Emerald Pantone colour trend 2013

According to the colour gurus at Pantone we are all going to be buying into Emerald next year.

Emerald green is not going to be everybody’s first choice when it comes to interiors, with but with just a small injection into a room, it can really add a vibrancy and as with everything, we soon become used to something that we were initially unsure of. Uggs anybody?

Here are just a few ways that green can liven up a room without dominating.


Have a favourite old chair re-upholstered in green


show case pottery, vases and jugs in green to add an accent


Paint a wooden chair or a set of wooden chairs for the kitchen or dining table


This bold stair carpet looks amazing in this otherwise white space.

You could always paint the stair treads green if you don’t want to invest in expensive carpet.


This green egg shaped chair instantly updates this traditional living space.


Green chairs in the garden are a safe option and are a natural choice for the outdoors. These Hee welling chairs are for Hay


For a bolder choice decorate the walls in green. The white stripe in this room, stops it from becoming too over powering.


This soft green wallpaper, by Fired Earth is very calming and a perfect choice for a dining space.


 Green and blue  Charm rug by Woven Ground


For a bold statement piece how about this emerald chandelier by Brand Von Egmond 


 Dali sofa in a soft green available through Very


Recycled rubber 50’s style stools designed by Benjamin Hubert


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