With its cheerful energy, brightening capacity, surprising versatility, and general freshness, mint green epitomizes spring break. Come March, we're ready to celebrate longer days, warmer weather, and blooming gardens—and it's time to spruce up our homes. So if you want to usher in the new season and create a cool, calm living space with mint-hued decor and home accents, you've come to the right place. From simple upgrades to full makeovers, get inspired by the int green rooms below and learn the best color combinations for the spriteliest color in the rainbow.
From the minty green wall tiles to the freestanding sinks, matte finishes, terrazzo vanity, and hairpin legs, it's pretty hard not fall in love with bathroom designed by London-based 2LG Studio. The Art Deco-inspired floor tiles in fan formation lay the perfect foundation for a refreshing bathroom.
The Colors to Pair With Mint: Gray, black, and white.
The gallery wall in this Tom Scheerer-designed bedroom incorporates every color throughout the space, making it feel consistent. Yet, it doesn't feel too predictable, either, thanks to the mix of styles it borrows, from modern to traditional, bohemian, and Scandinavian.
The Colors to Pair With Mint: Sage green, white, teak, sandy brown, white.
To bring a feeling of nature into a New York living room, designer Fawn Galli used a custom minty green: "I don't think a color should be too saturated or strong on a wall." Pal + Smith chairs in a cheetah print—Safari by Manuel Canovas—with a Paley sofa from Profiles, a Fiona Curran Palette carpet for the Rug Company, and a painting by Anne Siems give the room "a sense of storybook fantasy."
The Colors to Pair With Mint: Chocolate brown, red, white, blue and mint green.
Designed by Ashley Whittaker, this bedroom is like an indoor garden. The wallpaper feels like it's blooming into the room, thanks to the matching monogrammed bedding and table lamp along with the purple flowers, which both reflect and offset the blue ones on the paper.
The Colors to Pair With Mint: White, beige, violet, and royal blue.
Black and white is the perfect monochrome pair for mint green, especially in a kitchen like this one designed by Arent & Pyke. Here's proof that you can still embrace color while designing a minimalist kitchen.
The Colors to Pair With Mint: Light wood, white, black, and bronze.
Dipped from floor to ceiling in a distinctive mint green color, this hallway designed by Amanda Lindroth brings the outdoors in. That little pop of orange with the bench and throw offset it perfect and maintain that formal beach house feel. The pale mint green and white floor tiles are the finishing touch.
The Colors to Pair With Mint: Bright orange and white.
Color stretches all the way up to the high rafters in this living room designed by Thomas Jayne and William Cullum. As you can see in the mirror, the color of these walls changes depending on the way the light hits it, shifting between sharp mint green and soft sea foam green. The red and blue work nicely, too, as the red is featured in the carpet, coffee table, and sofas, blending everything together beautifully. All together, the room feels traditional and formal, country chic and casual.
The Colors to Pair With Mint: Scarlet red, royal blue, and gray.
The light camel tufted armchair warms up this bright and colorful living room designed by 2LG Studio. We love how the vases staggered on the media console are slightly different shades of green, as are the side table and sofa.
The Colors to Pair With Mint: Camel, white, black, and gold.
If you love eclectic decorating and blue-green colors, take note from this pattern-packed and playful bedroom designed by Kelly Hohla. The metallic accents really pop while the layers of textiles keep things soft.
The Colors to Pair With Mint: Gray, red, white, turquoise, and gold.
Punctuated by sharper shades of emerald green details in the wallpaper and throw pillow, this mudroom designed by Regan Baker Design is youthful and bold. Tiles are also a greta material to lay in the entryway since they're more durable and easier to clean.
The Colors to Pair With Mint: Emerald green, light wood, and black.
A gorgeous mint green carpet introduces a touch of personality and luxury to this modern bedroom designed by Hecker Guthrie. The flax linen slipcovered bed frame, charcoal gray pillows, and greenish gray sheets. create the perfect color story. We also love the contrast between the sleek white modern side table and lamp with the relaxed linen bedding.
The Colors to Pair With Mint: Charcoal gray, white, and greige.
In the elegantly informal Alabama home of designers Bill Brockschmidt and Courtney Coleman, a zingy shade of mint draws the eye to the fantastic millwork throughout the home. "It was a very intentional choice that is funky but also relates to the lush, green landscape outside," Brockschmidt says.
The Colors to Pair With Mint: Walnut wood.
Paired with blue jewel tones and peppered with metallic accents, this light mint green living room designed by 2LG Studio is a as calming as it gets. Sea foam green contributes to the cool color story via the wall art, too.
The Colors to Pair With Mint: Sky blue, pistachio green and emerald green, and gold.
From the marble-effect fabrics to the graphic striped carpet and velvet end bench, this bedroom designed by Martha Angus and Kate McCaffrey is rich with texture. The mint green walls lighten up the intense emerald green pieces and bold black and white carpet, while the blue side table keeps things interesting.
The Colors to Pair With Mint: Emerald, Kelly, and lime green, black, white, and blue.
The sweetness of this muted mint green bedroom is rounded out by the burnt orange shades, swirls of deep wine red, and chestnut brown. Designed by Studio Ashby, the bubble headboard brings the fresh paint to life. If you prefer greens with more blue tones in them, opt for pistachio green.
The Colors to Pair With Mint: Pistachio green, chestnut, burgundy, and white.
Designed by Leanne Ford Interiors, this kitchen boasts an undeniable bohemian charm. If you like shabby chic styles and don't always like to incorporate color, painting an old cabinet or finding one second-hand is a good way to play with mint green. The warm wood tones and ceramic pieces ensure balance.
The Colors to Pair With Mint: Natural wood, black, and beige.
We love the contrast between the emerald green seat and moody portrait with purple accents. With floral wallpaper covered with pinks on a green backdrop, it can make a room feel like a garden oasis.
The Colors to Pair With Mint: Forest green, pink, and purple.
Brought to us by Regan Baker Design, this open kitchen area is bursting with personality. the color red carpet in the sitting area helps break up the two spaces while the splashes of sky blue, yellow, and orange in the artwork keep things interesting.
The Colors to Pair With Mint: Tangerine, sky blue, yellow, red, and white.
Chinoiserie wallpaper, ornate mirrors and marble create an unusually glamorous bathroom for two young girls. "That wallpaper is so pretty, and that mint green background makes it fresh and young," says designer Elizabeth Stamos. "This is a room the girls will still love when they're stylish young women. It's timeless, and it looks like it belongs in this beautiful Victorian house in Evanston, Illinois."
The Colors to Pair With Mint: Gold, white, and magenta.
Cool green walls (in Vreeland Mint by Fine Paints of Europe) give a light feel to a traditional New York apartment by Todd Klein. "If you think of a house as having seasons, the living room is spring," he says.
The Colors to Pair With Mint: Black, brown, hot pink, and gold.