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September Color of the Month: Tranquil Seashore

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Believe it or not, fall is upon us. After a wild and wonderful summer, with trips to the beach and evening hikes, the weather has started cooling down. With the drop in temperature comes tranquility and calmness. That is why Tranquil Seashore (DET542) makes a perfect Dunn-Edwards Color of the Month for September.


How To Use Tranquil Seashore With Interiors

The green-blue hue is versatile and can totally transform a space. Much like staring into the deep sea itself, Tranquil Seashore’s rich coloring has the ability to transfix one’s gaze. Tranquil Seashore pops as a focal wall amid an otherwise neutral color palette and works beautifully with the most common fall colors like mustard yellows and red-orange hues.

  • Tranquil Seashore complements traditional, contemporary and bohemian styling.
  • For a traditional color pairing, accent Tranquil Seashore with White Blossom (DET677) and Celestial Moon (DET650) to bring in some warmer tones while still keeping the palette relatively neutral.
  • Go contemporary with stark white accents to contrast the rich tones of this September Color of the Month
  • Mixing textures and textiles with Tranquil Seashore, as we’ve done here, will bring out the worldly ambitions of this more muted blue-green hue.
  • To accentuate the spirit of relaxation and tranquility that this green-blue Color of the Month provides, try it in the bedroom. This color creates a serene pop of color behind a neutral pieces of furniture, like the below white dresser, or a bed.
  • Add warmer-toned accessories to help create an even flow between spaces.


You really can’t go wrong with this versatile and tranquil color. It works in every room, bringing something different to each space.


Dunn-Edwards Tranquil Seashore (DET542) is composed of the highest-quality paint trusted by both design experts and painting professionals. Dunn-Edwards is committed to bringing you the freshest paint colors for commercial, residential, and exterior uses. If you need a little help envisioning it in your space, download our
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