8 Inspiring Ideas for a Green Nursery

Color authority Pantone has named emerald green the Color of the Year for 2013 and we couldn’t be any more excited! Seriously, ┬áthis shade has become a staple and we can’t wait for it to really explode in the new year. But fashion isn’t the only place you can get your emerald fix — green is gorgeous for nursery decor (and it’s gender neutral too!). Take a peek at eight of the most whimsical and refreshing green and emerald nurseries and start dreaming up your perfect room!

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Emerald green ceiling

Feeling a little retro when it comes to nursery decor? Take the non-traditional route and paint your ceiling a deep, emerald green. It's cozy, comfortable and not overwhelming.
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Splashes of green

If you're looking for a color that's bright, beautiful and refreshing -- green is the way to go! Accent the wall color by adding splashes throughout the room.
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Pair two colors together

Coupling the green paint with paneled white walls keeps your nursery clean and comfortable.
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Adding green touches

Decorating your nursery with a green theme doesn't mean you have to go with green walls. Play up this basic yellow paint green bedding and wall decor.
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Green walls

If you really want to keep your walls a bright and peppy shade of green, add colorful decor to the room in different complimentary shades -- it will convert your nursery into an oasis of light and love!
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Go bold for green

Go green or go home! Picking a bold, beautiful shade gives your room character and helps truly make it home to your growing little bundle.
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Be bright

No matter if you're welcoming a baby girl, a baby boy, or keeping it a total surprise, green is a color for every gender. Pick a bright shade for your walls and then accessorize.
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Mix earth tones

If you're designing a room that's comfortable, natural and bright -- look for green mixed in with other elements. Baby blues and earthy browns will keep your nursery naturally cozy.

Tell us about your baby’s nursery — what’s it look like?

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