A green scheme can often be regarded as “cold”. This is true if the colour has a hint of grey or blue.

For a warmer, richer feel, choose a tone of green which has a hint of brown or yellow such as olive or khaki.

An olive green represents the traditional colour of peace.


SketchUp Pro 3D model; no walls

These 3D models have been used to develop a scheme for a home-study-cum-spare-bedroom.

SketchUp Pro 3D model
SketchUp Pro 3D model; papered wall

A botanical print wallpaper has been applied to the facing wall whilst the remaining three have been painted with a Neptune Home Olive Green.

SketchUp Pro 3D model
SketchUp Pro 3D model; painted wall

Dark wood, natural fibre floor covering, printed fabrics, and house plants have been added to energise this green scheme.

The next step is to layer this scheme with rugs, blinds, art, and mirrors.

Mid-century vibe
Mid-century vibe

Olive green works well with dark wood, brass, rattan, flagstones, exposed brickwork, oak beams, and a natural fibre, or wood block flooring.

Study

Pair with tactile textures such as corduroy, velvet, suede, leather, and brushed linen.

Green Bed Linen
Green Bed Linen

The addition of a rattan chair adds a contemporary vibe.

Calm paint colours for a soothing space
Calm paint colours for a soothing space

Layer with green house plants and botanical patterns on wallpaper and/or fabrics.

Wallpaper Botanical Green Bamboo Leaves
Wallpaper Botanical Green Bamboo Leaves

Cosy up even more by adding a sumptuous olive green curtain wall.

Curtain wall
Curtain wall

This final image is a perfect example of how natural materials and lush textiles create a warm green on-trend room.

See the links below for more inspiration:

Neptune Home Olive Green

DunelmLeaf Rug

LangdonHyde; Green With Envy

📸 Pinterest 📸 Carolyn Hayter

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