Decorating with Green
When trying to pick the color green, consider one of these variations in your decorating palette.
Apple green is a great choice that works with many decorating styles. Consider it for contemporary, traditional as well as casual styles like a farmhouse decor. It looks great with cobalt blue and very crisp against a white background. It’s also a great color to pair with purple, orange, or its color complement, red. Apple green is also a beautiful and natural enhancement to earth tone color schemes.
Mint green may summon up images of baby nurseries or shabby cottage decors. It is a color that is soft and sweet and works well as a romantic backdrop to a room. Pair it with other pastels or neutral whites and creams to create a light and airy feeling. For a more contemporary flair, pair it with black or a brighter or deeper hue of another color.
Emerald green is a lovely jewel-toned hue that looks fantastic when paired with other bold colors like sapphire or ruby reds. It can create a modern look as well as a more traditional effect. If you are fearless in your color approach and enjoy strikingly bold colors, then this may be the perfect choice for you.
Hunter Green is a deeper toned green that conjures up images of an English Country manor or a rustic decor. It works well against other more muted, deep tones like cherry red, pumpkin or ochre. Be aware that too much of this color can make a room feel dark and overwhelming.
Lime green is a great color for modern decors or for a more whimsical look. It can come across a little garish if you aren’t careful what colors you pair it with. Use it with orange and turquoise for a vibrant, tropical feel. This is a playful color that can add energy to any space.
Obviously, I’ve only listed a few green color choices. Other popular choices could include sage green, jade green, leaf green, grass green, shamrock green or celadon. Basically, I think you’ll find that there is a green for you, no matter what your decorating style. Like, nature, whether used in large or small doses, green can create the perfect accent to your surroundings.
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