Dark green is a colour that has been known to go in and out of style over the years…but this new version of deep greens is timeless. Many people have been obsessing over Benjamin Moore’s colour 686 Crisp Romaine because it can work in traditional, transitional and modern spaces. Dark green stands for balance, nature, spring, and rebirth. It’s the symbol of prosperity, freshness, and progress.
What happens to your body in the presence of green? Your pituitary gland is stimulated. Your muscles are more relaxed. It’s also been shown to improve reading ability and creativity.
The colour green is the colour of nature. It symbolizes growth, harmony, freshness, and fertility. Green has strong emotional correspondence with safety.
Dark green is also commonly associated with money. Traditionally associated with finances, banking, ambition, and wall street. Green is soothing, relaxing, and youthful.
The paint colour featured here is 686 Crisp Romain by Benjamin Moore
Hunter Green promotes harmony and creates restful rooms in the home. This deep green is associated with growth, safety, and helps to create a cozy environment. It is a natural and ideal backdrop in our homes because we as humans are so used to seeing it everywhere. Paint your bedroom in a matte hunter green, juxtaposed by crisp white accessories.
Green is at the centre of the colour spectrum and our eye requires no adjustment to it, therefore green is a colour of balance. Green has a fun sense of hope, adventure, and renewal to it, as well as self-control and compassion.
It is associated to renewal and hope, growth and rebirth. It reminds me of spring, the season when all of the plants are coming back to life with fresh growth and life after the cold winter months.
The paint colour featured here is 2050-10 Salamander by @benjaminmoore
A note from Colour Expert & Interior Designer Meg Quasim:
“We are all looking for some balance in our life and a deep green does just that. Open your heart to green and use it at whichever level makes you feel comfortable. The grass isn’t always greener on the other side, make yours green to begin with.”
This color is part of Benjamin Moore’s Color Preview Collection. This collection contains bold hues and saturated deeps. The brand has also released its Color Trends 2019, a palette of hues, ranging from neutrals to rich blues and greens, that all complement each other. Whether you choose to go bold in an entryway by pairing gray with navy or use the gray shade with a mix of other neutrals in a living room, the curated palette is sure to spark paint ideas.
Be one with nature with Shadow Leaves, Shadow Silk and Mineral.
Step in to nature with Genon’s Shadow Leaves. This large-scale, meandering, almost translucent, leaf print rests atop its coordinate, Shadow Silk. Make a memorable organic statement in public areas, feature walls, and more. Summer Rain, Snow Beauty and Black Pearl are some of the 10 colors shared with the contrasting silk. View swatches
Accenting horizontal colors craft a decorative, yet refined, woven look in Genon’s Shadow Silk. These organic banded hues, across 25 colorways, create a dramatic silk and coordinate with Shadow Leaves. View swatches
Inspired by nature’s rock formations, Genon’s Mineral showcases the mined qualities of textured stone, with 18 hues that range from plaster-like to jewel tone combinations. View swatches
Elevate your style by adding a dark hue to your dining room!
Green is a balancing colour, in the middle of the visible spectrum. Green is the balance between cool and warm tones. Green is the colour of balance and harmony and can, therefore, it is great for conversation and can be helpful in times of stress.
From paint, to furniture, accessories and drapes here are some ways to bring it into your home via the dining room!
WALLSTarrytown Green HC-134
Don’t forget that walls aren’t the only surface to paint, use your ceiling as the feature wall. It’s dramatic yet elegant. This ceiling is painted in similar tone to Benjamin Moore’s 2045-10 Green Bay. The walls are in a similar to Benjamin Moore’s OC-26 Silver Satin
FURNITURE & ACCESSORIES
Not ready to paint the walls or prefer lighter tones, try to introduce your accent colours in chairs, art work, vases, area rugs or drapes.
The name kelly green for the color originated in Ireland. The name derives from the fact that the surname Kelly, as well as the color green, are both popular in Ireland. The first recorded use of the term kelly green as a color name in English was in 1917. Kelly green is most associated with the color you see on St. Patrick’s Day decorations. It is a medium, bright green color. It is usually considered a spring color, so you will see it more at that time.
PAINTED FURNITUREsuch a great way to add a punch of colour to your room
GUEST BEDROOM paint colour, Benjamin Moore. Appalachian Trail 633
PLAY ROOM paint colour, Benjamin Moore. Cedar Green 2034-40
BEDROOM Benjamin Moore: walls Rosemary Green 2029-30, ceiling Sesame CC-638
LIVING ROOM Benjamin Moore: walls Cedar Green 2034-40, bookcase Marlboro Blue HC-153
KIDS BEDROOM Benjamin Moore: walls Courtyard Green 546 (set by Dwell Studio)