Ask a Color Expert- Betty’s Dining Room Discussion

by Diana Olvera

Colorfully Behr fans are invited to submit questions via the Ask Erika portal on the blog site. All questions will be answered! An inquiry came in from a reader named Betty asking for advice on how to coordinate colors for her dining room. Read on for advice from one of our color experts…

Hi, I want to paint my dining room, but I don’t know what color combinations to choose. I hope you can help me.



Dear Betty,

We appreciate you contacting Behr for color advice.

Based on the information you provided, we recommend using warm and welcoming hues.  Warm colors are excellent choices for use in social rooms where you’d like an aggreeable atmosphere.

Below are some of our top selling dining room colors for your consideration:


For additional dining room style and color ideas, visit the Behr inspiration galleries on, and the below Colorfully Behr archived articles:

Please keep in mind that electronic devices and monitors have inherent limitations that can result in a discrepancy in the exact appearance of color shades. We can recommend beginning with an 8 oz. sample container of the color you choose and applying it to a small area to ensure your satisfaction with the color choice. It is always a good idea to try a small sample on the wall or hang up a paint color swatch to see how the light affects the color at different points in the day.

We thank you for taking the time to email us and wish you well on your future projects.


Diana Olvera

Behr – Color Marketing

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