St. Patrick’s Day is almost here so green is the color of the day!  Here are some ways to accessorize your home with this fresh and lively color.

green_shades-resized-6001.  Although this room has pale green walls, it is the green pillows that are the star here.  White and green is a very refreshing color combination.

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2.  Green draperies are an easy solution to getting some green into your room.  Notice they repeated the green in the pillows and throw on the chair.

green_chairs-resized-6003.  All this room needed was green chairs and it came alive!  Do you have some chairs that need reupholstering?  Try using a bold color like this for a whole new look to your room.

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4.  If you go more for today’s hot yellow green – paint the back of the bookcase and then add a throw to bring the color into the room.  The white accessories on the bookcase really pop off the green backgound.  Even the lampshade matches.

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5.  What a beautiful dining room – with just the plants in the corner for a touch of green.  They could be trees or plants on stands like the ones in this picture.

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6.  A green headboard with a pillow repeating the color gives life to this neutral room.  This could be an easy do-it-yourself project  by just making a plywood frame, covering it with padding and then stapling the fabric onto the back.  They used nailhead trim here for texture and a little glam.

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7.  This wall of live plants makes a bold statment and is easily watered with a drip watering system.  You will need a well lit wall – maybe a skylight overhead or else large windows nearby.

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8.  Here is another way to use green plants for decorating and have them be functional too.  Having a live herb garden in the kitchen is a great way to always have fresh herbs.

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9.  Even the family pets can use of dose of green in their part of the house!  Aren’t these pet beds adorable?

Look for a way to incorporate green into your accessory decorating and you will be amazed what a change it can make.