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25 of the Best White Paint Color Options for Kids Bedrooms

A lovely kid's bedroom with bright white walls.

While some may consider white paint a standard and boring color, there are several tones and hints of color that can be added to white which can completely transform a room. White can be bold, beautiful, and exciting when used correctly and paired with complimenatary colors for a kid's bedroom.

At face value, white seems like it would be an easy color to choose. It is crisp and clean, and pretty self-explanatory. Upon closer examination though, many frustrated parents looking to paint their kid’s bedroom white will quickly find that there are many shades of white, all with different hints and undertones of additional colors. How do you even know where to start? You, of course, want a nice white color and not something that will look dingy on the walls. Luckily, we have put together a list of the 25 best white paint color options for kids’ bedrooms so that you can be confident with your white paint selection.

Cake Batter (CSP-215)

Cake Batter by Benjamin Moore

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Pretty appropriate for a child’s room, this shade of white is called Cake Batter. Bordering on a beige or a taupe, this shade of white is light enough to keep a room bright and airy, but will also give the walls a little color. As part of the Aura Interior and Aura Bath and Spa collection, there is something particularly soft and soothing about this color. Richer than it appears, Cake Batter has undertones of yellow and brown to give this color its rich tones.

Extra White (SW 7006)

Extra White by Sherwin-Williams

Source: Sherwin-Williams

What could be more white than Extra White? True to its name, this shade of paint is as if true white were simply made a deeper color. Produced by Sherwin Williams, Extra White is a soothing, almost dove white. It has very subtle hints of black in the pigmentation giving this color a very light gray appearance in certain lights. This color works well as the main color in the room, and pairs nicely with a rich navy color to give the room a bit of color and pop.

Unwind (GR-W05)

Unwind by Behr

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In some lights, this color looks like it is an absolute white, but in other lights, this color has very soft undertones of mint green. Beautiful and soft, this is a great color for your child’s room, particularly if you have a younger child or baby. Unwind is soft and soothing, offering just enough color to give the walls a pop of excitement. This color is true enough to stand alone as the only color in the room or can be paired with a deeper shade of green to further bring out the green undertones.

Adobe White (2166-70)

Adobe White by Benjamin Moore

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Produced by Benjamin Moore, Adobe White is a bold white that will certainly give a bit of warmth to a room. Mixed with deep blends of yellow and red, this white has a bright and warm undertone to it. The Adobe white color is designed to be richly saturated, and pairs well with paint colors in the Benjamin Moore Classic Colors collection. This color is bold enough to stand alone in a room or can be coupled with a darker color used as an accent.

Nuance (SW 7049)

Nuance by Sherwin-Williams

Source: Sherwin-Williams

Nuance is a fun color that honestly could work well in any room of the house, not just a kid’s bedroom. This color could be considered somewhere between a light taupe and a dark white. With hints of sage green mixed into the color, this white gives an earthy and natural feel to any room. To contrast with Nuance, try pairing a rich and earthy terracotta color or earth red as an accent wall to really play off the sage green undertones in this color paint.

Crème Brulee (2022-70)

Crème Brulee by Benjamin Moore

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Aside from sounding absolutely delicious, this color produced by Benjamin Moore is just as rich as the dessert itself. This white is mixed with heavy shades of yellow, giving this a bright and light glow to any room. Add Crème Brulee to brighten your child’s room with this warm and cheery color. This color was made to be bold enough to stand alone or can be paired nicely with other colors in the Benjamin Moore Classic Colors collection. With its bold color saturation, this color pairs well with slate blues, bright greens, or deep chocolate browns.

Winds Breath (GR-W06)

Winds Breath by Behr

Source: Behr

If you are looking for a soft white color for your kid’s bedroom with just a hint of color, Winds Breath may be the right paint color for you. This is a rich shade of deep white that has ever-evolving colors. In some lights, this color will seem to have gray or taupe undertones, while in other lights this will look to have rich green undertones. This color is soft enough to paint an entire room, without looking too overbearing. Because this color is so light, it also pairs well with bold accent colors in similar tones.

Intimate White (SW 6322)

Intimate White by Sherwin-Williams

Source: Sherwin-Williams

Intimate White is a beautiful and feminine shade of white. With hints of red mixed into the color pallet, this white comes off as a very soft pink. This color is perfect for painting a nursery or young child’s room. Intimate White is a bright enough color to stand on its own. With the rich red undertones, it could become overbearing if it is paired with a deep accent wall color. Keep this color light and bright as the only color used in the room.

Sea Foam (2123-60)

Sea Foam by Benjamin Moore

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Such a cooling and crisp color, Sea Foam is the perfect blend of white and blue. This color barely perceptible, but in certain lights, you will be able to see the rich blue and green tints. Sea Foam is a soothing and calming color, able to add just enough color to the walls. In larger rooms, it might be best to pair this color with a rich blue or green to bring out the subtle shades hidden in Sea Foam. This color is so light, it could easily become lost in a large space.

Sweet Roses (PR-W05)

Sweet Roses by Behr

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Sweet Roses is a great way to incorporate rich reds and purples into a light shade of white and still have a soft and soothing color. This color has a feminine appeal and is able to soften any space. The color is a light white, with just slight shades of purple added to it. To really make the purple tint pop in this color, pair Sweet Roses with a deeper color purple in the same color family. This will be the best way to truly make this color shine on the walls.

Bravo Blue (SW 6784)

Bravo Blue by Sherwin-Williams

Source: Sherwin-Williams

This color is a bit bold for our list of white colors, but it is a light enough blue to still make the list. Bravo Blue is either an extremely light blue, or a very rich white with heavy shades of blue mixed in. This is the perfect color if you are looking to be bold with your color statement, while still keeping the room light and airy. Bravo Blue is a light and cool blue, that is soothing and soft. Select this color if you are looking to only have one color in the room. This is a bold enough blue that can become overwhelming and dark in a small room.

Ultra White (CC-10)

Ultra White by Benjamin Moore

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The name says it all with this color. Ultra White will be your ultimate white color paint. In fact, it is almost so white it borders on being gray. This color is reminiscent of a stark white newspaper color. Because this color is so bright, you almost need to pair it with an accent color in order to tone this color down. Ultra White will certainly brighten any space you add the color to. Pair this color with a rich and deep accent wall to get the most miles out of Ultra White.

Cave Pearl (RD-W07)

Cave Pearl by Behr

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Cave Pearl is a perfect neutral white that can be used in any room of the house, not just a kid’s bedroom. This color is soft and soothing, and everything a base color should be. This color has hints of taupe in it which softens the white once it is put on the walls. The Cave Pearl color also has the ability to change with the lighting, altering to an almost gray tone in certain lights. This color is beautiful enough to stand alone or can be paired with an accent color.

Prelude To Pink (PR-W06)

Prelude to Pink by Behr

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This color seems to be a bit misleading. At first glance, Prelude to Pink appears to be a soft gray or beige color, light enough to brighten any room. The real color makeup though consists of heavy red undertones, which can be brought out with the right paint pairing. Select this color to stand alone as a light beige, or couple this color with a rich red or pink to really pull out all the subtle tones found in Prelude to Pink.

Canvas Tan (SW 7531)

Canvas Tan by Sherwin-Williams

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Adding some brown hints to our list, Canvas Tan is a perfect mix of brown and white, giving a very light shade of tan to put on the walls. This is a great color because of its versatility. Use this color to stand alone on the walls, or couple it with a complementary color. Canvas Tan works particularly well with accent colors that are red and brown. Or, for a different look, try paring Canvas Tan with rich, mossy green.

Venetian Marble (2114-70)

Venetian Marble by Benjamin Moore

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Another rich color created by Benjamin Moore, Venetian Marble is rich and classic. This color is a soft white that has deep red undertones. Put on the right wall, this color could appear grandiose or feminine, depending on the colors it is paired with. Venetian Marble is perfect for large spaces because it is soft enough to not become too overwhelming.

Lemon Ice (2024-70)

Lemon Ice by Benjamin Moore

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Fun and playful, Lemon Ice will brighten any kid’s room. This is a perfect light white that has a strong hint of yellow added to it. Lemon Ice is bright and lively and will infuse energy into your child’s room. This color is perfect to work alone in a small space, or can be paired with complimentary colors. Select a brighter yellow as a compliment, or select a completely different color, like a pink or red to accent the room.

Crystal Cut (PR-W13)

Crystal Cut by Behr

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This color is a perfect compromise between a bit of color and stark white. Crystal Cut borders on being a completely bright white but has just enough color mixed into its color pallet to show up on the wall. This color is has a slight yellow tint to it, which brings life and energy into a room. Because this color is so light, it runs the risk of being lost on a wall if not paired with a deeper accent color.

Glimmer (SW 6476)

Glimmer by Sherwin-Williams

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Glimmer is such a soft and soothing color, it can be used in a kid’s room or a modern spa. This color is a light white that has strong blue and green tones in it. It is a very soothing and almost aquatic color. This color can do well enough on its own, but truly comes to life when it is paired with a teal accent color. Choose teal and a deep brown to bring out the highlight shades found within Glimmer.

Stonewashed (865)

Stonewashed by Benjamin Moore

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Stonewashed is a beautiful white that is highlighted with green. It is a soft and subtle color that will go on the walls well without being too overbearing. This color is soft and soothing and can make any child’s room a comforting and inviting place. This color should be paired with deeper colors in the same color family to really bring Stonewashed to life.

Wind Chill (BL-W07)

Windy Chill by Behr

Source: Behr

With deep green undertones, Wind Chill is a soft white that can be added to any bedroom. This color is bright enough to keep a small bedroom looking and feeling large, while still rich enough to provide just a hint of color. Very similar to seafoam green, Wind Chill is a soothing and calming color that will work well in an entire room.

On The Rocks (SW 7671)

On the Rocks by Sherwin-Williams

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This is a great earthy white that is perfect for an adventurer’s room. On The Rocks brings in hints of brown, black, and gray to make a very earthy and rich tone. This color is perfect to bring just enough brightness to a room, while still appearing rugged. Pair this color with other earth tones including forest greens and terracotta browns.

Navajo White (SW 6126)

Navajo White by Sherwin-Williams

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Navajo White is a fun color that infuses a bit of orange into the color pallet. This is a perfect color to bring warmth and friendly glow into any room. Bright enough to stand alone, this color could easily cover an entire room without requiring an accent color to pull out subtle shades. Navajo White is perfect for any room in the house, not just a child’s bedroom.

Puppy Paws (1156)

Puppy Paws by Benjamin Moore

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With hints of brown added to this white, Puppy Paws is a perfect color for any room. It is a very light shade of brown that is not overwhelming. As part of the Classic Colors collection from Benjamin Moore, this color was created to mix well with other complementary colors from the same collection. This color does well when paired with a complementary accent color.

Fleeting Green (6455)

Fleeting Green by Sherwin-Williams

Source: Sherwin-Williams

This color provides a good mix of a bold and colorful shade of white, while still being light enough to cover an entire room. Fleeting Green has deep green shades that are rich and colorful. This color has almost a mint green color, that will add comfort and cooling to any room in the house, particularly a kid’s room. This is a perfect color to stand alone or pair with an accent.

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