New Ways to Decorate with Hunter Green

Beth Stebner
New Ways to Decorate with Hunter Green
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In terms of decorating, hunter green tends to be polarizing. In the 70s, it was given a murky, brownish tint, and let’s not even talk about how it was used in the 80s and 90s (hint: lots of hunting lodge-inspired country club and hunting monstrosities).

But hunter green today is anything but chintzy.

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Used as an accent wall, it can add depth to a room, and it’s fantastic on a throw or a pillow for a wintery spin with minimal commitment.

And, let’s not forget that it’s also a color you see all the time in nature, meaning that it’s instantly calming.

We’ve rounded up six ways to start decorating with the shade now.

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When done right, there's no such thing as too much green.

Photo: Matt Camron


Color Reform Hunter Green Overdyed Rug; $5,800; at ABC Carpet and Home

A green throw and pillow adds just the right amount of color to this dreamy bedroom.

Photo: Rose Uniacke

Magaschoni Cashmere Throw in Leaf, $239; at Gilt Home

Green and Copper Line Throw Pillow, $30; at Society6

Even if you have a full-on hunter green accent wall, there's nothing stopping you from having accessories in the same color family all around.

Photo: Richard Powers

A low-commitment way to flirt with hunter green.

Skultuna Karui Tray, $200; at Jung Lee

A dark, moody hue of green is to home decor as to what oversized sunglasses are to street style.

Photo: French by Design

Superior Paint in “British Racing Green,” $65; at Craig & Rose

Scared of over-committing? Start small with a colorful teapot or accent piece.

Photo: Elizabeth Roberts

The guaranteed easiest way to up your kitchen game.

Le Creuset Oolong Kettle, $85; at Yvonne Estelle’s

You already know how great Scandinavian design is, but this one makes us green with envy.

Photo: Nordic Design

Business on the outside, party on the inside.

2255 Vitrin Bookshelf, $4,600; at Svenskttenn

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