Olive Green

I found myself buying a sleeveless olive green military style jacket this month to wear from now through fall. I’ve always loved the color, in fashion and interiors too. Olive tree branches are a go to botanical for me, we have five in our yard and every other month I’ll place branch clippings in a vase, they last several weeks and look beautiful on the dining room table with the light filtering through them.

olive branches in urn

once wed

Pantone has included “Dried Herb” as part of the fall fashion palette, it’s an earthy and muted shade of olive green so it’s not surprising we are seeing olive green popping up among some early fall collections.

dried herb

pantone

Olive is a common color in my area, much of the landscape is planted with olive trees and so many of the glass wine bottles are this color too.

oversized green wine bottles

pottery barn

You can’t go wrong with a dramatic deep green curtain, we have Scarlett O’Hara to thank for that.

green walls curtains

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olive green velvet drapes

how to decorate

Olive green is divine on cabinets from contemporary to traditional, it pairs well with brass, nickel, or oil rubbed bronze hardware. A muted green is at the top of my list in cabinet colors for an upcoming remodeling project.

olive green vanity

roselind wilson design

olive green kitchen cabinets

mazen studio

olive bark cabinets

disc interiors

moss green cabinets

how to decorate

olive green laundry room cabinets

riley custom

 

It’s such a beautiful paint color for furniture and front doors. The inside of my dining room hutch is a shade of olive green , I’ve always loved it!

olive green hutch

how to decorate

jungle green front door

emily a clark

Olive green can feel traditional or modern, it just depends on how it’s used in a space and the furnishings and accents that it’s partnered with.

olive green painted walls

better homes and gardens

olive green walls

elaine griffin

moss green walls jessie webster

jessie webster

olive green walls

little green notebook

I always found olive green so very warm and inviting, sophisticated too, are you a fan of this hue?

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