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The Color Chronicles: 10 Shades Of Green

Jan. 15, 2014
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From the leaves on the trees to the grass growing from the ground, green is present everywhere you go. When you see green spinach in the market, green leaves growing from bare tree branches or green grass crunching under your shoe-covered feet, green is the color of freshness, vitality and life. Green is also the color of balance and the color of the sacred jade stone. With such heavy, special symbolism, our Color Chronicle for green presents a variety of lovely green items made by indie sellers. Green doesn’t bring life to just nature, but it also brings life to creations. From simple materials, expert crafters and artisans have created exquisite, handmade goods in the enlightening color of green. Add more fresh green goods to your life with one of our handpicked green-colored items!

Emerald Green Butterfly Silk Hair Clips

by Kate’s Cottage Shop

Grace your fancy up-do with Kate’s Cottage Shop’s emerald green, silk butterfly hair clips! Crafted from 100% pure dupioni silk and images of green butterflies, these hair clips give your hair that feminine, graceful touch for any formal event. Each butterfly is attached with an alligator clip for easy accessorizing.

Birds Tote Bag

by LB Artworks

Go on hiking adventures or even to school with LB Artworks’ tote bag! Featuring a design of two birds on branches, this whimsical bag comes in a forest green color and has two wooden buttons to enhance the rustic charm this bag presents. Six inside pockets and one large outside pocket are attached to this bag, making it easy to organize your belongings. The bag’s adjustable strap allows you to wear this bag on your shoulder or across your body. Bare tree branch designed, cream-colored fabric is lined in the inside of this bag, perfect for the nature lover in your life.

Lime Green Block Cufflinks

by Cufflink Hero

Add a nerdy touch to your fancy suit with Cufflink Hero’s lime green brick block cufflinks! Made from real LEGO blocks, these cufflinks are a fun way to enjoy a childhood favorite even when you’re an adult. You can also find a darker, more sophisticated green colored pair of cufflinks here in Cufflink Hero’s shop.

Knitted Green Owl Leg Warmers

by NastiaDi

It’s wise to stay warm during those chilly months of winter, so stay cozy in a stylish with NastiaDi’s green, owl-designed leg warmers! Knitted with 30% wool and 70% yarn, this pair of green leg warmers display an image of an owl on one side of the leg warmers, giving it a trendy appearance. The leg warmers are knitted with a cable-knit pattern to add more dimension and style to them. These leg warmers come in one size, so there won’t be any hassle for you when slipping these leg warmers over your jeans. You can have matching accessories by pairing these leg warmers with NastiaDi’s knitted, fingerless owl gloves here.

Mint Green Camera Image iPhone Case

by After Images

Decorate your iPhone with After Images’ mint green, vintage camera phone case! This phone case features an image of a vintage camera, giving it a classic, chic appearance. This phone case can also be made to fit Samsung and HTC ONE X phones. Made with heat technology, this phone case is made to last and maintain its high quality image design.

Crocheted Green Pear Coasters

by Mari Martin

Add a fruity touch to your morning cup o’ joe or tea with Mari Martin’s crocheted pear coasters! Coming in a set of four, these crocheted coasters are made into an accurate shape of a pear, topped with a stem and leaf. Crafted with 100% cotton yarn, these coasters are effectively absorbent, which gives your tables a rest from daily wear and tear from hot beverages or soup bowls. Another variation of these pear coasters by Mari Martin can be found here, and Mari Martin offers green apple coasters here as well.

Green Dragonfly Dictionary Art Print

by B. Marinacci

Embellish your home or office space with B. Marinacci’s green dragonfly dictionary art print! Printed on an antique dictionary page, two green dragonflies are displayed vibrantly on this page. With this art print, you can give it as a gift to a nature lover, gardener or to an empty wall in your home or office area. Eco-friendly and decorative, this antique dictionary art print is a one-of-a-kind masterpiece to add to any home or office decor.

Green Siren La Mode 1913 Gown

by Ranunculus Market

Dress up like a lady from the 20th century with Ranunculus Market’s green Siren La Mode 1913 gown! Inspired by 20th century dress shapes, this gown is made from various fabrics, such as green organza, and embellished with the perfect amount of sparkling designs, such as the gold filigree dancing across the overdress part of this gown. A V-shaped neckline is mirrored on the front and back and a ribbon-cinched waistline for an extra feminine appearance. Feel like a Roman goddess in this extravagant gown!

Green Door Photograph

by Studio Swede 13

Remodel your home decor into a shabby chic one with Studio Swede 13’s green door photograph! This photo presents a whimsical green door that has fresh, vibrant green leaf vines wrapping around it. With the chipped appearance of the green paint on the door, more charm and rustic appeal enhances this photo’s overall display. You can order this photograph in one of three different sizes: 8×10, 11×14 or 16×20. Frame this gorgeous photograph in a white picture frame to create a lovely contrast between the frame and photo.

Small Oval Ceramic Dish With Fern Design

by Zinnia Designs

Add a little green in your home with Zinnia Designs’ green fern ceramic dish! Formed into an oval-shaped dish with low-fire clay, this dainty dish is a great addition to your kitchenware or home decor. It also makes a simple present for a hostess or newlywed couple. The fern design is made with an impression and applied with avocado green glaze to make the design leap out from the white background of the dish.

From forest green to lime green, many hues of green exists, yet they all represent the same meanings and symbols for life and vitality. Celebrate the lovely color green, not just on St. Patrick’s Day in March, but also throughout the year to add a dose of freshness in your stressful days.

Follow the rainbow trail, and read our other Color Chronicles for red, orange and yellow! Stay tuned for our next Color Chronicle, featuring the color blue.

Written by Emily Nguyen, a core contributor to NerdWallet Shopping.