Best Paint Colors

October 14, 2021

Color Crush: Olive Is A Versatile Neutral

H&H design editor Rosemary Poole shares her favorite neutral to usher in the fall season.

With its rich, muddy undertones, olive can command a room but is equally content to play a supporting role for cheerful pastels, jewel tones and both dark and light woods. In this kitchen (above), a verdant shade of olive on the walls creates a sophisticated backdrop for off-black furniture, creamy white tableware and a brass sconce.

Scroll down to see how to use this cozy autumn hue in your home!