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Lucky Green

The luck of the Irish is on your side when you decorate with green, with St. Patrick's Day around the corner why not take some inspiration from this fun, cheery but most importantly green holiday. Green is calming, represents nature and growth as well has healing properties. It makes you feel safe and it is the most restful colour on the human eye. 

Wow! This is an intense hit of green for a bold interior design scheme - it's great to see how well painting the woodwork and furniture all in the same colour - a great modern paint technique More:

Keep it Cool

Army green is everywhere in fashion right now, it acts as a neutral and pairs easily with any colour. Why not take a nod from the fashion scene and try out trendy army green in your space.

Trend for 2017: Dark Green — STUDIO MCGEE:

(Photo Credit http://www.studio-mcgee.com/studioblog/2016/12/22/green)

Olive green house exterior:

(Photo Credit http://www.studio-mcgee.com/studioblog/2014/10/24/ask-studio-mcgee-gray-paint)

Sans aucun doute le vert est l'une des couleurs phares de cette année. Pendant très longtemps, c'était difficile de le trouver ...:

(Photo Credit http://www.unduetre-ilaria.com/2016/09/5-green-kitchens-inspirations.html?m=)


Go Bold

Whether it reminds you of jewels or money emerald green is sure to make a room sophisticated and eye catching. Here are some gorgeous emerald green rooms to inspire.

emerald green dining room - inspiration - window coverings for smaller window. ...need matching yellow print in valance here? Love the black and white animal skin on the floor.:

(Photo Credit http://www.204park.com/home/2016/4/1/going-green)


(Photo Credit http://www.caitlinmccarthydesign.com/portfolio/#itemId=55fb57dae4b0308bb8c3fccb)

10 ways to incorporate emerald into your home. Domino magazine shares ways to use the color emerald or green in your home decor.:

(Photo Credit http://domino.com/emerald-interior-ideas?)


Muted Green

Keep it calm and simple with lighter more muted green tones. Whether it's pastels or earthier tones, keeping it subdued is always the safest bet.

Bring the freshness of green to your home. Add graphic black-and-white accents and brass decorations for a modern look. | H&M Home:

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See more images from 35 ways to use sage green on domino.com:

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Cowtan & Tout, Colefax and Fowler:

(Photo Credit http://www.cowtan.com/colefax-and-fowler/mirella#1002290)


As you can see green can be very versatile as well plays to many different design styles, so you are sure to find one that is to your liking. From army, to emerald, to sage to olive, greens ability to make any room warm and soothing is reason enough for you to try it out in your next renovation project.