John Lewis & Partners have revealed green is the colour to be seen in our homes this season. This comforting, soothing shade welcome a touch of nature into our living spaces. The retailer reports a large percentage of their homeware sales are green wallpaper designs.
'The colour green is having a moment with our customers,' says Lorna MacPhee, Furnishing Accessories Assistant Buyer at John Lewis & Partners. '30 per cent of our 100 best-selling designs predominantly feature green.'
Read for more inspiration: Green living room ideas – redecorate with the colour of the season
With the rising popularity of houseplants it's no surprise that we're craving more green for our decor.
Colour of the season
Decorating with green breathes new life into any room. With a broad spectrum of shades available, from cool mint green to brooding forest green, the look you create is totally up to you. As a general rule when decorating with green the look is soothing and serene – thanks to it's association with nature.
John Lewis are encouraging customers to welcome the outside in with botanical wallpapers, shades of green paint and foliage – real and faux.
Demonstrating the popularity of all things inspired by nature John Lewis & Partners reveals their Ipanema wallpaper is a best-seller. Taken from the archives, the exotic design features an artist's impression of lush tropical foliage and toucans.
The Cole & Son Great Vine Wallpaper is another best-selling design for John Lewis & Partners. The bold print takes inspiration from the Great Vine at Hampton Court Palace.
This statement design is ideal for creating a garden room feel in any living space.
Olive green is the shade du jour! Trending in kitchens in particular, enhanced beautiful with brass fixtures and fittings. In alternative rooms it's best mixed with rich walnut furniture to create an elegant botanical space that feels grown-up and elegant. Green on the walls create a peaceful environment, perfect for a study or bedroom.
Looking for more green ideas? Green kitchen ideas – redecorate with this on trend colour
We'd love to hear how you're using this lush shade in your home.
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Tamara was Ideal Home's Digital Editor before joining the Woman & Home team in 2022. She has spent the last 15 years working with the style teams at Country Homes & Interiors and Ideal Home, both now at Future PLC. It’s with these award wining interiors teams that she's honed her skills and passion for shopping, styling and writing. Tamara is always ahead of the curve when it comes to interiors trends – and is great at seeking out designer dupes on the high street.
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