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Unexpected Color Combination: Mint + Lime

Posted on 25 January 2013

Who would have thought that a cool green (mint) and a warm green (lime/avocado) could work so harmoniously together? Sure, they are analogous, but crossing that warm/cool boundary is not always easy to do.

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The yellow tone in the avocado benches is repeated in the yellow pillows, while the cool mint plays nicely with the wall color.

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Artwork unifies the colors in this stairway.

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Painted effects allow these warm greens and cool greens to blend together harmoniously in these watercolor coordinates.

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The cool green is repeated throughout the room, while the warm green draws the eye in.

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Choosing colors with like saturation and value lends a quiet sophistication to these greens. The yellow tone in the wood dresser repeats the tone of the yellow-greens, helping to move the eye throughout the room.

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