Green at home: Emerald choices in the decorating aisles
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‘Tis the month for the wearing o’ the green (and, for some, the noshing o’ the green and imbibing o’ the green). But come April, all that green gear will seem as flat and stale as day-old dyed beer and bagels.

Those seeking a more evergreen homage to the Emerald Isle are in luck. New home furnishings offered in an array of shamrock-inspired shades means it’s easy being
green all year long.

Benjamin Moore’s Aura paint in Fresh Cut Grass 

1. If neutral furnishings are more your speed, embolden them with a lively backdrop. Benjamin Moore’s Fresh Cut Grass is a bright, hopeful hue, yet refined enough to carry a formal living room. Benjamin Moore Aura, paint and primer in one, available at select retailers, including Suburban Paint & Wallpaper, Millburn,, $ 56.99 a gallon.

2. An oversized jug of vino spotted at a Sonoma winery was the inspiration for this Clift Glass Table Lamp from Pottery Barn. The mottled texture of its forest-green base pairs well with a variety of shades. Pottery Barn,

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Expert tips on decorating your home
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Sara Peterson, editor in chief of HGTV Magazine, was a recent guest on The Washington Post�s Home Front online chat. Here is an edited excerpt:

Q: I have 20-foot ceilings in my living room and tons of light. The furniture colors are neutral light and medium browns and some blue for color. I�m looking for a light gray for the living room and entryway. What do you suggest?

A: Check out White Duck from Sherwin-Williams. It�s a very pale gray and super pretty.

Q: I have a bathroom attached to a bedroom that is painted a light pumpkin orange. The decorator said not to paint the bathroom that color (because it would make you look funny when you put on makeup). Are there colors you should not paint a bathroom for that reason? What colors would you suggest? The bathroom has white tile and no window, and is of average size.

A: I think the decorator was right. Pumpkin orange would not be flattering in a bath. Lighter colors, even pink and peach, are great options because they flatter your skin.

Q: We recently installed an asymmetrical island, made with a beautiful piece of granite (lots of color, lots of movement). It�s huge and beautiful, but now the expanse of granite seems to call for something to break it up – an art piece, pottery, plants. I would love to have some suggestions. I would also love some recommendations on where…………… continues on The Macomb Daily

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Home Decor Fabric-Galaxy Paparika

“This item is sold by the yard <br><ul><li>54'' Wide</li><li>52% Cotton 48% Polyester</li><li>Dry Clean Only Fabric May Crock or the color-fastness may fade. .</li><li>Made in Taiwan</ul></li>”
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Price: 26.99