Choose Your Perfect Shade of Coral

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

Sometimes, we need a bit of warm style and décor in our homes. Coral is a wonderful color as its shades can convey many different styles and feelings.

Some shades are more pink and luxurious while others are more on the orange side. This this collection of 25 shades of coral will help you to decide which shades will work best in your home.

Here are our Readers Most Voted for Shades of Coral


RGB: 255, 127, 80
Hex: #FF7F50
Common Uses: Kitchens and vintage styles.
Matches well with: Light pink.


This standard shade of coral is a beautifully muted and vibrant shade of salmon pink. It has a touch of redness to it and it could be a perfect choice for a warm and cozy kitchen.

Light Coral

RGB: 240, 128, 128
Hex: #F08080
Common Uses: Girl’s bedrooms and Vintage Styles.
Matches well with: Light blue.


Light coral is a bit lighter than the previous shade, and it leans into the pink hue a bit more drastically. It’s perfect for a subtle girl’s bedroom color or for some vintage style in a room.
You could use it as a wall color or for décor elements.

Dark Coral

RGB: 205, 91, 69
Hex: #CD5B45
Common Uses: Kitchens or dining.
Matches well with: Burnt yellow.


Dark coral keeps the pink hue of the previous shade but makes it quite a bit darker and more intense. This makes it more dramatic, but also makes it a bit cozier and warmer. It can be paired with burnt yellow to make it even warmer.

Deep Coral

RGB: 255, 64, 64
Hex: #FF4040
Common Uses: Bedroom accessories and bright styles.
Matches well with: Baby blue.


Deep coral is an intense, bright shade of pink that really catches the eye. It may be a bit too intense for some spaces, but if it’s used right then it can be a powerful color statement for your room.

Pale Coral

RGB: 250, 220, 217
Hex: #FADCD9
Common Uses: Nurseries or subtle color schemes.
Matches well with: Light pastel blue.


Pale coral is a soft shade of pink that is so delicate and beautiful. It’s so soft and relaxing that it can be perfect for spaces such as a nursery, as it will help younger children to feel calm and relaxed.

Vivid Coral

RGB: 255, 111, 97
Hex: #FF6F61
Common Uses: Feminine décor and bedroom color schemes.
Matches well with: Light pastel yellow.


Vivid coral makes the previous shade a lot darker while still keeping some of the subtlety and beauty of that shade. It will make more of a statement if you use it in a space, but it can bring beautiful energy to a room.

Rich Coral

RGB: 248, 131, 121
Hex: #F88379
Common Uses: Color accents and striking wall colors.
Matches well with: Light green.


Rich coral softens the intensity of the previous shade a little for a slightly subtler shade. This is a good halfway point between some of the harsher pinks and the lightest shades.

Warm Coral

RGB: 255, 160, 122
Hex: #FFA07A
Common Uses: Kitchens and dining rooms.
Matches well with: Light yellow.


Warm coral is as warm as its name suggests, but it’s still soft and pretty as well. It’s soft enough that it could be used for a space like a kitchen or dining room without being too in your face and overpowering.

Bright Coral

RGB: 255, 114, 86
Hex: #FF7256
Common Uses: Girl’s bedrooms or parties.
Matches well with: Light blue.


Bright coral is another intensely pink shade, but it’s such a lovely rich hue that can work in many different ways. It’s vibrant enough to be used for a funky bedroom color or could be a more subtle décor element.

Can you see yourself using bright coral?

Pastel Coral

RGB: 255, 218, 185
Hex: #FFDAB9
Common Uses: Wall colors or décor elements.
Matches well with: Very light blue.


Pastel coral is one of the softest shades we have seen so far, and it has such a delicate beauty to it. You could easily use this as a wall color in pretty much any space you like, as it won’t overpower the existing décor elements.

Neon Coral

RGB: 255, 80, 112
Hex: #FF5070
Common Uses: Funky modern styles and parties.
Matches well with: Light purple.


Neon coral is certainly a bright and vibrant shade, and you may think this would limit its usefulness. However, when used correctly it can be an amazing, funky color that brings a lot of fun to the space it’s used in.

Peach Coral

RGB: 255, 204, 153
Hex: #FFCC99
Common Uses: Mild color schemes and calm areas.
Matches well with: Lilac purple.


Peach coral is quite a contrast to the previous shade we saw, as it is a lot softer and more subtle. This may make it more applicable for elegant color schemes and décor situations than the brighter neon shade.

It’s a lovely, subtle shade to try out in your home!

Salmon Coral

RGB: 250, 128, 114
Hex: #FA8072
Common Uses: Feminine styles and bathrooms.
Matches well with: Light green.


Salmon coral is a color I wouldn’t have thought could work as a bathroom color, but just recently I saw a bathroom that used this shade prominently and it looked amazing!

Would you consider using it for a bathroom?

Apricot Coral

RGB: 251, 190, 135
Hex: #FBBE87
Common Uses: Living room walls and décor.
Matches well with: Light yellow.


Apricot coral is such a lovely light shade, and it’s one that could be used in many different rooms without dramatically altering the feel of your room or décor.

I think it would be a great shade to use for living room walls, for example.

Sunset Coral

RGB: 253, 94, 83
Hex: #FD5E53
Common Uses: Warm color schemes and styles.
Matches well with: Light orange.


Sunset coral gives me the same feeling of beauty and comfort that its namesake does in real life.

Adding this color to any space will give it a warmth and vibrancy that can really make it feel even more inviting.

Burnt Coral

RGB: 233, 116, 81
Hex: #E97451
Common Uses: Dining rooms or kitchens.
Matches well with: Blue.


As the name suggests, burnt coral brings a lot of warmth to any room it’s used in. It has a good mix of warmth and subtlety that makes it a useful color to use in many different kinds of color schemes and situations.

Golden Coral

RGB: 255, 215, 0
Hex: #FFD700
Common Uses: Bright kitchens or vintage styles.
Matches well with: Bright blue.


Golden coral represents a dramatic shift in the hues we have seen so far, as this one leans much harder into the yellow and orange tones of coral.

It’s definitely a bright and striking tone that would need to be used correctly to not be overpowering.

Honey Coral

RGB: 255, 179, 0
Hex: #FFB300
Common Uses: Breezy living rooms or dining areas.
Matches well with: Light red.


If the previous shade was too intense for your tastes, then honey coral dials back the intensity a little bit while maintaining the warmth and vibrancy of the color.

It could be more applicable to your color scheme if it’s a bit darker.

Mango Coral

RGB: 255, 128, 64
Hex: #FF8040
Common Uses: Bedroom accessories and décor.
Matches well with: Light pink.


If you missed the pink undertones of previous shades, then it returns ever so slightly in this next one. Mango coral is still more orange than pink, but there is a hint of that softer color present here.

It’s perfect for wall colors or décor elements like pillows.

Pumpkin Coral

RGB: 255, 117, 24
Hex: #FF7518
Common Uses: Kitchens or Fall styles.
Matches well with: Bright yellow.


Pumpkin coral is a shade that reminds me very much of Fall, and I think it would be perfect for a room that you want to have a Fall feeling or vibe.

It would also be good for a kitchen color.

Amber Coral

RGB: 255, 191, 0
Hex: #FFBF00
Common Uses: Bright color accents and themes.
Matches well with: Light green.


Amber coral really heats things up with a brightness and vibrancy that can make a real statement in a room. I prefer to use these kinds of shades as color highlights, but you can make it a dominant color if you like!

Citrus Coral

RGB: 255, 220, 115
Hex: #FFDC73
Common Uses: Wall colors and muted color schemes.
Matches well with: Light pink.


What a contrast between this and the previous shade! The last one was bright and vibrant and this one is a lot more subtle and delicate.

This would make it more widely applicable in many kinds of styles and forms.

Creamsicle Coral

RGB: 255, 165, 0
Hex: #FFA500
Common Uses: Fall décor themes and vibrant highlights.
Matches well with: Vibrant red.


Creamsicle coral is another shade that makes me think of Fall, so if you want a Fall theme for a room or a party then it’s a perfect choice to add some life and color!

Zest Coral

RGB: 255, 168, 0
Hex: #FFA800
Common Uses: Kitchen or living room walls.
Matches well with: Light green.


Zest coral is a similar shade to the previous one but is a tiny bit less intense, so you may prefer it for larger spaces that you don’t want to be too overpowering

Mandarin Coral

RGB: 255, 159, 0
Hex: #FF9F00
Common Uses: Kitchens or dining rooms.
Matches well with: Red.


Our final shade is mandarin coral, a striking yet beautiful orange shade that will bring warmth and vibrancy wherever you use it. I would like to use this shade for a kitchen or dining room, but what do you think?

In Summary

This was a varied collection of colors as we showed you the many sides of coral, and hopefully a few caught your eye! My favorite was citrus coral, as the softness and delicacy of it makes it so useful in many color schemes.

Once you have your favorites, you can use them for any of the projects and styles you want in your home and beyond!

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