Guest Picks: Decorating Your Home in Enviable Green
I find myself constantly being drawn to stripes. I think they evoke some sense of stability in an ever-changing world — but whatever it is, these varying stripes in fresh, vibrant green are sure to welcome weary feet.
A smooth design that feels good in your hand, a delightful apple-green color, a design that's to stack neatly for storage, and a dishwasher-safe material — really, what more do you want in an outdoor-ready wine glass?
I love these retro-feeling cutlery sets. With lime-dipped handles, they are sure to add a spark of fun to your next gathering. And come summer, they will be a darling addition to a picnic basket, filled with fried chicken and potato salad.
This muddy green case is the perfect accessory for your iPad. Like a perfect pair of shoes in a punchy new color left beside a door, it's pretty enough to leave out on your table or desk.
I adore the swirly, chartreuse pattern on these cloth napkins. They make me think of baby ferns unfurling on a quiet wooded walk. Pair these with some creamy white dishes, and enjoy a soothing, natural tablescape.
Ward off that early spring chill by curling up in this cozy green-and-cream-striped blanket. I can't wait to toss this soft, pretty baby over my favorite chair or the end of my bed. I just have to teach my children how to fold it back up when they're done building a fort out of it.
This is the couch that reminds me that being a grown-up doesn't have to be serious all the time. The bright celedon color begs to be stretched out on, and the shape is pure fun. Soft, supple leather is fairly kid-friendly and wipeable too.
I am madly in love with this bed. It's like your granny's house meets a can of crazy, fun spray paint, and they all live happily ever after. This bed makes me think of frothy, white linens and Sunday morning crosswords.
If I could, I'd put these knobs on everything in my kitchen. They are so colorful and sweet with just a hint of spa-like aqua.
I have some serious love for this lamp shade. My favorite thing is the texture. How can you go wrong with this when it's wrapped in raw-edged pieces and shaped like flowers? Two of these would look so cute on a long console table.
I feel it's only right to add some "living green" into the mix here. These herb seed bombs will be an instant lush garden in your window sill or the big terracotta pot outside your back door. They should hurry summer along for us all.
Polka dots and metal canisters — can it get any cuter? The potential uses for this can are endless: garbage, storage, baby, bath, patio, entertaining or pure decoration. I love it.
My favorite thing about this clock (besides the greenish-blue color) is the shape — oh, and the lettering, and I like the vintage vibe it gives off. Okay, I love everything about it.
Looking for something eclectic and green? Look no further. This cute little metal horse would be perfect on a shelf, counter or side table. I think the only problem I'm going to have with it is keeping my equestrian-loving daughter from hiding it in her bedroom.
The unexpected patterns of greens, blues, yellows and golds come together in this soft chair that's perfect for a rainy spring afternoon. Grab a cup of tea and a book, and you've got hours of comfort ahead.
Springtime makes me want to cook, and this adorable green pot will have you whipping up soups and stews in no time. It's pretty enough to leave sitting out on the stovetop even when you're not cooking.
Tuck a group of these faux chestnut branch decorations into a big creamy jug, and you've got an instant spring centerpiece. You could also lay one sprig on the center of a plate at your next gathering for a sweet tablescape addition.
Freshen up your linens with the modern, vibrant colors of celery and white. The pattern is delicate yet bold and fun. This is an instant seasonal update that is sure to lift your mood every time you slip in between the sheets. You just may find yourself leaving them on your bed all year-round.
Pamper yourself with some products for your tired winter skin and hands. This darling spa-like set can be left sitting on a countertop, and it will be a great reminder to pause and take care of yourself. These products are perfect for a guest bath or your kitchen counter. I love the fresh and soothing scent of English cucumber.
Green apple seems like the happiest of all the greens — sometimes I think green apple is the color of laughter. Whip up some yummy treats with the aid of this mixer, and everyone will be singing your praises.
These green-and-white-striped paper straws make me think of lemonade stands and birthday parties. Slip these inside some mason jar glasses or little vintage milk bottles filled with rosemary lemonade for a cool spring treat. And remember to set a few aside for St. Patrick's Day!Next: Great Spring Color: Add a Pinch of Pollen Green