Chartreuse is a big, bold color. Wherever it is, it commands attention. "Look at me! I'm not yellow, not green - I'm chartreuse." So it stands to reason that using chartreuse in your decor requires a little planning. Here, some color palettes that work.

Above: chartreuse accents look fantastic with a deep, charcoal gray. Look for a gray with a good balance between cool and warm.

If you're considering painting your walls chartreuse, keeping the rest of the palette simple will help them really shine. Here, chartreuse takes center stage with lots of white, warm woods, and black accents.

Looking for something really bold? Liven up your chartreuse with little pops of red, blue, and even orange.

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