Well, well, well, this is quite the scheme to make all the other houses on your street green with envy! Don’t be fooled by the clean lines as although this hallway appears to be simply decorated it's actually a very well-considered space. When layering one shade on top of another from within the same colour family, in this case green on green, it's important to pick an accent shade that differs in tone from the other. This entryway is a fine example of how to execute this approach in a real life scheme as the rustic weathered tolix chair is not only a juxstaposition to the high gloss clean lines seen in the rest of the space, but is also a key element for bringing visual depth to the narrow space. This is achieved by placing the darker green chair in front of the brighter and lighter wallpaper. I'd certainly be happy to see this each time I walked through my front door, especially with that adorable tennis racket wallpaper! What do you like about this entryway?

// Turner Pocock Cazalet


Will Taylor

Will lives in NYC and is an interior design author and content creator. He's been blogging about his love of design, style and travel since 2009. His #MakeYouSmileStyle approach to decorating and dressing has inspired over one million Instagram uploads to the hashtag from followers across the world.


  1. funny how I didn’t really think of the different shades of green as they work so cohesively together in this entrance! Love the lesson on how to use green (not exactly the easiest hue to work with — hello army green) but it worked in this space!

    Love the playful nature of the wallpaper and with the help of light airy console + white framed artwork + the weathered wooden floor, the overall look is dynamic and fun!

  2. I’m loving the different materials as much as the colours – a bit of iron, plastic, glass and wooden floors – FAB – and green makes the mind wake up. Happy day Will – colour injection perfect for a grey day,

  3. Love it , love it, love it! Even though I personally would go for a little bit more moss-green, brownish green. But I love the idea of same-on-same.

    By the way, I didn’t say it before but I also love, love, love your new web design! So fresh and clean but still colourful!

  4. Woah! Mr. Bazaar, this is too bright for my taste, lol! Still, it makes my eyes totally happy, I’m just not sure I could live with it.

    Your tips about layering similar hues and visual depth are great!

    Xx. Holly.

  5. A fresh and lively entrance, I like green when you walk in the door, it’s welcoming, I really like the accent of the dark green.
    Really lovely, Also great new look for the blog.

  6. leslie-anne Reply

    I am enjoying the new look of your blog. This space is great. My favourite style is white and wood and lots and lots of colour.

  7. I have a great love of chairs and this green one is just fabulous. The colours all work brilliantly together. Thanks for sharing.

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Welcome to Bright.Bazaar, my make-you-smile style corner of the internet. I’ve been sharing my love of beautiful design, feel-good homes, everyday style, inspiring travel and, pretty much everything in between, since 2009. As well as working as a content creator, I write interior design books and edit a bi-weekly e-newsletter called Smile Mail. I live in New York City with my heartmate and can often be found listening to Madonna’s Confessions album and dreaming up my next home renovation project.