February is a month of new beginnings: it represents fresh starts, optimism, and hope. It’s also a cold month, where we’ve put aside the bonfires and hayrides of autumn and cozied up peacefully indoors. Fittingly, we’ve chosen this month’s color of the month as Sunwashed Brick: a nuanced pink with soft charm.
February is a month of reflection, the season to gather energy and make plans. That way, as the weather warms and the year progresses, we feel ready to take all tasks on in full force. Sunwashed Brick is, thus, a color that makes sense for this time. It’s a subtle pink color that is soft, delicate, and tranquil, reminding us that this is a season of peacefulness and repose.
With its slightly dusty undertone, Sunwashed Brick is versatile enough to work with other neutral colors. It helps create a space that feels both a cozy and uplifting at the same time.
As a wall color in a bathroom, Sunwashed Brick comes across as a soft blush. It reminds you that this space is one where you go to unwind and feel refreshed.
Because the pink tone of Sunwashed Brick is not too sweet, it’s a good choice for the trim and door of a dining space. It brings depth, complexity, and dimension without overwhelming the space. depth, complexity, and dimension. It does that with only some subtle color, and no overly flashy tones that could affect how you feel when you eat or convene with family and friends.
Sunwashed Brick on crown molding or the ceiling lifts the sight lines and creates an area of interest overhead. Coordinate it with warm white walls and streamlined furnishings for a clean and modern approach in an office.
Sunwashed Brick is a cheerful color to have in an office. It works well in a workspace because delicate pink is happy, joyful, and slightly energizing.
Sunwashed Brick can be used anywhere in a home, this sophisticated tone can even be used as an accent wall in a living rooms — especially as a touch of color behind a fireplace.
This warm light pink brightens up a bedroom and makes it more inviting.
In a kid’s room it lends a subtle, barely-there pink touch—both modern and chic.
Sunwashed Brick is gentle and grounding but fun and playful, it’s just the way we want our February to be.
To learn more about Sunwashed Brick and explore the entire the BEHR® Color Trends 2022 Palette, visit Behr.com or your local The Home Depot store.