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Sage is the new neutral in 2018

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Sylvia Martin, House Beautiful
By Lauren Smith

Brace yourself, white and beige: There's a new neutral coming to town. According to the Pinterest 100 list, which is the website's prediction of trends that are going to be huge in 2018 based on what people are pinning, sage is about the have a serious moment.

There's been a 170 percent increase in saves for "sage" decor — and it's easy to see why. This greyish green hue is a soft, muted color that's easy to decorate with, but doesn't veer into boring or predictable territory, hence why it's being dubbed a new neutral.

This bedroom proves that the color blends seamlessly with just about anything, including wood, metallic finishes and distressed fabric.
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Pintrest 

Sage is also the perfect pop of color in a mid-century modern room, as proven by this living room full of neutral furnishings and stark colors.
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Pintrest 

It's also stunning on kitchen cabinets. We love how this cooking space paired the color with clean, white subway tile, to help it shine and take center stage. Bonus points for decorating with trendy eucalyptus leaves.
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Pintrest 

And this lake house bathroom, designed by Bill Ingram, just goes to show that sage can be used on the walls and the ceiling.
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Sylvia Martin

If you want to test out this color in your own home, without painting all your walls, this soft throw blanket is a stunning first step.
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Joss & Main

Another option: a vintage-style chest that'll bring character into your home.
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Joss & Main

This article, Sage Is Going to Be the Hottest Color in 2018, originally appeared on House Beautiful


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