When we鈥檝e got green all around us in the outdoors, it becomes one of those colors you love or you don鈥檛. But no matter how common it may be, we鈥檒l always have a special place in our hearts for that gorgeous shade of green. It easily brings bright and deep tones together in the kind of decorating perfection that we want allllll over our homes. Get ready to achieve that 鈥淓merald City鈥 look with these 10 awesome decor ideas inspired by May鈥檚 birthstone.

emerald sofa

1. Plush Sofa: There鈥檚 nothing more inviting than velvet. So if you鈥檙e sofa shopping or considering having the one you own reupholstered, definitely go for green velvet. (via Decor Pad)

emerald paint

2. Paint the Walls: Can鈥檛 get enough of that lovely bright green? Go ahead and paint with it any place you please. (via SF Girl By Bay)

emerald door

3. Emerald Front Door: Why not welcome guests to your emerald paradise with this bright front door? It will certainly catch the eyes of all passersby. (via One Kings Lane)

emerald rug

4. Giant Rug: We鈥檝e pretty much decided that a green rug will go in any room. It鈥檚 the perfect piece to give an outdoorsy-yet-modern feeling to any space. (via Because I鈥檓 Addicted)

emerald cabinets

5. Bright Cabinets: Aren鈥檛 you just loving the colorful-cabinet trend? We鈥檙e all over these bright emerald ones. (via Decor Pad)

emerald flooring

6. Bold Tiles: It could be your bathroom floor or it could be your kitchen backsplash. Either way, choosing emerald tile is sure to make a big statement. (via Apartment Therapy)

emerald plants

7. Lot of Plants: Are you looking for some emerald that鈥檚 a little more temporary? Try filling your home with some leafy green friends. (via Old Brand New)

emerald dining chairs

8. Dining Chairs: You鈥檒l feel like a queen of Oz while sitting on these green chairs during dinner. (via BHG)

emerald textiles

9. Patterned聽Textiles: Pillows, curtains, bedding 鈥 if you can find it in emerald green, we say go for it. (via Decor Pad)

emerald glassware

10. Gorgeous Green Glass: Green glass is IN with a vengeance. So head to your local thrift store and pick some up for yourself. (via Traditional Home)

Are you an emerald fan? How do you decorate with the bright green shade? Tell us your tips below!