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Color Spotlight: Add a Bolt of Color With Chartreuse

Posted by: Kali • Jun 6

Color Spotlight: Add a Bolt of Color With Chartreuse

Design: Mission Cheese; Image: Oh Happy Day

They say everything you really need to know you learned in kindergarten...

I, for one, will not put up a strong argument.  I remember the very moment I fell for chartreuse, hard.  It was 1961 and I was in kindergarten.  The finger paints were out, bibs were on, and Mrs. Dragamoore was demonstrating how to mix yellow and green to come up with a magical color with an exotic, dream like name I had never heard uttered. Chartreuse.  It rolled off the tongue like a poem, especially to a little kid just learning to speak English.  I was in L O V E.

Fabric: Cutting Cloth; Show: Nordstrom

What’s not to love? Chartreuse is sophisticated, deliriously happy, a design choice that plays remarkably well with others.  White, cream, grey, navy,charcoal, turquoise, soft sky blue, even brown smartens up when chartreuse is in the house.

Colors shown: Tusk, Silver Haze, Azurine and London Fog

Chartruese shown in 2x4

Play with tile size to add interest to your space, not every subway tile has to be 3x6.  Try our 6x12 similar to the tile in this kitchen for unexpected elegance.

Image and Design by Amoroso Design

For an added pop try our sleek and slender 2x8 silhouette, perfect for contemporary interiors.

Design: Mission Cheese; Image: Oh Happy Day

Nothing is more smashing than a patterned powder room floor.  If you're keeping it simple and neutral everywhere else, why not go wild in the bathroom with our Handpainted collections and live a little?

Our new Moroccan Handpainted design, Persian Star in a Cool Motif; Bathroom image: This Old House

Install chartreuse with confidence, brighten your world, after all I have been living with it since 1961 and have no regrets.  Did I fall in love with shoes and handbags in kindergarten?  I wish I could say yes.

Ready to go wild with color?  Shop Chartreuse now.  Need some help?  Simply call, chat or fill out our Design Assistance Form and one of our talented Design Consultants will get back to you shortly.

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