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21 Stylish Ways To Incorporate Chartreuse Into Your Interiors

Want to give your space an unexpected pop of color? As far as we know, there’s no better hue to do so than chartreuse. It’s not your standard color though, it packs a punch yet is more subtle than lime green or highlighter yellow. When styled just right, this cheery color can really take your home to the next level. We’ve gathered 21 stylish ways to incorporate chartreuse into your interiors so you can give your home a fresh look!


01. Create Contrast With White

Want to make your chartreuse accents the main attraction? Take a cue from designer Erriette Lenas, who peppered this all-white sitting area with a chartreuse armchair and matching ottoman.

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02. Pair With Neutrals

Another way to make your chartreuse pop is by pairing it with neutrals, as designer Tom Stringer did in this living room. The brown couch, taupe seats, and gray rug take a backseat, allowing the two chartreuse chairs to shine at their fullest, brightest potential.

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03. Wow With Chartreuse Walls

If you love the chartreuse color and aren’t afraid to show it, take a cue from Stringer, who painted the walls of this dining area the bold hue.

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04. Experiment With Patterns

Anyone who wants to embrace their bold streak will find a lot to love about this dining room by Heather Hilliard. The designer turned the chartreuse color into the main attraction by covering the walls with printed wallpaper.

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05. Add Shades of Green

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DESIGN: KEVIN ISBELL

Emphasize chartreuse’s verdant undertones by pairing it with varying shades of green. In this sweet nook, designer Kevin Isbell paired the light chartreuse walls with forest-green frames, teal cushions, and a whimsical botanical-print settee. It’s like looking through green-colored glasses in the best way possible.

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06. Create Well-Appointed Privacy

Whether you’re converting your apartment’s living room into a spare bedroom or craving some peace and quiet from nosy neighbors, a privacy curtain is a must for most boudoirs.

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07. Add a Colorful Couch

When adding a pop of chartreuse, most dwellers will play it safe with a small armchair or ottoman. But, as this space by Massucco Warner proves, it pays off to go big.

08. Dress up Your Window Treatments

Take the bold hue to new heights—literally—with chartreuse curtains. The can’t-miss color will instantly draw your eye upward, creating the illusion of high ceilings. Don’t believe us? Let this space from Linda Eyles show you how it’s done.

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09. Style With Small Touches

Experimenting with the chartreuse color for the very first time? Check out this space from design service Havenly. The two karate-chopped pillows seen in this bedroom make a statement without overwhelming the rest of the room.

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10. Give It a Subtle Spin

This dining room from Ursula Carmona of Home Made by Carmona has convinced us that chartreuse can be neutral—it all boils down to what you pair it with. Here, the large black hutch and dining room chairs pack on the drama, making the chartreuse walls feel subtle in comparison.

11. Embrace Earth Tones

Since green is woven into chartreuse’s genetic makeup, it’s only natural to want to pair the bold hue with other earthy tones. In this living room, designer Nile Johnson offsets the brightness of the chartreuse loveseat with colors found in the great outdoors, like brown, ivory, and forest green. 

12. Combine It With Blue

Want to create a soothing space that doesn’t skimp on style? Pair chartreuse with shades of light blue. Color experts agree that blue and green promote relaxation and harmony, respectively.

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13. Decorate the Door Frame

If you want to add some chartreuse to your home but don’t want to redecorate your entire space, consider painting your room’s doorway. In this space by Arbor & Co., the chartreuse door frame offers a splash of personality without overwhelming the rest of the kitchen.

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14. Make Room for Maximalism

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DESIGN: ZOE FELDMAN

This room by Zoe Feldman proves that more really is more. The designer did not hold back, pairing saturated chartreuse walls with patterned curtains and a fierce animal-print sofa.

15. Get the Tonal Treatment

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DESIGN: AMY LAU

Designer Amy Lau covers this bedroom in a vibrant hue. “Built in the middle of the Bridgehampton Polo Fields, the chartreuse tones of the surrounding grass inspired one of the bedrooms of this very special beach house,” she explains.

16. Illuminate With a Statement Light

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DESIGN: CHANGO & CO.

Chango & Co. accessorized this all-white dining room with two chartreuse pendants. The design studio balanced out this bright accent with two mint chairs and pink napkins. The final product is a space that appeals to all of the senses.

17. Get Creative in a Kid’s Bedroom

If decorating a nursery in light pink or baby blue feels too predictable, lean into the chartreuse craze. “When designing my daughter’s nursery, I wanted to use bright, playful colors with a minimal design,” says Mallory Roth, the blogger behind Mallory Erin Makes. “I hope it inspires her, while still giving her space to imagine and create on her own.”

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18. Color Your Cabinets Chartreuse

A kitchen isn’t exactly somewhere you think to make a big design risk. However, Bethany Sy of Reality Daydream embraces her bold streak by coating her cabinets in chartreuse.

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19. Revitalize a Black-and-White Space

“I like to use chartreuse as a bold accent in a space, as it adds excitement through its richness and vibrancy,” Nina Magon explains. “We decided to incorporate it by using it in furniture pieces and bedding textiles, thereby creating a bold detail in the space.”

20. Beautify Your Built-Ins

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DESIGN: CAMILLE HERMAND ARCHITECTURES

As this space from Camille Hermand Architectures proves, there’s more to a beautiful bookshelf than color-coded tomes. In this children’s room, the chartreuse-tinted built-in moves the eye from the speckled wall to the sun-drenched windows.

21. Go Bold in Your Bathroom

Turns out, chartreuse is equally fitting in a bathroom. When Natalie Clayman renovated her Arts and Crafts home nearly a decade ago, she decided to give her daughters’ bathroom a whimsical touch.


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