and test a small area on your wall to view light and ambient conditions that affect color at different times during the day. You can order/purchase a sample of Malted N160-2 by clicking here.

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