Green is so relaxing and when paired with complementary colours, will create a warm and inviting environment in any room. Now is the perfect time to give this on-trend colour a go and brighten your home with some bold accents.
Ranging from dark and dramatic to pale and interesting, green is a versatile shade. A colour that is in abundance in the natural world, it is so easy to bring a touch of this beautiful hue into your home.
Look for fern and floral prints to wake up any room. Printed wallpaper in subtle tones of green and white will complement neutral fittings or furniture, or highlight a traditional feature in the room, creating a wonderful mix of the old and the new.
Choosing a green colour scheme in the kitchen or bathroom will make the most of this functional space. Jade or pale green kitchen units will bring a touch of spring style to the room all year round and will look beautifully understated when teamed with accents of white. Mint tiles in the bathroom will go with both modern and traditional schemes and look striking against cold and stark fittings.
1/10 Green decorating tips from the experts
For a more extravagant and lavish take on the trend, opt for darker hues of emerald and bottle green in the bedroom or dining room. Flocked or floral wallpaper, teamed with a timeless bedroom design, will look both sophisticated and sumptuous. Choose block colour in the dining room and team with white or grey for an elegant touch that will impress your dinner guests.
Living room with green fern wallpaper
For a bright living room choose wallpaper with a green fern pattern, along with plain green and fern design cushions. Here the pattern is balanced with a white sofa and painted wood coffee table.
2/10 Emerald green and white dining room
Emerald green walls with a modern wallpaper above accentuate the high ceilings in this dining room. Green gloss pendant lights and a sheer tablecloth complete this stunning modern look.
3/10 Living room with pale green wallpaper
This elegant living room is decorated with a subtle green wallpaper, which highlights the traditional fireplace and arched doorways. Splashes of pink give the room a spring-like feel.
4/10 Living room with green soft furnishings
For a country living room, go for a sumptuous sofa upholstered in green fabric. This classic look is brought up to date with the modern printed cushions and an eyecatching lampshade.
5/10 Fresh green and white bedroom
A headboard cover in a zesty green and white fabric adds a touch of pattern to this green bedroom scheme. Crisp white bedlinen and fresh flowers complete the look.
6/10 Mint green floral bedroom
Beautiful floral wallpaper is the perfect backdrop to this timeless bedroom scheme. Layer the bed with cushions and throws in deeper shades of green.
7/10 Hallway with green bird-design wallpaper
Add colour and pattern to the hallway with a striking wallpaper, such as this green bird design. Combine with painted furniture such as a chest of drawers or console table.
8/10 Jade green and white kitchen
For an inspirational spring colour scheme, just take a look at this jade kitchen with white worktops and open shelving. We'd love to take breakfast in this light-filled room.
9/10 Sage green classic kitchen
Sage green is the perfect choice for an understated look - and this shade works beautifully on the units in this classic kitchen when combined with a cream island.
10/10 Bathroom with green metro tiles
Pale green metro tiles will look great in both traditional and modern bathroom schemes, simply keep the walls and fittings classic white.
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