Green: Colour of the Year for 2017!

New year, new beginnings and that time to start thinking about freshening up the kitchen, living room, dining room or bedroom. Perhaps a new colour is in order? Well, why not choose the colour of the year then!

PANTONE, the world-renowned authority on colour and provider of colour systems release their annual colour of choice. A choice which forecasts the design trends for the year ahead. To reach this decision, the experts at PANTONE look at new and influential trends in fashion, travel and lifestyle.

Green is the Colour of the Year for 2017!

PANTONE colour of the year - Greenery 15-0343

PANTONE has revealed Greenery 15-0343 as their colour of the year for 2017.

What is the shade might you ask? PANTONE state “Greenery is a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade” often seen in foliage, which for sure will be a popular choice in 2017. This colour shade is a shade which combines amazingly well with many other colour combinations. The palettes can be found here –with neutrals, brights, deeper shades, pastels, metallic shades.

Add Colour of the Year to Your Home

It is the colour of life, nature and associated with passion. Adding a touch of this colour not only instantly brightens a room but also gives that warm country feels. Incorporating green into your living space isn’t as daunting as it seems. See below our quick and easy tips for using this in your home.

Living Room

Bring out those grey and off white walls with a beautiful green armchair or sofa.

Living room with Green sofa

Brighten up a neutral living room with green cushions.

Sofa with green cushions

Dining Room

Complement that white or pastel dining room with green dining chairs.

Green dining chairs with a white table

Kitchen

Be bold and turn an old style kitchen into a country style kitchen by turning it green.

Retro green kitchen

Bedroom

Add that country feel to a white and clean bedroom with green pillows or lampshade.

White bedroom with Green lamps and pillows

This isn’t the awkward colour to use as many may think. Simply using the right shade in small doses is key for it to not becoming overbearing, while at the same time adding a clean and calm nature feel.

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