40 Sage Green Paint Color Ideas That Will Transport You to Eden


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Boz Gagovski

Green in the Bedroom

a bedroom with a fireplace
Haris Kenjar

The primary bedroom of this Los Angeles home, designed by Ashley Lavonne, uses sage green as a neutral tone for the space. Benjamin Moore’s Tea Light paint and the dark green blanket by Bed Threads provide a nice contrast of tones.


Green Living Room

rebecca gardner’s apartment in a 1926 converted hotel in greenwich village originally designed by emery roth
Annie Schlechter

Expert hostess and founder of Houses & Parties, Rebecca Gardner approaches decorating the same way she approaches making friends: with unadulterated zest. In her New York City pied-à-terre, Gardner gave the walls a douse of Churlish Green by Farrow & Ball to contrast with the custom pink-toned bed canopy.


Dark Sage Green Music Room

a room with a piano and a chandelier
Douglas Friedman

No music room can be complete without a grand piano and a gallery wall, which is why ELLE DECOR A-List designer Robert Couturier took it one step further by adding a dash of color. Couturier painted the room of this New York City apartment in Calke Green by Farrow & Ball to elevate the space and make it unique.

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Pretty Green Library

a living room with a blue couch and a bookcase
Boz Gagovski

If you’re looking for a way to differentiate rooms throughout your home, painting spaces in different colors is an easy way to do that. This library room within the living room is painted in Lichen No. 19, while the rest is painted in Shadow White No. 282, both by Farrow & Ball.


Sage Green Porch

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James Merrell

It’s no secret that sage green looks great anywhere, but using this tone outdoors can make the room light up, especially in the cold months when leaves are no longer on the trees. And in the summer seasons, a sage green color is the key to blending your indoor space with the outdoors.


Sage Green Kitchen

a kitchen with a table and chairs
Trevor Tondro

The kitchen of Marc Valeanu’s Parisian apartment showcases minimal sage green walls with gray undertones—specifically, the color Dove Tale by Farrow & Ball. To complement the space, the designer opted for an antique French table and a modern Franz West pendant.

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Green Bedroom Escape

a room with a bed and a table
Boz Gagovski

The color green is often described as calm, tranquil, and refreshing, so painting the walls of your workspace a sage green tone is fitting. This room is painted in Treron No. 292 by Farrow & Ball.


Green Ranch-Style Home

a bedroom with a bed and a lamp
Roger Davies

ELLE DECOR A-List designers Eric Hughes and Nathan Turner designed this ranch-style home with a relaxed vibe. The primary bedroom walls are painted in Oak Moss by Sherwin Williams, matching the greenery in the backyard.


Green Kitchen

a kitchen with a plant on the counter
Tim Lenz

The kitchen of designer Augusta Hoffman and her husband, Jonathan Swygert, has cabinets painted in Russian Olive by Behr. We’re cooking greens tonight!

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Green Plaster Kitchen

a kitchen with a stove and shelves
William Jess Laird

To pair the walls with the reclaimed terra-cotta tiles on the kitchen floor of this 1950s California ranch house, designers Zabie Mustafa and Neda Kakhsaz of Studio Muka chose a muddy green plaster paint from Bauwerk Colour that evokes the lush hues of the surrounding landscape.


Green Library

winding staircase with art deco like banister and silver brown patterned carpeting and the wall behind is wallpapered in a silver brown leaf pattern and an antiqued statue on a pedestal in front
Mikkel Vang

The library of this Kelly Wearstler–designed Seattle residence brings out the regal side of sage, complemented by a custom staircase in gold tones.


Traditional Green Wall

an entryway has a fireplace with a decorative marble surround and ornate mirror above, wallpaper with floor to ceiling trees, a round polished wood pedestal table with a vase and books, and a green cushioned armchair
Noe DeWitt

This Redd Kaihoi project brings the outside in in more ways than one, using an Iksel wallpaper as a means to incorporate sage alongside deep emerald, moss, and natural textures.

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Ombré Wall

in a windowed seating alcove are sheer green curtains tied back, two low tufted seafoam green velvet armless chairs sitting back to back, an artful white and black checked standing ashtray, and a small low side table
Félix Dol Maillot

Paris as you’ve never seen! Uchronia used a custom ombré effect to put some punch into this otherwise zen sage sitting room, complemented by Justin Morin curtains in an analogous color scheme.


Upholstered Wonder

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Tim Lenz

Green Banquette

in a dining area are wood chairs with skirted fabric seats, an oval wood table, an upholstered banquette against a sage colored wall, a hexagonal side table, floral curtains, and pochoir artworks
Simon Watson

Don’t mind us—we’re just daydreaming about taking breakfast in this cozy nook in a London townhouse by A-List designer Veere Grenney.

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Green Trim

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Tim Lenz

Designer Augusta Hoffman used a saturated sage green on the trimmings of this Upper East Side apartment.


Green Sleeping Quarters

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Michael Mundy

Designer Michael Smith created a total bedding oasis in Beverly Hills that ensconces the homeowner in soothing sage.


Mottled Green Bathroom

the main bathroom has a marble floor and marble on the bottom half of walls and a green textured plaster finish on upper half, marble topped wood cabinets, and a glass door to the sit down shower room
Tim Lenz

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Pedigreed Green Bathroom

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Simon Upton

This Milanese apartment by Studio Peregalli features a classical washroom doused in an eye-catching green with blue undertones.


Sage window Treatments

tucked into a curtained window nook is a fruitwood daybed with turned urn finials and decorative pillows, two antique chinese side tables each with a bronze lamp, and framed landscape paintings on facing walls
Jennifer Hughes

There’s nothing like a calming color to lull you to sleep after a long day. Pair with coordinating black-out shades for the ultimate nightcap like landscape architect Thomas Woltz did in his Victorian home.

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