Emerald Green Pulls Nature Inside

Emerald green made a bold statement at the 2012 Kips Bay Show House in New York. While different colors of green are popular in interiors for quite a while now, emerald green represents more than only a chic, rich colour of green — designers are using it to bring the outdoors in. Make your visitors green with envy by updating your house with this season’s hottest shade.

See rooms from the Kips Bay Show House

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The truest way to say this trend is employing emerald green to relate to the outdoors. When you have big windows which have perspectives of beautiful plants, it’s easy to outfit an area in all shades of emerald green and combines indoor and outdoor area together.

Hint: in case you don’t have windows that are fantastic like those (I certainly don’t!) , the trend remains within your reach. Consider planting trees or other greenery right outside your windows, then accessorizing your area with emerald green to create that cohesion between outside and in.

Tracy Murdock Allied ASID

Use indoor house plants in a creative manner. I don’t have any idea if this enormous leaf is real or faux, but it certainly creates a controlling statement which goes beyond your daily houseplant.

Suggestion: searching for an affordable way to incorporate more of a colour trend into your house? Fill affordable glass jars from Michaels or even T.J.Maxx with vibrant candy — like with this particular coffee table. Who knew your sweet tooth may benefit your design sense?

Cristi Holcombe Interiors, LLC

Use emerald green vases for your houseplants to choose this colour even further throughout your property.

Hint: Should you see lush greens when you’re out and around, snap a photo. Blow it up, stick the shot in a framework and you’ve immediately got yet another affordable way to sneak bold emerald green and also a sense of the outdoors in your house.

Laura Britt Design

Consider painting a wall with windows a bold shade of emerald green. This works especially well if the windows look out onto plants or greenery, as it pulls the color inside.

Hint: Accenting emerald green with crisp white results in a fresh and clean aesthetic.

Rikki Snyder

This photo is from the 2012 Kips Bay Show House. Emerald green walls create a bold background which operates together with neutrals and jewel tones.

Hint: If you would like to really up the ante with an emerald green wall, then use high-gloss paint and continue the shade throughout the ceiling.

Rikki Snyder

Here is another shot from the 2012 Kips Bay Show House that features emerald green walls. How juicy is this distance?

Hint: Accessorize with complementary colours, like these purple and red throw cushions, to create the emerald green truly pop.

Cristi Holcombe Interiors, LLC

If green walls are a little much for you, think about emerald green drapes. Even if your opinion isn’t of a lush yard, the sun hitting the green will remind you of the outdoors.

Hint: Should you accent your chimney with emerald green, pull the shade in your area by accessorizing with green throw pillows or knickknacks to create a visual connection.

Alexander Johnson Photography

Look around your house for other components which are character based and think about how you can enhance them with this on-trend colour. Perhaps you can add an emerald green backsplash into your hearth so it feels as if you’re enjoying your passion at a cozy campground beneath the trees.

Garrison Hullinger Interior Design Inc..

Considering a reclaimed timber wall? Sneak the trend in by painting a couple planks emerald green.

Hint: Painting a couple planks whitened as well not only will create that fresh juxtaposition with emerald green, however, will lend additional visual dimension.


If your kitchen cabinets need an upgrade, a dab of emerald green paint might be just the answer.

Hint: Consider painful and painting them for a more textural appearance.

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