Green, the Stunning New Neutral

Neutrals are well-loved for their flexibility and classic appeal. But creating a livable space that exudes personality? Well, doing a little more soul searching with favorite colors in mind may be in order.

It may seem a stretch to step outside the bounds of comfortable grays, beige and greige, but we promise – it won’t hurt a bit.

Did you know that every color can be a neutral? Yes, it is true – every color has a shade in the color spectrum that when used properly, can become a beautiful neutral backdrop.

We’ll be exploring this idea across several upcoming posts. Let’s look at one of the A-list neutrals and how to use it in your home. Always stylish green.

Green as a neutral? A bold statement, we know. It blends easily with almost every other color so the combinations could be endless. Plus with so many hues and tones available, it is a wonderful way to bring the outdoors in and chase the winter blahs away.

Here’s where our vision of green took us.

Meet Gorgeous Shades of Green

Varied shades of yellow green, blue greens and forest green unite magically. Just look at all of the interest it brings in a piece like Florence.

Add a textured solid as a foundation, like Crackle in grass or peacock or Agra for great texture with subtle sage accents.

Select a favorite fabric pattern or texture to use on upholstery. Here we have Nori, Lucetta, Lequin and Easton.

Finish your room with some pillows and other accessories such as throws or a table lamp to pull your look together. The Draper table lamp in mint green has a timeless appeal.
Explore contrasting colors to make a fresh color combo.

Florence Rug
Florence Rug

Green is synonymous with grass, trees and other flora. Combine blues and greens for natural, watery color palettes. Bring in some ivory and brown to scale back a bit – but go for it with lots of interesting texture.

Agra Rug

Curious about how you can take the color green and work it into your own decor? We’re always happy to answer design questions – drop us a note here in the comments.

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