Interior complementary colors can be quite strong or even too strong. Greens are more balanced against a neutral background like white, gray or clay. One interior decorating tip is to choose a color scheme that includes the elemental colors of green, namely, yellow and blue. Or choose different shades of greens with each other. A green accent in your interior brings nature into your home. A green foulard, curtain or cushion will make other green accents more alive, if for instance, you want to accentuate a green vase or the color green in a painting.
Have a look at all the Velvet Matters cushions that contain green: http://velvetmatters.com/product-tag/green/ and look at my film “How Annyta makes a cushion.”
Or take a look at my Grand Foulard “LILY” that is based in greens.
If you’d like to read on, I’ve written a bit about the theory, history and use of green in art and culture, plus a bit about using complimentary colors. Enjoy!
Here’s a list of the stores now carrying my Velvet Matters products:
Hella Pais Interieurs
Laan der Hesperiden 1070, 1076 DX Amsterdam
tel.: 020-627 1341
Wagenweg 1, 2012 NA Haarlem
tel.: 023-531 9195
van Baerlestraat 110, 1071 BC Amsterdam
tel.: 020- 679 1461