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 August 2018

Fresh Ideas for Your Home

Create a peaceful, easy feeling with green accents in your home.

It's a breeze decorating with natural green tones. 

Green is a natural choice for home decorating. This color range from the world’s forests, meadows and gardens brings a feeling of the outdoors to the inside of your home.


For home decorating, you have so many choices in the green family, from rich and lush, to calm and serene, to bold and brilliant. Because green comes in so many shades, it’s a very flexible design color. Just think of all the beautiful natural names for green hues:

  • Sage

  • Lime

  • Spring

  • Forest

  • Emerald

  • Mint

  • Fern

  • Grass

  • Avocado

  • Jade

  • Apple

  • Celery

  • Pistachio

Naturally, you have lots of possibilities to add green to your décor, whether in small touches or major design elements:

  • Painted walls and paint stenciling

  • Wallpaper

  • Upholstery and drapery fabric

  • Bedding

  • Painted wood furniture and kitchen cabinets

  • Rugs and carpeting

  • Lamps and light fixtures

  • Accessories such as throw pillows, vases, flowers and table linens

  • Tile countertops and backsplashes


It’s usually best to stick with one or two shades of green, and use neutrals and other accents to finish your design plan. Colors that work well with green tones include:


  • White, gray, and neutral beiges and creams

  • Browns, camels and taupes

  • Pinks, reds and salmon

  • Small touches of blue, black, orange or yellow


Looking for a more natural feel in your home environment? Add green this season!

© 2018 Hunter Douglas

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