One of the least colors used in a home is the color green. Although it is a vibrant and bold shade that happens to be nature’s favorite hue many are a bit intimidated by it. Furthermore, many will argue that there just isn’t a good way to utilize green in the home without the color appearing too aggressive. The truth is the color green can be a great accent color when it is utilized properly and mixed in with other hues to give it the spotlight it deserves. Here are 10 shades of green that are sure to make you want to find areas to incorporate green hues into your residence.
Pea green is a beautiful shade to use in your home because of how soft yet versatile it is. Although this is a bold color it allows you to work around it in numerous different ways. Pair it with neutral shades such as beige, white, or even gray to create the perfect versatile contrast. You can even blend in different shades of blue or yellow to add pops of color to the room.
When you think of mossy greens you may think of hues that appear a bit lackluster. However, they are perfect for adding a vintage flair to your living room or dining room space. In fact, a mossy green is a perfect color for a vintage wallpaper. If you have always wanted to add wallpaper to your living room or dining room a mossy green is a way to go.
Bold Horizontal Stripes
Want to have a bold feature in your bathroom? Green is the way to go, especially if you create a bold horizontal stripe design for an accent wall. The green on the stripe design will make the space appear larger all while still being workable. What this means is adding in different colors will work beautifully without creating a clashing effect.
Another top contender when it comes to using the color green in a room is, particularly when it comes to the kitchen space is mint green. Mint green is a beautiful color that appears bold yet soft and subtle all at once. Therefore, adding pops of mint green in the kitchen will give you the pop of color you need while still blending in beautifully. Paint your cabinets mint green for a bold change of color.
Fern green is the perfect mixture of grass green and sage. The beauty of it is since it is the perfect contrast between the two. It works well in any area of the home, even as an accent color. The great thing about using fern green is that its richness makes it one of a kind.
Traditional green is another green hue that works really well in any area of your home but in small doses. Small doses mean, it should be used as an accent color instead of an overall room hue. We recommend using traditional green as a pop of color into any space of your home, including the bathroom and even your sunroom.
Take your favorite shade of green and add a glossy finish to it. Doing so will give you fresh and daring take on the color. This glossy texture works great in the kitchen as it provides a retro twist that works well even in the most modern spaces. The glossy finish adds that hint of bold and daring appeal to the kitchen.
If you are uncertain about incorporating any shades of green a blue-green will work right into your décor. The beauty of using a bluish-green shade is that depending on the lighting around it the shade will sometimes appear bluer and other times appear greener. This is also true when you are working with mixing in other shades into your décor such as neutrals.
Pastel shades are great because they are the subtle version of any hue you choose to use. A pastel green will work well in every room. Including the bedroom, and even the bathroom. The subtle hue will bring together your entire décor all at once as it will add a soft pop of color that is also charming.
The perfect rich hue of green is sage green. It is soft yet bold and can even pass as a neutral when it is placed in a neutral toned room. The beauty of this shade is that with different decor it appears a different color. For example, in a room with blue hues, it will take a blue tone. Meanwhile, in a room with mostly gray tones, it will take a gray undertone. Therefore, this color works exceptionally well with any color scheme.
To conclude, all green hues can work beautifully in any room. Please let us know below which of these green shades will you be utilizing in your current décor.