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26 Relaxing Green Living Room Ideas

By Decoholic on Apr 10, 2013

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Green brings a soothing element to any space.By using a range of tones in this living room, it prevents clashes and brings harmony between the shades. Placing artwork on a picture ledge means the display can easily be changed without having to re-hang anything.

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A mixture of mossy, lime and apple hues, complemented by warm wooden flooring and furniture, is the ideal decor for a living room in a busy family home.

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Give more punch to intricate furniture by setting it against a bold, zingy colour. Sticking to white furniture and flooring will add to the effect.

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Give your walls some stencil style by defining panels with vibrant green, then stencilling a trailing floral design onto the green in white paint. Tone down stark white upholstery with textured and patterned cushions.


A statement sofa in lime with a hint of mint green, teamed with mix-and-match bright cushions, printed blinds, lamps, rugs and a tub chair in complementary colours, creates a fresh, spring look.

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This living room teams dark green with earthy browns and yellows for a simple scheme that feels warm and vibrant.

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This bold country look is completed with apple green furniture.

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Liven up a living room with a statement wall design. The chimney breast-width panel has been painted a zesty lime colour, with decorative plaster moldings and ceiling medallions adding interest. An unusual geometric coffee table continues the quirky mood and goes perfectly with the colourful striped rug.

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Zesty shades of lime and yellow work brilliantly together and give a scheme a modern, edgy look. Choose a mixture of contemporary and traditional shapes in neon shades for striking effect.

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Living rooms are places to relax and the furnishings should reflect this. Green lends itself well to velvet, giving a sofa or cushion a rich, luxe look.

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Traditional properties are best decorated with heritage-style shades of moss, sage and olive. Avoid brighter shades as they could clash with original features.

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The hottest modern homes are all about using splashes of colour to contrast with a pared-down backdrop. It’s a look that’s playful – so seek out witty accessories.

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A large, open sticker design in gold (this one is Sparrow, gives shimmer and elegance to the soft olive wall of this living room.

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Blue and green should never be seen, as the old saying goes. But two strong colours can live in hue harmony; the trick is to incorporate different shades of both colours throughout the room. Accessories such as the vase, the rug and the art on the wall all draw in elements of both shades.

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