Sage green paint colors are really having a moment. They are earthy, warm, and inviting. Greens play well with a boho style or if you want something nature-inspired.
October Mist is a beautiful shade of sage – in fact, Benjamin Moore named it their color of the year for 2022.
Let’s dive in to what makes this color so wonderful.
Benjamin Moore October Mist 1495
October Mist is a beautiful, earthy, mid toned sage green color. It can stand on its own or be made to feel neutral with the right natural accents.
October Mist is in the green, or sage green, color family.
Light Reflectance Value
Light Reflective Value is the measurement of how much light a color bounces around. This is on a scale of 0 to 100 with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white.
With an LRV of 46, October Mist is a solidly mid-toned color. This means that it is not light enough to wash out in bright light, but it is not too dark either.
R:182 B:184 G:165
RGB describes the amount of each color – red, green, and blue – present in a color. This is on a scale of 0 to 255 for each color. This is basically the color mix to make the color!
October Mist has warm undertones. There is a bit of beige to it, which makes it feel more neutral than a bright green.
It’s very important to swatch colors on your wall to be sure they look good – day and night – in your actual space before committing.
Our entire downstairs of our home is painted a sage green color, so I definitely think that October Mist can work in any space. If you aren’t feeling so bold, consider it for a cabinet or piece of furniture!
Green is a great option to help a room feel calm and relaxing. If you have a space where you like to unwind, this could be the perfect color!
- BM Saybrook Sage
- BM Croquet
- Behr Drived Chervil
- Sherwin Williams Contented
For a neutral look, stick to creamy white as a coordinating color. For a bold look, consider mustard yellow, navy blue, a deeper green, or a rusty red.
- BM Pale Moon
- BM Heirloom Gold
- BM Hale Navy
- BM Mysterious
- BM Forest Floor
- BM Evergreen Fog
- BM Venetian Portico
- BM Wild Flower
- BM High Park
I’d pair this warm green paint color with a soft white trim color, such as BM White Dove.
- Sherwin Williams Alabaster
- Benjamin Moore White Dove
- Behr Cameo White
Benjamin Moore October Mist color palette
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October Mist FAQS
What color is October mist?
October Mist is a warm toned sage green paint color. While it is green, it can definitely feel neutral in the right spaces.
Is October mist a warm color?
Yes, as a sage green paint color, October Mist is definitely warm toned.
October Mist vs. Sea Salt
Sea Salt is much lighter than October Mist and more cool toned. Sea Salt has a good bit of blue to it, while October Mist is much warmer and more beige.
October Mist vs. Revere Pewter
White October Mist and Revere Pewter are both green-beige colors, October Mist is much more green while Revere Pewter is much more beige.
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Thanks for reading!
Morgan is passionate about home decor and paint colors. She has been sharing DIY home decor tips since 2012 at CharlestonCrafted.com. From there, she learned to love paint colors, and the Paint Color Project was born in 2022!