Today I will share some insides about the color green because it is everywhere! This time of the year this color surrounds us and can be found in every aspect of our lives. Green occupies more space in the spectrum visible to the human eye than most colors. We are able to discern the most shades of that color.
Photos by: Left: Ania Archer, bottom down left: TJ
The color green is omnipresent in our lives and nature. We can recognize an abundance shades of green. Here are just some of them: apple, aquamarine, beryl, chartreuse, fir, forest, grass green, jade, kelly green, lawn green, leaf green, mint, moss, olive, olive drab, pea green, pine, sage, sap, sea foam, spring green, and viridian. My favorite are emerald, lime, and sea green.
All 4 photos by Ania Archer
Green symbolizes growth, freshness, environment, and ecology. It denotes fertility, endurance, renewal, and learning. It is believed by many that green has healing powers. Green’s warming and cooling effect signify balance, harmony and stability. Worldwide green represents safety. Green is considered the color of peace and hope.
Photos by: Top Left: Green Tea Cake by Shirley Ednave, Right: Found by Leslie from Whimsy Blog, Bottom Left: Green Buttons by Judy, Bottom Right Top: The Magic Glass by Jody Miller, Bottom Right Corner: Green by Lois.
It is a restful color with some of the same calming attributes of blue. Like blue, time moves faster in a green room. Green soothes and relaxes mentally, as well as physically. It helps alleviate depression, nervousness, and anxiety. Dull dark green is associated with money, the financial world, banking, and Wall Street. Green gemstones are used by many to attract money, prosperity and wealth.
Dark green signifies ambition, inexperience, greed, and jealousy. Green and feng shui. Green is the color of renewal, fresh energy and new beginnings.
Photos by: Left: Green Doors by Marie Therese Magnan, Right: Green Door: Ania Archer
In the feng shui theory if five elements, color green obviously belongs to the wood element. When working with green color in feng shui, it is important to have at least several different shades in order to maximize the feng shui energy effects. A great way to bring color green in feng shui is with actual plants that have lush green foliage. Green plants bring soothing element to your surrounding, they visually recede, helping to make smaller space appear larger.
Photo by Carl Jones