15 Green Rooms That Are Actual Goals

*not as scary as you think it is.

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We get it—green is terrifying. It's bold and wild and might arise some "WTF were you thinking?!" from your friends, but hear us out. It can also look seriously chic, when it's used strategically. From an emerald green kitchen to a bath with lime stripes, there's a palette for everyone. Promise.

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Forest Vibes

Unexpected, totally, but an earthy, forest green will give you all the cozy feels. Combine it with rich, patterned textiles, and we're done for.

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Create A Tropical Paradise

This jewel-toned color makes a room feel like a Caribbean oasis. Potted plants and warm wood tones take this to the next level.

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Go Modern

Here's definitive proof that green can work in a kitchen. And we're not talking the sage trend of the late '90s. It's unexpected, sure, but once you try it, you'll want to spend every minute in this room.

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Welcome To The Jungle

Imagine falling asleep in this jungle-inspired room every night. Sweet dreams on repeat.

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justina blakeney jungalow kitchen counter
David Tsay
Try A Pale Shade

A pale green blends seamlessly between the kitchen and dining area of this "Jungalow," especially when paired with the Moroccan clay tile backsplash.

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Sylvia Martin
Sage Green = Soothing

Designed to feel like an enclosed porch, this vintage-feeling bathroom was painted sage green. It features lantern-style light fixtures, hidden medicine cabinets, and freestanding, antique-oak washstands.

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sage green bedroom
Thomas Loof
Choose Complimentary Artworkk

The yellow-green forest painting really pops against the mellow walls in the bedroom of this East Hampton home. The bold pattern and warm colors of the Indonesian quilt keep things from looking too matchy-matchy.

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Karyn R. Millet
Take It Rustic

In this mountain home, curtain-shaded bunks in green were inspired by Pullman train cars. Red plaid bedding creates contrast.

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green rooms
Simon Watson
Stripes on Stripes

Used horizontally on slanted walls, the powder room's bottle green stripe wallpaper is makes a serious statement. This small space makes a major impression.

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green butler's pantry
Peter Murdock
Tie Rooms Together

This shade of green is funky, but also fits with the lush, green landscape outside in this Alabama home. They tied two rooms together with a similarly colored wallpaper in the dining room.

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bath with green tile stripes
Karyn R. Millet
Go Lime Green In Your Bathroom

Lime green tiles stripe a California pool bath from floor to ceiling, giving the space a modern, unified look. To avoid breaking up the continuity, the shower wall was frosted only in the middle.

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room with green chairs and green pattern wallpaper
Maura McEvoy
Use Contrasting Shades

Green is easy to work with if you use different shades. This breakfast room's chairs works with, but doesn't match completely, the walls in this New York home.

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green wall covering in living room
Maura McEvoy
Bring The Outdoors In

The color scheme in the living room of this New York house was inspired by the outdoors. Green grass cloth on the walls brings freshness into the family room.

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dining area with green walls and a blue bench
Francesco Lagnese
Add Blue Tones

Bright green walls give a formal Houston dining room a fresh, modern feeling. Chairs covered in a rich blue add contrast.

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Green Room Mirror
Play With Textures

A kelly green hallways works well with blue, orange, gold, and natural materials like horn and bamboo.

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