Minwax brand recently revealed its 2023 Color of the Year: Aged Barrel. With a soft gray undertone reflecting material strengthened over the years, Aged Barrel has a vintage, handcrafted look and touch of sophistication that serves as the foundation for a variety of complementary color palettes. “As new routines push us to adjust in many aspects of life, simplified color choices help provide brief moments of reprieve,” said Sue Kim, director of color marketing. “The 2023 Color of the Year, Aged Barrel, delivers just that — a reassuring and nurturing mood that embraces the organic beauty, natural aging and inherent imperfections of wood surfaces to inspire more mindful living.” Whether adding character to a cherished object or refurbishing an antique find, consumers can use this interior stain to bring out wood's natural grain and inherent, imperfect beauty while maintaining its texture. Go to minwax.com.