By Marie Proeller Hueston
Whether you bathe the room in emerald green or use it as an accent, there are plenty of ways to incorporate 2013’s Color of the Year into your home, even if your decor is not so trendy to start. Here some of our favorite examples.
Glitter glass subway tiles from Susan Jablon would surely dazzle in virtually any setting. The mosaic tiles are back-mounted on mesh for easy installation.
Glass cabinet pulls
Signature Hardware‘s green-glass cabinet knobs add a touch of emerald to kitchens and baths. The pulls are offered in three sizes — 7/8-inch, 1 1/8-inch, and 1 3/8-inch — with either nickel or solid brass accents.
There is plenty of emerald green to be found in glassware, including vintage Depression glass. These fluted green glass salt and pepper shakers from Ruby Lane prove the point beautifully.
Lodge’s Dutch oven in emerald green is the perfect choice for a stylish stove. Skillets and panini pans are available in the same jewel tone. Available at Wayfair.
Inspired by the energy and color of Brazilian Carnival, ABC Carpet & Home‘s Rio Collection carpet is handwoven from recycled silk. Available in 2-foot, 3-inch by 8-foot, 8-foot by 10-foot, and 9-foot by 12-foot sizes.
Cover the walls in emerald with this Glazed Abaca grasscloth from Phillip Jeffries. Available in 36-inch, pre-trimmed rolls — plus seven other sensational hues.
Looking for an easy way to enliven a room with color? Paint it! Emerald Isle from Benjamin Moore is just one of the 1,232 pure, saturated colors in the company’s Color Preview Collection.
Why settle for just the color when you can have illumination, too? This dome-shaped Emerald FLY Suspension Lamp from Kartell comes with a 7-inch clear cord and dome-shaped ceiling canopy. Available at Lumens.
Sometimes it only takes a hint of color to get the look. These 18-inch square, emerald green silk pillows from Studio Tullia on Etsy would make for delightful, on-trend accents in any space.
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