The Wicklewood Blog
- 28 Apr 2021
- STYLE IN COLOUR
There’s something about green - deep forest tones, vibrant grass shades or soft leaf greens, every shade of this timeless palette sings with the joy of nature, and is a wonderful way to bring a little of the outside in. Forever in style, this joyful palette is having a moment, so we’ve rounded up a few of our hints and tips to get you started with your palette and create an interior which makes visitors green with envy...
The colour of the great outdoors, green has long been associated with the healing power of nature. This chameleon colour can range from calming to uplifting, enveloping to vibrant depending on the shade, tone and application. The ultimate in versatile design style.
Deep green: cosy, warming, rich
Bold green: uplifting, vibrant, fresh
Pale green: calming, inviting, subtle
Pair with: fresh white for crisp, fresh finish. Pink is a classic combination - soft and pastel, or bolder. Greens look beautiful with black accents, and tone perfectly with wood and natural materials - think bringing the outside in.
- GREEN STYLING NOTES -
Abstract, geometric, natural, a little green print is the perfect way to complete a room. Opt for a hand-block printed quilt to complete a calming bedroom, or style a sitting room sofa with a stack of throw cushions.
In the details
A hint of green - on a delicate inlay tray, ceramic planter, or traditional basket, brings a beautiful flash of colour to your space. Green shades tend to create their own harmony, so mismatched works beautifully.
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Lay the table
Hand-painted ceramics, printed linens, hand-blown glass and more, we have every shade of green in our tabletop collection - perfect to create a dream set-up, inside or out.
On the wall
The wonderful thing about green is the flexibility - multiple tones look beautiful layered over one another, so decorative pieces in green shades look wonderful against green walls - we love to introduce texture - hanging baskets, ceramics, fans, mirrors
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Along a mantlepiece, in a bathroom, lining an outside dining table, our ceramic green-painted candle holders cast a soft green glow - setting an uplifting tone, whatever the occasion.
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