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Decorating A Mint Green Bedroom: Ideas & Inspiration

Everyone could think of one or two things to add to a list of green bedroom ideas. When it comes to interior design, it’s only natural to grab inspiration from fashion’s biggest must-do’s and try to incorporate them into your home. So, let’s focus on your bedroom. How do you make it a great place to sleep that also looks super stylish? Use mint green and take a look at all of our ideas and inspiration before you start decorating! Mint green is relaxing, pretty, eclectic, a bit bohemian and sometimes even a little masculine, depending on how you style the space, of course. Take a look and find your match.

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First things first, decide on where you want to use this subtle green tone. Paint the walls or use it as the base for your biggest pieces of furniture. Using a neutral on the wall whether a crisp white, creamy gold shade or even a heather gray works great if you decide to use furniture that is colored with bouts of mint greens. It’ll make the furniture pieces pop without taking away from their unique colors.

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Or, if you’d rather paint the walls in this clean, light green, go for it! Just make sure you use darker shades of green and neutral tones around the room that will enhance it’s softer hue. Green thrives in large spaces. It gives off an organic, clean vibe that will sooth and there are plenty of great green bedroom ideas you can adapt if you want to use this as a foundation color.

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Incorporate gold pieces everywhere. Dark copper tones or light, champagne shades are huge compliments to these light green colors. They mix well and create a feminine touch to a color that’s known for being more on the masculine side. Lampshades work in gold because they enhance the light and creates a look and feel of sunlight coming in through a window. The same goes for mirrors outlined in golden fixtures and picture frames. The shiny golden color bounces off the glass and makes the space even more vibrant.

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A great theme to go with when using mint green as a base color is rustic-flair. For some reason these green bedroom ideas work extremely well with subtle country touches and vintage pieces. Old shutters as a headboard, old-time chandeliers and small, floral accessories compliment mint green walls or even just a bed dressed in this beautiful color. Add fresh flowers to the nightstand and create mason jar sconces to incorporate the rustic theme with your mint green walls.

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Pair a mint green bedroom décor with a few earthy-colored elements to give the space a nature-inspired, organic feel. For example, you can for a wooden bed frame, a chair with a wooden base and a wooden dresser or nightstand. Wood, as you can see here, looks exquisite when surrounded by pastel greens.

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If you prefer a décor that’s more vibrant and dynamic just use a more intense shade of mint green. You can use it on all the walls while the ceiling can feature a pastel tone. Make sure you also use contrasting color, preferably neutrals such as white and black for a refreshing ambiance.

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Combining pastels can also be a strategy. Mint green walls can be complemented by pink accents in the form of window treatments, bedding, accessories, wall art or even furniture. However, two pastel colors would be enough if you don’t want the room to look tiresome.

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Green and pink can also make a nice pair if they come in stronger shades. But you should always make sure both colors have the same intensity. Also, one of the colors should only be used as an accent tone, here and there.

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If a neutral look is what you’re going for, create a well-defined palette of colors. Mint green should be the main shade accompanied by neutral or earthy tones such as beige or light brown. Avoid pure, straight-forward colors such as black or white if you want a vintage, cozy and relaxing ambiance.

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The shade of mint green you use in the bedroom can have a slight brown tint if this is the direction you choose in terms of color scheme and ambiance. You can mix and match various similar tones of the same color and create smooth transitions towards complementary tones.

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Use mind green as an accent color in the bedroom. It can be in the form of a headboard, window blinds or an armchair placed casually in the corner to create a cozy reading nook. You can alternate two different shades of green and use them only in combination with the same patterns or textures.

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If you want the bedroom to be bright and airy but don’t want white to be your primary color, opt for a very diluted shade of mint green instead. To make the color stand out a bit and to avoid having it mistaken for white, paint the ceiling green.

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice on December 26, 2012

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Grace Lynne Fleming
From the outskirts of Nashville, I couldn't imagine calling anywhere else home. Graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a B.A. in Communication, I'm a lover of words.

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