August 3, 2017

Using Blues and Greens for Spring

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Have you been noticed the use of blue and green together recently. A spring trend. 

The shades of blue and green can go from jewel tones to pastels. I am enjoying seeing both. 

I looked through my photos and you can see that I began some blue and green a while back. 

Here is my wedding china that I updated with an olive green linen napkin. 

A new planter and most recent acquisition. I might have bought the arrangement because of the majolica style planter. ๐Ÿ˜Š

With all of the blue and green out there I decided to bring some green into the mama see how it would play with my blue and white pieces.

I found this bottle around the house. I love shopping the house for my bits and pieces. Just when I think I need to thin out my collection of "stuff" I find a use for something. 

I gathered some green silk pillows and a green throw. I think they will make fine spring colors on the white sofa. 

My husband's grandmother's dish helps to support my spring green theme. 

A majolica salad plate...

Benjamin Moore, Hearts of the master bedroom.

Do you like the collection of green fabrics from Lancaster Associates, above?

Or maybe you prefer to have the green tempered some with blues and white. I love the green velvet above. 

If you prefer the lighter shades of might like the almost aqua or powder blue, above. Bring in pots of greenery, real or faux, to complement any shade of blue. 

Just in case you missed it in an earlier is Greenery, Pantone's 2017 color of the year. 

I understand that green is not for in my mother. ha!  We talked about it and decided that maybe she overdosed on 1970s avocado carpet, upholstery, and lighter green wall paint. She wants no more of it. ha!  

I on the other hand still love many shades of green. There are a few that I do not like.

Will you be playing with any blue, green, or a combination this spring?

My Kentucky Living
My Kentucky Living

Hello, I'm Sheila and my house is a giant art project! I enjoy creating an environment where my family can feel safe, secure, and loved. We are empty nesters learning to slow down and enjoy life.


  1. Love the blue and spring green. You have inspired me to go through my house and "spring it up".

  2. Blue and green is just fresh looking and serene. I have some green Depression glass...will have to dig it out of the dish cupboard. Hmmm, blue and green may just be the new color decor for the office. It sure needs a fresh look...ha! xoxo

  3. Blue and green goes so well together. I've been working on add these two colors to my home, as well.

  4. Ah ha! We were both thinking green! I have those green plates you have, but there is a rabbit in the center instead of carrots. I liked the fun edges on the plates. Blue does go really well with it, doesn't it? Love the artichoke vase too! Oh and your wedding China!

  5. Blue and Green is a lovely combination.

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  7. You have so many beautiful treasures! It looks like every inch of your home is pampered.

  8. Where did you find the green pillows, I need some exactly like this.

    1. Thank you. Those green pillows have been in my pile for a few years....but if I had to guess, it was Marshalls five or six years ago. I know that does not help you now though. So sorry.


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