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The Zodiac Signs As Benjamin Moore Shades

Did you know that every zodiac sign has a main color? Creativity struck in our paint department this week when we discussed what shade of Benjamin Moore paint was suitable for each sign. Keep reading to find out your shade!

All shades can be mixed at Downtown Walnut Creek Ace Hardware!


(March 21 – April 19)
Aries is known for being passionate, assertive, and confident. Leadership is a natural quality, as Aries is the first sign in the zodiac. Aries’ color is red, which feels appropriate given its status as the cardinal fire sign. A vibrant, standout shade like Exotic Red is the epitome of Aries.

Exotic Red
“A dazzling, primal red that exudes confidence and individuality.”


(April 2o – May 20)

Taurus is known for dependability, growth, and comfort. As an earth sign Taurus will often feel grounded in nature. Taurus is ruled by Venus, Goddess of Money, which makes wealth and luxury another fixation. Taurus’ color is green, representing that connection to nature as well as money. Green Meadows is a fresh, harmonious shade, perfect for revitalizing a Taurus.

Green Meadows
“Rich and reassured, this dark green imparts a stately elegance.”


(May 21 – June 20)

Gemini is outgoing, playful, and inquisitive. Symbolized by the twins, Gemini gives off an air of duality. This commonly appears in their ability to thrive in different environments. Gemini’s color is yellow, which symbolizes energy, intellect, and joy. Sun Kissed Yellow is the ultimate shade for Geminis; bright, fun, and fit for the summer sun.

Sun Kissed Yellow
“A dramatic yellow that captures the wholesome exuberance of fun under the summer sun.”


(June 21 – July 22)

Cancer is known to be intuitive, sensitive, and caring. Cancers have been called “crabby” due to their sporadically tough exterior, but at heart they are nurturers. Cancer’s colors are silver and white, both of which symbolize purity. A cool, light silver, like Silver Lake, is a good match for the caring Cancer.

Silver Lake
“A cool gray hue as serene as a lake’s surface gently lapping at a pebbled beach.”


(July 23 – August 22)

Leo is vivacious, confident, and delights in being the center of attention. This sign is symbolized by the lion – the same animal that is referred to as “king of the jungle.” Leo’s color is gold. Aside from this being a color associated with luxury, the yellow tones in gold resemble that of a lion’s coat. A bright, standout, energetic gold shade is made for Leo, and Golden Nugget exemplifies this.

Golden Nugget
“A high-spirited shade of golden orange, this bright hue brings a spark of energy to any room.”


(August 23 – September 22)

Virgo is known to be logical, introspective, and detail-oriented. This sign is often given the perfectionist label. Virgo’s colors are brown and green, emphasizing the grounded nature of this earth sign. Deep, rich, and earthy, Dakota Woods Green is the ideal shade for Virgo.

Dakota Woods Green
“Rich and warm, this dark olive hue conjures a verdant, misted forest.”


(September 23 – October 22)

Libra is social, diplomatic, and charming. Represented by the scales, Libra has a fixation on balance. Interestingly, Libra has two colors, pink and blue, which are meant to balance each other. Pink is for love and blue is for clarity. Pleasing Pink, a cool pink shade, is the perfect color for pleasant Libras – both in name and in hue.

Pleasing Pink
“Cool undertones brighten up this light shade of pink.”


(October 23 – November 21)

Scorpio is intense, bold, loyal, and mysterious. Scorpio’s color is black, which can symbolize many things, but here it primarily represents transformation. In fact, Scorpio is ruled by Pluto, the planet that governs transformation. Intense and intriguing, Midnight Dream is an excellent shade for Scorpio.

Midnight Dream
“An intense, inky black that conveys a sense of glamour and intrigue.”


(November 22 – December 21)

Sagittarius is adventurous, energetic, and philosophical. This sign is ruled by the planet Jupiter, known for abundance and luck. Sagittarius’ color is purple, which symbolizes wisdom, extravagance, and abundance. Gentle Violet is a rich, stunning shade of purple that acts as a great representative for Sagittarius.

Gentle Violet
“A dark, rich amethyst that brings a graceful presence to any room.”


(December 21 – January 20)

Capricorn is considered responsible, ambitious, and hardworking. This sign is a go-getter through and through. Capricorn’s colors are brown and gray, meant to emphasize their grounded nature and steady demeanor. Elephant Gray is a gorgeous combination of the two colors and perfect for Capricorn – especially when knowing that elephants symbolize wisdom.

Elephant Gray
“Hints of violet and brown bring velvety richness to this medium gray.”


(January 20 – February 18)

Aquarius is viewed as innovative, independent, easy-going, and at times eccentric. Aquarius’ color is blue, understandably, given that the water bearer is this sign’s symbol. Distinct and electric, Caribbean Blue Water is the ideal shade for Aquarius.

Caribbean Blue Water
“A radiant turquoise that brings to mind sparkling azure seas.”


(February 19 – March 20)

Pisces is known for compassion, imagination, and sensitivity. This sign is often viewed as dreamlike or fantasy focused. Pisces’ color is light green, a shade that symbolizes renewal and healing. Vibrant, yet soft and dreamy, Celery Ice is the quintessential color for Pisces.

Celery Ice
“A light green that glows with energy.”


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