12 Ways to Decorate With August’s Birthstone: Peridot
As summer enters its last (gasp!) full month, we’re itching to finally get going on those big home projects before winter arrives. And sometimes — alright, almost always — the easiest answer to a home revamp is mixing in a bit of color. In honor of August’s birthstone, Peridot — a rich + warm olive green — we are bringing some green decor ideas to your screen. From velvety goodness to gorgeous color combos, these earthy ideas will add some chic greenery to your home.
When in color doubt, paint the ceiling. This peridot and pink bedroom is all kinds of girly/boho chic. (via Vintage Revivals)
Blue + peridot also make for a killer color combo. You could stick with the furniture and a few accent pillows, or go all out and pair that with some floral-inspired wallpaper to match. (via Decor Advisor)
Probably the easiest update ever, green glass can add that je ne sais quoi you’ve been looking for. Hunt down some old apothecary jars or just search your local thrift store to get the look. (via wikiHow)
5. Tufted Velvet Couch ($749): Peridot. Velvet. Couch. With a bold piece like this, your living room will go from “meh” to “whoa” in no time.
A hint of green adds just the right amount of warmth to this bedroom. And that gilded wallpaper? Talk about a match made in design heaven. (via Vintage Revivals)
Sensing a pink + green pattern here? This one is the icing on the color-combo cake. The peridot walls and pink ceiling in this living space are giving us all the feels. (via RealSimple)
For the minimalist, a simple green kitchen (or bar!) cart will do the trick. Sorry, baguettes not included. (via Design Sponge)
Could there be a more perfect place to doze off? Sweet tufted-green dreams, y’all. (via Design Improvised)