Emerald Envy Part I

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I know, emerald is SO 2013, but really, who wants to do with marsala?  Gorgeous shades of stunning greens.  Stay tuned for Part II and don’t forget to get on the list for a new look for the New Year!  Emerald green was Pantone’s color of the year in 2013.  We’re now in 2015 and the new it color is marsala but I am still loving emerald.  I like to use emerald as a pop of color in my interior design work and also with my logo design company and website design company, Little Blue Deer.  It works really well with black and white, and also with gold.  Picture a solid black and white striped background with a light wash of emerald paint and shiny gold brass accents.  Awesome!  This look translates well for a web design company also, I’m always looking for ways to incorporate a pop of color into otherwise neutral designs, and emerald is a fantastic shade that fits really nicely in with neutrals like buff, black and white, taupe, gray.  It’s less harsh than the red or plum shades.  Emerald can function as either an accent or base in interior design, for example, a cluster of malachite vases and agate adds an eco-chic pop to any room, or it makes a fantastic accent wall as well, and it has so many tones, from light and clean to deep and dark.  Little Blue Deer specializes in chic, unique and sophisticated and unique custom blog design, website design and logo design for interior designers and other creative professionals (and businesses!).  We are a best ecommerce solution for ecommerce website development for small shops and designers (currently offering Shopify customization), so if you have some emeralds (or any other) goodies to sell, drop me a line and let me help you!  And in the meantime, we have over two months till St. Patrick’s Day, but you don’t have to wait till then to start using 50 shades of green!  From apple green to avocado (not just for 1970s kitchen) to chartreuse (my personal favorite) to fern green and forest green, mint to olive (good enough to eat) and teal to emerald, it’s a surprisingly versatile color that shouldn’t be overlooked for interactive (website or logo design) or interior design or even fashion, it’s a flattering shade for almost anyone (redheads, blondes or brunettes) and spans the seasons as well.  Whatever your design needs are, consider emerald.  The possibilities are endless!
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