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Inspiration: Emerald and Turquoise

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I've been so inspired by particular colors this season, especially the combination of emerald green and turquoise blue.  To start off your Monday, I'm providing an "inspiration board" to showcase this inspiring combination, followed by a gallery that explores more of my favorite looks in this palette!

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1. Velvet Ribbon (ABC Home)  2. Deco Cottage Peacock Rug (Cottage & Bungalow)  3. Pixel Painting (Design Crush)  4. (CocoKelly)  5. (C'N'C Costume National)  6. (The Sartorialist)  7. Dauphine Armoire (Cottage & Bungalow)  8. Emerald Ombre Covered Dish (Anthropologie)  9. (Habitually Chic)  10. (French by Design)  11. iKat Pillows (ABC Home)  12. Reptile iPad Case (Switcheasy)

Additionally, here's a gallery to show you the spectrum of Martha Stewart items (from both Living and Weddings, in addition to products from Macy's, Home Depot, Michaels, and PetSmart), and some of my favorite interior design arrangements, jewelry, and clothes that sport my favorite color combo this season. Enjoy!

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My emerald & turquoise color palette from the Martha Stewart Home Depot paint line. The boldness of both colors all at once is punchy enough to get me through Fall. (www.homedepot.com)

1 My emerald & turquoise color palette from the Martha Stewart Home Depot paint line. The boldness of both colors all at once is punchy enough to get me through Fall. (www.homedepot.com)

How ingenious is this Martha Stewart for Petsmart water and food bowl set? Stackable, spill-proof, and cute! (www.petsmart.com)

2 How ingenious is this Martha Stewart for Petsmart water and food bowl set? Stackable, spill-proof, and cute! (www.petsmart.com)

I love anything that glitters. These stick-on jewels from Martha Stewart's Michael's line are endlessly usable. (www.michaels.com)

3 I love anything that glitters. These stick-on jewels from Martha Stewart's Michael's line are endlessly usable. (www.michaels.com)

Have I mentioned how much I love Martha Stewart glitter from Michael's? These emeralds and turquoises are lush. (http://www.michaels.com)

4 Have I mentioned how much I love Martha Stewart glitter from Michael's? These emeralds and turquoises are lush. (http://www.michaels.com)

This bath mat from the Martha Stewart for Macy's collection is floral, coastal and earthy. The muted greens and blues are so relaxing. (www.macys.com)

5 This bath mat from the Martha Stewart for Macy's collection is floral, coastal and earthy. The muted greens and blues are so relaxing. (www.macys.com)

Martha Stewart food storage bins are simply the best. These rigorous snap-top designs are not only lasting but also chic. (www.macys.com)

6 Martha Stewart food storage bins are simply the best. These rigorous snap-top designs are not only lasting but also chic. (www.macys.com)

For the little Chef in your life! Polka dots, a hat, and a mitt are all you need to get a buddy cooking in the kitchen. (www.macys.com)

7 For the little Chef in your life! Polka dots, a hat, and a mitt are all you need to get a buddy cooking in the kitchen. (www.macys.com)

Here are some of my favorite rooms decorated with emerald and turquoise. The subtlety of this one is still statement-making. (www.marthastewart.com)

8 Here are some of my favorite rooms decorated with emerald and turquoise. The subtlety of this one is still statement-making. (www.marthastewart.com)

Painting the wall behind natural-colored built-in shelves might be time consuming, but the effect is so worth it, especially in this mesmerizing hue. (www.marthastewart.com)

9 Painting the wall behind natural-colored built-in shelves might be time consuming, but the effect is so worth it, especially in this mesmerizing hue. (www.marthastewart.com)

This chevron area rug is fantastic; greens and blues always look natural in sunny or semi-outdoor spaces. (www.marthastewart.com)

10 This chevron area rug is fantastic; greens and blues always look natural in sunny or semi-outdoor spaces. (www.marthastewart.com)

The play between rug, cushion, floor vase, painting, and the wall color is brilliantly arranged. The warmer colors add sensation. (www.marthastewart.com)

11 The play between rug, cushion, floor vase, painting, and the wall color is brilliantly arranged. The warmer colors add sensation. (www.marthastewart.com)

A collection of Opaline vases reflects a bluer tone on the lacquered chest. Be aware of how pieces change under various lights and against other elements. (www.marthastewart.com)

12 A collection of Opaline vases reflects a bluer tone on the lacquered chest. Be aware of how pieces change under various lights and against other elements. (www.marthastewart.com)

The rich distressed turquoise finish on these pieces is so dignified. The elements of clean minty greens allow the blue notes to come through. (www.marthastewart.com)

13 The rich distressed turquoise finish on these pieces is so dignified. The elements of clean minty greens allow the blue notes to come through. (www.marthastewart.com)

My favorite use of emerald and turquoise is a punchy, brave juxtaposition. The pattern on this table alone really speaks to me. (www.1stdibs.com)

14 My favorite use of emerald and turquoise is a punchy, brave juxtaposition. The pattern on this table alone really speaks to me. (www.1stdibs.com)

I pulled this picture to show how greenery can be used as a color, too. Against the ocean teals of this powdery room, enormous leaves make their own color statement. (www.pinterest.com)

15 I pulled this picture to show how greenery can be used as a color, too. Against the ocean teals of this powdery room, enormous leaves make their own color statement. (www.pinterest.com)

In the same way, this enormous plant brings life and contrast to a teal and yellow palette. (www.thedecorista.com)

16 In the same way, this enormous plant brings life and contrast to a teal and yellow palette. (www.thedecorista.com)

This emerald green couch is so geometric and plush. The light teal pillow is a softening touch. (paloma81.blogspot.com)

17 This emerald green couch is so geometric and plush. The light teal pillow is a softening touch. (paloma81.blogspot.com)

Darker turquoise, such as the shade on this headboard, is a wonderful color for Fall. I love how it works in tandem with the mossy green of that lamp. (www.pinterest.com)

18 Darker turquoise, such as the shade on this headboard, is a wonderful color for Fall. I love how it works in tandem with the mossy green of that lamp. (www.pinterest.com)

I love how the colors transition from emerald paint to turquoise tiles on this wall, and the collection of red vessels are so fun! (vi.sualize.us)

19 I love how the colors transition from emerald paint to turquoise tiles on this wall, and the collection of red vessels are so fun! (vi.sualize.us)

This chair is covered with an emerald latticework pattern that invites in all kinds of cooler florals, such as the pillow displays. Using a prop book to bring a burst of color is an easy decorating trick. (www.krishelmick.com)

20 This chair is covered with an emerald latticework pattern that invites in all kinds of cooler florals, such as the pillow displays. Using a prop book to bring a burst of color is an easy decorating trick. (www.krishelmick.com)

The paint on these rustic stairs catches the light in such a changing, oceanic way. (www.weheartit.com)

21 The paint on these rustic stairs catches the light in such a changing, oceanic way. (www.weheartit.com)

Emerald leaves catch a turquoise shine in the light. (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

22 Emerald leaves catch a turquoise shine in the light. (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

This place setting captures Martha Stewart's classic turquoise coloration in a fresh, emerald-laced setting. (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

23 This place setting captures Martha Stewart's classic turquoise coloration in a fresh, emerald-laced setting. (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

Quiet, aqua chargers are brought to life with simple grass clusters as centerpieces. (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

24 Quiet, aqua chargers are brought to life with simple grass clusters as centerpieces. (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

This herbal bouquet is stunning to see and likely just as pleasant to be around! (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

25 This herbal bouquet is stunning to see and likely just as pleasant to be around! (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

Playful boutonnieres are tied in emerald and turquoise ribbons. Choosing a color palette means the designs don't have to match precisely. (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

26 Playful boutonnieres are tied in emerald and turquoise ribbons. Choosing a color palette means the designs don't have to match precisely. (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

Rings tied with a turquoise bow, on a sweet emerald arrangement. (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

27 Rings tied with a turquoise bow, on a sweet emerald arrangement. (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

Cocktails or spritzers can be garnished with colored ribbon flags for easy greens. (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

28 Cocktails or spritzers can be garnished with colored ribbon flags for easy greens. (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

I love the soft glow that pervades this arrangement, with all its quirks and elements. (www.marthastewart.com)

29 I love the soft glow that pervades this arrangement, with all its quirks and elements. (www.marthastewart.com)

Ball glasses (especially antique ones) are often tinged with turquoise. An emerald ribbon brings my color combo to these centerpiece votives. (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

30 Ball glasses (especially antique ones) are often tinged with turquoise. An emerald ribbon brings my color combo to these centerpiece votives. (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

I love the graphic quality of these wedding invitations: modern, and yet classic. (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

31 I love the graphic quality of these wedding invitations: modern, and yet classic. (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

Mix and match ties, especially for weddings. (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

32 Mix and match ties, especially for weddings. (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

Emerald and turquoise are, foremost, jewel tones. (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

33 Emerald and turquoise are, foremost, jewel tones. (http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/)

The multitude of colors in this single emerald stone are fascinating. (www.reddressboutique.com)

34 The multitude of colors in this single emerald stone are fascinating. (www.reddressboutique.com)

The way the light catches this dress is ephemeral; turquoise is almost a shade of emerald, here! (www.augustrush.tumblr.com)

35 The way the light catches this dress is ephemeral; turquoise is almost a shade of emerald, here! (www.augustrush.tumblr.com)

Bold combinations of elegant basics create a unique look. (www.thesartorialist.com)

36 Bold combinations of elegant basics create a unique look. (www.thesartorialist.com)

Images from Fashion Week 2011. Turquoise in almost every imaginable shade! (www.refinery29.com)

37 Images from Fashion Week 2011. Turquoise in almost every imaginable shade! (www.refinery29.com)