Our 17 Favorite Green Rooms

From grassy to lime and forest, we love green in any and every shade. Consider this your complete guide to going green—color-wise, that is!

Bold Choice

Photographer: Annie Schlechter

Bold Choice

In this brightly colored dining room, the grass green walls are offset with white wicker chairs and cabinetry. Graphic picture frames in similar shades also help to subdue the bold wall color.

Emerald Charm

Photographer: Lisa Romerein

Emerald Charm

Make emerald hues pop by placing them next to antique-finished basins and pottery. Also, don't be afraid to get creative with color combos. Turns out, emerald and teal make a delightfuly unexpected pair.

Be Dramatic

Photographer: William Waldron

Be Dramatic

Add some drama to a room with dark green walls. This hunter green color offsets the light furniture and patterned carpet.

Think Green

Photographer: Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Think Green

Short on wallspace in the kitchen? Let the cabinets do the color duty, and douse them in a luscious, energetic green.

Timeless Pair

Photographer: Tria Giovan

Timeless Pair

In this vibrant dining room, the pear-green walls are matched with a coral-patterned tablecloth and other natural colors to keep the look elegant.

Electric Hues

Photographer: David Tsay

Electric Hues

Saturated lime green walls create a vibrant backdrop for bold pillows and rugs in this mod-box beach house.

Capitalize on Color

Photographer: Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Capitalize on Color

A clean colorless background allows you to have a little fun with your cabinetry. This cool Key lime hue really pops and is as refreshing as it is sweet.

Green and white bedroom with matching bedskirt and window valances

Photographer: Tria Giovan

Mixed Patterns

What might seem like a pattern overdose comes together beautifully when you use a single color. In this bedroom, a pale green unifies the heavily patterned space.

This bedroom's forest color palette is given depth and dimension by driftwood, bamboo, and linen accents. The addition of natural colored pillows and wall-hangings keeps the look earthy.

Photographer: J. Savage Gibson

Play with Textures

This bedroom's forest color palette is given depth and dimension by driftwood, bamboo, and linen accents. The addition of natural colored pillows and wall-hangings keeps the look earthy.

Lively Living Area

Photographer: J. Savage Gibson

Lively Living Area

These living and dining room areas are enlivened with refreshing punches of green and coral. Coastal accents—sea grass rugs, coral pieces, bamboo flatware—are scattered throughout to create a beachy theme.

Floor-to-ceiling window treatments in a graphic print make a statement and frame the view, drawing the focus to the world outside. After all, the beautiful scenery is probably the main reason you live on the coast.

Photographer: Tria Giovan

Graphic Dining Room

Floor-to-ceiling window treatments in a graphic print make a statement and frame the view, drawing the focus to the world outside. After all, the beautiful scenery is probably the main reason you live on the coast.

Kitchen with green painted floors, stainless steel appliances and orange wood back door.

Photographer: J. Savage Gibson

Painted Floors

Painted floors only look better with age, and you’ll especially love them in a bold color. Kelly green is a crisp counterpoint to white walls and cabinets.

Visual Lift

Photographer: Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Visual Lift

Use bright colors on walls and darker hues on furniture. Unify the look with accessories in similar hues, but exercise restraint―bright colors don’t need much embellishment.

Tropical Surroundings

Photographer: Deborah Whitlaw Llwellyn

Tropical Surroundings

Pairing forest green pieces with a burnt orange creates a less jarring contrast than green and red, and gives any room an instant tropical feel.

This sea-hued dining room strikes the ideal balance between formal and relaxed, with its fanciful chandelier and soft chintz slipcovers. Shells, sea stars, and a playful mermaid ensure that you won’t forget you’re at the beach.

Photographer: Deborah Whitlaw Llwellyn

Clearly Coastal

This sea-hued dining room strikes the ideal balance between formal and relaxed, with its fanciful chandelier and soft chintz slipcovers. Shells, sea stars, and a playful mermaid ensure that you won’t forget you’re at the beach.

Simply Sophisticated

Photographer: Jean Allsopp

Simply Sophisticated

The green vine-pattern fabric inspired this room's charmingly mature look. The linens are custom made with borders in corresponding colors and the baby blue gingham draperies draw the room together.

Easy Living

Photographer: Jean Allsopp

Easy Living

Adding thick sea-foam green vertical stripes to white beaded-board walls livens up this simple, open kitchen. A mix of vintage elements keeps the look interesting.

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