What is not to like about jewel tones?  Make it green, the most abundant color in nature, and it seems that everyone from diva to naturalist should be happy with Pantone’s Emerald 17-5641 2013 Color of the year.

Tangerine Tango was the 2012 color of the year and its “spirited��? hue was all about energy boosting for recharge and forward motion. In contrast, the 2013 Color of the Year, Emerald promotes balance and harmony. Leatrice Eiseman, Pantone Color Institute’sexecutive director describes the firm characterized emerald color as “vivid and verdant��?. I had to look verdant up:), but let’s just say emerald is “lush green grass��?.  

Eiseman adds additional fun and cool facts on the green hue choice for 2013 Color of the Year:

“The human eye sees more green than any other color in the spectrum��?

“Green is the color of growth, renewal and prosperity��?

“No other color conveys regeneration as strongly��?

“For centuries, many countries have chosen green to represent healing and unity��?

In addition to wedding décor, the Emerald is already hitting everywhere from the red carpet dresses to the cosmetic shelves. Whether you are off to see the wizard, or adding the perfect accent to your wedding- enjoy this lush 2013 Color of the year tone!