Pantone LLC announced that emerald green was its Color of the Year for 2013, reaction among designers and interior consultants was mixed. The key is to incorporate it in small ways -- not, say, reupholstering a couch -- as an accent color
Lacquered Square Serving Tray in evergreen ($78) from C. Wonder; cwonder.com.
Small accessories like picture frames -- available at HomeGoods (homegoods.com) introduce new colors without a major commitment.
Arteriors Home's Roma table lamp in emerald green-cased glass is sold at Lamps Plus (lampsplus.com).
A low-commitment way to get green: a Kite throw pillow in an emerald green ikat print, available at Lamps Plus (lampsplus.com).
Round French Oven from Le Creuset ($175-$350) in fennel is part of Le Creuset's continuing tradition of offering cookware in on-trend colors; cookware.lecreuset.com.
A Greens Circle Rings Ovo table lamp is available at Lamps Plus (lampsplus.com).
An emerald green bedding set available at JCPenney (jcp.com) is the result of a partnership between the department store and Pantone, which named emerald green Color of the Year.
Throw pillows with a sliver of emerald green, from HomeGoods. (homegoods.com)
Emerald-green wine glasses available at HomeGoods (homegoods.com).