Hue Thrill Me | Hunter Green

The other day I was struck by the color of the kidney beans mixed in my salad for dinner. I’m no bean-hugger, but the deep burgundy was out of this world. Last night the rich, black olives on my pizza made me swoon.

I find myself pulling over on the side of the road to snap images of sheer, pink flowers against bright, green leaves because I can’t get enough of the contrast. I even toss a slice of lemon and lime in my navy and white water bottle because the palette is fresh, and I swear the color, perhaps even more than the taste, makes me want to stay more hydrated. Although I do love me some sour citrus.

However weird my current color obsession is, I thought I’d use it to kick off a weekly segment over here, Hue Thrill Me, allowing me to creatively mix palettes that I’d otherwise never consider.

As you might have guessed, green remains my go-to hue, so I’m starting there. According to Pantone, Emerald is lively, radiant and lush, and I can’t help but agree. It’s glamorous and elegant, but grounded. Someday I’m hoping for an emerald all my own.

But lately for me it’s a toss-up between Emerald and Hunter green, and since Hunter feels more like fall, today it’s all about Emerald’s earthy, mysterious cousin. You’ll see, Emerald ends up making a cameo here and there too.

Here are a few of my pins, some old, some new, that are continuing to make me fall in love with the the kissing cousins every day.

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*Images – Row 1 | DSW Mix No. 6 Samperi Tassel Cross Body Bag via Clementine DailyFresh Flower Pendant Light DIY – Paper & Stitch; Row 2 | dark green velvet pumps from & Other Stories

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Row 1 | Pellegrino place cards via Martha Stewart Weddings; The Garden Collection via these woods; Row 2 | Oh Joy’s Studio – The ‘Living Room’ via Emily Henderson; fiddle-leaf fig tree in Weimer Hall College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida by me

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Row 1 | Harriet wears the High Street at London Fashion Week via Elle UKSusanah Erskine at London Fashion Week 2013 via Vanessa Jackman; 1970s vienna & olive pumps via Concetta’s Closet – Etsy; Row 2 | green skirt via unknown; Green canvas baby shoes with gold brogued leather via ajalor – Etsy

What hue is thrilling you?

P.S. The attributed links above are linked back to their original blogs, websites, Etsy shops, etc. if possible. This is not necessarily where I repinned them from, but I am doing so in an effort to give credit to original content creators. Please pass it on and give credit where it is due as well. Feel free to pin away!

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