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30 Beautiful Ways to Decorate with Green Plus Free Fern Printables

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old green books and boxwood topiary

Lately I’ve really been crushing on the color green. I’ve been adding small doses of it around the house and love the organic vibe it provides. And green is a wonderful color to accent with any time of the year. It’s somewhat of a neutral color and blends with so many different things. 

If you, too, are loving green these days, here are some favorite ways to decorate your home with it.

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30 Ways to Decorate with Green

Green Dishes

table set with green glasses

It’s no secret that I’m a bit of a dish hoarder and I happen to have a few green pieces in my collection. The green goblets add a nice pop of green to our table at Christmas. They belonged to my mother-in-law and we love to use them during the holidays. (Similar goblets found HERE.)

green bowl with red strawberries on wood board

These little green cabbage bowls are nice accents for spring and summer. They’re perfect for fruit, ice cream, or cereal. (You can find similar ones HERE.)

green bowls on a tiered stand

Back in the spring I added my cabbage bowls to a tiered tray for a garden theme on our buffet. 

Tiered tray is found HERE.

White pitcher found HERE

Dried Lavender found HERE

Mason Jar planters found HERE


place setting with boxwood wreath and ceramic bird eggs

I never met a boxwood wreath I didn’t like. And they’re such a pretty, rich shade of green. They can be used as wall hangings, table decor, or on cabinet doors as accents. (Wreath found HERE. Wood charger plate found HERE.)

wood mantel with boxwood wreaths

For our spring mantel, I added some little boxwood wreaths to some tin tiles for a vintage garden look. I love the punch of color the wreaths added to the space. 

Tin tiles found HERE.

Found Wooden Candlesticks are HERE

shelf with green boxwood topiaries

And little boxwood topiaries are great as shelf or table decor. They add just the right amount of green to any space. (Found HERE.)


driftwood planter with succulents

Naturally, plants are an ideal way to decorate with green. The driftwood succulent planter is simple to make and adds a nice organic touch wherever you decide to use it. See how to make one like this HERE.

mini lemon cypress trees in metal pots with red ribbons

For a more vibrant green, add a couple of lemon cypress trees to any space. I used these at Christmas a couple of years ago and they gave a nice pop of green to our antique hutch. (Find them HERE.)

Vintage Green Books

old green books with glass lamp and boxwood topiary

A charming way to add pops of green is by adding a few vintage green books. These are in our guest bedroom which got a makeover last year. You can see more of this room HERE. And similar vintage green books are found HERE.

Green Vintage Tin Tiles

Last year at the Vintage Market Days fair I found these fun little vintage tin ceiling tiles. They fit perfectly underneath our living room mantel and add a fun pop of green to the area. They also blend nicely with my spring and holiday decor. You could get a similar look with small green plates.

white brick fireplace with spring cottage decor

Green Artwork

For a classic and timeless look, add a grouping of fern botanical wall art. They work well with any style decor. 

If you like the look of the fern artwork then be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom of the post. I’m offering a set of 6 vintage fern botanical printables for free. They’re a classic way to add a bit a green to your home without spending a dime. 

Green Painted Furniture

green vintage china cabinet used for organizing craft supplies

Painting an accent piece of furniture is a quick and easy way to add green to your decor. The piece above got a fresh coat of green paint and now holds various supplies in my studio. You can see the entire room HERE.

green kitchen island

This pretty kitchen island from Miss Mustard Seed was painted with boxwood milk paint.  It looks so nice with her copper and blue accents. And it’s a great complement to her white cabinets and wood floor. (Milk paint found HERE.)

old chest of drawers painted green with glass knobs

Where Sisters Gather

This vintage piece from Where Sisters Gather is another pretty shade of green. The little glass knobs add a sweet bit of sparkle to it. 

table with green legs

Saw Nail & Paint

My friend Susan at Saw Nail and Paint recently gave this thrift store table a facelift by painting the legs and skirt green. Isn’t it gorgeous? You can get the details of this makeover HERE

Green Painted Walls

entry with green walls and red door

Magnolia Home

The walls in this farmhouse style entry are painted with Magnolia Green Paint. The space has such a welcoming feeling to it. (Paint found HERE.)

Green Wallpaper

tree wallpaper and wood table with glass lamp

Wallpaper is very much in style these days and this green trees wallpaper would make a stunning accent wall. (Found HERE.)

bathroom with green wallpaper and charcoal vanity

For more of a cottage or farmhouse look, this green fox and hare wallpaper adds a nice green backdrop to any room. It comes in other colors also, and is found HERE.

fern wallpaper


If you want a more subtle dose of color, this green fern leaf wallpaper fits the bill. Classic and timeless, it would be perfect for an entry, bathroom, kitchen, or almost any space. I’m thinking it would be great in my entry too! (found HERE)

Green Upholstered Furniture

green velvet tufted sofa

This green tufted velvet futon sofa adds functionality and tons of style. Go HERE to get the details. 

For a more glamorous vibe, a green tufted chair would be the way to go. This one has such an elegant look with the nailhead trim. (found HERE.)

green and cream dining chairs

These green and cream dining chairs would add lots of personality to your dining room. The fabric is also available in a headboard and other items. (found HERE.)

green velvet tufted sofa

This green velvet tufted sofa with nailhead trim is a showstopper. It’s such a gorgeous shade of green and would be the star attraction of any room. (found HERE)

For a bit more drama, green subway tiles are the way to go. The look amazing with the copper accents, white cabinets and counters, and wood shelves in this kitchen. 

kitchen with green tile backsplash

The warm reclaimed wood island and shelves in this kitchen perfectly complement the green backsplash. And the stools are perfect too. 

similar green tiles found HERE & HERE

Green Pendant Light

green metal hanging pendant light

A hanging green pendant light would work in a farmhouse or industrial style kitchen and is a very inexpensive way to add a pop of color. (found HERE.)

Green Area Rug

green stripe area rug with blue sofa and chair

This space has lots of green accents like the pillow, plants, and table decor, but that green stripe rug makes the biggest impact. (found HERE)

green and blue welcome mat

Add a pop of personality to your front door with this vibrant green door mat. (found HERE)

What are some ways that you like to decorate with green? Leave a comment below and let me know what your ideas are! 

Click HERE to see my curated collection of favorite green vintage items on etsy.

Click HERE to see my favorite green items from amazon. 

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  1. Angie, you are so speaking my language. I love anything from nature and feel like you can never go wrong with green. It's a nice neutral when you are tired of white or gray and just want a little color. On top of that I also love that you collect vintage pieces and display them in your home. Botanical prints are a favorite of mine and I'm definitely pinning this for future use.

  2. Right now, just a little green is indoors… A little in some faux rose and peony stems, a couple of plastic bins for storage, and some teal green drinking cups in our kitchen. However, that being said, Angie, my daughter absolutely LOVES green so I've sent her this post in an email. 🙂 She has the cutest green armchair that she uses in her apartment bedroom to sit in and read, or to work at her computer desk. Mom is always finding green kitchenware to send her… 😉

    Fun post and happily pinned to several of my Pinterest boards for you and our readers,
    Barb 🙂

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