Choose your perfect shade of bright orange!

These are the on-trend shades of bright orange for 2024 – which will you choose?

Bright colors will always catch your eye, and they can be very effective when used well. Bright orange is a color that really represents warmth and vibrancy, and it is very popular.

However, you may think it’s too bright to use for your purposes, but there are many shades to choose from!

Here we have 25 shades to show you there is more than meets the eye with bright orange.

Here are our Readers Most Voted for Shades of Bright Orange

Bright Orange

RGB: 255, 165, 0
Hex: #FFA500
Common Uses: As an accent in living room or tropical accessories.
Matches well with: Neutral tones.


This classic bright orange may not seem very versatile, but you can actually use it quite wisely. If you pair it with a more neutral, dull color then it can make an interesting contrast for a living room or similar space.

Tangerine Orange

RGB: 255, 140, 0
Hex: #FF8C00
Common Uses: Warm color schemes, tropical themes.
Matches well with: Bright Red


If the previous shade was a bit too bright, tangerine orange dials it back a little bit for a darker shade. This could also be a great highlight when combined with darker, duller colors.

Neon Orange

RGB: 255, 69, 0
Hex: #FF4500
Common Uses: Bright signs or vibrant parties.
Matches well with: Light blue.


Neon orange is a bright color indeed, and that may make it a bit more limited than some shades. It has practical uses such as warning signs, but it can be a color accent or used for bright party décor.

Flame Orange

RGB: 255, 127, 80
Hex: #FF7F50
Common Uses: Living room walls or home exteriors.
Matches well with: Light yellow.


From the name flame orange, you’d assume this is an overpowering shade, but it actually has a lovely subtlety to it. It would be a great fit for living room walls or even a home exterior.

Vivid Orange

RGB: 255, 99, 71
Hex: #FF6347
Common Uses: Kitchen walls or girl’s bedrooms.
Matches well with: Pastel purple.


Vivid orange has a softer pink hue to it that makes it quite versatile. It’s well suited to a kitchen color scheme and would also make a lovely choice for a girl’s bedroom walls.

Pumpkin Orange

RGB: 255, 117, 24
Hex: #FF7518
Common Uses: Halloween decorations or accents.
Matches well with: Bright yellow.


Pumpkin orange may be a bit too vibrant or everyday use, but this can change if used sparingly as an accent to another color scheme. It’s also perfect for Halloween décor and decorations, as it really has that Fall feeling!

Carrot Orange

RGB: 237, 145, 33
Hex: #ED9121
Common Uses: Warm interior color themes..
Matches well with: Pale yellow.


Carrot orange is another subtle shade of yellow that could be quite versatile. You could use this for pretty much any wall interior or even the exterior of your home if you want a warm and cozy feeling.

Mango Orange

RGB: 255, 168, 7
Hex: #FFA807
Common Uses: Tropical color schemes and bright accents.
Matches well with: Pastel red.


Mango orange makes me think of tropical vibes, and not just because of the name! it has a richness and brightness to it that gives me a good Summer feeling.

It could also be used as a bright highlight with other duller colors.

Amber Orange

RGB: 255, 191, 0
Hex: #FFBF00
Common Uses: Cozy interior spaces or highlights.
Matches well with: Light green.


Amber orange is another vibrant shade that isn’t too overpowering. It still manages to give that warm feeling without drawing too much attention to itself.

This would be perfect for a room that needs to give off a feeling of warmth and coziness.

Marigold Orange

RGB: 255, 184, 0
Hex: #FFB800
Common Uses: Vintage styles and funky schemes.
Matches well with: Light blue.


Marigold orange is a mid-tone that reminds me of funky vintage styles that have become popular in recent years. You could also use it as more of a minimal accent to some duller colors if you prefer, but it can be quite versatile!

Citrus Orange

RGB: 255, 215, 0
Hex: #FFD700
Common Uses: Opulent décor and warm spaces.
Matches well with: Neon green.


Citrus orange is another shade that makes me think of tropical locales and décor. This would also be a good choice for an opulent, fancy feeling to any space.

What would you like to use citrus orange for?

Sunrise Orange

RGB: 255, 219, 88
Hex: #FFDB58
Common Uses: Room interiors or general color schemes.
Matches well with: pastel green.


Sunset orange is a shade that is warm and yet subtle enough to work in almost any context. It’s popular as a wall color for interior spaces, as it will complement almost any color scheme you have in that space.

Goldenrod Orange

RGB: 218, 165, 32
Hex: #DAA520
Common Uses: As a complement to brighter colors.
Matches well with: Pastel blue.


Goldenrod orange is a rather dark shade that could be a bit heavy for some spaces. I recommend using it somewhat sparingly, as if you use it wisely then it can be an amazing accent to brighter colors.

Honey Orange

RGB: 255, 185, 0)
Hex: #FFB900
Common Uses: Warm color schemes and meditative spaces.
Matches well with: Lilac purple.


Honey orange is as warm and rich as its namesake, and it’s perfect for spaces that you want to feel warm and inviting. It goes well with many other colors as well, so it could be just what you’re looking for with a warm space.

Apricot Orange

RGB: 251, 206, 177
Hex: #FBCEB1
Common Uses: Cool color schemes or girl’s bedrooms.
Matches well with: Beige.


Apricot orange has a lovely pinkish softness to it that makes it a subtle yet gorgeous addition to any room. You could use it for a subtle, cool color scheme and it would also make a classy choice for a girl’s bedroom.

Sunset Orange

RGB: 253, 94, 83
Hex: #FD5E53
Common Uses: Party décor and invitations.
Matches well with: Light blue.


Sunset orange is a pink tinged shade that has such a richness to it. It would be perfect for party invites and décor, or as an accent in rooms that need a warmth to them. Can you think of any other uses?

Coral Orange

RGB: 255, 111, 97
Hex: #FF6F61
Common Uses: Girl’s rooms or nursery.
Matches well with: Light Purple.


Coral orange is one of my favorite shades on this list, as it’s such a calming yet rich shade. This would be a great choice for a girls’ room or some nursery walls.

Your little one would definitely feel nice and calm with this shade!

Fiery Orange

RGB: 255, 78, 0
Hex: #FF4E00
Common Uses: Eye-catching highlights and party décor.
Matches well with: Burnt amber.


Let’s heat things up again with fiery orange! As implied, this is a warm shade that really creates a hot feeling. This is another shade that should be used wisely as it can be a bit overpowering if overdone.

It could be a great highlight or used for bright party décor.

Blaze Orange

RGB: 255, 102, 0
Hex: #FF6600
Common Uses: Used as an accent to duller colors.
Matches well with: Vibrant blue.


Blaze orange is another fiery shade that gives off such warmth and comfort. It’s also best used as an accent to duller or complimentary colors.

If used as a dominant color it can be a bit intense, but used subtly it can be a shock of color!

Saffron Orange

RGB: 244, 197, 66
Hex: #F4C542
Common Uses: Kitchen or living room color scheme.
Matches well with: Light green.


Saffron orange is a subtle and pretty shade that is very useful for many different styles. Its warm and yet cool enough that it could be a dominant color scheme without overpowering the rest of your décor and colors.

Zest Orange

RGB: 229, 168, 35
Hex: #E5A823
Common Uses: Warm interior spaces.
Matches well with: Dark purple.


If you want to create a cozier, more intimate feel for a room, then zest orange is a darker option that is still not too overwhelming. It may not be to everyone’s taste, but if you use it right then it’s an incredible color to incorporate!

Tangy Orange

RGB: 255, 127, 0
Hex: #FF7F00
Common Uses: Fall décor or themes.
Matches well with: Bright yellow.


Tangy orange is another color that really reminds me of Fall. It would make an excellent choice for a room with a Fall theme, or it could be used as a general accent.

It will add a lot of warmth to your room, even if used sparingly.

Tiger Orange

RGB: 255, 104, 31
Hex: #FF681F
Common Uses: Bedroom walls or color accents.
Matches well with: Burnt yellow.


Tiger orange may sound like a bright shade, but it’s actually more of a muted yet warm hue. This would make it a good pick for a cozy bedroom color scheme, or as an accent to complimentary colors.

Burnt Orange

RGB: 204, 85, 0
Hex: #CC5500
Common Uses: Home exteriors or muted color schemes.
Matches well with: Dark maroon.


Burnt orange is a lovely, rich hue that could be used for a home exterior if you want a darker color scheme. It could also be incorporated into more muted general color schemes.

Do you have a room in mind for this color?

Mandarin Orange

RGB: 255, 136, 77
Hex: #FF884D
Common Uses: Bedrooms and nurseries
Matches well with: sky blue.


Our final shade to show you would be mandarin orange. This is another pinkish shade that would be perfect as a subtle color choice for bedrooms and nurseries.

Is this one you may choose for your own home?

In Summary

We kept things nice and warm with this collection of 25 shades of bright orange! Hopefully this got your creative juices flowing as you saw all of the amazing shades.

Coral orange was probably my favorite shade as it’s warm and yet subtle. I may be using it for some projects in my home, but which shades could you use in your own home?

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