The color green is timeless. Green is life. Abundant in nature, green signifies growth, renewal, health, and environment. I have just painted a client's entry and dining room Benjamin Moore Jalapeno Green. It is a wonderful color and I accented the room with white and dark wood. The color I used is almost the same color as the sofa Vincente Wolf used in the room he did below. I was looking through some archives of rooms that David Hicks had done probably 30 years ago and I was quite taken with the two rooms of his, shown below, as they are so current now. The first room is a match to BM Wales Green 2028-60. Notice how he has used a splash of neon yellow and turquoise to add a punch to the room. The room above of David Hicks was done years ago and the two pictures below are current. Quite similar use of colors. Eileen Kathryn Boyd Antonia Hutt Mary McDonald is a master at using color. This room makes me feel happy. Sheila Bridges This room has a wonderful soothing quality. Eileen Kathryn Boyd Eileen Kathryn Boyd I love the touch of Schiaparelli Pink in the two chairs and flowers on the mantle above. Schiaparellia was a French fashion designer, born in Italy who lived 1890 - 1973 and made this color of pink her signature color. This chair is similar to the one that Kelly Wearstler has on the front cover of her book Domicilium Decoratus. chair Jayson Home and Garden LuLu DK fabric Mary McDonald Shelley Gordon Love this Billiard Room Green
Kelly Wearstler Queen of GreenTessellations tile
Le Gemme glass tiles Bisazza Bisazza tile is all the rage right now. This one has touches of mustard yellow to accentuate the green more.
Treillage The inexpensive and ever so chic and timeless ceramic stool
Interesting facts on the color green:
Nature of Green: Green is a restful color with some of the same calming attributes of blue. Like blue, time moves faster in a green room. Green of renewal, fresh energy and new beginnings. Green is very nourishing to to your health, it calms your nerves and balances your whole body by bringing healing vibrations from Nature.
Culture of Green: Because of all the green in nature the color is reminiscent of Spring. Coupled with red it's a Christmas color.Language of Green: Good green Green light - go, permission to proceed (with a task) The green room - in theater or televisions it is the room where performers and guests go to relax Green thumb - good with plants Greenback - US dollar bill, money Greener pastures - something newer or better (or perceived to be better), such as a new job
Bad green Green-eyed monster - jealousy Green with envy - jealous or envious Green - inexperienced, untested, untrained
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