12 Ways to Enliven Your Home with Green
Decorating with this color—whether it's the softest hint of celery or the deepest, most dramatic shade of emerald—instantly transforms a room into a rich, lush oasis (even if it's the broom closet!).
By Candace Braun Davison
Photo: Douglas Friedman
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Offset plain white walls with an eye-catching print, like the leaf pattern on these curtains. If you're going for more of an island look, designer Mario Buatta suggests mixing in a few accessories in pale blues, fiery oranges and bright reds.