Sage Green has grown in prominence over the last decade, thanks to their calming effects in homes and the way it welcomes the fresh vibe of nature into your living space. When you use sage green in a room, it reminds you of the tranquility and innocence of nature inspired by the warm lights of the early mornings and late evenings- soft yet very loud. Due to the makeup of paints, you’re bound to see hints of other tones in them that go on to dictate what accessories you may use so they don’t clash.
If you get hints of blue, gray, green and purple in your anchor color, you’re surely on the cool side of life. You can, however, discover touches of yellow, red, and peach undertones, this means you’re working with a warm shade. Usually, we advise homeowners to go for semi-gloss, especially for colors that are a bit on the light side- they’re easier to clean and work with.
Retreat is an excellent color choice for this living room as it adds a new depth to the walls, thanks to the rich green undertones. The LRV of clary sage is 41, meaning using this color in a small space may show depth and cause your walls to cave in. Clary sage can work as an accent wall in the living room like the second picture and if you’re a fan of the minimalistic effect, simply add white accessories sparingly and watch this color morph into your exact personality. Svelte sage is an excellent green with subtle gray undertones that make your space extra inviting and close to nature.
You can also find yellow-brown tones in this one that makes it warm and shows its fun side, especially in a north-facing room. Due to the rich depth of this color, it can contrast nicely with the white trims and cabinetry, appealing to its warm side.
Curate a nature-inspired sitting room by adding wooden tones and earthy accessories to your Svelte Sage walls. This warm-toned green has undertones of gray, making it very muted and almost considered neutral by experts, but interesting enough to switch things up in your space. We love this traditional kitchen setting featuring Coastal plain walls, white ceiling trims and wooden elements. The bright wooden floor brings the arrangement to a new level and adds warmth to the coolness of the coastal plain.
Create a cheerful environment in the home of your dream by adding warm lights to this muted color and giving it a whole new dimension. We love the introduction of warm, bright whites for the cabinetry and bath, showcasing how Acacia Haze performs magic in a minimalist setting.
The next picture showcases how acacia haze pairs the warm tones of gold and patterned tiles on the wall to deliver a gorgeous space without overwhelming the owner or viewer. The bedroom is also an excellent place to use Sherwin Williams softened green as it draws you in by creating a cozy atmosphere around you. Sherwin Williams’s Artichoke works wonders in spaces with soft lighting or a fireplace due to its low LRV of 21.
This cabinet works great with the backsplash table top and creamy off-white wall in the kitchen.
Light up your life with Sherwin Williams artichoke living room and white trims on the wall and ceiling. Throw in co-neutrals like the brown couch to add a bit of an edge and enjoy your luxurious space.
Sherwin Williams Green Onyx has warm yellow-gray undertones that add to the versatility of the neutral color, enough for it to win your heart over with its cool charm and still quiet enough to make you feel at ease with your soul and spirit. This color has an LRV of 31, which means you’ll get dark/deep feedback from it courtesy of its gray undertones, which came out to play in the first picture. Introduce white details for a striking contrast, or add a twist of black accessories for a bold effect like the piece on the wall. We love this monochrome kitchen and how they kept things simple with the choice of white trim and wooden accessories.
Cornwall slate introduces an intimate vibe into your home like this living room which also connects to the color’s gray side. While this is a relatively unpopular color, it doesn’t change the fact that it adds a mysterious and peaceful touch to whichever space you decide to apply it.
This color can be neutral in any room and welcome other vibrant hues to create a modern or traditional setting. Bright sage green paints give your space an airy and beautiful feel due to the high LRVs.
Because sage green is a cool color, they’re commonly used in bathrooms, bedrooms and kitchens, making small spaces appear more prominent.
The incoming light from all directions in the house drastically affects the appearance of your paint, and it’s best to pay rapt attention to how they react to help you make a balanced decision regarding accessorizing your home.
One of the most effective ways to choose the right sage green for your space is to get samples and test them on multiple walls at different times. The idea behind sampling is to enable you to analyze how your sage green will fare under the varying light conditions in your house.
You must do this on a clean wall to rid it of influence from surrounding colors, so you can see the undertones and pick the perfect accessories to match. Lucky for you, SAMPLIZE paint strips are readily available and affordable for you to run a quick test and get desired results in minutes.
While you may have different conclusions on sage green so far, we all can agree that this color leaves a calm, satisfying and relaxing in the mind of its users, and its popularity can only continue to soar as the years go by.