How to Decorate with Pantone's 2017 Color of the Year

Pantone's latest creation is really something to behold. Discover our favorite ideas for decorating with Greenery, the gorgeous shade predicted to be big in 2017.

After last year's shocking dual-tone pick, we waited with bated breath for Pantone to release their 2017 Color of the Year. The winner? Greenery, a bright, refreshing shade of yellow-green inspired by natural flourishes. Pantone says Greenery symbolizes new beginnings, and we cannot wait to help you invite this color into your homes. If you're in need of a rejuvenating look -- from a simple throw pillow to a full paint job -- we've got you covered. Here's how to incorporate Greenery into your home this year.

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1. Accent Wall

Dive right into the color trend of the year with a statement wall. Gorgeous green pulls natural light in from windows and instantly gives your bedroom that cheerful upgrade it's been lacking. Blue bedding and furniture provides a natural color complement.

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2. Outdoors In

Expect to see a lot more indoor plants this year with Greenery on the rise. But don't fret if you lack a green thumb -- air plants are low maintenance yet still seamlessly connect your interior escape to your backyard oasis.

3. All About Accents

Don't have the budget for an extreme makeover? There's nothing a few throw pillows can't fix! Bring flourishes of green into your home with pillows, blankets, wall art, and more. You'll be pleasantly surprised at how fast this natural color can liven up a room.

4. Draping Beauty

This zesty green shade shines most when close to its natural habitat. Dress your windows with new drapes that complement the foliage outside. Pro tip: Drapes long enough to brush the floor make a cramped room appear larger.

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5. Faded Trend

If you have a soft spot for muted colors, this faded green hue may better align with your design style. Pale green still achieves a fresh look but doesn't overwhelm your senses. We love pairing this color with a dark brick fireplace.

6. Sitting Pretty

Consider Pantone's Color of the Year if you have furniture shopping on your horizon. Greenery looks perfect in a sunroom or screened-in porch. The color invites you to sit down and make yourself at home.

7. Natural Art

You don't have to water daily to achieve a home with natural beauty. Check out this seriously cool plant art. Larger-than-life leaves bring excitement to this cozy living room. We love all the natural elements that come with Greenery!

8. Tinted Tile

Inexpensive tile is a great way to incorporate color into your home. Change the entire look of your kitchen by outfitting the backsplash in vibrant green tile. Trust us -- this will stun your guests!

Green Backsplash Ideas

9. Look Up

Turn your hallway makeover on its head! If you're at a loss for inspiration, paint your hallway ceiling a burst of color that will shock guests. We love how this paint treatment draws the eye up to showcase a gorgeous chandelier.

10. An Apple a Day

This is certainly the easiest, and tastiest, tip on our list! If you can't get Greenery in your home fast enough, take a trip to the grocery store! Fill your kitchen with fresh green fruits, like these picture-perfect apples. Pair with lemons for a complementary centerpiece that's almost too cute to eat.

More Tips for Decorating with Green

You can't go wrong by decorating with colors found in nature, including the ever-popular green. Use these tips to help you put together a color scheme starring earthy greens.


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