Minty Freshhh

There’s something about mint that I’ve always been drawn to. It’s a bold colour that can hold its own against warmer and cooler wood tones but also quite understated and classic too. I love the retro feel especially when used on cars and bikes…

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When using in interiors it can be teamed with greys and blacks for a bold pop of colour. Mix it with a variety of textures such as natural rattan and high gloss finishes.

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It works really well as a background colour for monochrome picture galleries.
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Mint comes in a variety of tones and shades varying from almost very dark forest green to a very cool ice blue as illustrated on the image below. It really comes alive when teamed with blonde woods like birch.

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Some of the IKEA PS 2014 range has elements of mint again teamed with birch.

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One of the most striking ways to use mint green is to use it in conjunction with a bold flamingo pink colour. This instantly gives the room and space a cute, playful, retro feel perfect for a girls bedroom that’s girly but not too girly.81d836a2305c2068cfd32d098590feef dbd94fe028936332a86666505b21ab82

Another inspiring colour combination is with red as highlighted in the image of the bathroom below. I love this as a masculine alternative to the pink image above and think I will use this image as a springboard for an idea of how I want to decorate my en-suite which needs some serious TLC…0dd8ac49801b935834768e5dfc67acda

A little mint can go a long way why not add a few small accessories to your home?

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https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/216832109/mint-green-paddle-cutting-board-and?utm_source=Pinterest&utm_medium=PageTools&utm_campaign=Share

Or even make it the focus like this gorgeous mint SMEG fridge I want it sooooo bad!

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Take a look on my Pinterest Board Minty Fresh for some more ideas of how to use this cool colour :)

https://www.pinterest.com/echauhan/minty-fresh/

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