This sophisticated shade of sage green is showing up everywhere.
At the start of every year, paint companies and interior designers throw out their best guesses for the colors that are destined to become the most popular. For 2018, Pantone predicted that Ultra Violet, a vivid shade of purple, would reign supreme, while Sherwin-Williams expected Oceanside, a rich jewel-toned blue, to make it big. But while plenty of predictions have been made, there's one color that's been reappearing on Instagram, design blogs, and DIY projects again and again this year: a sophistication shade of sage green.
A nature-inspired hue that works well with a variety of decor styles, from Scandinavian minimalist to trendy modern, this color looks amazing in almost every space. If you're planning any upcoming paint projects, whether a full room or just refinishing an old dresser, check out the images below for all the inspiration (and coordinating paint picks) you'll need to get it done.
Not sure what color to paint your bathroom vanity? Take a tip from the design firm Studio McGee and opt for this complicated yet subtle shade of sage. They paired the color with matte black hardware, but you could also add shiny brass to brighten up the piece.
Jenna of Jenna Sue Design spotted this room created by Kitchen Cove Cabinetry & Design, and captioned it with what we've all been thinking: "You know how when you suddenly become obsessed with something you start seeing it everywhere? That’s me with sage green right now." Guaranteed, you'll notice sage green five more times today.
Kate Arends of Wit and Delight used a deeper shade of sage green in the nursery, and what baby wouldn't have sweet dreams in this space? The modern wall sconces prove how well this color pairs with luxe brass accents.
This color works on more than just walls and furniture. Above, the linen bedding brand Cultiver demonstrates that this color makes for the most calming bed.
If you want help finding just the right paint color to match the sage green you've been dreaming about, Instagram can help with that too. Following the accounts of paint companies is a start, and often designers will reveal the exact shade they used in the caption. How about this pretty Dried Thyme color from Sherwin-Williams? Or check out Clary Sage.