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home accent colors citrine

Home Accent colors citrine. One of my three posts on accent colors to watch this season. Citrine pairs well with a neutral palette and I love it with gray tones ~ citrine with a pale gray or a deep gray sofa ~ beautiful.

So what color is citrine anyway?
from Wikipedia
Citrine /ˈsɪtriːn/ is has been summarized at various times as yellow, greenish-yellow, brownish yellow or orange.

Sherwin-Williams. SW 6401 Independent Gold.
Sherwin-Williams. SW 6401 Independent Gold.

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Citrine accents compliment our 2014 palettes … but what color is it?

Even though the citrine gemstone derived from quartz ranges in color from a pale yellow to orange or brown; generally speaking the color name “citrine” has been coined commercially as a yellow/green/brown color combination varying in shades depending upon the ratio.

No matter what color it is … a little citrine will most definitely make a statement …

Make an entrance.
From Women’s Wear Daily. WWD.com. Alexandre Vauthier Couture Spring 2014.

WWD. Alexandre Vauthier Couture Spring 2014 [Photo by Dominique Maitre]
WWD. Alexandre Vauthier Couture Spring 2014 [Photo by Dominique Maitre]

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Create a focal point.
Indulge with this luxurious upholstered chair in citrine velvet from Councill.

FEBRUARY'S MOST-WANTED HOME FURNISHINGS AND ACCESSORIES. Councill’s Palladian chair in lush citrine velvet. AD editors select their must-have items, from simple pleasures to ultimate luxuries. Architectural Digest. Text by Stephanie Schomer | Produced by Parker Bowie Larson | Photography by Geoffrey Sokol.
FEBRUARY’S MOST-WANTED HOME FURNISHINGS AND ACCESSORIES.
Councill’s Palladian chair in lush citrine velvet.
AD editors select their must-have items, from simple pleasures to ultimate luxuries.
Architectural Digest. Text by Stephanie Schomer | Produced by Parker Bowie Larson | Photography by Geoffrey Sokol.

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Serve up a little citrine for dinner.
Dinnerware from Crate & Barrel.

Crate & Barrel. Roscoe Dinnerware.
Crate & Barrel. Roscoe Dinnerware.

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I think it’s interesting to note that the accent colors we are seeing are pretty complicated, a mixture of pure colors creating mysterious tones filled with a chic earthy richness. These accent colors pair well with neutral interiors and have the ability to compliment deeper tones ~ nancy

home accent colors turquoise.

Home accent colors turquoise, the second in home accent colors to watch this season. Blue has come on strong ~ not surprising ~ blue is the number one color for home interiors. Add a turquoise accent it’s so beautiful against a neutral palette or paint an accent wall in this soothing shade.

Complimenting the color palette’s for 2014, turquoise is one of the accent colors to watch; along with orange hues, citrine shades and of course purple tones.

Turquoise accent colors are popping up lately in everything from accent walls & furniture to accessories, bed linens & flooring.

Below are examples of how turquoise can be infused into your space…

Choose the perfect shade of turquoise as an accent wall.
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Williams-Sonoma Home
Williams-Sonoma Home

A touch turquoise can be a subtle as adding a painted piece of furniture
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FARROW&BALL, STIFFKEY BLUE No.281
FARROW&BALL, STIFFKEY BLUE No.281

or a couple of well appointed vases to your foyer table
http://www.elledecor.com/design-decorate/interiors/malcolm-carfrae-hamptons-cottage?click=main_sr#slide-2

Elle Decor: Hampton Home of Malcolm Carfrae and John Wattiker, Entryway.
Elle Decor: Hampton Home of Malcolm Carfrae and John Wattiker, Entryway. Photographed by Simon Upton.

Design your bedroom around this soothing palette with the use of beautiful bed linens.
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Horchow: Trina Turk "Santorini" Bed Linens
Horchow: Trina Turk “Santorini” Bed Linens

For a quick and easy pop of color add a very current area rug combining hues of turquoise and plum.
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From the Rug Market
New Introduction Area Rug from The Rug Market

However you decide to decorate your home … enjoy the process & make it your own ~ nancy