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Sea foam green = new neutral!

  1. sarah, flourish design + style says:

    You have me sold.. LOVE it! xx

  2. Cindy says:

    a favorite paint of mine is silver sage from Restoration Hardware. I've lived with it for ten years on the walls in three houses. I never thought of it as the new neutral, but I SO AGREE. Thanks for the great post!

  3. Kiki says:

    Sea foam green is such a calm soothing color and it can be used in some many different ways.. I love it!!!


  4. Claire Watkins, ASID allied says:

    I like it! Our living room growing in the 80s was the color du jour, sea foam green. I swore I would never like the color again and now I do. All the shades you showed here are much less intense than the color I remember, maybe that's it. Regardless, yesterday I saw a closet painted this color and loved it, too. Hmmm. tomorrow's blog post?

  5. Carrie says:

    in my last apartment i had the bedroom painted seafoam green. i took a lot of inspiration for the color scheme from the pbteen catalog.

  6. Nikki says:

    I love jade milkglass. Haven't started a collection of my own yet. I've started with a pistachio kitchen aide mixer 😉

  7. Lauren says:

    such a relaxing color, and lovely images. i love the bathroom with all of the starfish, a perfectly beachy room!

  8. bluehydrangea says:

    Love it! I have it in 3 rooms in my house with yellow accents. I call it sea glass green..sea foam sounds too much like bad wedding decor! Maybe my color has a little more blue in it but it is in the same family!!

  9. Janell @ Isabella and Max says:

    Great color, I'm thinking of painting my kitchen island a shade of Sea Foam green, do you know how happy I am to see this post???!!! Janell

  10. Kathysue says:

    Love Jadeite and I have this color in my master bathroom mosaic glass tile. Love it. It reminds me of the ocean. You can see it here if you need a little more of this color.

  11. Jade @ Flip Flops + Pearls Design says:

    Sea foam green has always been one of my favorites. Thanks for sharing all those images! You might have inspired me to add a little more sea foam to my life down here in FL!

  12. Erin says:

    Oh how I love sea foam green!!! What a beautiful collection of images!

  13. Helena - A Diary of Lovely says:

    and green apparently makes you happy or relaxes you, something like that. love it!
    and how cute is the chow chow??

  14. Mrs. Chic says:

    I liek sea foam green – but latly I've been digging a kelly green

  15. Stephanie Sabbe says:

    love that duralee fabric. Is it duralee? I like

  16. Jessica says:

    love it all!! jadeite and pastel blue/green walls have always been a few of my faves!

  17. Marija says:

    Love it and we used it in our house and I'm not tired of it yet (rare). But I will admit I get nervous when it begins to approach a sagey-silvery green!! Your examples are perfect!

  18. TheNikiProject says:

    Oh man, I would hate to be the one to dust the bathroom with all the starfish on the shelves!

  19. lime says:

    My parents painted their front room (living room/parlor) and stairway sea foam green about 20+ years ago. It is still timeless–seriously. It still looks good–just a few accessories need to be updated:)–but the color stays (and WORKS!)

  20. angie says:

    I thought seafoam/jadeite green went out with Martha Stewart's tv set a decade ago? Which, of course, was right around the time I decided it was the BOMB. Don't get me wrong – all my walls are green, but I've been trying to wean myself off of the minty bubblegum stuff for going on 8 years now.

  21. From Me To You says:

    I want to live in this story. The first image stole my heart. The rest are saved for my dream home in the deep south when my work is done in New York. Inspiring…

  22. Hello Lover... says:

    That hallway from domino has always been a favorite of mine and that bedroom from veranda will stay in my inspiration folder forever – I love it!

  23. Melissa says:

    I love sea foam green! Thanks for this lovely collection to look at.

  24. Cote de Texas says:

    hi = thanks for the shoutout. i love Windsor so much too – and i was so excited to be able to use yards and yards of her fabric!! that never happens. i never get clients who go all out!!!!

    love your new windsor floors. i am so jealous of you and megan. i want to paint my floors right now.

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