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Color Roundup: Chartreuse, Lime and Apple Green in Interior Design

Since I’ve been planning on decorating another guest room in my house, I’ve been thinking long and hard about using chartreuse or lime green fabrics in it.  It’s the smallest bedroom in my house {vacated not too long ago by one of my stepsons} which now houses a lot of my home staging accessories, fabrics, wrapping papers and other items that come and go in my home. I am thinking of keeping the walls light – probably white – and adding some lovely fabrics in the lime green family. I love the vibrancy of this color family – it makes me so happy to see it.  So, I thought my readers might want to see some of the color ideas I’ve collected in this palette.

Lime green wallpaper and bedding

Paired with fuchsia, white and orange, it’s a color pairing that’s great for a bedroom

lime green bedding and wallpaper

With blue and white, it makes an elegant bedroom statement

lime green as an outdoor paint color

For an outdoor patio area, it’s a great color that blends with all the greenery

JaneMcGarry_news anchor who fell in love with Italy lime green front doorIt makes a great statement painted on doors

lime green mantle

Maybe not everyone’s choice for a mantle – but this is gorgeous!

lime green mantle closeup

Here’s a closeup

add a pop of lime green in accessoriesThe bright accessories against a dull background really pop

HGTV Dream Home 2013 diningLove the pale lime green ceiling and those lovely leather chairs

Janathan Adlers's pop of color in the chairsJonathan Adler used chartreuse yellow on the chairs and window treatments to brighten this room

gray and chartreuse wallpaperIn a neutral bathroom, add some color with gray and chartreuse wallpaper

elegant bedroom in greensWorks well with other greens!

blues and greens in a bedroom from Apartment Therapy

Blue and green should never be seen?  Nonsense!

secretary in pale lime green

It’s beautiful as painted furniture

chartreuse infloral  bouquets

Lovely in bouquets…

Favorite Paint Colors:  Hearts of Palm by Sherwin Williams; Summer Lime by Bejamin Moore; Dill Pickle by Benjamin Moore; Pear Green by Benjamin Moore;

Have you used this color palette in any of your rooms?  Let me know in the comments below.  If you have any questions about using chartreuse, lime or apple green – you can always ask me the section below.  I will always get back to you!

Image credits: 1 and 10) Caldwell Flake 2) Tumblr 3)   4) D Magazine  5 and 6) Gilles Trillard 7) Matthew Mead via decor8 8) HGTV  9) Jonathan Adler 11 and 13) Mary Douglas Drysdale 12) Apartment Therapy 14) BHG.com

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