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How to use Greenery at home.

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Pantone’s 2017’s colour of the year is “Greenery” and I have to admit, as far as colours go- this one is a no brainer.  There are literally 1000’s of ways to use greenery at home- just look at what Mother Nature did with it!  Nonetheless, we can all be stumped on how to incorporate such a bold colour indoors so here is just some of the ways we can all incorporate a little (or a lot) of greenery at home.

Invite Nature indoors

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As this photo from Gardenista.com shows, the best way to incorporate greenery indoors is to make it work out outside! Any realtor will tell you curb appeal is worth $1000’s in the bank.  Do you already have beautiful garden?  Showcase it through clean windows.  Better yet, paint those boring white windows black to really highlight your assets. Don’t have a garden?  Start planning! In the midsts of a cold, dreary winter, nothing invites spring better than ordering your very own seed catalog.  Seeding is an inexpensive way to the many payoffs of home gardening.  If you’re a condo-dweller, don’t despair, indoor gardens and living walls are becoming increasingly accessible and offer a convenient way to invite Mother Nature into your urban jungle.

Accessorize

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A few well placed accessories go a long way.  Turn a neutral palette natural by kicking it up with a dash of green, with plantsart and accessories.

Paint

Paint a feature wall, a feature piece or surround yourself in greenery.  The choice is yours and You Designs is always here to help!

Go a different direction!

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Does Greenery make you GREEN?  Benjamin Moore’s colour of the year is perhaps one of the most intensely beautiful “Colours of the year” to date.  Use “Shadow” to make a dramatic statement or choose one of the many Benjamin Moore Colour Trends  to make your place YOU.

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