Friday, May 06, 2011

Paint it green.

I love this color green. Its grounded, aged and comforting. 
Do any of you, sweet readers, know of paint colors that come close to this hue?

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13 comments:

Amy Mathews said...

Not a painter, but is it avocado? That's where I'd start looking......

Amy Mathews said...

Or moss green... olive green? You're going to make me pull out my Sherwin Williams paint colors! LOL

Creative Living + Wabi Sabi Style said...

NCS 4020-G10Y??? Seriously. Impossible to say from a photo via the web. Good hunting ;-)

abode love said...

I love this color as well... it's like a perfect patina! I'll be looking to see if anyone has a great paint swatch!

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christine {bijouandboheme} said...

Sorry, I'm of no help but it is so so pretty. Happy weekend!

Tereza Anton said...

We can't keep a plant alive long enough.

Fran said...

I would call it sage green, but I could be wrong!

Maureen said...

Just recently painted our dining room BJ's Land of Liberty... it is flattering in all light and is the perfect shade of green.

Anonymous said...

Saxon Green by Farrow&Ball

Aubrey {All Things Bright and Beautiful} said...

It is absolutely lovely...good thing you have other readers that are on the ball, because I am no help at all! Happy Weekend my dear and Happy mother's Day!

Anonymous said...

I would say Farrow & Ball but Vert de Terre 234 or ball green 75... just try

Jamie Herzlinger said...

Just had the chance to catch up on all the blog posts as of late. All wonderful, especially the library one!
Wonderful photos!
Have a great weekend!
Jamie Herzlinger

Miranda said...

It is indeed a lovely shade. And it probably also has a lovely name (I adore seeing paint names; my dream job would be a paint-color-namer... this one could be called 'pond frond'...)
Anyway, you should be able to duplicate the color by bringing a good quality print of one of the pictures to a paint dealer. They have computers that will 'read' a color and reproduce it very effectively.
I did this last year by bringing a vintage edition of The Joy of Cooking to Sherwin Williams. They replicated it perfectly -- to my eye at least -- and the bookcase in my kitchen (which holds cookbooks) is now that delicious old-fashioned blue shade.
I think you'd have better luck using the second photo; the first one looks like the painter used some sort of antiquing effect instead of just straight paint, but I may be mistaken.
Good luck!