Emerald Pretty: How to Use the 2013 Color of the Year

Green room ideas, including paint, furniture, and accessories

By Tiffany Adams


Since the announcement of Pantone's 2013 Color of the Year, you may be seeing shades of deep green everywhere. Emerald, this year's color choice, is casting a beautiful glow in both fashion and home trends, making the cool color a true gem for accessories and furnishings. If you're looking to update your home with a few touches of verdant, take a cue from these 10 emerald-dusted spaces.

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Office by Barbara Eberlein

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The bold, emerald-adorned walls of this multipurpose space inspire a variety of tasks. Whether you're looking to relax with a book or play with your children, the rich color brings vitality without being too loud. To re-create the look, pair white trim and built-ins with the saturated wall color. Accessorize with traditional furnishings for a timeless feel that's both warm and comfortable.

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by Barbara Eberlein

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