We're naturally—pun intended—obsessed.

By Perri Ormont Blumberg
August 16, 2019
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What's new for paint trends in 2020? A return to our ancient, earthy roots—at least if you ask Behr Paint.

For 2020, the paint company has crowned Back to Nature S340-4 the Color of the Year, and we love the subdued green shade.

"As we look ahead to a new decade, Back To Nature encourages us to reengage with the natural world, which we know can have a real, positive impact on our well-being," said Erika Woelfel, vice president of color and creative services at Behr, in a company press release. "Everyone has a different way of engaging with nature. Whether you're biking on a forest path, canoeing on a lake or walking on the beach, green is prevalent in nearly every outdoor landscape—it is easily nature's favorite color."

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Whether you opt to use this hue in your bedroom or home office, the mellow color lends a calming effect to any space it inhabits serving as a versatile backdrop for diverse design and decor choices. In the same press release, Behr Paint notes that the yellow-based green is in fact subdued enough to even be considered a "new neutral."

You can buy Back to Nature exclusively at Home Depot stores nationwide (from $21.98 a gallon).

What do you think of Behr's pick for the 2020 Color of the Year?