What Color Throw Pillows Go with Green Couch? (20 Examples with Images)

Green comes in many appealing shades leaning toward yellow or blue tones. More home interior design artists are using lush greens in their designer styles. The use of green helps bring the hues of nature inside.

Those with green couches wonder what color pillows would go with it. This color is easier to match than one might expect. Below are some of my favorite green sofa designs.

Modern Turquois-Green Couch Accented with Mauve-Pink Blanket & Pillow

Modern Turquois Green Couch Accented with Mauve Pink Blanket PillowPin

This refreshing turquoise-green hued couch in a modern/contemporary design is perfectly accented here with a lovely mauve-pink pillow and soft blanket-throw. The couch shade is further anchored into an elegant design theme with a vintage-styled end-table base painted an olive-green hue and large, free-form-drawn green leafy-fronds pictured on the white background wallpaper.

A pristine textured white-brick wall and clean lighter flooring provide a nice color contrast. The addition of the gold pot containing a live plant pulls the scene together into a cohesive yet upscale look that is classic and timeless.

Ultra-Soft Velvet Emerald Green Couch with Lime-Green Pillow Offers an Upscale Sophistication

Ultra Soft Velvet Emerald Green Couch with Lime Green Pillow Offers an Upscale SophisticationPin

This plush emerald green couch in velvet gets a luscious decorative twist with a single lime-green accent pillow featuring a textured mesh covering. The understated design style softens up a stately décor theme making it feel almost fun and definitely inviting.

Imagine this sofa in an elegant parlor with its enchanting tufted back and inner arms. Sometimes less is best when working with ultra-luxurious fabrics and rich color combinations like this jewel-toned emerald hue and high-end velvet material.

Vibrant Forest-Green Sofa in Lush Suede Oozes Style in Tufting Details That Repeat on Same-Shade Pillows

Vibrant Forest Green Sofa in Lush Suede Oozes Style in Tufting Details That Repeat on Same Shade PillowsPin

Some colors and designs seem to be enough standing on their own. The fresh green-forest hue immediately draws the eye, making the couch an immediate mesmerizing focal point in a space. I love that the intricate tufted-back detailing is repeated again on the lower frame front.

Two same-shaded pillows also feature a central tuft detail. This is a charming designer style without going overboard. The light wooden legs blend nicely with the metallic studding seen on the front edges of the sweeping arms.

Casual Botanical Green Wooden Couch by Gray Wall Gives an Urban Chic Vibe That’s Refreshing

Casual Botanical Green Wooden Couch by Gray Wall Gives an Urban Chic Vibe Thats RefreshingPin

This refreshing sofa setup is neither boring nor too ritzy. Take a light and simple wooden frame topped with a comfortable seat cushion and two overstuffed back cushions to create a tropical green seating oasis.

The delightful framed-in-white tropical leaves, natural wicker basket and two white industrial-style pendant light fixtures are perfectly showcased by the soft gray wall and matching white-painted end-table.

Refined Dark Pine-Green Fabric Pillow On a Covered Contemporary Couch with Pale Olive Seat & Plaid Back Design

Refined Dark Pine Green Fabric Pillow On a Covered Contemporary Couch with Pale Olive Seat Plaid Back DesignPin

This attractive green couch in a contemporary design would look right indoors or outside on a porch or patio. The dark pine-green hue of the larger square pillow offers just the right touch of refinement to an otherwise casual yet appealing décor. The plaid pattern includes the pillow’s darker green color that pulls the various shades together into a cohesive and relevant design.

Contemporary Sea-Foam Green Couch Features a Dark-Wood Simplistic Frame Highlighted with Two Earthy-Brown Pillows & One Tan-Gold Pillow

Contemporary Sea-Foam Green Couch Features a Dark-Wood Simplistic Frame Highlighted with Two Earthy-Brown Pillows & One Tan-Gold PillowPin

I absolutely love the color contrasts of the pale sea-foam green couch cushions on a simplistic darker wooden frame. Three large pillows in dark earthy-brown and dark gold colors highlight the sofa perfectly without seeming overdone.

This green divan looks magnificent against a large window wall. The trick to this breezy look is keeping things simple so the clean lines of the furniture pieces are not lost in chaotic clutter.

Large Vintage Wooden-Frame Sofa Features Pear Green Cushions & Two Small Green & Ivory Leafy-Patterned Accent Pillows

Large Vintage Wooden-Frame Sofa Features Pear Green Cushions & Two Small Green & Ivory Leafy-Patterned Accent PillowsPin

Green comes in lots of shades and can be blended well with similar hues. This distressed wooden couch frame shows off the antiqued wood’s impressive size, armrest details and wooden legs. Leaving the wood as is helps to convey that vintage vibe that’s so intoxicating.

This particular green shade is somewhere in-between chartreuse, lime and pear. The color looks terrific beside the warm golden-yellow walls with natural wicker accents and a large wood-framed mirror hanging directly above the couch. The smaller accent pillows are a nice contrast to the larger oversized back pillows in that same shade of pear green.

Deep Teal Green Couch Features Large Gold-Striped & Dove-Gray & White Patterned Back Pillows

Deep Teal Green Couch Features Large Gold Striped Dove Gray White Patterned Back PillowsPin

Create a cohesive design style with colors that will flow through a walkway between two rooms. Note that the lighter golden-amber hardwood parquet flooring connects the gold pillow, gold accent table and the large abstract wall art together. The wall art also features gold and black with scattered flecks of dark teal.

Live potted green plants, lighter teal piano chair, a dove-gray area rug and the darker brown/black hues of the piano, footstool and front room cabinet also enmesh the seemingly unrelated colors together beautifully from one room to the next.

Breezy Wicker Outdoor Sofa with Jade Cushions Complement the Vivid Boldly Colored Lacy Throw Pillows

Breezy Wicker Outdoor Sofa with Jade Cushions Complement the Vivid Boldly Colored Lacy Throw PillowsPin

The bold colors and lacy textured pillows make a dramatic statement without being too loud. Paired with the paler jade-green hue of the couch cushions, the bright yellow, tangerine-orange and deep magenta pillows add a touch of feminine flair and a lot of happy vibes.

This green sofa seems at home in this outdoor Asian styled setting, but the couch could flatter a sunroom or living area space indoors just as easily. These color shades are seen prominently in Hispanic cultures, Asian design and in American Southwest desert-inspired color palettes.

Dark Green Couch in a Sophisticated Style Is Nicely Accented with Chocolate Brown & White Geometric Pattern Throw Pillows

Dark Green Couch in a Sophisticated Style Is Nicely Accented with Chocolate Brown White Geometric Pattern Throw PillowsPin

Create a simple yet sophisticated interior design theme using a dark green couch with plush and comfortable upholstery. Note how the green of the sofa blends nicely with the surrounding décor that includes light hardwood floors, a chocolate-brown afghan and wooden accent table.

The dark chocolate hue is repeated in the wooden painted chair seen at the far end of the room near a white table and chair set. The entire design remains cheery with the soft-gray wall color and an ivory-shaded cozy floor lamp.

Lovely Moss-Green Modern Sofa Appears Shabby Chic with a Large Fabric Bright Yellow Pillow & Additional Soft Gray Pillow

Lovely Moss Green Modern Sofa Appears Shabby Chic with a Large Fabric Bright Yellow Pillow Additional Soft Gray PillowPin

This scene features colors and textures normally found in nature. The lovely moss-green sofa in a simple modern design looks just right when set before the light-colored rustic paneled wall. The light and airy space includes fabulous flooring and a muted sea-foam green screen.

The natural wicker furniture, patterned creamy-yellow, gray and white area rug and simple framed cacti wall art combine into a casual style that’s authentic. Bright yellow pops of color seen in the golden-yellow pillows gives the space a shabby chic appeal others will envy.

Refreshing Green Plaid Couch with Wooden Frame Gets a Cozy Vibe with Darker Blue Pillows

Refreshing Green Plaid Couch with Wooden Frame Gets a Cozy Vibe with Darker Blue PillowsPin

The almost neon yellow-green tones in this refreshing green plaid couch might look overdone if it weren’t for the simple wooden frame, creamy ivory walls and a pile of comfy darker blue pillows. The panel curtains repeat the shades, and the entire effect spells out a cozy and inviting ambiance.

Stunning Dark Teal Wall Is Anchored by a Silvery-Soft Pale-Green Sofa Accented with Two Bright Golden-Yellow Pillows

Stunning Dark Teal Wall Is Anchored by a Silvery Soft Pale Green Sofa Accented with Two Bright Golden Yellow PillowsPin

Layer several green shades for a rich and intoxicating design effect that draws the eye to a cozy seating arrangement. An entire wall is painted a rich deep-teal-green color that is nicely grounded with the softer pale and almost whispery silver of the celery-green sofa.

Note that this sofa is small in size. A charcoal-hued armchair, light wooden table and simple tan-beige, white and charcoal area rug offset the stunning golden-yellow couch pillows perfectly. Add a pair of abstract framed prints that repeat the charcoal-gray, white and vibrant golden-yellow shades.

Elegant Spring-Green Couch Is Paired with Fresh Floral Back Pillows in Rose-Pink & Ivory-Cream with Smaller Striped Throw Pillows

Elegant Spring-Green Couch Is Paired with Fresh Floral Back Pillows in Rose-Pink & Ivory-Cream with Smaller Striped Throw PillowsPin

Bring springtime English garden scenes indoors with this feminine and elegant spring-green couch. It features gorgeous hints of rose-pink blooms on an ivory-cream background with repeating green shades captured on the overstuffed comfy back pillows.

Smaller stripes on the accent pillows pick up the floral garden colors and provide visual interest and depth to the overall room design. Keep the floors and walls white, and add a lighter-hued wooden coffee table to complete the look.

Plush Basil-Colored Couch Gets an Elevated Design Style with Soft-Sand & Charcoal Hued Accent Pillows

Plush Basil-Colored Couch Gets an Elevated Design Style with Soft-Sand & Charcoal Hued Accent PillowsPin

This design theme is reminiscent of Scandinavian and industrial urban design styles that feature lighter walls and flooring and boast clean furniture lines. Adding a room focal point that is warm and welcoming elevates the effect of this modern basil-green colored sofa.

The bright shades in the triangular geometric area rug tie the seemingly opposite design styles together into a coordinated look that’s still ultra-contemporary.

The pillows’ deep-charcoal and warm sand tones complement the hues within the area rug. Industrial styled pendant light with simple coffee and accent tables of lighter-colored wood keeps the space warm and inviting.

Large Velvet Pale-Pistachio-Green Sofa Boasting a Classic Design Appears Regal & Luxurious with Mix of Accent Pillows

Large Velvet Pale-Pistachio-Green Sofa Boasting a Classic Design Appears Regal & Luxurious with Mix of Accent PillowsPin

Enchanting pistachio-green velvet sofa looks and feels regal amidst the spacious, light and airy setting. Pair with soft creamy-white walls, sheer window treatments and light-shaded hardwood floors.

This silvery green shade softens the austere environment enough to feel welcoming and luxurious. Simple round white table and copper potted-plant containing fresh pine boughs repeat the color theme.

Palatial-Inspired Deep Evergreen Sofa Made of Opulent Tufted Velvet Features Dark-Brown, Silver/White & Green/White Leafy Patterned Decorative Pillows

Palatial-Inspired Deep Evergreen Sofa Made of Opulent Tufted Velvet Features Dark-Brown, Silver/White & Green/White Leafy Patterned Decorative PillowsPin

This impressive and upscale deep evergreen couch made of opulent tufted velvet is nicely accented by dark-brown pillows with additional silver/white plus green and ivory leafy-pattern decorative pillows.

When placed before a large window featuring green curtains, the rich palatial fabrics and deep color palette are kept from being dreary or overly pretentious. Shown here with golden accents, this arrangement is well-suited for a classic holiday décor option.

Soft & Charming Mint-Green Couch Featuring a Variety of Pastel Throw Pillows

Soft Charming Mint Green Couch Featuring a Variety of Pastel Throw PillowsPin

This fresh shade of mint-green on a larger classic sofa is nicely decorated with a variety of pastel pillows. The pillows add a splash of color that still manages to hold onto the design style’s glamorous and refined reputation.

Softly muted dusty-rose formal draperies, pale pink wall and an evening-blue shaded area rug with a seashell pattern keep things connected without becoming too brash. The lovely pillows in apricot, dove-gray, dark-pine and royal-blue hues are repeated elsewhere.

Retro Avocado-Green Sofa of Luxurious Suede Features Alternating Same-Shade & Green/White Print Pillow Collection

Retro Avocado-Green Sofa of Luxurious Suede Features Alternating Same-Shade & Green/White Print Pillow CollectionPin

This cozy sofa is crafted from luxurious suede in an avocado-green shade. Same fabric color pillows are alternated with pretty dark green and white printed pillows.

The background wall adds fiery warmth with its bold mustard-yellow color. Medium-toned hardwood flooring plus a similar wooden coffee table with wood-bark accent ties this beautiful design theme together.

Velvet Deep-Forest-Green Couch Featuring Warm Golden-Tan Hues in Scandinavian Design Style

Velvet Deep Forest Green Couch Featuring Warm Golden Tan Hues in Scandinavian Design StylePin

This beautiful living room scene is inspired by Scandinavian design style and features a lovely deep-forest-green couch made of rich velvet. Paired with the warmer golden-tan hues on lower half of the wall, in the blanket throw and on the mushroom shaped stool, this look is both modern and classic at the same time.

A live blooming cactus plant situated in a white pot perfectly captures the white upper wall color tone that keeps this space from looking too dark. Gold and white framed wall art completes the overall design theme.

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