Jade Green is one of 2018’s hottest hues according to HGTV. We can definitely see why more people are incorporating this bold and versatile color into their home decor. Like its gemstone namesake, jade green decorative accents and paint colors vary widely in hue from light to dark.
Today as part of our Color Files series, we’re sharing seven unexpected ways to decorate with jade green. With stunning inspiration from some of our favorite Apartment Therapy home tours, you’re sure to find some new decorating tips and ideas.
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Read on to discover fabulous home furniture, accessories, paint colors and more. (Hint: Right now Opalhouse and Hearth & Hand With Magnolia at Target are both crushing it when it comes to jade green home decor!)
7 Unexpected Ways to Decorate with Jade Green
Eclectic Bedroom Textiles
Don’t be afraid to use jade green as the main hue in a bedroom color palette. This New Orleans bedroom uses orange and green as complimentary colors to coordinate with the eclectic bedroom textile choices. The patterned headboard anchors the entire room and helps it feel cohesive despite the numerous textile patterns and unique furniture pieces. Check out this Remodelaholic tutorial to create your own DIY upholstered headboard.
Fearless and Fabulous New Orleans Home via Apartment Therapy
Monochromatic Bookshelf Display
Are shelfies still a thing? We’re not sure but regardless this jade green monochromatic bookshelf display definitely takes the cake. Pairing books in the same color family will take your bookshelves to a whole new level. Etsy is a great place to find vintage book bundles in a specific color. Add a sweet black and white photo and industrial pendant light and wallah–instant reading nook!
Jaimee & David’s Light & Simple Scandinavian-Inspired Home via Apartment Therapy
Painted Pegboard in an Office Space
If you can’t get enough color, you’ll definitely love this bright Melbourne home office. Rather than unfinished plywood or traditional white, the pegboard in this office is painted jade green and cerulean. Make your own pegboard out of plywood with our handy how-to tutorial and then splash it with pops of color. You’ll love working at your desk all day!
Electric Neon Melbourne Home via Apartment Therapy
Bold Bathroom Tile
If you’re looking to make a statement, you can’t go wrong with bold bathroom tile. The dark jade tile used in the LA home bathroom below is modern and dramatic while the light jade tile in the West Berlin bathroom has a bright, vintage aesthetic. No matter your style preference, jade green bathroom tile will not disappoint.
Alexis’s Modern Glass House via Apartment Therapy
Contemporary Meets Art Nouveau Architecture in West Berlin via Apartment Therapy
Vintage Clothing As Wall Art
Special vintage clothing pieces deserve to be proudly displayed and not tucked away in a back closet somewhere. Why not take a cue from this Indiana home and display your vintage clothing as wall art? The deep jade green suit worn by the one and only James Taylor (yes, you read that right) makes a unique statement in this art filled home. Go ahead and try something different!
Two Artists Create a “Living Art Gallery” Getaway by the Beach via Apartment Therapy
Statement Couch in Rich Velvet
Jewel-toned velvet sofas like the one used in this London apartment are still all the rage. There’s just something opulent about velvet furniture no matter if it’s from Target or Restoration Hardware. Add a hint of sophistication and glamour to your living room with a jade green statement couch or loveseat. The color pairs particularly well with white accessories and black and gold finishes.
A Designer’s Dramatic London Apartment in a Georgian Town House via Apartment Therapy
Retro Jadeite Green Kitchen Cabinets
The kitchen in this Seattle Craftsman home is a vintage lover’s dream. Reminiscent of the jadeite dishes made popular in the 1930s, the owner selected Benjamin Moore’s Southfield Green as the color for the kitchen cabinets and trim. Black and white tile floors add to the retro vibe.
A First-Time Homeowner Hits the Craftsman Jackpot in Seattle via Apartment Therapy
Best Jade Green Paint Colors
Ready to paint the house jade? Try these beautiful jade green paint colors:
BEHR Jade Dragon
BEHR Dark Jade
Valspar Favourite Jade
Valspar Sensual Jade
BEHR Dark Jade
BEHR Jade Dragon
Sherwin-Williams Burma Jade
Sherwin-Williams Jargon Jade
Benjamin Moore Jade Green
Benjamin Moore Ming Jade
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